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Immobilizer See Manual

Post by Oka » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:53 pm

Intermittently, sometimes, I will get this error "IMMOBILIZER SEE MANUAL"
and the car won't start. Where do I start trouble shooting.

I have both the OEM security system active and the third party remote starter
security system active also.

Thanks.
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Re: Immobilizer See Manual

Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:13 pm

You get the problem with the Key, Remote Starter or both?
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, Plant Torslanda Sweden.
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Re: Immobilizer See Manual

Post by Oka » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:24 pm

RickHaleParker wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:13 pm
You get the problem with the Key, Remote Starter or both?
Actually the first time it happened was with the key.
Today I was going on an errand so I remote-started the car. The remote starter fob was giving me errors so I came out to find out the car did not start. I unlocked the car, went in and and tried the key which was when the warming Immobilizer See Manual showed on the dash. I tried starting the car a few times, the alarm came on and I stopped it and tried starting the car, it started.
Thanks for asking!
2001 Volvo XC70/AWD/Auto/Turbo/146kMiles (Brown)
2001 Volvo V70XC/AWD/Auto/Turbo/144kMiles (Maroon)
2006 Toyota Sienna LE/AWD 93K (Green)
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1985 BMW (E23) 735i(US)/AUTO/209K Miles (Parked since 2011)
1997 Mazda MPV/AUTO/4WD/173K Miles (Parked since 2008)
2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean/3.0/131K/AWD (Parked since 2017)

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Re: Immobilizer See Manual

Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:10 pm

It could be the immobilizer antenna ring getting flaky. Common problem. It is the part that goes around the key hole.
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, Plant Torslanda Sweden.
Platform P2 2004 S60R, B2524T4, AW50/51 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, BorgWarner K24 turbocharger, Plant Ghent Belgium.

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