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Immobilizer light is flashing and vehicle won't start,

Customer Question

immobilizer light is flashing and vehicle won't start
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: battery is new and engine turns over
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2005 carnival
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes hoping to fix myself have tried disconnecting battery locking and unlocking doors
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the immobilizer light is flashing then the key has not been validated. You most likely have a key or immobilizer module issue which is preventing the engine from starting.

Have you tried a second key?

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