[BiturboS4] Strange Beeps when entering car!!

Philip Pace pjpace at yahoo.com
Thu May 8 07:40:45 EDT 2003

I believe that no S4s had encrypted keys. Maybe something spooked the would-be
thief. What state do you live in?

--- scott dolan <scotdolan at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I went to get in my 2001 S4 yesterday after work. I unlocked the door with
> the remote and got in. I heard a beep may be a couple of beeps like the
> lights were left on. However, the lights were off so i just ignore the beeps.
> Then, I attempted to put my key in the ignition but it would not fit. I look
> at the tumbler and noticed someone had attempted to steal my car. At first, I
> thought i was in the wrong car! Then i looked at the door and noticed he
> managed to destory the driver side door by punching a hole in the door next
> to the key hole.  The door needs to be  fixed and repainted. However, They
> were unable to get the car started using a screw driver in the ignition lock.
> I was unable to get it started with my key. I was unable to get the trumbler
> to roll over so, i could turn the wheel to get the car on a flat bed. I was
> able to get the car to go into the run position and turn the system computer
> On.  I am guessing that encrypted key prevent my car from being stolen.
> However, I am not sure that this is the case. I think the car theft would
> have know that the car has a encrypted and would not of attempted to steal
> it. But, may be some audi A4 and S4s come with encrypted keys and others did
> not.  Or did the rob, just screw up this particular job and he will get it
> right the next time.
> Signed ,
>    Pissed off America! Who pays too many taxes for cops that can not stop
> crime except for speeding. I get lots of tickets

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