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Immobilizer 2003 Saab 9-3 vector

Screen says immobilizer problem try starting again. I keep trying but still wont start

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most likely cause is the gauge cluster, this will have to be tested and service by your local dealership because the dash cluster and keys have to be coded. I have seen the immobilizer loose it's coding for apearantly no reason. therefore have them recode cluster and see if problem goes away, if it doesn't the gauge cluster will have to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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If there is a blinking car icon with an "X" over it. This icon means the Immobilizer has been activated and hence won't allow the car to start. It could be due to a bad SCU, Start Control Unit. The SCU is actually the ignition switch on these cars.
Most of the time it's triggered by the anti-theft system..You can try this trick i learned that the dealers won't tell you...try locking and unlocking of the doors five times with the remote to reset the immobilizer and see if this helps.
Good luck..i hope this helps...please take a minute to rate me a fixya.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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SOURCE: DAEWOO MATIZ 2003 the immobilizer deactviate starting the car how can i reset or delete the immobilizer thanks

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