Autowatch Ghost-II CANbus Immobiliser

The Autowatch Ghost-II CANbus Immobiliser is the ultimate protection for keyless car theft. The growing trend in Ireland is cars being stolen without needing the keys. Using key repeaters to send the signal from the key to the car and then stealing the car, often in less than 60 seconds. The Ghost Immobiliser prevents this as even with the key you need to operate a personalised programmed sequence of actions, such as flash the lights indicate right and press the up window button to disable the ghost.

Auto Sparx NI is your local Autowatch Ghost Immobiliser installer


The Autowatch Ghost is the original aftermarket CAN bus immobiliser. Protect your car from theft like nothing else on the market today.


  • Immobilisation by communicating with the ECU
  • Disarm sequence via buttons on steering wheel / dash
  • No transmitted radio frequency signals
  • Uses the on-board CAN data network
  • User changeable disarm sequence
  • Service / Valet mode means the disarm sequence is never compromised
  • Secure, unique emergency code should the disarm sequence be forgotten
  • Mobile application can connect to 2 phones to allow quick disarm

Autowatch Ghost-II – Protection from Key Cloning and Key Theft.

Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) show that there were still 48,500 cars reported stolen in 2021 – one every 11 minutes.
Having a Ghost Immobiliser fitted prevents key cloning and key theft but most importantly prevents thieves from being able to use repeaters from outside your home to open your car and then drive away as thou they actually have the key.

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Can you afford to have your car stolen?

The shortage of semiconductor computer chips continuing across the globe continues to disrupt the car industry. The Russia-Ukraine war, along with the covid pandemic has seen sales and production numbers taking a substantial, global hit. At first, it seemed it was only a problem for brands of appliances and computing, but the shortage of silicon chips has seen the automotive industry halting production in some countries, therefore fewer new vehicles are available. This has led to lengthy waiting lists at dealerships, and buyers are now looking to buy second-hand vehicles instead.

It comes as a complete shock to consumers when they are either choosing a replacement vehicle (if stolen) or purchasing a new vehicle when they find out the lengthy wait for a new vehicle. The best scenario would be once a vehicle has been purchased customers should look at enhancing the security of the vehicle, with an Autowatch Ghost immobiliser. Vehicles are being stolen right across the country and the rate of theft has increased. According to the P A News Agency, there has been 88,915 up until March 2022. Thieves are stealing in-demand vehicles for the parts and can strip one within hours. It seems there has been a 40% decrease in car vehicle production in the UK alone.

The UK’s most stolen cars

According to Tracker, Land Rover and Range Rover account for 44% of all stolen cars recovered by Tracker in 2021.

  • Range Rover Sport
  • Range Rover Autobiography
  • Land Rover Discovery
  • Range Rover Vogue
  • BMW X5
  • Range Rover Evoque
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Land Rover Defender
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • BMW X6
  • Mercedes-Benz GL
  • Audi A4
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • BMW M3
  • Audi Q7
  • BMW 3 Series
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Ford Focus
  • Ford Fiesta
  • Vauxhall Astra
  • Vauxhall Corsa

“Prestige models have always been the go-to for criminals who exploit the demand for these desirable cars in territories like Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“We are continuously intercepting shipping containers packed with stolen vehicles at ports around the country and 2021 was no different.
“However, due to the pandemic lower value cars have also seen an increase in theft rates.”

—Clive Wain, Head of Police Liaison for Tracker

Manufacture Lead Times For New Cars

Stolen Car Manufacture Lead Times

Important notes: We are at the mercy of phone manufacturers and operating system providers (Apple and Android). We test as much as possible on as many devices as possible but a software update might change how the phone uses Bluetooth and interrupt the functions of the Ghost. This sometimes happens at the first release of a major iOS update and subsequently gets fixed as minor updates follow. Always use the app as a convenience feature and not the primary disarm method. Always remember your disarm sequence and ALWAYS have access to your emergency code.