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      11-16-2020, 04:45 PM   #1
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Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser

Evening all,

Hope everyone is well during lockdown part 2.0!

Any of u guys have the Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser installed?

Thoughts?

After some research and talking to a few ppls, it seem like a no-brainer.
Barring the added 10sec delay on start up, it seem like a worthy investment especially after my area is going/gone to shit with dirty lil thieves takes cars on a daily basis.

Also any ideas on if this affects the warranty?
Plus how does the insurance companies rate these? Should I be expect some discounts or am I dreaming?

Thanks in advance as always
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      11-16-2020, 06:26 PM   #2
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Have it fitted on my car and canít recommend it highly enough..
Definitely a must as also has anti hijack feature built in
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      11-17-2020, 03:51 AM   #3
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I had one of the 1st that were released onto the market a few years ago, highly recommend it, its worth the few pounds for the app so as to enable bluetooth connection. I did experience some connectivity issues when I had it removed and then refitted to a new car, but this was due crap installation and quickly rectified by Autowatch who sent out an engineer.

All in all worth the £400, but make sure you go with a good installer
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I had one of the 1st that were released onto the market a few years ago, highly recommend it, its worth the few pounds for the app so as to enable bluetooth connection. I did experience some connectivity issues when I had it removed and then refitted to a new car, but this was due crap installation and quickly rectified by Autowatch who sent out an engineer.

All in all worth the £400, but make sure you go with a good installer
Cheers guys
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      11-29-2022, 04:51 PM   #5
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I have the magicar implant 2

Works brilliantly
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      11-29-2022, 05:12 PM   #6
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After market immobiliser? No way, had a thacham type one on my classic porsche and the f* thing has packed up. Have to get an auto electrician in to remove it.
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Evening all,
Hope everyone is well during lockdown part 2.0!
Any of u guys have the Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser installed?
Thoughts?
Hi there, I do have a ghost installed on my M5 and frankly I sleep tight every night knowing my car is safe.

In my opinion any added security feature is a plus one for peace of mind, especially if you park your car in a driveway or on the street.

I booked the installation online and autowatch sent their engineer at my place. Couldn't be more happy with result. Recommended.
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      12-04-2022, 05:06 AM   #8
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Personally, I have considered this and decided against it for a couple of reasons. Pretty sure it will invalidate your warranty if you have it installed - have heard of people having problems specifically with ghost installs and warranty claims. Secondly, I really dont want thieves coming back to my house and breaking in to get the code off me at knife point...
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      12-04-2022, 12:03 PM   #9
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on my 3rd ghost now and never had any issues with warranty, just disable when the car goes in for work.

the principles no different to having a dash cam / tracker fitted

But yes agree on the comment about knifepoint though
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