Your Renault Trafic doesn’t want to start? Have you tested all sorts of things? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you feel like the issue originates from your immobiliser ? It is actually quite plausible, indeed that it is in question if your vehicule doesn’t want to start anymore or stalls when starting without a reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Renault Trafic ? You are on the good website, we have created this content to help you see more clearly and solve your concerns related to this element. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your Renault Trafic, then the different methods to disable it.


How your immobiliser system functions on Renault Trafic

Before detailing the different alternatives available to you, here is a short introduction to describe the role and functions of the immobilizer in your Renault Trafic. This electronic part was invented 30 years ago and aspires to prevent the theft of your Renault Trafic. 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 Renault Trafic will go each time you insert the key in the ignition, it controls 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 start. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this device will work.

The different solutions to bypass the immobiliser on your Renault Trafic

Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser

First methodology, your key no longer allows your Renault Trafic to start, you want to turn off the immobiliser of your Renault Trafic, but first of all you should try this process to start it and take it to a garage examine that you can not execute a less important procedure 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 Renault Trafic), 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, repeat the procedure until you have entered the entire code. This should enable you to start your Renault Trafic without having to remove the immobiliser.

Fix your key at a key specialist or your dealer

If even though a battery change, different tries to enter the immobiliser code on your Renault Trafic still doesn’t want to start, it’s likely your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser device from your Renault Trafic. Actually, your transponder must have been injured or must have fallen off your key. To resolve this issue, only solution, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your dealer who can fix your Renault Trafic key. Based on 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 dealer if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your Renault Trafic.

Manually remove your immobilizer

Although you may be tempted to bypass the immobilizer from your Renault Trafic, this is not advised at all for different reasons. First your Renault Trafic 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. Furthermore to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it realizes that the immobiliser on your Renault Trafic 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.

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