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    Softcoding for Central Locking

    Hi,

    I've just picked up a cheap 51 plate A3 130tdi.

    The car came with 2x keys with a light button, but no radio function. I believe anything after 1997/1998 should have a CL pump that supports RCL, so I'd guess that a previous owner had lost or broke their flip key, as one wasn't supplied.

    Could someone confirm that ALL 2001+ models should have RCL.

    Secondly, I've searched on this forum and found a file that shows the softcoding options for the central locking, however the link is dead. Does anybody have the below file, that they could send me? Just incase I need to turn this funciton on, in the event it wasn't dealer-activated

    A3 2000+
    http://www.robvanguard.co.uk/a3/CODING00.pdf

    Thanks

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    From what I remember you can make the ECU learn a new open/close remote by putting a valid key in the ignition and press some buttons on the new remote fob. I did this on my old A3 (98 model) with the two button remotes.

    But that's only for opening/closing the car- which is what you're after.

    Perhaps then you can get a cheap/stolen/lost/pilfered remote off ebay and swap the key blade and RFID transponder?!

    Liam

    S3 AMK 2002. Only 203 BHP left in my poor little engine, currently searching for the 7 missing horses.
    Mods: Powerflex bushes at the front and rear, 710P DV, ambient light module, Badger5 V3 TIP, S2000 Filter.

 

 

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