A6 V6-3.0L (AVK) (2004)
Alarm Module: Customer Interest
Antitheft - Can't Adapt Control Unit J518 To Immobilizer
96 Control unit J518 cannot be adapted to the immobilizer
96 10 15
December 2, 2010.
Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 96 number 10-09 dated August 12, 2010 for reasons listed below.
After replacing either the control unit for access and start authorization J518 or the steering column, J518 cannot be adapted to the immobilizer.
Control unit for access and start authorization J518 with software version below 160 are affected.
New software for control unit for access and start authorization J518.
Replace both components (the steering column and the control unit for access and start authorization J518) at the same time when your analysis identifies
one of the two components as inoperative.
Tip: The two new control units must be installed and programmed at the same time. If they are done one after another, the programming will fail.