What is Porsche immobilizer?
The immobilizer or anti-theft system verifies that the key used to turn the engine on is the correct one. When this system is activated, a warning light will turn on on the dashboard or instrument panel.
Can you replace immobilizer?
Many immobilizer problems can be fixed simply by simply replacing the battery in the key fob. Usually, the more expensive the vehicle, the more a replacement key fob will cost. If the actual immobilizer system in the vehicle is to blame, then it could be due to the wires being corroded or damaged.
Will disconnecting battery reset immobilizer?
Call to the dealer, this was their response: Disconnect the battery for one minute and then reconnect the battery this should reset the immobilizer system. To disarm the alarm system press the unlock button on the key fob.
How to remove the Immobilizer on a Porsche Boxster?
Immobilizer Removal for Porsche Boxster ECU DME 0261204605, 0 261 204 605 – Specialized ECU Repair But, it would prob be best to do as suggested and rekit the works. Hello All, thank you for your guidance.
How much does the iginition immobilizer cost on a Boxster?
Hi Michael, welcome to the Forum and congrats on your new Boxster. Unfortunately, one way or another, its going to cost several hundred dollars. The immobilizer, ECU (also known as DME), and the transmitter (looks like a little pill or capsule) in each key all need to programmed with the same security code (as a set).
What do you need to know about a Porsche Boxster?
The immobilizer, ECU (also known as DME), and the transmitter (looks like a little pill or capsule) in each key all need to programmed with the same security code (as a set). If the code for all three doesn’t match, then the car won’t start. Period.
What should I put in my 1998 Boxster?
If I purchase the immobilizer, computer, keys and locks, and put all three in my 1998 Boxster, shouldnt that work without having to have them programmed at the deal since all three are coded the same? If I get these parts from a wreck. Hello All, thank you for your guidance.