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Transponder Key ??

allyli Mar 31, 2005

  1. allyli

    allyli New Member

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    I have a 1997 A4 1.9tdi 90bhp. I got it a few weeks ago it came with the 2 master keys the plastic key and the tag with a number on it but no bar code. Should it have a transponder/remote ? If I get one can I code it to work with my car or does the dealer have to do it. I have seen the ones with the filp out key for not to much money and would love to have one. Many thanks for any information regarding this.
     
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    MattS5 Active Member

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    My '97 TDI didn't come with a transponder remote either - I don't believe they were available that year.
    I fitted aftermarket remote central locking from In-Pro which is operated either from a gizmo you fit your key blade into or a push-button thingy you hang from your key ring.
     
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    AndyC Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I have a 96 A4 and I have a transponder key...

    if you open it up and there is a small glass bead in there.... well thats it.

    it links to the ring on the ignition barrell which will have a small black 2 pin connection on it.

    you can get a new barrell and key combo for about £90 or order a new key via audi and get it coded.

    Andy
     
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    MattS5 Active Member

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    [ QUOTE ]
    I have a 96 A4 and I have a transponder key...

    if you open it up and there is a small glass bead in there.... well thats it.

    it links to the ring on the ignition barrell which will have a small black 2 pin connection on it.

    you can get a new barrell and key combo for about £90 or order a new key via audi and get it coded.


    [/ QUOTE ]
    Are we talking about the same thing? Central locking/alarm controlled remotely from the flip-key is what I'm thinking of.
     
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    allyli New Member

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    Sorry for confusion I was talking about the remote control for the locks.
    Have just been to dealer remote was not available that year. However my old boss had an P reg A3 that had the remote in the key so I'm not so sure.
     
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    allyli New Member

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    Does anyone know where the reciver for the remote is and what it look like ?
     

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