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I cant get my key fob to work!

Hi I have an Audi A4 1996 v6 model and I cant get the key fob to work.

The central locking works fine when i lock the car with the key. But the fob does not seem to do anything.
It has not worked since I have had the car and I have replaced the batteries.

And also all electric windows work fine apart from when I lock the car with them open. All the windows go up apart from the rear drivers side.

please help me

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    v3rnz Oct 11, 2008

    Thank you but I dont have a manual

  • v3rnz
    v3rnz Oct 12, 2008

    Hi Mate Ive Just Tried all of the above and still nothing is happening.
    Could u please send me sum troubleshooting diagrams
    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    its 1.8T not the newer body style. I have one key that works and another that wasn't to the original to the car and it wont sync. How do I get the fab from a different audi to work with the original key and the car?


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Hopefully you have found a solution already, but this worked on my 96 a4 and might help someone.

Have a key made (basic key, don't pay to have a chip put in the key as well)

Put the original key in the ignition, turn until dash lights come on.

Take the basic key you had made and lock the door manually.

Press and hold both buttons on the remote until the lights flash twice.

The end.

I've done this several times and it always worked.

Good luck OP and anyone else that finds this.

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Need to program key fob to car and program windows...see owners manuel... if cant find ..i can help

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  • valsurf7 Oct 11, 2008

    ok , to progam windows, need to hold down all window switch for 30 seconds,then lock car with key,all windows should roll up together,if not. program key fob need to lock and unlock driver door hold unlock button on fob for 5 seconds. put key in ignition to run prosition for 30 seconds do not start car turn off key , try to lock or unlock, if not repeat. still not, may have problem with control module, if so i have trouble shooting diagrams,i can send...


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