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Remote locking problems

jiffi77 Mar 2, 2011

  1. jiffi77

    jiffi77 Member

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    The remote locking/unlocking has stopped working on my sisters 2002 Audi A4, is there anyway of re-synchronising the key-fob with only one key as that is all she has, all the threads seem to suggest you need two keys??
     
  2. Cabbyfan

    Cabbyfan Active Member

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    I would love to know the answer to, I bought a replcement key on eBay, swapped the front blade etc so it opens and starts the car but I have tried all the methods I can find to sybc the remote locking and I cant do it ! I have a 2003 Cab mind....
     
  3. Woorlord

    Woorlord shifting to Hyperspace... . VCDS Map User

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    You need VAG-COM and need to programme the new radio transmitter key code into the Convenience module - 5 min job with the right tools!
    See under Channel 21 in this link.
     
  4. Cabbyfan

    Cabbyfan Active Member

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    Ah, thats annoying cos I dont have a copy yet...... no biggie its only my spare key.
     
  5. jiffi77

    jiffi77 Member

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    Cheers I'll try that as I've got Vag-Com.
     
  6. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    you can also resync a key by putting it in the lock in the handle, press & hold unlock while turning the key to unlock, then press & hold lock while turning the key to lock

    i've synced mine this way before when the battery had been disconnected when the engine was being rebuilt.
     
  7. Woorlord

    Woorlord shifting to Hyperspace... . VCDS Map User

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    This will re-sync the "rolling code" which may be the problem jiffi77 is having and assumes the key has previously been matched to the car and is not totally new.
     
  8. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    Yeah, that's how I read it, that it was the existing key and it'd lost sync
     

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