Q: How do I activate the immobilizer system?

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How do I activate the immobilizer system?

The immobilizer system keeps your vehicle from being turned on with an invalid key. When the immobilizer system is activated, only a valid key can be used with the car. The system will automatically active when the ignition is turned off.

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