Press the 'Start' 'button using the fob. You must do this within 15 seconds of removing first key. After purchasing the battery, get a pi … ece of white paper and put under your working surface. It's a two day drive for us and we'd have been stranded in the middle of nowhere probably. Often this is the problem. Slide the switch to release the metal ignition key and remove it from the socket. Therefore the method used to start with a dead key fob didn't work.
Someone stated that you can possibly pop off the front of the start button and there will be a key hole to stick the key in to start the car. So there are 2 reasons for the secret key on some. I have had my 06 300C in the shop over 23 times since purchasing new. Does it have any other use??? They cost a couple of bucks, and you are back in business. So, use the secret key to unlock the door, pop the PtS cap off. Nothing happened except the dummy lights did come on as if something is happening. If you do not hear a chime, start again at step 1.
The metal part of the key … will stay with theside of the plastic fob which has the arrow on it. We unplugged the battery located under front passenger seat and then plugged it back in for a reboot and it worked. Remove the m … ass air flow unit and it is open wide to remove with a 19mm boxed end wrench. It is easily bought anywhere they sell the flat batteries, like Wal-Mart, Target, etc. That's the reason the manual method did not work.
You need another battery for your key anyway, so don't waste any time. Remember to put it back when clicking the case back together. The theft alarm light will turn off. I'm just glad we didn't go to Arizona this week. It should start that way. I have to use the hidden key which will set off the alarm as soon as I open the door, manually unlock all the doors.
I have the same model. One half is the mechanical switchblade key and the other, with the buttons, is the electronic half. I did not know about the manual start procedure either. Jetlounge answered 4 years ago The above answer is incorrect. You would not want to break one. Push backwar … ds with your two fingers supporting with your thumb.
We had to have the car towed to the dealership to diagnose the problem. C-pillar trim removal Seat removal Hope this all gets it done for you. I had no warning at all. Hope this helps those who were going as crazy as I was when all they wanted to do was replace a simple battery. Everything said in the first message is also correct for this car, batteries are 1620. After 10 seconds a single chime will sound.
In this situation a back up method can be used to operate the ignition switch. If you do not have 2, you will need to have the key programmed at a locksmith or dealership. The tow guy tried his magic buy doing the push 6 times on lock side of fob hold unlock then key in door for 10 seconds. . Once this occurs programming iscompleted.
To replace it, remove the emergency backup key by pressing the button on the reverse side no Audi logo of the silver part and slide the key straight out. Try to avoid bending or damaging the metal electrical contacts. Maloney256 answered 2 years ago Hey so my 2013 300s isn't detecting my key fob if I lock the doors. If you don't have a spare you should get one anyway. Please help support this website by shopping at. You need another battery for your key anyway, so don't waste any time. We stopped for gas an hour later, shut car off and drove home.