I've replaced the relays, but it still takes ages or longer of turning the key before it will start and it's getting worse. Basically, if your car has good cylinder compression, the static injection timing is within range, the glow plugs work ok, and it is recieving good fuel it will fire up. Or is that for a new barrel Thanks again. Themed Submission Days When posting an image for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. It shows no fault codes either! Then I realised that the immobiliser was playing up and tried another key.
It's now blocked again after the main earth strap to the body broke and stuck on the drive and I just want to get moving. Immo is activated when the ignition key is removed and, together with the engine control unit, largely prevents unauthorized starting of the engine. I didn't clear errors at that moment. Thanks for the replys guys! Mon 23 Jun 2003 23:15 Audi immobiliser glitch - Ian Chandler Well, I took the two keys down to the locksmith today and it turns out that they have different codes - three of the digits in the long sequence are corrupted on the key that won't work. Many people report that the light just goes away after 10 minutes as if nothing ever happened. It has exactly the same symptoms as the others, will not start unless the glow plug light is seem.
But any help with this problem id be grateful! I have not had a problem since 6 months. No point to argue about it. In case of Engine Starting Issues please make sure that you are really experiencing an Immobilizer related Problem! The Immo capsule is completely seperate to the remote section. A lack of glow plug light was always a giveaway. I need to open it with key and turn the ignition on to unlock the rest of locks.
This started out as a rare problem but now is more often than not. I cannot figure it out, the fact that it starts once suggests all the modules and components to the immo system is fine but I can't make it work! Replace immobilizer wire The wire 2 connects to the coil reader with connector 1 and is routed underneath the steering column from 3 to 4 , the immobilizer module. . Immobilizer Wiring Diagram Bypass Wikie Cloud Design Ideas. That is a good test but I would re-enable the status after correct repairs. Test the battery, B+ and B- connections. The whole car got flooded with water via the front dash iirc I've sorted out the drain plugs and wallah she no longer gathers water, the ecu definitely is dry and I did reseat all connectors however I will do it again to be absolutely sure! If you use a thin screwdriver or a sharp knife you will be able to bend the little locking metal strips back and the cable including the metal connector should slide out easily when you pull it at the top.
Sat 21 Jun 2003 17:50 Audi immobiliser glitch - Ian Chandler We had a curious incident with our Audi A4 this week - my wife went to put it in the garage after coming home from school and the engine fired and immediately cut out. £15 new wire to fix it! It fires up and then cuts out after a couple of seconds. I have the single pipe one here if you get your starting problem fixed out you can make me an offer on it. Many thanks for your responces chaps, i've had this problem now for over a month and the last time it failed to start was last friday when i was on-call. However, your car has immo1 which we did not have in North America so I don't know much about it. Thabks for any help given.
My wife swears she has not dropped the key, left it sitting on a computer in electrical fields, etc. Reviews, being by Selecting a Make in the navigation pane on the left. . Finishing off Once everything is put back together, clear the errors codes using or similar, re-enter the radio security code, switch the airco back to degrees F explained in Paul's article: , start the car a few times of course to see if it is all working properly, and take it for a test drive. Anyway, if it happens to anyone else, -- try the other key -- and I'm glad to find that this hasn't happened just to me David. Could it be a sign of some fault developing in the immobiliser itself? I really like to know how to disable it step by step because we don't have those hi-tech scanners in Nigeria pls. A low battery can cause problems with the immobilizer.
Also pulled some of the immobiliser wire back through towards the coil and cable tied this to the barrel to try and stop it becoming tight again. As it was constantly being pulled. I've tried new ignition switch, swapped fuses, tried replacing all relays, wd40 on the connector absolutely everything to no avail, Yet it starts all the time when cold reset? What I'm trying to find is does my car have one? Thanks in advance Furryfish How could it be missing the chip? New to the audi side of things and already in need of help. I think it cost me £16 for the relay. I guess that known feature makes them a thief as well.
Still a no start but with key failure faults. Tested with these dash: 4B0, 8D0, 8L0, 8N1, 8N2. I have replaced the battery on my 1995 A4, and now the immo light is flashing and won't let me start the car. All it is, as explained by another memeber would give ya some credit. It does it to mine once or twice a month, including today when its snowing heavily. I think you have two problems.
Bizarrly the car seems to start better in very cold or wet conditions! Is the ecu relay 614 and is it worth swapping it. Any help would be appreciated! It costs just over 15 pounds from a main Audi dealer. If you lost or don't know car Login Code you must contact dealer and order it - this can take up to 1 months. Maybe it is just 52 plate Seat Ibiza 1. I think that it takes more time and does the same thing as disconnecting the negative side and turning on the brake lights. Change it and see if it fixes the problem - nothing lost apart from the odd quid if it doesn't work! To make sure it did work I will wait few days,scan it again and will let you know.