“Keyless Defective” on screen


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Hi I have a 2012 gti autobahn 4 door with push to start and regularly have “keyless Defective “ on screen. I’m not sure if the keyless entry has ever worked (when you just grab the handle to unlock and touch the indentation on the handle to lock) but I am wondering why I am getting this error , and if I do in fact have those touch sensor in the door. Last post I’ve seen was in 2012 with some common fixes like opening all the windows , pushing in the sensor in the hatch under rear seats, changing fob batteries , anyone have any suggestions or ideas why I’m getting this error ?


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Nope, but if you have push button start then the door handles should work. Also if the fob will remotely lock/unlock car then batteries should be fine in it