Your Citroen Ds5 doesn’t start anymore? Have you tried everything? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you have the feeling that the trouble comes from your immobiliser ? It is quite plausible, actually that it is in question if your automotive no longer wants to start or stalls when starting without a reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Citroen Ds5 ? You are on the good website, we have created this content to support you see more clearly and resolve your problems linked to this element. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your Citroen Ds5, then the different ways to disable it.
How your immobiliser system functions on Citroen Ds5
Before detailing the different alternatives available to you, here is a short introduction to explain the aim and operation of the immobilizer in your Citroen Ds5. This electronic element came out 30 years ago and intends to prevent the theft of your Citroen Ds5. 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 Citroen Ds5 will go each time you place the key in the ignition, it controls that the code emitted by your key is actually the one asked 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 system will work.
The different alternatives to bypass the immobiliser on your Citroen Ds5
Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser
First methodology, your key no longer enables your Citroen Ds5 to start, you want to deactivate the immobiliser of your Citroen Ds5, but first of all you should try this process to start it and take it to a garage check that you can not accomplish a less significant procedure to restore 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 Citroen Ds5), 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 validate the digit and resume, duplicate the procedure until you have entered the whole code. This should allow your Citroen Ds5 to start without having to remove the immobiliser.
Fix your key at a key specialist or your car dealer
If even though a battery change, several tries to enter the immobiliser code on your Citroen Ds5 still doesn’t work, it’s probably your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser system from your Citroen Ds5. Actually, your transponder must have been weakened or must have fallen off your key. To correct this trouble, only solution, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealership who can fix your Citroen Ds5 key. Based on who you go to the repair should cost you about 100 euros if you still have a duplicate 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 Citroen Ds5.
Manually remove your immobilizer
Although you may be tempted to bypass the immobilizer from your Citroen Ds5, this is not advised at all for some reasons. First your Citroen Ds5 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 realizes that the immobiliser on your Citroen Ds5 has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some internet pages 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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