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Discussion in 'Mk4 Ibiza Guides (6L) 2002-2008' started by gazjones, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. ALEXZ360

    ALEXZ360 Active Member

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    Got my key cut and tried to code it but didn't hear any beep followed phil's video and the video off the eBay I bought it off, the key works, engine starts and I can drive it but the key code on dash keeps flashing at me, anyone got any ideas?
     
  2. Blanco92

    Blanco92 www.racedriversinc.com

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    Perhaps yours is different then. Maybe a different key manufacturer? I know VAG have changed key manufacturers a few times. Mine's a Hella.

    With mine, if you hold the key with the remote buttons facing you and the key blade pointing upwards, and turn the key 90 degrees to your left, it shows the frequency on the side.
    Do you have a factory fitted alarm on your new one mate? I don't think you'll get the bleeps if an alarm isn't fitted, as there's no siren unit to make the noise. :lol:

    Never heard of the key light on the dash flashing. Can you get a picture?
     
  3. ALEXZ360

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    I Managed To Get Mine Sorted In The End, I Just Took The Transponder Out My Old Key And Put It In The Flip Key :)
     
  4. Red Panda

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    This thread is amazingly long! BTW I have read every post in it which took hours! :) Having made my own flip key like you guys are doing a good few months ago...respect to you all. If you're struggling, keep at it and it'll fall into place soon enough. I got the 1J0 'DA' 3 button remote on ebay for 20 quid and it works on my '05.

    Once you've done it it'll give you a smile each time you use it as you'll have saved a packet from paying a dealers prices eh :)
     
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    This one is the immobiliser light, if you put your old key without a transponder in the barrel and do ignition on you'll see it, try to start the car it'll cut out :)





    Then again, just read Alex's post above and it doesn't seem like this! Maybe i should read stuff in the right order :D
     
  6. Blanco92

    Blanco92 www.racedriversinc.com

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    Okay, got my flip key bits, have already programmed the new 3 button remote to the car and it's working great. :)

    However I've just taken my old non-remote key apart to take the immobiliser transponder out of... and I'm stuck! The transponder appears glued in and won't budge at all.

    Any ideas guys?
     
  7. Bondiblu

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    use some Acetone / nail polish remover to soften the glue, then it should come out
     
  8. andy17

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    Be really careful. I used nail polish remover and it was loose at one end but not the other. Got to forcefull and it snapped :cry:

    Think patience is key here
     
  9. Red Panda

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    Here's post #1433
    It can take a few hours gently scratching away with with a sharp pin and using nail varnish remover but it can be done as I luckily found. Just be patient and it'll just drop out :D Do be vcareful though as they break for fun.
     
  10. pedrosol

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    I only had 1 transponder so took the cover off the steering column and taped it to the pick-up coil on the end of the key barrel. Worked best at the 10 to 12 position. Put the cover back and Hey-Presto!! I have got 3 working keys now and no one can tell. (Apart from you all now) Peter.
     
  11. pedrosol

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    I was fortunate with my transponder that it was not glued in but held inside a tiny polythene block which could be popped out and then the little glass bulb just pushed out of the polythene. Maybe because its a Siemans. Peter
     
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    i used the Mrs`s hairdryer to soften/loosen the glue & a craft knife to carefully scrape the glue away along each side of the transponder and after 5 - 10 mins it popped out ...........simples:D
     
  13. Red Panda

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    5-10 minutes has to be a record!
     
  14. WeeJase

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    Right! I'm too old to got through the whole thread,just one question.
    54 plate ibiza FR. can i use the 3 button remote and have boot release?
     
  15. Blanco92

    Blanco92 www.racedriversinc.com

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    I'll see what the sister has lying around :p
    Classic pun :bleh:
    I've also had my standard non-flip remote key apart, there's no glue at all in that! It's just wedged in, shove a flat blade underneath and it just pops out.

    Cheers for the info, I'll have a go, sounds like I'll have probably grown a beard before I get the transponder out :lol:
    On my 52 plate 1.2, the boot doesn't "pop" however if you unlock the boot (with the rest locked) then it does just unlock the boot, and when you close it, it automatically re-locks the boot again. So even though on mine the boot doesn't pop, it's still a handy feature the car didn't have before.
     
  16. Red Panda

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    The boot key works on my 05 FR so I'd guess so for you too :)
     
  17. WeeJase

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    cheers for the info. and so the spending begins again!
     
  18. Chemical Al

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    yes deffo :yes:
     
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  20. Blanco92

    Blanco92 www.racedriversinc.com

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    You can program the remote, either with the methods described in the links in his listing, or with VCDS.

    However, despite the key in the link you provided having a new immobiliser chip, that still needs coding to your car, which can only be done by auto-locksmiths or those with SKC code retrieval software and VCDS.

    So the cheapest way you could do it is to move your immobiliser transponder over (by taking your key apart) or you could go to an auto-locksmith that would probably charge £20-£30 to code the new immobiliser chip in the new key. This way you can leave your current key as it is.
     

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