Just bought an A4 for the wife 80grand on the clock 98 reg, is there much that needs constant visual attention or is it near as dam bullet proof, body work aint a problem to me, its whats hidden underneath :00000732:
cheers in advance
yep it is an immobilizer fault we've just spoke with the previous owner nd he's said that it needs resetting, as he's had it done once, more than likely its bugered the control unit and a new one is needed, ouch
hey golden shot, i think, as u concurred, it IS the immobilizer problem. no worries. just have it brought to the nearest audi workshop and have them change the immobilizer switch. resetting only is a temporary measure.
ya see, our audi is so sophisticated that there are two switches for ignition. one is the key switch and one immobilizer. so, u may have a working key switch, which allows u to turn the key to start the engine, but a faulty immobilizer ignition switch will detect that it s not the right key. so it sends a signal to the ECu to cut off the engine.
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