Engine immobilizer system

The vehicle’s keys have built-in transponder chips that prevent the engine from starting if a key has not been previously registered in the vehicle’s onboard computer.

Never leave the keys inside the vehicle when you leave the vehicle.

Vehicles without a navigation system

The indicator light flashes after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned

The indicator light flashes after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned OFF to indicate that the system is operating.

The indicator light stops flashing after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned to ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode to indicate that the system has been canceled.

Vehicles with a navigation system

The indicator light flashes after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned

The indicator light flashes after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned OFF to indicate that the system is operating.

The indicator light stops flashing after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch has been turned to ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode to indicate that the system has been canceled.

System maintenance

The vehicle has a maintenance-free type of engine immobilizer system.

Conditions that may cause the system to malfunction

• If the grip portion of the key is in contact with a metallic object.

• If the key is in close proximity to or touching a key to the security system (key with a built-in transponder chip) of another vehicle.

CAUTION

Certifications for the engine immobilizer system

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

NOTICE

To ensure the system operates correctly

Do not modify or remove the system. If modified or removed, the proper operation of the system cannot be guaranteed.

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