[A4] Replace Alarm System
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.
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