Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Re: ed with starting probs
yep. there should be two points that the immobiliser will cut into, but they can be in three places. when i fit them i cut into two of the following three: ignition(red wire with green trace), starter motor(red with blue trace) or fuel pump(black/yellow trace). it sounds like the one you are looking for is the red/blue. if fitted correctly u will see they have cut the red/blue wire in the harness leading away from the ignition switch - but it should be in the vehicle side of the harness connector. does that make sense? if not i can explain it a different way.
into the red/blue wire you will find that they have cut it and attached either four black wires(two pairs) or single black wires(all immobiliser wires are black) basically just splitting it. if you can find both ends of the red/blue wire where it's been cut and join it back together it will bypass that side of the immobiliser. when the rac here bypass a fooked immobiliser they use a scotch-lock to get it to the "nearest service centre".
just out of interest, 7/10 rac breakdowns for flat batteries or starting problems like u describe are dirty or broken battery terminals.
if the above doesnt make sense, lemme know and i'll describe it a different way.
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