Originally Posted by cboettch
Thanks ever so much for finding these crazy voodoo instructions and posting them. This was very well timed. I've just programed a new remote (on the 2nd try) using this write up (after not being able to do it following the factory instructions??) on my '07 2.5i.
And why the heck does this method work and not the one in the owners manual??
Just dumb luck-- I mostly figured it out on my own through trial and error, but I credit the hint I got from that website to clue me that it might be different. I wasn't paying the dealership $100 after they burned me for $60 for a couple of keys.