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Re: Battery off/on reset for A4 - Remote problems
At 02:03 PM 2/5/97 EST, you wrote:
>Now this is even MORE interesting. George doesn't say why
>he needs to keep resetting his remote ...
I have spoken with Audi mechanics extensively about this. To my
knowledge, there are two reasons why the system needs resetting.
First, if the remote is not used for a long period of time, the
system will shut off. 2 to 4 weeks will do it. Using the key,
usually will reset it. The second, if a high amount of EMI is being
generated near the car, the system will shut off. Lawn mowers,
snow blowers and large contruction trucks have done this to me a few
times. In this case, using the key will not work. I have do resort to a
The dealer also mentioned that replacing the unit or remotes will not help.
Other local Boston dealers have discovered this also. I don't
remember why Audi stopped using IR remotes...