Question about Audi A3

1 Answer

My son has a 2004 a3 - the immobiliser has kicked in and he cant use the car. the engine turns over but everything else is useless. he has been told it has to go to an audi dealer - which will cost a fortune - any ideas???

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,793 Answers

Try this,put key in door and lock car,wait 30 secs then unlock car with key and hold over for 30 secs,windows may go down,then lock car with key and hold over for 30 secs,windows may go up,then press and hold unlock button on remote for 30 secs,you have just reset the system.......if remote batteries are dead you cannot reset.......

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee wants to turn off when idle and turns off when it is shifted into drive. Computer diagnostics have been run on the truck and there are no issues with engine or transmission.


scanning after fact is useless
get a tuneup this decade?
when the PCM shut down the ASD relay (posted 100s of times)
it does so for 7 reasons.
one is the skim light coming on, engine running,

when engine stalls, scan it now, key on ,or scan it DURING
failures
as the shop told you, cant fix it , not broken
see?
there are exception,hard failures. or old stored failure codes
but you have none.
leaving even simple bad spark plugs
or ISC /IAC idle controller stuck closed,, rare to do that
most stuck open. from last run time.

why do all posts here, think spark plugs last 500,000 miles
why?

Mar 01, 2017 | Jeep Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My second hand 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander immobiliser fob has stopped working and i can no longer start my engine. I only have one immobiliser fob and one non-remote/buttonless engine key.


The immobiliser works with a chip in the fob. This is a signalling device which, via a pick-up situated around the ignition lock, sends the signal to the engine computor which the allows the engine to be started.

Jan 08, 2017 | 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander

1 Answer

What are the symptoms of bad crankshaft sensor


the crank sensor detects engine revolutions so i would,nt have thought it was that by your description of symptoms, as the crank sensor would'nt know if engine was hot,cold or inbetween, have you had the OBD codes read ?

May 25, 2014 | 2004 Audi A3 Sportback

1 Answer

Automotive


Hello everyone having similar sort of issues , any help would be much appreciated ,, trouble with my 04 plate a3 2.0 tdi , the car loses power in first and second makes a lot of noise but doesn't really go anywhere but if ease completely off and back on again the turbo kicks in properly it also won't go over 4000 rpm unless I go off and on the throttle any help would be greatly appreciated also I took the vacuum resivour pipe off whilst checking a few things and it cured it until I was cruising down the motorway and it just lost all power so I stopped and put vacuum resivour pipe back on and after about 15 mins the vacuum must have built back up again because it was back to just being useless in 1st and 2nd gear ..???????? Help !!!! I'm lost

Apr 15, 2014 | 2009 Audi A3

2 Answers

How do i reset immobiliser on hyundai coupe


I have key but not the button fob car won't kick over

Nov 13, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Crankshaft Position Sensor problem. I have an


check the plug in if it dont stop flashing its the senser

Jan 14, 2010 | 2005 Audi A3

1 Answer

2004 mark 5 golf gt tdi non starter


sounds like an immobiliser issue, maybe the anti-theft kicked in, maybe the key wasnt programmed correctly

Jan 24, 2009 | 2004 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

Immobiliser won't unlock on XJ TDVi


Hi

I suspect the cold weather was the fundamental problem, usually emanating from a battery voltage drop, and kicking in the on board computer gremlins.

Jags just don't like it !

Lets hope the weather improves for you there in UK, and your little gremlin does not return.

Good Luck !

John.

Dec 26, 2008 | 2004 Jaguar X-Type

1 Answer

Citroen zx immobiliser


dont know how to do it, sorry, but same thing happened on mother-in-laws car, mechanic just by-passed immobiliser, cheaper than new parts and loads of labour charges. Good luck

Oct 24, 2008 | Peugeot 505 Cars & Trucks

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

454 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audi Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14381 Answers

Are you an Audi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...