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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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My passat 06 key, the type you push into the ignition to start won't operate the doors etc, I have changed the battery, it has lost it remote control
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.

try the re-programming procedure as follows - you will however need a 2nd key to do this:

1. Switch Ignition ON and leave the key in the ignition.

2. Mechanically lock the vehicle using the key you want to programme

3. Using the remote control press the Unlock button once, and the horn
will sound once.

4. Wait at least 1 second and press the unlock button once to activate the coding
procedure. The remote control will now be programmed and the horn should sound once

NOTE : When performing programming on additional remotes the procedure
is the same, except you press the unlock button 2, 3 or 4 times for the
different remote.

For example : If programming 2 remotes press the unlock button twice with
a 1 second interval between each press, repeat for 3 and 4 remotes.

5. Switch Ignition OFF.

6. Remove key from ignition and check for operation.

7. The coding procedure can be repeated up to 4 times for additional remotes.

8. The ignition must be switched OFF between programming each remote
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Unable to lock the car mechanically with the key I want to programme as there are no locks on the door, only lock using z remote, the passat 06, is the type where the key pushes into the ignition to turn it on

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