Q: What does the immobilizer system Warning Light mean?

asked by on

What does the immobilizer system Warning Light mean?

The immobilizer system Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. When the immobilization system does not recognize the key that you are using to operate your vehicle, the immobilizer system Warning Light will illuminate. Tip Like all warning lights, the immobilizer system Warning Light briefly illuminates when the car is turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit when the engine is turned on.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What does the immobilizer system Warning Light mean?

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: my vsc lights and trac off light comes on and when iput off the car and on again it goes off and then comes back after a while.

Hey there. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When...

Q: I have 2014 Honda CRV. I am wondering whether the VSA button to left of steering wheel should light up.

Hello. Your vehicle is functioning as it should. The switch does not illuminate when you press it, so as long as the indicator on the dash is working when the button is pressed then you do not have any issues....

Q: Antitheft system causing car to not start

Depending on where and how the security system was installed, this can change the possibilities of various issues and fixes. An aftermarket system put in by a private party could have been installed in different ways that could cause issues...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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...