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Topic: i lost my immobilizer
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jayson

1/11/2011 1:24:08 PM
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i lost my immobilizer

Yesturday i somehow lost my immobilizer that allows my car to run. I have a spare key but it doesnt have a immobilizer on it. Could anyone point me in the right direction if they had a similar situation happen to them and how they fixed the problem.  
 
Thank you in advance ebrandon!

 
 
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Sargon

1/11/2011 1:30:18 PM
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you mean

you lost your key fob for your immobi?  
 
I'm guessing it's likely aftermarket?  
 
When I got mine put in, they gave me 3 key fobs, 2 black regular and one red master.  
 
Did you have it installed, or was it a previous owner?

jayson

1/11/2011 1:32:49 PM
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previous owner

i received 2 sets of keys one had the thing on the keys the other one doesnt, so now i have a set of keys that wont start my truck and dont know what i should do.

Sargon

1/11/2011 1:44:26 PM
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is it

factory or aftermarket. I'm guessing aftermarket, since the key fob is separate?  
 

maclo

1/11/2011 1:46:26 PM
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The

red one is required to make a copy. Is it possible to contact the previous owner to see if they still have the red fob

Sargon

1/11/2011 1:49:01 PM
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exactly...

  
maclo said "red one is required to make a copy. Is it possible to contact the previous owner to see if they still have the red fob "

It's actually the law that you have to turn over the master key fob when selling a vehicle.  
 
If not, try and get the installation record so you'll know the model.  
 
Murray Chev and Sinclair Auto are the only 2 approved installers in Bdn.

14K

1/11/2011 2:05:39 PM
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i got mine

at mazda.....3 years ago....and i got one black one red...the red one is put away obviously

Puffwad

1/11/2011 2:06:42 PM
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Good news!

You got what you paid for, your car is well and truly immobilized

jayson

1/11/2011 2:09:43 PM
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as i said before

it came with the vehicle and im only looking for help, no need for rude or unrelated coments. Thanks to those of you trying to help though.

Puffwad

1/11/2011 2:19:16 PM
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Oh come on Jayson!

Just a little humour, if you don't laugh then you'll just end up crying about it and then it'll ruin your day!

Gypseee

1/11/2011 2:41:25 PM
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Sep 2009
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Immobolized

Life's too short Jayson, lighten up! And Thnx Colin for saying what the rest of us were thinking With any luck Jayson, you'll be mobile again soon.

newwoman

1/11/2011 3:18:14 PM
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Jun 2009
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Same

Im in the same situation, Just purchase a vehicle with only 1 Black one, So if it gets broken or lost I'm out of luck!!! I heard that if this happened u will have to have Ur vehicle towed to Winnipeg and have a new one installed a garage in Brandon told me this I'm hoping its incorrect information. GL!! Let me know what happens incase it happens to me.

Sargon

1/11/2011 3:24:13 PM
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Oct 2010
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dude....

  
jayson said "it came with the vehicle and im only looking for help, no need for rude or unrelated coments. Thanks to those of you trying to help though. "

we gave you the answers, but I need to get some work done today, so I can't come over and hold your hand.  
 
Be proactive, get out there and get on the horn to the PO, install shops, MPI, whatever.  
 
Get that master key fob would be the easiest answer. Get it, and get a couple of new ones made.  
 
Hopefully the PO just forgot to give it to you, and it's not lost.


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