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2000 VW Jetta key problems...NEED HELP!!!!

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Hello everyone! Hopefully someone here can guide me in the right direction here. I have a 200 VW Jetta VR6. The original problem was the blower fan for the motor. We had to pull the fuse because it was constantly running and drained the battery. The battery would not hold a charge, so we replaced it. Now, my key is broken. You can still put the silver piece in the ignition and turn it, however, the immobilizer light comes on and the car dies. After speaking with the dealership, they said I have to bring it in to get a new key. I do not want to pay to have the car towed 30 miles. Is there any way to bypass this problem? I need to figure something out ASAP!! Thanks in advance!
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Yes but you need the SKC number. The immo2 cars had this temp bypass feature but you still need the SKC. See the immo FAQ for how to get it using tools. If you can't wait for the tools to ship there's no way around it, you need to tow it to dealer.

While you're waiting you can buy cheap cut keys online with your VIN and registration. Then take to local dealer for programming. See the mk4 key FAQ for more details
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Hi There,

I'm the owner of 855 CAR-KEYS, local auto locksmith outfit in Denver, Colorado.
We cut & program Audi and VW keys by VIN and I think that any good car locksmith can help you.
You can find replacement AUDI keys online (try Keyless Ride) or have the locksmith supply the key.

It still not going to be that cheap (around $200) but will be faster and cheaper than the dealers and will save you the towing fee.
In addition, I know that the dealers will take 24-48 hours to get the key (They don't cut the keys just order them from AUDI), that means you'll have to pay for "Garage Time" (About $25 a day).

Having a car locksmith perform the job will be a time consuming and more economical solution for you as I see it.
You can find a list of good reputable locksmiths near you through the Associated Locksmiths of America website: http://findalocksmith.com and get some quotes.

I wish you good luck!
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I forgot to mention - Make sure that that locksmith is capable of cutting hi-security (sidewinder) keys.
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