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Coil reader

Post by Bazzad88 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:19 pm

Hi, does anyone know if the coil/key reader around the ignition barrel is coded to the immobiliser, ecu etc on a 6n2 gti? Or are these just the sort of thing that is universal? Thanks

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Re: Coil reader

Post by 6n2stan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:12 pm

I’m not sure whether the coil is specific to the car but it’s connected to a box that lives by the light switch iirc. I’d guess that that’s the part that is paired to the ecu. I believe there is something in the clocks too which makes up part of the immobiliser system.

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Re: Coil reader

Post by spacewalker » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:18 pm

if you have IMMO with CLUSTER = is connected to cluster
if you have IMMO in Separate BOX = is connected to separate box

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Re: Coil reader

Post by alexperkins » Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:11 pm

All 6N2s have an immo box on the end of the coil. None are cluster immo

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Re: Coil reader

Post by Bazzad88 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:36 am

Hi thanks for the replies, I know that the cluster is not part of the system, I just wanted to know if the reader that's connected to the box has to be from the same set of ecu/immo or whether another reader will work. Thanks

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Re: Coil reader

Post by alexperkins » Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:38 am

The reader is just a reader. It’s the box that differs

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Re: Coil reader

Post by 6n2stan » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:14 pm

Out of interest Alex, is the immo box paired to the ECU and the key as a triple pairing or just key and immo box by light switch paired?

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Re: Coil reader

Post by alexperkins » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:15 pm

Immo box is paired to the ECU and key to the immobox and ECU

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Re: Coil reader

Post by 6n2stan » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:17 pm

Cheers Alex, good to know as I have a spare set :D

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