Question about Cars & Trucks
I have a 2002 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. It has a dealer kill switch in it and it will not deactivate so i can start the car. Any suggestions? I have disconnected the battery, tried reprogramming the key and all kinds of other things, and nothing works. there is a little red led light on the kill switch that is not lighting up. normally when you are in the car you press the unlock button and a little beep beep can be heard and then the car will start. now i press the button and it goes click click and nothing happens when i turn the key. We have taken apart the dash to try and follow the wires and cant figure out exactly where they lead. Im not sure if its killing the battery, ignition, or fuel line? Can I override the switch somehow or disengage it. I just want to be able to start the car, I could care less at this point whether or not it is protected by a kill switch. The car has less than 90K miles on it. I have already had to replace, alternators, the transmission the window motors, the window mechanisms(all 4 of them) and countless other things. the kill switch to be the only thing in the car that does its job...all to thoroughly! Help Please!!
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check your alarm. because the alarm system has a engine immobilizer which makes the engine do what you are experiencing. Take the car to the dealer and tell them what is going on and they will reset the car system.
Posted on Aug 03, 2009
my mum had a similar problem and it turn out the code the key transmits to the engine had gone wrong she took it to a vw dealer and they reprogrammed the key. it works fine now and is a common problem. hope that helps
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
I had the same problem, i had to remove the whole alarm system to get my car to start, when you unattatch the battery cables, the alarm notices the battery drain and sets the alarm off, i have no idea how much the dealership would charge for a new remote, but im sure its pricey, i would recommend just removing the alarm system, temporarily, until you can get a new remote. Good luck and god bless
Posted on Mar 13, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
May 11, 2014 | 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Apr 05, 2013 | 1996 Chrysler Sebring
Aug 26, 2011 | 1995 Chrysler Sebring
Aug 03, 2011 | 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible
Jan 12, 2010 | 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Apr 10, 2009 | 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Nov 24, 2008 | 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Sep 15, 2008 | 2005 Chrysler Sebring Conv
Aug 17, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 17, 2017 | Infiniti Cars & Trucks
Aug 17, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
68 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!