My salesman indicated that my vehicle already has a factory transponder or smart key system, which is built into its ignition key?
ACURA IMMOBILOZER’s, AUDI IMMOBILIZER’s, BMW EWSII’s, CHRYSLERs SentryKey, FORD’s SecuriLock, GM’s PASSlock II, HONDA’s IMMOBILIZER, and TOYOTAs Engine Immobilizer – These antitheft systems consist of a miniature transponder imbedded in the ignition key head itself, which allows the vehicle’s computer to identify the “real ignition key” and thereby enable the vehicle to start. These systems are factory installed on many new vehicles at no charge. These systems keep honest people honest and are very easy to bypass. Recently, a national automotive magazine published information on how to bypass these systems – it only takes about 20 seconds. Also, there is a company that manufactures a product called the “No Key Required Bypass Kit”, which bypasses the transponder key system in any vehicle made. A salesman might tell you that because of these factory-installed systems, you do not need any extra security for your vehicle, but this is NOT TRUE! Many vehicles equipped with these systems hav