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Protect Your Vehicle With a Ghost Immobiliser

With increasing happiness and pride being poured into our vehicles it is only natural to protect them. The Autowatch Ghost system is a subtle immobiliser that is connected to the vehicle CAN data network and functions through the ECU which is your car’s ‘brain’.

The device, which is similar to a PIN code on a credit or debit card, will not allow your car to move unless you enter a pin code sequence of up 20 presses.

No key fobs or LED indicators to give away its location

The Ghost Immobiliser does not use key fobs or LED indicators which means it is virtually undetectable by anyone who enters your vehicle. The system uses buttons on the steering wheel, installations centre console or door to create a unique pin code that has to be entered in order for your vehicle to begin. The system can be configured to require up to 20 press of the buttons before the engine can begin, making it nearly impossible for thieves to clone your key or hack into your vehicle.

Modern car thieves use professional diagnostic tools to determine which security systems are fitted to vehicles, but the Ghost does not transmit signals like the conventional security systems do. Utilizing sophisticated RF scanning, code-grabbing technology and relay attack methods criminals can detect the type of security equipment is in your vehicle. This will allow them to alter the alarm or immobiliser circuits to disable the system and steal your vehicle.

The Ghost is unlike other immobilisers that are available on the market as it is directly integrated into the CAN data network of your vehicle or van, making it nearly impossible to bypass. The system is compatible with newer cars that don’t have key fob security. It is also utilized in electric vehicles and it is able to prevent the vehicle from entering the “service valet” mode.

If it is installed by one of our trained engineers, we provide the TASSA confirmed guarantee to give you assurance that your installation is safe and of the highest standard. TASSA is an organisation that is responsible for maintaining and improving standards in the automotive security industry. They ensure that all of their approved installers have completed DBS tests and are trained, insured and certified to install the Ghost. You will also receive your Ghost emergency card, installation certification and owner’s guides. This will also make your vehicle eligible for a significant reduction in the cost of insurance. This is due to the fact that your car is less likely to be stolen, and it will be much simpler for insurers to recover.

No Circuit Cuts

The Ghost is a CAN bus immobiliser which protects your car better than any other. It is not linked to LED indicators or key fobs, but communicates directly with the vehicle’s CAN system. It will then block the ECU and stop the engine from starting until a specific PIN is entered on the steering wheel or dash buttons (brand dependent). This makes it impossible for thieves to alter the system through relay attacks or any other method.

The system comes with a Service & Valet mode that is activated when the vehicle is in garage for servicing or valet parking. This allows the vehicle to start temporarily whilst being worked on without having to hand over keys or enter the pin code, however it then automatically disables again when the vehicle is in your possession.

This makes the Ghost more secure option for classic, sports or luxury automobiles that require battery isolation when parked for extended periods of time. It is also unnoticed by modern scans using RF and code-grabbing technology making it very difficult for thieves to steal or hack.

If you’re in search of a complete vehicle security solution that not only protects against hacking and key-cloning, but can also track your vehicle in the event of theft then we suggest you look into one of our S7 tracker systems that integrate seamlessly with Ghost to give you total peace of mind. All installations are completed by an approved installer from TASSA who is fully qualified and insured. They are also experienced and knowledgeable. You will also receive an emergency card for Ghost along with owner’s manuals, as well as installation certification.

If you’re interested in having a Ghost fitted to your vehicle, then contact us for a quote and booking. It’s usually a better option to book in advance rather than leaving it until the last minute when we get extremely busy. We’ll try to book you in the earliest time possible.

No RF Scanning

Many car thieves are using sophisticated tools to copy vehicle keys and steal cars. These systems can be easily found on the internet, and require no knowledge to operate. The ghost 2 immobiliser installation immobiliser is not detectable using these devices since it does not rely on RF scanning.

The system instead uses buttons on your car to generate an individual pin code push. This is accomplished by using the buttons you have on your steering wheel, door panels or central console. It’s also a switchable number, not a pin like a remote fob making it difficult to hack.

This makes the Autowatch Ghost very secure and incredibly hassle free to use. It does not require an iPhone, but can be utilized with a small waterproof tag or an Apple or Android App (sold separately). You can switch to service mode using your mobile device and drive away. Then, you return the car to valet mode and disable your mobile. This is ideal for classic cars and prestige cars that are often serviced at garages of dealers.

Brand-dependent brand-specific, these CANBUS immobilisers work with other external security devices like alarms or trackers. This lets the user decide whether or not they want their tracker or alarm to have priority over immobilisers on CAN bus. This is especially useful in the event that you have a certified Thatcham Tracker, since the tracker will be activated before Ghost is activated.

The CANBUS immobilisers use the cars CAN data bus to block the codes that could be sent to the ECU and BCM controllers via the remote keys that came with it, this stops them from starting the car or triggering the engine. These systems can also be used to add an extra layer of security to vehicles with factory remote controls (Brand dependent) and offer additional security for electric cars and keys-less entry vehicles.

If you’re looking to add a new level of security for your BMW then the autowatch ghost 2 immobiliser Ghost is an ideal solution. It is almost impossible to spot because it is hidden within the wiring. It doesn’t depend on any key-fobs or LED indicators which helps in avoiding any criminals from noticing its presence in your car.

There are no electronic devices to be Detected

As a top Thatcham installer we install a revolutionary new product from autowatch ghost 2 immobiliser called the Ghost Immobiliser that effectively blocks Keyless Entry theft or cloning that is increasing in modern automobiles. It is a secret system that does not use LED indications or key fobs. It utilizes the buttons in your car’s factory to create a pin-code push sequence that is unique to you and which is required before the car is able to start or move. Unless this sequence is correctly entered, the car won’t start or move at all. A lot of insurance companies require this device to be installed by default and can result in a reduction in monthly premiums.

It is not required to cut any wires to connect it, since it connects to the CAN bus and works through the ECU. The unit can’t be identified by sophisticated thieves using diagnostic tools, and cannot listen for the sound of a traditional security device. The Ghost Immobiliser can also be programmed into an operating mode that allows your vehicle can be started and driven without requiring the PIN code This is helpful when you need to take it to the garage, or for valet parking services etc. The PIN code can be changed at any time to provide added security.

Ghost II Ghost II is TASSA-approved, which means it is only available by installers who are certified. This provides a high level of security, and the Engineer who installs the system is DBS checked and insured. They are also trained and certified.

While it’s not a substitute for an alarm system we always recommend you to combine it with other physical barriers like crook locks and wheel clamps and, if you can, a hidden GPS tracker such as Meta Trak VTS to give you the highest degree of security. This is especially important when you’ve left your keys in the ignition when the vehicle is not being driven. There are a variety of ways to make the driver believe that the keys are still inside the car, and thereby allow theft to take place.

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