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Immobilizer is not normal and it is in a Ban position

  1. Battery was dead
  2. Can't start the engine and pushed the car with a neutral position
  3. Initally, the engine starts for a brief moment and dies
  4. Currently it does't start at all
  5. The civic is 2006 model with automatic transmission

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  • justhaman73 Sep 15, 2008

    I have the same issue with my 2006 Civic. The battery died. Initially couldn't put car into Neutral as the AT gear shift was locked. I was able to get it to move using the shift lock release mechanism. Had to push the car in neutral to another spot to try to jump it. This was unsuccessful so we bought a new battery and tried it again. The immobilier indicator began flashing when trying to start the engine. The car would start and then turn off after about 1-2 seconds.

    Called the dealer, and they said that it sounds like there is something else wrong with the car. Not looking forward to towing it in and hearing the diagnosis. Has anyone had a similar issue?



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SOURCE: How can I put car in neutral if battery is dead?

What you have is a safety switch, wich is why when the car is running you need to step on the brake to release the shifter from park. the switch is electric, and therefore isn't working because your battery is dead. Now, for the good news. Next to your shifter there should be a little plug, or a slot about the size of your door lock key hole. Insert your key into the slot, press down lightly, and then you can take the car out of park. That is called your "shift lock release"
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SOURCE: changed out dead battery and horn wont stop

Changing out the old battery, you may somehow shorted something out in the car. You can check this by seeing if you have any power going to the lights on the car and what ever else that uses the power when you turn on the key. Newer cars like yours usually cant short out, but if the lights and other stuff dont work when your check them, disconnect the battery and look for the fuse panel. Check ALL your fuses and make sure none of them have been blown. You can check that by seeing if the filament in them looks to be burnt or broken as if it popped.
You can also check and make sure that the negative battery terminal is on tight enough. Sometimes a bad ground can mess everything up. As your doing this, before your reconnect your battery, go under the hood of your car and disconnect the horn. This will allow you to work without the horn blaring. To disconnect the horn, its just a wire with an end that simply slides over a metal tab, just give it a pull and it should come right off. You may have two horns so check both sides of the radiator. Hope this helps!

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