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Old 25-Nov-2009, 09:54 AM
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Got a call from my neighbour to tell me all the windows on my car are fully open. When I left home this morning they were definately closed and no one has been home since. I didn't have the keys in my pocket as I left so couldn't have activated the fob by accident. . They all closed using the vob and all seems to be alright. Luckey he spotted it before it lashed rain . I'm baffeled -anyone seen this before. ?
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Old 25-Nov-2009, 10:34 AM
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It happened to my brother in laws audi as well.............. except it was discovered after a rain shower nobody could ever figure out what caused it
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Old 25-Nov-2009, 11:49 AM
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Spare key sitting in a drawer with the unlock/open button depressed? within range of the car?
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I checked the keys and none were in a position where they could be activated. I'm wondering if moisture got in somewhere during the last few days and caused. A friend of mine reckons some was trying to lift it ...
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Don't think it has anything to do with someone trying to nick it - have heard of this happening a good few times, but at the moment I can't remember what caused it!
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I've also read about a number of E46 models doing this, sometimes 1/3 the way open, the rest - fully open. This might put your mind at ease somewhat, but of course dont let the guard down.
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It happended my golf before on drivers side and also my neighbours golf, just the once though. Maybe something really needed to get out? You never know
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Ok , an update on this. When I got home and sat in the car I noticed the boot open warning light was on. I reckon it was on for the last two days and although it didn't set off the alarm there must be some trigger that opens the windows as a warning that something is wrong. Banged the boot (and blamed the other half for leaving it open ) and hopefully it won't happen again. Thanks for the comments.
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My friend had the same issue last week. She came back to her car that was parked next to the bar and all her windows were open. Thankfully nothing was stolen.

When she went to the dealer she was told that when you press and hold unlock key for a long time it opens all windows, and most likely this is exactly what happened. She tested it and all windows opened.

Maybe you had your key in the pocket and accidentally opened all windows!!
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is this fag drivers.com??!! audis do this for a livin, never heard of it happenin to a proper car before!
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