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How to increase Remote key disstance.

imported_norad97 Sep 6, 2005

  1. imported_norad97

    imported_norad97 Guest

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    My remote on my Audi A4 1.8TSport 1997 seems to weak.
    I have changrd the batteries on both remotes but you still have to stand near the car to lock/unlock.

    I read on another forum(usa) that the anntena was under the back seat and needs to re-run to increase the reception.
    I looked under the seat but just one big loom of wires?
    anyone where the wire is?

    Regards
     
  2. conker2

    conker2 Member

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    I remember seeing on top gear when jeremy clarkson showed how to get better distance with an alarm remote. He stood close to his merc and pressed the remote to show it worked then moved further away and it wouldn't work. He then held it to his head and it worked, some how your head amplifies the signal lol.
     
  3. tubtub

    tubtub Member

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    For once Clarkson spoke sense; I tried it and it works.
     
  4. ROYEWENS

    ROYEWENS New Member

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    Try to put it on your chin /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
    Allways work for me
     
  5. m_o_w_g_l_i

    m_o_w_g_l_i Member

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    It uses you head as a resonant cavity and focusses the beam out throough your eye sockets. RADAR uses a similar principle called resonant cavities. GEEK!!
     

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