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1998 S4 Avant Central Locking Problem

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by tonybolony, Jun 22, 2010.

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    Hi all,

    I recently aquired an S4 1998, and there a few issues with it, most i have sorted, but the one issue that baffles me is the central locking, and the keys.

    Basically the Central locking does not work, i out in the key and turn the clock, and it only locks the door i have the key in. The pump is connected but makes no noise at all. If i keep the key turned long enough then the windows will go down, or up depending on unlocking or locking.

    Any help is appreciated

    tony
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    I would imagine the CL pump is faulty. Probably the impellar has broken up if you listen closely in the rear drives side of the boot you will probably hear it.
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    ok will give it a listen tomorrow, is there a place you can recomend where i get a replacement, without having to mess with codes etc, or are there other models that are compatible?

    Tony
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    PM olds_Kool on here, he does repair kits for them if thats what it is.
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    ok just to update, listened to it today, and it does nothing and makes no noise, took it apart, and its all intact, just out of curiosity i noticed the power connector can be connected either way so i tried this, result was, stereo started to play, but windows no longer went up or down via the key, and central locking still didnt work. I am now very confused
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    any ideas guys?
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    if impellers intact id say you have some electrical gremlins
    where are you?

    ideally you could do with trying a different pump should be an 8L0 'G' fitted to a 98
    if you cant borrow one they usually go for £40-50 on ebay

    easy enough to sync fob if you have 2 keys
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    I would disconect the stereo if its aftermarket as some wiring looms are shorting the k line and thats why the strange beghaviours...
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    no its not an aftermarket stereo its a Bose Concert system. Looks like i will have to try another pump i guess
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    ideally if there is anybody living in the leeds area that would bring theres over for me to try i would appreciate it.
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