Your Cadillac XTS doesn’t start anymore? Have you tried all kinds of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you feel like the problem originates from your immobiliser ? It is actually plausible, indeed that it is in question if your vehicule no longer wants to start or stalls when starting without a reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Cadillac XTS ? You are in the right place, we have made this article to help you see more clearly and resolve your problems related to this part. First, we will see how the immobiliser works on your Cadillac XTS, then the different techniques to disable it.
How your immobiliser system works on Cadillac XTS
Before describing the different solutions available to you, here is a short introduction to demonstrate the role and operation of the immobilizer in your Cadillac XTS. This electronic part came out 30 years ago and intends to prevent the theft of your Cadillac XTS. Actually, thanks to a transponder and an antenna (coil) included in the key, and, a immobilisation control box included in the ECU and a reception antenna on the neiman, your Cadillac XTS will go each time you insert the key in the ignition, it checks that the code emitted by your key is indeed the one expected by your immobilization box. It is only at this moment, that it will allow you to start. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this unit will work.
The different solutions to bypass the immobiliser on your Cadillac XTS
Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser
First process, your key no longer enables your Cadillac XTS to start, you want to turn off the immobiliser of your Cadillac XTS, but first of all you should try this approach to start it and take it to a garage examine that you can not accomplish a less significant process to bring back the normal start of your vehicle. Actually, with your vehicle you should have a spare key (which you should try and which should start your Cadillac XTS), 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, replicate the process until you have entered the entire code. This should let you start your Cadillac XTS without having to remove the immobiliser.
Repair your key at a key specialist or your car dealer
If despite a battery change, different tries to enter the immobiliser code on your Cadillac XTS still doesn’t want to start, it’s almost certainly your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser system from your Cadillac XTS. Actually, your transponder must have been injured or must have fallen off your key. To resolve this problem, only solution, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealership who can fix your Cadillac XTS key. Determined by 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 dealership if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your Cadillac XTS.
Manually remove your immobilizer
Although you may be thinking to bypass the immobilizer from your Cadillac XTS, this is not advised at all for several reasons. First your Cadillac XTS would be much more vulnerable to theft attempts. Actually, without an immobiliser box, simply doing “the wires” may be enough to turn your car on. Moreover to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it finds out that the immobiliser on your Cadillac XTS has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some sites still give the process, we have made the choice not to disclose it, because it could help people with bad intentions.
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