Ghost Immobiliser Review

As car theft increases and the number of car theft victims increases, people are always looking for ways to stop it. The ghost immobiliser is an innovative device that can do just that.

It’s the world’s first aftermarket CAN bus immobiliser that protects your vehicle from key cloning, hacking or keyless entry and even keeps thieves from taking your vehicle.

No Faraday Bags and Radio Signals

Contrary to other devices for physical protection against theft like steering wheel locks and wheel clamps, ghost immobilisers have been designed to be hidden and undetectable. Integrated into the vehicle’s buttons they protect against key hacking, cloning and ECU swapping and even key theft. A ghost immobiliser will prevent the engine from running until you enter a PIN number along with your key fob. The PIN code can be as long as up to 20 presses long and can be modified by the driver through an app or buttons on the vehicle. If you lose your pin, a button breaks or you sell your car, there’s an emergency PIN code unique to each device that can be used to reset the system.

Ghost immobilisers have the added benefit of being undetectable by diagnostic equipment and don’t emit radio frequency signals. This means that thieves are unable to utilize sophisticated scanning technology to identify a security device. They also make use of the CAN data network which requires no wire cutting upon installation and is quieter than other immobilisers.

Ghost immobilisers aren’t Thatcham approved, but they are TASSA-approved. Some insurers will offer lower insurance rates to vehicles equipped with an aftermarket immobiliser. They are nevertheless recognized as an extra layer of security and could be a way to deter thieves from attacking your car’s most prized possessions.

Unlike factory-fitted immobilisers, the Autowatch Ghost immobiliser is designed to work with a variety of vehicles including motorhomes, vans, trackers electric cars and ride-on lawnmowers. This means that it is far more adaptable than other types of anti-theft devices and can be paired with vehicles trackers to give you the most comprehensive car security package.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of securing your car with the latest ghost immobiliser for sale immobiliser from Autowatch Contact us at MotorGuard. We are Midlands the most reputable car security experts and installers. We can provide an efficient and friendly service to assist you in securing your pride and joy. We also provide a no-cost, no-obligation quote on all of our products and services and will help you select the right system to suit your vehicle.

No key fobs or LED indicators

Ghost immobilisers are built into the wiring of your vehicle, so they cannot be removed or overridden. Additionally, since it does not use keys or LEDs, it is more difficult to find and hack than a typical factory fitted immobiliser.

The device functions by connecting to your vehicle’s CAN (Control Area Network) system and enabling the creation of a unique PIN code push sequence that you decide on – which can be as long as 20 digits in length – that must be entered before your Range Rover or Land Rover J will begin. This is like how you enter the pin code to secure your bank card. It is not affected by cloning, or ECU swapping, which can disable the factory immobiliser.

Since it is based on your vehicle’s existing buttons it is weatherproof and incredibly small, meaning that it is virtually impossible for thieves to recognize. It also communicates with the CAN data bus, which means that it operates silently, again making it difficult to spot. This makes the device a perfect supplement to your security systems and is particularly useful since it can be used in conjunction with other Autowatch technologies like the Ghost Bluetooth tag, which allows you to start your car without having to enter your PIN, or the ghost app.

The ghost immobiliser has the advantage of not leaving visible marks in your vehicle. This can be a problem with other security devices that are aftermarket. This is particularly appealing for those who want to keep their pride-and-joy as original as possible for reselling.

The Autowatch ghost immobiliser is an TASSA approved product and may reduce your insurance costs because it lowers the risk of your car being stolen. It is available for purchase from MotorGuard which is the Midlands the most trusted vehicle security specialist and installer. Our installers are certified to install this secure and effective solution to protect your enjoyment and pride. Contact us today to discuss your needs or book an appointment with our workshop in Coventry.

Simple PIN Code Change Process

Contrary to key fobs that use codes to unlock the ECU and start your vehicle ghost immobilisers connect to the car’s ECU through its own CAN data network. They are therefore undetectable, silent and are not hacked by diagnostic tools. These systems can be attached to many different vehicles such as motorhomes and trucks and plant machinery.

Our Autowatch Ghost system was created to provide total protection against theft. It works to prevent your vehicle being started without having either the unique PIN or the smartphone application with the ghost app downloaded on it. This is an extremely high-security level that can help safeguard your vehicle from hacking, key cloning and ECU swapping.

The reason it is so secure is because there is no need to include additional components like key fobs, LED indicators or remotes. The device makes use of the buttons on your door panels and steering wheel instead to generate the sequence that is modified prior trackers to your car’s start. This can be up to 20 actions long, and is similar to a PIN number on your credit card.

In addition it is completely concealed and won’t reveal the location of the device to burglars. Additionally, it does not use radio signals and operates on the CAN data network making it completely undetectable to thieves using RF scanning devices.

Many car thieves will try and remove the CAN chip from the ECU or even replace it to hide it, however this technique is only attainable by professionals who have access to the right equipment. This is the reason why the ghost immobiliser is so effective and can be utilized to protect your pride and joy against a lot of different types of vehicle thefts.

In addition, it can also be paired with an iPhone that you will need to have if you are planning to start the engine while your car is in a garage at work or at home. This lets you get in and drive without needing a PIN code since the app will recognize your phone if it is within the vicinity of. This feature is available on any model of the Autowatch Ghost and can be used with any smartphone you want.

Service Mode

The Autowatch Ghost 2 immobiliser is a quiet and discreet device that protects your car like no other. It is impossible to start your vehicle without the PIN number, or an app authorisation. It also prevents key signal jamming, cloning and device spoofing that are commonly employed to circumvent the standard car immobilisers.

The Ghost is a hidden device that is hidden within the wiring harness on your dashboard. The device connects to the data network in your CAN vehicle and communicates with the engine control units that make it impossible to start your car if you do not follow the correct sequence. The device is weatherproof and tiny so it is almost inaccessible to thieves. It can be concealed under a dash panel or underneath the steering wheel or in any other part of the vehicle.

Our installation process is fast and hassle-free with the majority of installations taking about two hours. We provide a thorough demonstration of how the Ghost works and handover the owner’s manuals, installation certification, and the emergency card and ensure that you are satisfied with the product before you leave.

We are the only company with this certification in Ireland. You can rest assured that you will receive a top-quality installation from a professional firm.

The Autowatch Ghost can be fitted to a wide range of vehicles. It can be added to motorbikes, motorhomes, caravans and ride-on lawn mowers. Immobilisers can be added to any vehicle so long as it is powered by an energy source.

The Ghost Immobiliser creates a secret disarming sequence (like a pin code) using the buttons on the original key fob that came with your vehicle. This sequence must be entered prior to you start the engine. The driver can change the sequence at any time. It can include up to 20 different actions. This is a better method of security when compared to using a key fob, since nobody else will be able drive your car. It also deters thieves from ‘hacking’ the system to gain access to your key code or the information sent to the vehicle’s ECU from it.