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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Question: Keyless remote not working.

 

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milesdad, 3.0L V6, Indianapolis, IN, February 28, 2011, 22:05
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First my keyless remote stopped working and I figured it was the battery and I wasn't in a hurry to replace it. But just the other night the actual key wouldn't open the door. What can it be?

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, March 01, 2011, 05:55
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    you key has two components:
    (1) remote transmitter that unlocks the doors and trunk.
    may use a replaceable battery; some like BMW recharge the
    permanent battery
    (2) a metal key that fits in the door tumbler and/or the
    ignition switch

    if the metal key no longer works, it could be the key is
    worn out or the tumbler in the door is defective. try your extra key and see if that works. also try both keys on the trunk lock. you may need a whole new key; available only from the dealer.

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