Re: Fiat Brava immobilised engine

Sorry to hear about your grief. this could be one of several problems. 1-The steering lock mechanism is jammed 2-The key is bent or damaged,as far as I know there is no device in the switch
that will prevent the removal of the key if the immoboliser is faulty. 3-The switch is damaged,is there any evidence that someone may have tried to steal the car.? you could try trickling some releasing fluid into the switch on both sides of the key with an aerosol and a narrow pipe but only a tiny amount. If that works,try using the spare key -you do have a spare key-(don't you)? to try starting the car but be careful putting the key into the switch as if the switch is damaged you are back to the stuck switch thing. If all fails get a good mechanic to take a look and he may have a solution. Best of luck-Torque.

  Click to see the full signature.

Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
Add image file
Upload is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.