1997 discovery dead. battery good, immobilized completely

lrdead
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Asked by lrdead Apr 18, 2013 at 10:11 AM about the 1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

no lights, no radio, no ignition, transmission locked, red light flashes 3 times and stays on.

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judge_roy
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Is this a stolen vehicle, because that would make sense. Are we going to help you defeat the security system today?

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lrdead
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not stolen. parked vehicle, would not start, junped to no effect, changed battery, completely immobilized. red flashes 3 times and stays on.

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DavidH25
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What red light? the led security light or a red dash cluster warning?

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John Sturman
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the imobilisor has kicked in and disabled the ecu you will have to call out land rover to reset everything and that aint cheep

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DavidH25
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By george I think John has pegged it.

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Lars Cats
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Provided you still have the original security code to go with the car there is no need to go to a stealership: http://members.home.nl/lhcats/disco%20immobiliser%20override.pdf

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