How does the SecuriLock® system work?
Your car is equipped with a Vehicle Immobilizer system called SecuriLock®. It’s designed to prevent your car from being started with anything other than one of the keys programmed for the ignition and computer. Of course, there are a few things you should know about the system. Here’s a quick rundown:
The anti-theft icon in the dash should blink periodically when the system is armed.
If the ignition is turned to ON, the indicator will light up and then go out.
If the system detects a problem, the light will flash quickly, or turn on and not go out. If this happens, have your car inspected.
The system will automatically arm when you turn the ignition off.
When the system is armed, the light should blink once every two seconds. This is to provide a visible deterrent to would-be thieves.
The SecuriLock® system does not prevent thieves from breaking into your car, only from starting the engine.
The system is disarmed when you turn the ignition to ON with a programmed key.
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