2000 v2 cabrio alarm going off when battery reconnected and wont start cant use key on door lock it just spins pass door has no key entry.

Amber Goodgome

Asked by Aug 12, 2015 at 06:11 AM about the 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GL Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Started ran fine after putting in a new battery got home went to leave later
and it wont start tried to unlock from inside button and alarm starteddont
know how to turn off and cant find in Manuel any thing that worked but it
does have the  have raido code do i enter that to reset the immobilizer?

4 Answers


To disable the alarm, get outside the car, put your key in the door, and turn counter clockwise. it should then shut off


If your car does in fact have an imobalizer your supposed to hook up a battery charger to the cables before removing the battery to maintain a charge so that does not happen. To reset the keys if they became desynced put your key in the ignition and turn to power on (do not turn over) leave it in power on for 15 minutes then turn it back to power off and attempt to start. If you have a key fob key use the alarm button on the key to shut the alarm off. Also putting your key in the igniton and turning to power on should disable the alarm as well.


as for the radio code that should be in your cars manuel other wise your heading to a dealer and paying around 65-125$ for them to retreive the code for you.


I had the same problem once. Everytime I tried to start the car, alarms would go off and wouldn't start. Two days later and 9, yes I said 9 horns for the alarm that my brother unhooked. It still happened, then he cut the wires to the alarm in the car and it still went off!! Found out there was an after factory alarm put in. Now all horns are disconnected accept the one I need! WOW

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