Broken Key, Alarm LED flashing, Can't Turn Ignition - Land Rover Forums : Land Rover and Range Rover Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-24-2010, 10:20 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Broken Key, Alarm LED flashing, Can't Turn Ignition

I have a 2004 Landrover Discovery II. Our remote hasn't worked for several months and last week my wife broke off the key turning the lock in the door. I had a locksmith come out and get the broken part out and called the dealer, 900 miles away, and got the key code.

I read up and it at least appears that the 2004 did not have a "chipped" key.

When the locksmith was testing the key in the door lock he set off the alarm. He turned it up but the flashing led light for the alarm is still blinking and I cannot turn the ignition. I used the key to unlock the doors several times and I could not get the LED off.

Does anyone have any ideas? I am guessing that the alarm disabled the igniton and I am not sure to bypass that without the remote? Can anyone confirm that the 2004 key is not chipped? Your help is greatly appreciated as my vehicle has been parked 20 miles away in a shopping center since thursday.

Thanks!
rmcrosby is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-24-2010, 11:16 AM
Member
 
03discoveryrover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 89
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
disconnect the battery...or fix the alarm pad
03discoveryrover is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2010, 08:47 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 46
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
So from what you have written you have a new key that works in the doors and goes into the ignition (and physically turns) but the engine will not start?

The red light on the dash may be blinking really fast, if so i think this is to show the alarm was set off. this should go out when you turn on the ignition.

IF your OLD key is chipped you should just be able to hold the OLD key up very close to the new key when inserted into the ignition and the senor in the column should read the chip from the OLD key, so when you turn the new key in the ignition the car should start.

again this is bases on assumption that you have a physical key that will work the locks now.

Dave

99 DII. CDL from a DI. 3" OME lift. 275/65/16 Duratracks 9k Superwinch etc etc
Range_time is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Land Rover Forums : Land Rover and Range Rover Forum > Land Rover Model Forums > Discovery Series II

Quick Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
broken key in the ignition... gazzychaz Discovery Series II 16 11-24-2011 06:50 PM
'90 RRC..key broken in ignition...have to replace switch....input? Ken McGlynn Range Rover Classic 1 07-07-2008 07:42 PM
Help, key broken off in ignition! trellis8 Range Rover Classic 6 04-22-2007 04:09 PM
Ignition Key won't turn galloj Discovery Series II 1 12-03-2005 12:15 PM
key broken in ignition repoiningsussex General Land Rover Discussion 3 01-27-2005 03:39 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome