Your Ford F 150 doesn’t want to start? Have you tried all kinds of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you feel like the trouble emanates from your immobiliser ? It is quite possible, indeed that it is in question if your car doesn’t want to start anymore or stalls when starting for no reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Ford F 150 ? You are on the good article, we have written this content to support you see more clearly and solve your trouble related to this element. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your Ford F 150 , then the different methods to disable it.
How your immobiliser system functions on Ford F 150
Before explaining the different alternatives available to you, here is a short introduction to explain the purpose and operation of the immobilizer in your Ford F 150 . This electronic component appeared 30 years ago and intends to prevent the theft of your Ford F 150 . Actually, 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 Ford F 150 will go each time you place 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 let you turn on your car. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this system will work.
The different alternatives to bypass the immobiliser on your Ford F 150
Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser
First procedure, your key no longer enables your Ford F 150 to start, you want to disable the immobiliser of your Ford F 150 , but first of all you should try this procedure to start it and take it to a garage examine that you can not perform a less significant procedure to reestablish the normal start of your automobile. Actually, with your automobile you should have a spare key (which you should try and which should start your Ford F 150 ), 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 automobile 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 procedure until you have entered the whole code. This should allow your Ford F 150 to start without having to remove the immobiliser.
Repair your key at a key specialist or your car dealership
If in spite of a battery change, several tries to enter the immobiliser code on your Ford F 150 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 Ford F 150 . Actually, your transponder must have been affected or must have fallen off your key. To fix this trouble, only option, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealership who can fix your Ford F 150 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 Ford F 150 .
Manually remove your immobilizer
Although you may be thinking to bypass the immobilizer from your Ford F 150 , this is not recommended at all for some reasons. First your Ford F 150 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 knows that the immobiliser on your Ford F 150 has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some websites online still give the methodology, we have made the choice not to disclose it, because it could help people with bad intentions.
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