chittychittybangbang· Premium Member
The immobilizer still lets the engine start completely fine. It just shuts it off after 1 second. It will not block the engine from cranking over or starting. First figure out why your car isn't starting. There is a starter replacement FAQ that has some troubleshooting. Start here: http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/multi/starter-fix-removal-mk3-mk4-VW.htm good luck, I can understand why it would be frustrating.