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Where is the security system?

Discussion in 'General Cars' started by camerart, 16 Jul 2021.

  1. camerart

    camerart

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    Hi,
    My car has a security system, called '1wire' It works by not allowing the ignition switch to work unless a 'thing' is heled up to a touch connecter first.

    Does anyone know what the system looks like or how to remove it.

    Here is a picture, of a likely box, Is this it?

    Cheers, Camerart.
     

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    By the fact it's been cable ties in, yes that would be the likely suspect.
     
  4. camerart

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    Hi S,
    Yes, I had my head down in the foot well repairing the master cyl, and spotted the cable ties.
    C
     
  5. Belle427

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    Most probably yes, aftermarket immobilisers usually have the metal casing as extra protection too.
     
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    Sounds like something I had to get fitted to insure my old golf GTi. I presumed it was in between ignition, fuel pump, starter etc. I got fed up with it after a while (and they stopped nicking as many cars) so I taped the fob to the sensor and stuffed it behind the dash.
     
  8. camerart

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    Hi,
    Ok, I'll probably try to remove it, let's hope I can still start the car.
    Golf GTI 1, needs security again.
    C
     
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    Yes. Mine was a MK2, I think I sold it it for about £300 to buy a fiesta - we live and learn!
     
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    I had a similar device (Cat2 aftermarket immobiliser) fitted to my old classic as there was no factory security system. Works by holding a little fob close to the ignition lock ... why would you want to remove it?
     
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