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I have an Autowatch 573 transponder immobiliser system, and neither of the transponder keys work, and they did previously. Is there any way I can bypass the immobiliser system or deactivate it, as I cannot start my car?

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Hello... sorry to hear you are having problems. You did not mention what type of vehicle this is installed on. Under the steering column, generally, is where these connections are made. If you can access this area, there will be a wire that will be cut in half. That will be your starter wire. You will need to reconnect those 2 wires together. Without a vehicle make, model, year, I really can't give you anything more to work with. This will be the only way to bypass the immobilizer. Hope this helped! Good luck with your venture!

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  • juandresamp May 31, 2012

    Hey
    "nsanedrummer" I have a golf 1,I don't really know what autowatch system I have,I'm also having the same problem,I am able to get to the main box aswel as the steering column,could you please give me a heads up bro

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