Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Suspect immobilizer is keeping car from starting.

asked by on

My car will not start. I feel as if it is an immobilizer of some sort.

A: I would ask for help from a mechanic to per...

I would ask for help from a mechanic to perform some diagnostics on your car to see what is causing your car not to start. They will be able to determine if there is an immobilizer that is causing your problem. I would recommend one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They have the expertise and diagnostic equipment necessary to do this job.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Window won't go down

Hello. This is a common issue that many 350Z owners encounter. The cause of the problem is usually due to a faulty window regulator but of course it could be a faulty switch, fuse, or window motor. I suggest getting...

Q: Do I have a bad coolant temperature switch?

In order to verify that the coolant sensor's output reading is correct, you will need to have the engine computer system scanned and look at the data before the engine is even started. The temperature of the coolant sensor and...

Q: Horn keeping blowing when key is taken out ignition.

The issue is with the security system on your car. Try disarming the vehicle by holding down on the unlock function to the key fob. If the locks on the car do not work while the horn is sounding, then...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...