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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
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My car keys got lost because I live in samoa there is no

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my car keys got lost because I live in samoa there is no help over there. im in Australia now , what can I do re start my car
JA: Do you have a backup key? Maybe the emergency kind that fits in your wallet?
Customer: no
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: landrover freelander 2002
JA: Are you fixing your Freelander yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I want to know if I can disconnect the imobolizer and change the key
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. your only option is to go to a dealer and have them cut you a new coded key. there is no "disconnecting of the immobilizer" and being able to start the vehicle. unfortunately as a professional licensed technician i cannot recommend any other way of doing this. this is a one time only override of the system but you will to get the immobilizer override code from the glove box sticker, and contact the dealer to get the start code. but its only good for one start.

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