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Re: Coded Protection Bogus?????? (archive)

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Posted by Andi on February 15, 1999 at 23:48:05:

In Reply to: Coded Protection Bogus?????? posted by Winston on February 15, 1999 at 22:43:58:

Maybe the ECU remembers a seperate code for each key, and changes that particular code every time it's used. If they have flash memory to store one code, it's not that much more expensive to get enough memory to store four..


: According to the brochure, "each time I start the ignition, the system randomly selects a secondary code. The car will not start without using one of my matching keys." I received four keys for my car. If this protection is true, only one of my keys should start the engine. However, all four keys can still start the engine. What am I missing here?

: The brochure also said once I lock the car with the remote, the door cannot be unlocked from the inside. Wrong! I can still unlock the doors using the unlock button on the center console.

: Is this all marketing hype or false advertisement?

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