Aftermarket alarm

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Tue Jun 1 17:16:59 EDT 2004

At 12:43 PM 6/1/2004 -0700, Bernie Benz wrote:
>If your car is a 200-20V, it was equipped with the factory Anti Theft
>System.  The way to go is to install only a RKE, remote keyless entry system
>integrated into the Audi ATS and the pneumatic door locking system.  Don't
>buy the redundant alarm system.  I have published the wiring info to both
>the 200-20V and the 20V lists, but will fwd what I have.  I've not put a key
>into a door for the past 5 years, and at one time had 3 Audis working on the
>same RKE.

It's a good idea to use the keys to manipulate the lock cylinders in the
doors and trunk lid occasionally, as well as to lubricate those mechanisms.
 You never know when the battery may go dead because of a short (in either
the car or the remote).  A working lock will let you get to the car's battery.

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