[A4] Replace Alarm System

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Sat Dec 31 19:24:18 EST 2005

	strange.  the dealer pointed out the little nub on the dash as
being the receiver for the remote.  he could have been full of it, though.

At 6:51 PM -0500 12/31/05, Brizax at aol.com wrote:
>i have read in the forums the antenna for the alarm is located 
>behind the rear folding seats, or under the rear seat, you can run a 
>wire extending the factory short antenna and its spose to fix the 
>whole range issue, this is one of those mods i have been meaning to 
>do, a quick search on audiworld or vortex should yeild you the mod. 
>report back if it all go's good
>In a message dated 12/31/2005 6:24:46 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
>brian at bjwhite.net writes:
>If you have a 1996 A6, chances are you have the IR remote keyless 
>entry system.  It's fine, 6 feet
>is much better than sticking your key in the door locks.  People 
>just have expectation issues.
>Later models, like the 2000 mentioned below, got the RF signal 
>version.  As everyone here should
>know, radio waves (RF) travel much further than infrared line of 
>sight systems (IR).
>Do you really need to unlock and lock your car from 50 meters away? 
>Audi converted to the RF
>system in 1998.

  Rocky Mullin 


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