Your GMC Canyon doesn’t start anymore? Have you analyzed all sorts of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you feel like the problem comes from your immobiliser ? It is reasonably plausible, indeed that it is in question if your vehicule doesn’t want to start anymore or stalls when starting for no reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your GMC Canyon ? You are on the good article, we have created this article to help you see more clearly and resolve your problems linked to this part. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your GMC Canyon, then the different ways to disable it.


How your immobiliser system functions on GMC Canyon

Before describing the different choices available to you, here is a short intro to explain the goal and functions of the immobilizer in your GMC Canyon. This electronic component came out 30 years ago and aspires to prevent the theft of your GMC Canyon. 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 GMC Canyon will go each time you put the key in the ignition, it controls that the code emitted by your key is indeed the one required by your immobilization box. It is only at this instant, that it will permit you to turn on your car. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this unit will work.

The different solutions to bypass the immobiliser on your GMC Canyon

Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser

First procedure, your key no longer enables your GMC Canyon to start, you want to disable the immobiliser of your GMC Canyon, but first of all you should try this approach to start it and take it to a garage verify that you can not do a less important process 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 GMC Canyon), 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, repeat the process until you have entered the entire code. This should allow your GMC Canyon to start without having to remove the immobiliser.

Repair your key at a key specialist or your dealer

If in spite of a battery swap, different attempts to enter the immobiliser code on your GMC Canyon still doesn’t want to start, it’s probably your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser device from your GMC Canyon. Actually, your transponder must have been affected or must have fallen off your key. To fix this problem, only solution, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealer who can restore your GMC Canyon key. Determined by 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 dealer if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your GMC Canyon.

Manually remove your immobilizer

Although you may be attracted to bypass the immobilizer from your GMC Canyon, this is not recommended at all for some reasons. First your GMC Canyon would be much more vulnerable to theft attempts. Actually, without an immobiliser box, simply doing “the wires” may be enough to start it. Additionally to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it realizes that the immobiliser on your GMC Canyon has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some websites online still give the technique, we have made the choice not to disclose it, because it could benefit people with bad intentions.

Whenever you have any additional questions about the GMC Canyon, do not hesitate to consult our GMC Canyon category.