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Re: Help! S4 Locking system gone insane!

Hi Mike;

    I recall seeing this problem discussed on the list several months ago,
but since I do not have an S4, I did not commit the solution to memory. Have
you tried searching the archives?

Fred Munro
'91 200q  269k km
-----Original Message-----
From: LawtonMK@aol.com <LawtonMK@aol.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Thursday, February 25, 1999 12:24 AM
Subject: Help! S4 Locking system gone insane!

>OK, My '93 S4 has lost it's mind, and I'm about to lose mine! The infared
>gave up long ago, so I just use the key manually to lock and unlock. I let
>girlfriend use the car (truthfully, I wanted to take her car ice racing)
>when I got it back, the locking has gone haywire. (I know, my first mistake
>Anyway, when I turn the key in the direction that used to lock all the
>and activate the alarm, the horn sounds as if it has done everything
>correctly, but the doors all UNlock. And when I turn the key in the
>direction, all the doors lock, and no tone for the alarm. Then sometimes,
>all the doors are unlocked, the alarm is triggered because the car won't
>start, but other times it will. A couple of times, the alarm has gone off,
>even that doesn't seem to be consistent.
>Is there a reset button on this thing???? Should I just take it to a
>or has anyone experienced something like this?
>Thanks for any help you can give.
>Mike Lawton