One of my buddie (yeah, that one) has a big predicament with his brand new 1997 Neon.
Yesterday, he wanted to drive it, only to discover that the immobiliser does not work anymore. (i.e., it stays immobilised)
The immobiliser for this car is embedded in the remote (you have to actually use the remote to open the car *and* de-immobilize it - you cannot just use the key to open the car, that way, it would (and does!) stay immobilised.
The problem is that the remote seems not to function anymore (the battery of the remote is okay, the car's as well, we checked that), but the doors won't open with the remote, and the car won't de-immobilized itself.
Hoping a knowledgeable American fellow member will have a way to help him out of this predicament, otherwise, there's a nice purple Chrysler Neon that shall (les eaux) remain for a long time parked in Elbonia...