Your Fiat Tipo doesn’t want to start? Have you analyzed all sorts of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you have the feeling that the issue emanates from your immobiliser ? It is certainly plausible, in fact that it is in question if your vehicule no longer wants to start or stalls when starting for no reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Fiat Tipo ? You are on the good article, we have made this article to support you see more clearly and fix your problems linked to this part. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your Fiat Tipo, then the different ways to disable it.
How your immobiliser system functions on Fiat Tipo
Before describing the different alternatives available to you, here is a short introduction to explain the intent and functions of the immobilizer in your Fiat Tipo. This electronic component was invented 30 years ago and intends to prevent the theft of your Fiat Tipo. Indeed, 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 Fiat Tipo will go each time you place the key in the ignition, it controls that the code emitted by your key is in fact the one asked 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 device will work.
The different solutions to bypass the immobiliser on your Fiat Tipo
Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser
First process, your key no longer permits your Fiat Tipo to start, you want to deactivate the immobiliser of your Fiat Tipo, but first of all you should try this procedure to start it and take it to a garage examine that you can not execute a less significant process to restore the normal start of your car. Indeed, with your car you should have a spare key (which you should try and which should start your Fiat Tipo), 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 car 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, repeat the process until you have entered the full code. This should let you start your Fiat Tipo without having to remove the immobiliser.
Fix your key at a key specialist or your car dealer
If even though a battery swap, several attempts to enter the immobiliser code on your Fiat Tipo still doesn’t want to start, it’s most likely your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser system from your Fiat Tipo. Indeed, your transponder must have been damaged 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 dealer who can restore your Fiat Tipo key. Depending 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 dealer if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your Fiat Tipo.
Manually remove your immobilizer
Although you may be attracted to bypass the immobilizer from your Fiat Tipo, this is not advised at all for many reasons. First your Fiat Tipo would be much more vulnerable to theft attempts. Indeed, without an immobiliser box, simply doing “the wires” may be enough to start it. In addition to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it knows that the immobiliser on your Fiat Tipo 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.
If perhaps you have any further questions about the Fiat Tipo, do not hesitate to consult our Fiat Tipo category.