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flashing immobiliser light

truebrummie Feb 10, 2008

  1. truebrummie

    truebrummie Member

    hi guys need help
    on the display clocks panel on my a4 the immoiliser light continuely flashes even though i have inserted my key and started the car
    any ideas please
  2. Siena

    Siena Active Member

    Could be a transponder fault, or a faulty coil reader (aerial).

    Though the car starts and runs, I wouldn't ignore it. It MAY not get better, last thing you want is to be stranded.

    VAG-com should pull any codes in the system memory.
  3. A4NA18

    A4NA18 Member

    Like Siena says, if the car starts, no major worries.
    You still might wanna check the connection of your immobiliser. The easiest would be to remove the plastic bit on the right side of the centre console which is accessible when you open the door (it usually has some airbag warning message printed on it). Then you will see the loom which comes from the coil reader (I think it is usually white...) it can become loose sometime so you have to push it back in.

    I hope it's helpful...
  4. truebrummie

    truebrummie Member

    cheers for the help guys will check the loom see if anything loose any more ideas will be welcome what will it cost to get vag-com reading

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