Your Acura ILX doesn’t want to start? Have you tested all sorts of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you have the feeling that the issue originates from your immobiliser ? It is actually plausible, in fact that it is in question if your automotive doesn’t want to start anymore or stalls when starting without a reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Acura ILX ? You are on the good article, we have made this content to support you see more clearly and resolve your trouble connected to this element. First, we will see how the immobiliser works on your Acura ILX, then the different techniques to disable it.
How your immobiliser system works on Acura ILX
Before detailing the different solutions available to you, here is a short introduction to describe the role and functions of the immobilizer in your Acura ILX. This electronic part was invented 30 years ago and intends to prevent the theft of your Acura ILX. Indeed, thanks to a transponder and an antenna (coil) integrated in the key, and, a immobilisation control box integrated in the ECU and a reception antenna on the neiman, your Acura ILX will go each time you put the key in the ignition, it checks that the code emitted by your key is in fact the one expected by your immobilization box. It is only at this instant, that it will enable you to turn on your car. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this unit will work.
The different alternatives to bypass the immobiliser on your Acura ILX
Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser
First procedure, your key no longer allows your Acura ILX to start, you want to turn off the immobiliser of your Acura ILX, but first of all you should try this technique to start it and take it to a garage examine that you can not execute a less important process to restore the normal start of your vehicle. Indeed, with your vehicle you should have a spare key (which you should try and which should start your Acura ILX), but if you don’t have it you should at least have the “code card”, it contains the start code. Thanks to this code, you will still be able to start your vehicle by entering it manually. To do this, turn on the ignition, use your centralized button to enter the digits, several quick presses (example: 2 for digit 2) then a stop of one and a half seconds to confirm the digit and resume, duplicate the process until you have entered the whole code. This should enable you to start your Acura ILX without having to remove the immobiliser.
Repair your key at a key specialist or your car dealer
If in spite of a battery swap, different attempts to enter the immobiliser code on your Acura ILX still doesn’t work, it’s most likely your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser device from your Acura ILX. Indeed, your transponder must have been affected or must have fallen off your key. To resolve this issue, only option, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealer who can restore your Acura ILX key. Based on who you go to the repair should cost you about 100 euros if you still have a copy or your “code card” and about 350 euros at your car dealer if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your Acura ILX.
Manually remove your immobilizer
Although you may be attracted to bypass the immobilizer from your Acura ILX, this is not advised at all for some reasons. First your Acura ILX would be much more vulnerable to theft attempts. Indeed, without an immobiliser box, simply doing “the wires” may be enough to turn your car on. In addition to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it finds out that the immobiliser on your Acura ILX has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some sites still give the method, we have made the choice not to disclose it, because it could help people with bad intentions.
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