Can you start a Volkswagen Jetta without a key?

Can you start a Volkswagen Jetta without a key?

Locking your Volkswagen without having to use the key is just as easy. Located on the door handle you should notice a small dimple. Just press it to lock the vehicle using Volkswagen Keyless Access.

What does X2 mean on my car key?

Ford’s key fobs, for example, have the same circular arrow logo with “2x” — other fobs are labeled “X2,” which means the same — positioned inside the circle. This tells you that you need to press the button twice for the car’s engine to start remotely.

Can You program a key for a VW Jetta?

For Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that are equipped with a transponder system and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are available. However, programming is necessary and therefore you will have to either tow the car to the dealer or have an automotive locksmith come and program the key on site. The Volkswagen Jetta has different types of keys.

What to do if your Jetta won’t start?

If you have a model of Jetta which only has a key fob with start/stop button and no place to insert a key, then try placing your key fob as close to the start/stop button as you can and then start the vehicle.

How to reset the key fob on a VW?

These instructions allow you to reset the programming in your key fob for Volkswagen models 1997 and newer: *Turn the ignition to the ON position. Keep the key in the ignition. *Use the second key and manually lock the car by way of the driver’s door. *Push the unlock button on the remote five times with one-second intervals between pushing.

Do you need a transponder for a Volkswagen Jetta?

Keys that needs to be programmed, which means you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer (transponder or remote keys) Volkswagen Jetta non-transponder keys are metal keys that have no chip in them and therefore no programming is needed: X203/V37, X9/73VB. Keys in this category, such as remote smart keys, intelligent keys or key fobs]