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Alfa Romeo 145 - 146 Forum _ ECU Diagnostics _ Immobilizer Problems

Posted by: GialloEvo94 15th February 2015 10:17

QUOTE(AnthonyT16 @ 15th February 2015 07:36) *
found the issue, it's from the key itself.

You'll most likely find that the microswitch on the circuit board in the key is either knackered or is gunked up with some black sticky residue. To clean off any gunk, use isopropyl alcohol and an old (small) toothbrush. Make sure you also clean any gunk from the inside of the rubber button as well. If the microswitch is knackered then just get someone to replace it for you who is good with a soldering iron and surface mount components. The microswitch is a https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=ALPS+SKQLLCE012. If you only need a single new microswitch and don't mind paying over the odds for a one-off purchase then you can get them on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140953823477.

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