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Changing key fob casing

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by andy.l, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. andy.l
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    [Aug 22, 2013]
    Got a new casing for my key fob, going to swap the internals over but will I get any problems, will the key lose its memory to the car so to speak?

    Andy
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    [Aug 22, 2013]
    be careful removeing the transponder
    if it breaks its ****ed
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    Craigynett is in bristol at end of month iirc if you break it or get stuck might be worth pm'ing him.
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    Took it apart, the circuit board is held down by 2 small brass pins, not going to risk snapping it as I only have 1 key at the moment
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    [Aug 23, 2013]
    Be very very very careful. I tried changing the case on my one and only key a couple of months ago, it didn't end well.
    I put my circuit board into the new case and it never worked again and couldn't be re-programmed so I ended up with a bill for £350 from Audi for 2 new keys.
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    [Aug 23, 2013]
    cut the plastic casing away from around where the pins hold the PCB in place. I've done a fair few, much easier than trying to remove the pins themselves
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    oh & i'm in Bristol on Sunday 1st Sept if you need any help with it
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    [Aug 24, 2013]
    Ok,thank you
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