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Keyless entry system ECU broken, can I replace?

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Old 09-07-2009, 12:30 PM
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Default Keyless entry system ECU broken, can I replace?

Hi,

I am a new Audi owner and I have an issue with the keyless entry system.

I own a 2003 4.2 model and Audi have quoted me 1500 for a new ECU unit, but I have found quite a few of these units on the German Ebay ranging from Euro 99-135.

Can I simply buy one that matches the Audi part number and slot that in or will this require re-programming (by Audi?) to recognise the existing keys as well as the fingerprint recognition unit?

Help greatly appreciated!

Cheers
Paul
 
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Old 09-08-2009, 12:34 AM
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Well the unit that controlls the keys isn't the ECU, its the comfort control module which you will NOT find for 135.
I think you will have to bite the bullet here and get it from the dealer mate.
 
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Old 09-10-2009, 01:07 AM
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I totally can't read german bro, its on my bucket list of things to learn. It does look like a comfort control module though, the modules in the links aren't ECU's, so you are on the right track i think. As long as the part numbers match up (they have to be the same!) then you can code it to whatever you need it to do.
 
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:01 PM
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Sorry about that! Audi have given me the part numbers I need so search is on, but still not sure if recoding can be done - I heard these units are once-in-a-lifetime coded and thus that 2nd hand units are useless.

Also difficulty bonding my Nokia with the bluetooth... wrong MMI version?
 
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