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Old 12-11-2013, 07:30 PM
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Default Do I actually have an immobilizer key?

I went to get a new key cut and was told they couldn't because it has an immobilizer but I don't get the warning when I start the car so I don't know if I actually have one...



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Old 12-11-2013, 07:33 PM
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Are you located in the US? US B5s did not come with immobilizers.
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Old 12-11-2013, 07:34 PM
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Yep I'm in the US. So I can just get a key that matches cut? Anyone know a correct replacement model?
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Old 12-11-2013, 07:40 PM
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The switchblade have an imobilizer chip in them. But US B5's don't have the imobilizer receiver and circuitry. If you have a 96 you don't even have a switchblade with the imobilizer chip...doesn't matter. Either way you just cut a key and you're done.
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