My car won't start I turn the key and nothing happens no click or turning of the engine. When I wait after a while the car makes a beeping noise like it resests itself then it starts but as soon as I turn it off same thing. Now I'm having no luck of starting it. What could it be?

  • How do I fix this – user6300 Jun 25 '14 at 14:33

Your immobilizer is immobilizing ;) Your car has a security feature called an immobiliser which will prevent the car from starting, or will make it die after being driven only a short distance if the key is not in the ignition or you didn't press a hidden switch in time.

Sometimes these systems malfunction, causing the car to die even though you've done everything you're supposed to.

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    What does that mean sorry I'm not really familiar with that – user6300 Jun 25 '14 at 14:23
  • Your car's anti-theft system is preventing you from starting it. – Captain Kenpachi Jun 25 '14 at 14:31
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    Can I fix this myself – user6300 Jun 25 '14 at 14:33
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    So it was an aftermarket security system and I removed it and my car starts fine thank you for your help – user6300 Jun 27 '14 at 19:19
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    This answer would be much more useful to the next person with the exact same question if you capture the flow of comments above as a series of steps in the answer itself. Currently, when I open the answer, I only see the very first comment. – Bob Cross Jul 25 '14 at 16:46

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