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iveco4x4
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PostSubject: lost imobiliser key   lost imobiliser key EmptyWed Apr 17, 2013 9:14 am

Managed to lose my only imobiliser keyfob thing.

now its an aftermarket cobra thing i think

So how do I go about locating and removing the imobiliser

Many thanks


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Rich

Iveco Turbo Daily 4x4 'Thumper'
Isuzu TFS69 Pickup 'The bakkie'
Ex Owner of Tiggurr The 101

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I don't know where it goes but it beats where we're at
We always said someday somehow
We were gonna get away gonna blow this town" --------- Lonestar
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PostSubject: Re: lost imobiliser key   lost imobiliser key EmptyWed Apr 17, 2013 10:58 am

What a pain. Start Googling, wouldn't know where to start. No

All I do know is, better now than in the middle of the Sahara. Obvious thing to say I realise, but it does make you think.

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PostSubject: Re: lost imobiliser key   lost imobiliser key EmptyThu Apr 18, 2013 3:56 am

Look on the Cobra website as it is a mine of information, if you can get the identity number of the module you can download a manual from the site, or contact them by E-mail or phone at their helpdesk, has several dealings with them and they are brilliant.
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iveco4x4
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PostSubject: Re: lost imobiliser key   lost imobiliser key EmptyThu Apr 18, 2013 5:13 am

Thanks - I've just found the key, it had fallen out of my pocket and rolled under the truck

But i think i'm going to remove it anyway - as Tom saysthey always go wrong at the absolute wrongtime

Cheers

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Rich

Iveco Turbo Daily 4x4 'Thumper'
Isuzu TFS69 Pickup 'The bakkie'
Ex Owner of Tiggurr The 101

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PostSubject: Re: lost imobiliser key   lost imobiliser key EmptyThu Apr 18, 2013 11:31 am

Fine keeping it, just have a spare fob and door/ignition keys cable-tied out of sight to the underside of the vehicle. Simple but effective.

Also have spare house key buried in the garden in an old SLR film container. Nobody but myself and 'er indoors know it's there, but it came in handy the other day when a Yale key broke off in the lock. I was away but a neighbour helped her out by removing the broken part from the lock with a pair of long nosed pliers, then she simply used the freshly unearthed spare key to get in. Would have cost a few pennies otherwise calling up a locksmith. Phew, foresight worked a treat! Very Happy

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