installed a new ignition housing/switch/cylinder after disconnecting battery two days before was able to hook it back up and now when i try to start all dash lights blink and wont even turn over

Asked by Jan 15, 2014 at 10:11 PM about the 1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just replaced ignition housing/switch/cylinderwith new key and no new alarm but still have old key with alarm and trunk buttons and when i put the new key in and start turning all dash lights flash including. odomiter and tach #"s and all go blank when i try to start plz help

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19,165

It has went into theft mode. You will have to call a locksmith to reset the system or have it towed to the dealer.

thank u

19,165

Locksmith is much cheaper.

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