97-05 Volkswagen Passat Smart Entry Fob Setup
Program your Immobilizer and Remote only when key and remote transmitter have been added, replaced or because of a system malfunction.
- Insert master key into ignition switch
- Switch ignition ON
- Carry out the following within 30 seconds:
- Insert additional key into driver’s door lock
- Lock vehicle manually
- Press key/remote transmitter LOCK or UNLOCK button
- Wait at least 2 seconds
- Press key/remote transmitter LOCK or UNLOCK button again
- Vehicle horn sounds to indicate correct programming
- Keys/remote transmitters can also be programmed using diagnostic equipment
- NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys/remote transmitters can be programmed
If the above instructions don’t work then you need to use diagnostic equipment with a locksmith or dealer. NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed.