Immobilizer reset, car will not stay running

Tiny
SANDY ROBINSON-KING
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  • 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
  • 33,000 MILES
Car starts and then shuts off in two to three seconds, immobilizer light is on and just need to reset it to start the car!
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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 AT 12:55 PM

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Tiny
DANNY L
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Hello, I'm Danny.

Here is a tutorial showing how to reset the anti-theft/security system:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-reset-a-security-system

After the article just scroll down to find VW. Hope this helps and thanks for using 2CarPros.

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 AT 3:39 PM
Tiny
SANDY ROBINSON-KING
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I ve tried all these and nothing worked, I also don t know which fuse is to the security system (they only have pictures, not very good ones I might add) Any other suggestions?
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Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 AT 10:36 AM
Tiny
DANNY L
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Hello again.

Okay, I will look it up for you. Can you give me the engine information? Is it 1.8, 1.9, or 2.0 Liter. Hope to hear back soon.

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Thursday, July 11th, 2019 AT 4:39 PM
Tiny
KEN
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Hello,

There are many fuses. here are the wiring diagrams for the security system so you can see how it works and the fuses that need to be checked with the fuse location below:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-a-car-fuse

Check out the diagrams (below). Please let us know what you find. We are interested to see what it is.
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Saturday, July 13th, 2019 AT 11:35 AM

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