Monthly Archives: February 2018

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Transponder Chips

If you've been reading our previous blog post about your car's anti-theft system – the immobiliser and how it's related to the ECU – you may remember that information from the key is read by the ECU to allow the car to start. The other piece of this puzzle is the transponder chip; that's the [...]
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How Your Immobiliser, ECU And Key Work Together To Secure Your Car

With some technical aspects of modern vehicles, we simply take them for granted. Take using a fob to casually lock and secure your vehicle as you walk away. It's easy and convenient, but do we really know the mechanics at play? Similarly, your immobiliser, ECU (Engine Control Unit) and key probably fall in to this bracket. We all [...]