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This will officially be my first post on this forum. I am currently a member of many other VW/Audi forums. I am the proud owner of two Audis. My DD is a Santorin Blue 2001 Audi S4 and the family car is a Brilliant Black 2007 Audi A4. However, it was not one of my cars that attracted me to this site. I am trying to help out a friend of mine with his 2001 VW Jetta. He came to me reporting that his ignition switch broke and he replaced it. He told me that the car will start now but it immediately dies. I knew it was an immo problem before I even looked at it. I scanned the car with VCDS and sure enough he had a list of immo related codes. I am trying to research what his options are to get his car back on the road.
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Thanks for the responses guys.

I am unsure of the exact conditions that prompted him to replace the ignition switch. I was under the impression that it was complete no start before the replacement and now the immobilizer is cutting the engine. I will have to get more details from him.

VCDS lists the following codes:
P1570 - Engine start blocked by immo
01128 - Immobilizer pickup coil (D2)
01176 - key signal too low
00849 - contact at ingnition switch unknown condition
01179 - incorrect key programming

I will try to get another look at the car today.
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