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Latest problems

Mobilizer Active
Volkswagen Passat 2006 2.0T Automatic Fuel
So i recently got this well used Passat 2006 2. Ot Fuel but the Immobilizer Active message display which wouldn't let the vehicle come on could drive a sane person insane. I notice this becomes very i… 

Everything electrical
Volkswagen Passat 2012 Passat 2L TDI
Really cold out -35. Heard a bit of possibly belt noise. Drove about 20 miles. Fan didn't work until i hit the Max heat. Seemed to run ok. Stopped and shut engine off. Tried to start within 5 minutes,… 

Doesn’t start
Volkswagen Passat 2005
When starting immobiliser locks car, car turns, doesn’t start

Stuck in a loop
Volkswagen Passat 2013
I reset the ECM and now it seems to be stuck in a loop of restarting or like a rebooting, Can't start the car. What can I do?

Starting issues
Volkswagen Passat 2006 Saloon
When cold my diesel be Passat starts I drive for 5mins turn off it won’t start without shaking or for at least 30seconds this becomes worse the hotter the engine , sometimes it will go to the get me h… 

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