Why You Should Use The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser

The Autowatch Ghost is the next generation of in-vehicle protection and is the world’s first aftermarket CAN bus immobiliser. The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser is one of the best car security devices available on the market and provides first-rate protection against key cloning, key theft and car hacking. Protect your car from theft like nothing else on the market today.

How Does The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser Work?

The Autowatch secures your car against key cloning, key theft and car hacking. The Ghost has no key-fobs or LED indications to give away its locations. Instead, the Autowatch Ghost uses the buttons in your car, such as those on the steering wheel, centre console or door panels, to allow you to create a unique PIN code sequence that must be entered to disarm the system before the car will start.  You can make this PIN code up to 20 presses long for added security. Don’t worry if you forget your pin, a button is broken or you sell your car, a secure emergency PIN code that is unique to each device can be used to reset the system. 

The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser is discreet and undetectable using traditional car theft methods. It doesn’t have any LED indicators and operates silently using the on-board CAN data network. In addition, there are no circuit cuts during installation and fitting that would allow thieves to detect it using diagnostic tools. Thanks to the Ghost not using radio frequency signals, thieves cannot use sophisticated RF scanning or code grabbing technology to intercept and detect the security system. 

In addition, there is also an iPhone application that connects to your car and allows you to start and drive the car without the need to enter the PIN code. This app allows a single, authorised smartphone that is connected with a secure pairing code that is unique to each Ghose device. Communication between the Ghost and the iPhone is fully encrypted. 

Installation and fitting is also low-impact and hassle-free thanks to the Ghost making use of the vehicle’s own CAN Data Network. In addition, due to the nature of CAN Data, the Ghost has been adapted and tested for every vehicle that is compatible. 

The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser is compatible with a wide range of vehicles, including Mercedes, Land Rover, Audi, BMW, Range Rover, Ford, Jaguar and many others. To check your vehicles compatibility with the Ghost Immobiliser, simply get in touch with our team on 0121 373 3122.

The Risks

key theft – The Autowatch Ghost protects your car from key theft, thanks to its silent operation and PIN code security. Even if a thief were to steal your car key, they wouldn’t be able to start your car. 

Key Cloning – The Autowatch Ghost provides complete protection from key cloning or keyless entry. Thanks to the device only communicating via the vehicle’s buttons and an optional Bluetooth connected device, the device can’t be found by scanning tools used by car thieves.  

ECU Swapping – The Autowatch Ghost prevents car thieves from adding a new key or replacing the ECU to bypass the immobiliser system to start the vehicle. Only the correct PIN code will start the vehicle. 

Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser Features

  • No wire cutting means safer installations
  • Engine start blocking without user-defined PIN code
  • Immobilisation by communicating with the ECU
  • PIN code via buttons on steering wheel/ dash
  • No circuit cuts makes the Ghost undetectable using diagnostics
  • Cannot be bypassed using standard theft methods
  • No radio frequency signals
  • No additional key-fobs
  • Uses the on-board CAN data bus network
  • Silent operation, no relay operation
  • Unique, user changeable PIN code
  • Service mode/ Valet mode means the PIN code is never compromised
  • Secure, unique emergency code should the PIN be forgotten
  • Protection from Key Cloning, Car Hacking, ECU Swapping and Key Theft.
  • iPhone App allows a single smartphone pairing through an encrypted communication for added convenience. 

Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser Cost

Here at Motorguard, we supply, fit and program the Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser for just £499.00. The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser is unlikely anything else on the market and is a long-term investment that can be removed and reinstalled if you were to change cars. 

In addition,  there is an iPhone App available, that connects to your car and allows you to start the car without having to enter the PIN code, which is available from the Apple App Store for the low price of £9.99. 

Do I Still Need A Car Tracker?

The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser has proven itself to be a fantastic alternative to many car tracking systems. However, for added security and peace of mind, we recommend using a car tracking system alongside the Ghost Immobiliser. GPS car trackers allow you to monitor your vehicle in real-time and ensure that only you have access. The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser works with this system to allow you to completely manage your Car’s starting system to prevent any unauthorised use. 

For more information on the benefits of vehicle trackers or to find the right product for your car, take a look at our range of vehicle trackers here

Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser FAQ

How Long Does Fitting & Installation Take?

The Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser is a hassle-free security system to install. No wire cutting means safer and easier installations, averaging around two hours for an Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser fitting. In addition, we will give you a full demonstration of how to use it correctly. 

Does it come with a warranty and aftercare?

Autowatch Ghost offers 3 years warranty on the device as well as on-going support and aftercare from us here at Motorguard.

Can it lower my Insurance costs?

The Autowatch Ghost is now insurance approved and may reduce your insurance costs. The Ghost Immobiliser is now TASSA approved (Tracker and Aftermarket security systems association) and reduces the chances of your car being stolen, which may cause insurance companies to offer a discounted rate. 

MotorGuard Vehicle Security Specialists

Here at MotorGuard, we are the Midlands’ leading vehicle security specialist and installer and specialise in Autowatch Ghost fitting for a wide range of modern vehicles. With MotorGuard you can rest assured that your vehicle security system will be fitted to the highest standard possible. With over 20 years’ experience in providing customers with the finest quality products at the best possible prices, MotorGuard is ready to give you unrivalled and unbiased advice to secure your pride and joy.

For more information on the Autowatch Ghost Canbus Immobiliser or any of our other vehicle tracking & security-related products, please call our expert team now on 0121 373 3122 and we will answer any questions you may have. 

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