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Old 19th March 2021, 10:18 AM
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Hate to tempt fate as they say...never had to change either of mine in ten and half years ownership
First time for me, too, Brian. For all 3 8s. Id get a pack and change them if I were you. Mine worked fine on Wednesday afternoon and nothing at all on Thursday morning. I was at home, so I was able to just swap keys and order the batteries, luckily.
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Old 20th March 2021, 12:29 PM
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This won't help you but my D4 brought up a dash message about needing to change the keyfob battery. But still worked until I returned home.

Put a new 2032 in and all good.
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Old 20th March 2021, 04:50 PM
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Ah, put new batteries in and it still doesn’t work! Any thoughts folks?
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 22nd March 2021, 09:34 AM
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Will it need to be reprogrammed or is it knackered?

All suggestions welcome!
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 22nd March 2021, 09:40 AM
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Check they're inserted correctly and have decent voltage first.

Also, do you have VCDS, if so look for errors on the central locking.

IIRC reprogramming the remotes is pretty simple if you need to.
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Old 22nd March 2021, 09:51 AM
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IIRC its very easy to put them in upside down, as the design of the battery compartment is counter-intuitive. It caught me out the first time.

Otherwise it may just need re-syncing which is pretty simple.
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Old 22nd March 2021, 09:56 AM
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Others have beaten me to it about battery position, but for programming it, see the post by Mark on this same thread:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showpost....5&postcount=11

There is also a link to a YouTube video as well.
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Old 22nd March 2021, 10:32 AM
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Thanks guys and gals!

I checked the voltage after inserting the batteries (6.5V) so I think they’re in the right way, but I’ll check again.

I do have VCDS but, as the other key works fine, I doubt if it a central locking fault.

And the suspect key works fine in the ignition.

So, I’ll check battery orientation and then reprogramme it.
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 22nd March 2021, 11:17 AM
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And the suspect key works fine in the ignition.

So, I’ll check battery orientation and then reprogramme it.
Ignition/immobiliser are totally independent (in the key) of remote unlocking so it should indeed start fine.
Shouldn't need reprogramming after a battery swap, check VCDS first it logs errors by key number.
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2016 Volvo V40 T5 Cross Country (4WD) with ALL the toys including adaptive cruise etc. etc. Osmium Grey with Blonde/Charcoal leather interior. Polestar performance "optimisation". (A much rarer model than a D2 S8 by the way!)
Finally: gone, but not forgotten.....
1998 D2 PF S8. AgateGrey/Platinum. Every option (I think) except electric rear seats, tiptronic steering wheel, ski hatch, towbar & dimming door mirrors.
e.g. Cruise control, NavPlus/TV, Bose, GSM, Xenons, Solar roof, Parking sensors, Alcantara/leather everywhere of course. (internal dimming mirror added later)
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Old 22nd March 2021, 12:08 PM
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Checked batteries - in the right way.

Watched the key coding video and noted that it’s quite different to Mark’s instructions!

Followed Mark’s instructions (note: the working key goes into the ignition!) and it worked!

Just going to see what VCDS says.
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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