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Where can I get a Rover immobiliser override code?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Matthew-1985, 9 May 2008.

  1. Matthew-1985

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    Anyone know where I can get a immobiliser override code for a Rover? Mine seems to have died (when I try to start the car it does nothing. No sound at all)

    I didn't get one when I bought the car. :(
     
  2. GeX

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    Location: Manchester

    what age is the car? pulling the fuse for the imobilser / alarm disables it on some models.
     
  3. Shadez

    Mobster

    Joined: 23 Dec 2002

    Posts: 2,808

    Location: Bristol

    whats the year/ model car?

    with most models the code is unique to the car, are you sure its the immobilizer.
     
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  4. unknown79

    Gangster

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    Location: Wigan

    My Rover 25 did the same last week and was told it was the starter motor. I'd get this checked first :)
     
  5. Rich1988

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    Location: wiltshire

    Its pretty difficult to get the EKA code unless its in the handbook, people that program immobiliser fobs can tell you them, (got mine with my fob that cost the princely sum of £80!)
     
  6. Matthew-1985

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    But would that cause it not to do anything when turning the key? It didn't make any sound.

    It's a 1999 rover 414 btw.
     
  7. agw_01

    Capodecina

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    Is the 'ALARM' light on the dash constantly lit?
     
  8. Matthew-1985

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    It flashes on and off but it always does that until the engine is started.
     
  9. Lopéz

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    Are you sure it isn't just a flat battery?

    Or a knackered ignition switch?