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immobilizer

 [ĭ-mo´bĭ-li″zer]
an object or apparatus that immobilizes.
sternal-occipital-mandibular immobilizer (SOMI) any of a variety of cervical orthoses that have two or three posts running between head plates and a jacket or corset.
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They may comply with the demand for installing immobilisers and airbags after finishing the current stock, and by next year, most of the new cars will have both," according to an industry insider.
He was able to get into the car, but the key fob was disabled and the car would not start - and a new immobiliser cost him pounds 600.
It features links to associated pages containing detailed information about the topics of IP protection, authentication, access control / ticketing, payment, pay TV, vending machines, cloud computing and immobiliser systems.
Fit mechanical immobilisers, such as a steering guard or a pedal box - look for Thatcham approved products.
George must have eaten the immobiliser when I dropped the key fob on the floor as I changed the battery in it the previous day.
A device, built into the key, which will be activated as soon as you put the key in the ignition, usually turns the immobiliser off.
On cars supplied by Chrysler dealers, standard features include a full Thatcham alarm and immobiliser.
And the pounds 4795 town car also boasts five doors, power steering, two airbags and an engine immobiliser in case anyone is brave enough to try to steal it.
This includes twin dual-stage airbags, ABS and immobiliser, 16-inch, five spoke alloy wheels and a rear spoiler.
Safety: Driver's airbag, immobiliser and central locking on original Terios.
He added: ``Owners can improve their security by always locking their vehicle, never leaving anything on display and having an electronic immobiliser fitted.
Alternatively, take an advanced driving test or fit an alarm or immobiliser to your car.