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Service immobilized error message

Vehicle will not start & the only message on the driver information center is "service immobilized"

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  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    2006 chrysler pacifica service immobilizer light came on car wont start

  • ScottL215 Jan 17, 2009

    Service immobilizer light on, will not turn over engine .

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    same service immobiler message and same behavior.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    information message center not working and was before it was serviced

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The Sentry Key Immobilizer System (SKIS) is available as a factory-installed option on this vehicle. Vehicles

equipped with the Vehicle Theft Alarm (VTA) are also equipped with SKIS. The SKIS provides passive vehicle protection

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