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Unlock button on fob does not work- Lock and boot pop do work

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Kieronboz, May 6, 2014.

  1. Kieronboz
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    [May 6, 2014]
    Hey guys, I only have 1 key for my car so i havent been able to do the resync where you leave one key in ignition then use the other- etc, but i tried the putting key in door handle and using buttons on fob then, and nothing happened either.

    Is this likely a problem with my key or the button or something?

    Have searched but all topics seem to be about 100% failure of the key which makes me think mine may be isolated to the unlock button only.

    Thanks
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    [May 6, 2014]
    sounds like it needs a new micro switch in the fob
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    [May 7, 2014]
    Only definitive way to know, is to check with vcds to see if its actually seeing the signals from both keys, ideally clear out all keys & resync the 2 again.
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    [May 9, 2014]
    Had this problem myself last week thought the button was broken. All I did was remove the battery quick dust and blow around the battery housing then put the battery back in and not had a problem since.
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    [May 9, 2014]
    Exactly the same works for me every time too
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