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This is 1995 Range Rover P38 4.6 V8

I am looking to buy this car. The owner has said that the battery is dead. The immobiliser is stopping the car from being moved. Is there anyway that I can get past the immobiliser and alarm or reset them .

Any help or if you need further information to help me

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Jon
 

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this could be as simple as it having lost sync or it could be a complete BeCM lock down. There simply is no way of knowing or rectifying without proper equipment.
 

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Hey thanks.

Ok What kind of equipment would i need to find out what is the problem and what could the costs be smallest to biggest


Many thanks for your help
 

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any one near you with a sinkmate for that model that you can borrow? Has the EAC been tried?
 

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Re: Battery dead. Need to get past Immobiliser&Alarm
any one near you with a sinkmate for that model that you can borrow? Has the EAC been tried?



Sorry mate Quite new to the landy World. What do you mean ?

This is the msg that he last sent to me ( He wants £600 for it and it is in good nick).

" hey mate the car had had the battery disconnected and is now bringing up the key code lockout so the engine is immobilised. The car ran fine before this. I dont want to be spending money on this to sort the problem out. I am unsure what work needs to be done but i have the eka code but it will not accept it. That is is the only reason for recovery."

Does this help anyone to letting me know what it could be or what I could do do get it fixed?

Many thanks guys​
 

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It needs a fully charged working battery.The EKA code is entered with the key in the drivers door lock to overcome the immobilization.if the microswitch in the drivers doorlock mechanism is defective then the code wont be accepted.You would then have to replace the doorlock mechanism or get hold of specialist Land Rover diagnostic equipment capable of entering the EKA code via the OBD port as a temporary fix until the lock mechanism is replaced.
 

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if the battery is fully charged and it wont accept a correctly entered correct EKA code,then you have to find out why it wont accept the code ,rectify the reason and enter the code so that it is accepted by the BECM.It could be a simple fix or complicated,just depends on the reason.
 

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If you have a key and manage to get a new battery in the truck the North American models all come with the seme immobilization code being 1515. One turn left, Five Right, One Left, Five right you can attempt to use this code but beware multiple wrong attempts will lock you out for a period of time
 

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If you have a key and manage to get a new battery in the truck the North American models all come with the seme immobilization code being 1515. One turn left, Five Right, One Left, Five right you can attempt to use this code but beware multiple wrong attempts will lock you out for a period of time
Once again this is only partially correct and mostly urban legend. MANY NAS rigs were assigned an actual EKA from factory. Many others were assigned EKA by their original owners and were programmed by the dealerships. the 1515 myth is completely and totally hit and miss. If the rig in question has an EKA assigned you run the risk of total BeCM lockout by screwing around with a false code too many times. ALWAYS check with a helpful dealer PRIOR to jumping in with the 1515 posibility.
 

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Once again this is only partially correct and mostly urban legend. MANY NAS rigs were assigned an actual EKA from factory. Many others were assigned EKA by their original owners and were programmed by the dealerships. the 1515 myth is completely and totally hit and miss. If the rig in question has an EKA assigned you run the risk of total BeCM lockout by screwing around with a false code too many times. ALWAYS check with a helpful dealer PRIOR to jumping in with the 1515 posibility.
Its worth a try, its actually worked for me myself. Total Becm lockout is a possibilty however it begins with a timed lockout of 15 minuits or so. Dealers are hopeless with the EKA Code screwed around with them for months only to recieve the wrong code.
 
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