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Discovery1 immobiliser problem

Hi i have the usual problems with my disco diesel one, 1998 model , I have replaced the immobilliser with a Rimmers bypass, but, if I take the key out , and lock doors ,when I come back I still get the flashing car sign on the dash panel and it will not start until I get out , lock doors with key fob , unlock ,lights flash,then starts fine, I wont to get rid of the fob altogether as I do not want this problem miles from home, i much prefer every thing to be manual, is the problem in the anti theft system , is so can I just block it off.regards peter.

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SOURCE: anti-theft won't deactivate

does the luck and won't start come at same time?
actually there is not way to get rid of the antitheft but if you have two keys for htis car try using only one key some time copies just disprogram the system and if you can't do anything i will recomend you to call a mobile locksmith guy they have the machine to reprogram your key and it is so much shiper than towing it to dealer and pay their crazy prices

Posted on Jun 03, 2008



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SOURCE: 1994 cadillace anti theft system

I just had this same problem with a '96 . do you have a vats key in your '94? you need to bypass the VATS system. read some of the blogs on this site and it will tell you how to do it. I fixed mine with a $2 resistor from radio shack.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008



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SOURCE: Car won't start - anti-theft light flashing

it sounds like the immobilizer is faulty. this will shut off the electrical feed to the starter motor. you will need to take it to a garage to get this fixed.

hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009


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SOURCE: 1997 ES 300 How to reset anti-theft system when car won't start

With the doors shut, insert the key into the drivers door lock. Lock and unlock the door 5 times. This should reset the system. If that doesn't work you should contact a qualified repair shop.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009


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SOURCE: key fob for hyundai elantra not working

Please dont worry yourself so much the security locks needs to be reprogrammed to enable it work effectively. Same happens to other vehicles as well.

Consult Hyundai garage close to you or if you have it in your manual.

Good luck.

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Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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