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kennethsime

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With 6 as the value in those bytes, try 4.
So, the third bit?
With 6 (00000110) as the value in those bytes, try 4 (00000100).
That worked! I definitely didn't quite understand how the chart works - the whole thing makes more sense now!

One strange thing: Since enabling remote windows the other day, my alarm goes off about half the time I open my car. Will have to do some testing this weekend when I have an hour or so to devote to it. I'm keeping records of my changes, so should be easy to revert everything if necessary.
 

kennethsime

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Referencing the chart:

What is the difference between the Tailgate and Suitcase? I haven't messed with 4352,3,4 yet.
 

Nuje

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Haha. :D
I've just interpreted "suitcase" as "hatch" or (more likely) "trunk"; the chart isn't mine - can't remember where I found it - but I'm guessing whoever devised it maybe didn't have English as a first language and the translate app/service they used at the time gave them "suitcase" when they were looking for "trunk" opening.
 

kennethsime

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Well, I took another stab at coding tonight.

I did a bit of testing, and it seemed I was able to reproduce the alarm issue by opening + closing the hatch, then immediately opening the driver's door. I reverted to original settings, and the issue seemed to be gone. I then re-coded 4361,2,3 from 202 to 195 (using the excel sheet as a reference, now that I kind of understand it), which re-enabled remote windows. While the alarm issue seemed to be gone at first, I think it was just dumb luck - the issue was back by the end of the night.

I've read that it may be an issue with a door latch - I have a pre-existing issue with my rear passenger-side door, and maybe that's upsetting things. Oh well!

I did notice that some of the numbers in the spreadsheet seem to be off on my car - it's possible some of this was changed by the previous owner, although I kind of doubt it. A couple of bits were set to "RoW" values, rather than US values.
 

Nuje

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In my acquired list of codings I have a record of both 194 and 195 being the adjusted value for OEM 202. So... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

If it works at first but then triggers the alarm...I gotta think something else besides the coding is getting in the way. But electronics are not my forté, so....have fun! :D
 

Nuje

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Update (found buried in another note I have):
"I've successfully added windows via remote control (changed addresses 04361-04363 from 202 to 194), and found a way to have the tailgate be 'unlocked' when all doors are unlocked (changed 04352-04354 from 41 to 105, and 04370-04372 from 6 to 4.)"

and (for a B5.5 Passat, which who knows - might be the trick):
"So, to put all of the B5.5 Passat wagon (NAR) bits in one single post....
  • 04352-04354, change bit 6 from 0 to 1, and
  • 04370-04372, change bit 1 from 1 to 0.
These changes will give you a tailgate that is "unlocked" with the rear doors (just like a RoW B5.5 wagon.)"
 

kennethsime

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In my acquired list of codings I have a record of both 194 and 195 being the adjusted value for OEM 202. So... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

If it works at first but then triggers the alarm...I gotta think something else besides the coding is getting in the way. But electronics are not my forté, so....have fun! :D
The key, according to the chart, is that wagons should have bit 0 set to 1 (195), where all others have it set to 0 (194).
 

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As an additional data point: It just so happens that I had a 2003 Jetta wagon here today; changed 4361,2,3 from 202 to 195, and 4370,1,2 from 6 to 4 - and I have hatch unlock and fob window-open/close working perfectly.
 

kennethsime

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Played around some more today - this is so fun!

So far, my changelog includes:
  • Remote Windows
  • Suitcase/Rear hatch open with rear doors
  • Horn Beep on unlock
  • Auto Unlock at key off
These are some really convenient features.

I want to mess around with the alarm sounds also to try the German and UK sounds, but I'm afraid my neighbors won't approve of my trial and error process. :ROFLMAO:
 
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