Another Audi feature

LL - NY larrycleung at
Tue Dec 23 20:57:23 PST 2008

Ditto on Mom's 2001.5 Passat. Dumb feature IMHO, and Mark, sorry about your

FWIW, my 95.5 UrS will lock itself if you unlock the door with the remote
but don't actually open either any door or the trunk. I haven't timed how
long it takes, but it can be annoying. I don't know
why marketing/engineering think that the decisions of the owner/operators
need to be automated,
it's like Microsoft all over again. :-(


On 12/23/08, George Tur <getur at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 December 2008 21:39, Dan DiBiase wrote:
> > I'd still like to understand how this feature caused the driver's door to
> > lock while the car was standing still.
> >
> ****************
> I.m not sure how it's supposed to work if the car is running, but on my
> wife's
> 2006 Passat if you unlock the door and then don't open it within a certain
> period of time, say 60 seconds, it relocks itself. Supposed to be an anti
> oops feature where you inadvertently unlock the door but then walk away.
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