Category Archives: Cobra

Cobra Alarms are made in Italy and Cobra has been the market leader in Europe for the last 20 years. Cobra news and reviews…

Vodafone Automotive: Cobra ADR (Automatic Driver Recognition)

Cobra ADR Cards by Vodafone Automotive work with the Cobra AK4615 protect your vehicle from theft by key cloning. This way if a remote key gets cloned the car remains immobilised. The Cobra System provides the original vehicle keys with … Continue reading

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Mercedes Benz Sprinter Upgrade Alarm

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is a popular trade van and motor home. It comes with a factory immobiliser and keyless entry, however it does lack an alarm. My preferred alarm is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which integrates with … Continue reading

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Alarm won’t disarm!

There is never a good time for your alarm to fail, but this mornings job was one of the most classic… The phone rings, my distressed customer is a courier driver and her van is illegally parked on Willis Street … Continue reading

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Nissan Qashqia Upgrade Alarm

The Nissan Qashqai comes with a factory fitted immobiliser and keyless entry, but not an alarm. My recommendation is the Cobra AK4615 CAN-BUS upgrade alarm which works flawlessly with the factory remote. Expect a hidden digital battery back-up siren and … Continue reading

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Vodafone Automotive Window Stickers

A small part of me died today when I opened up a AK4615 to find Vodafone Automotive window stickers instead of the old Cobra decals. I’d been hoping this day would never come as I’m not convinced that my customers … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698C Hiace Courier Alarm

The AK4698 has now been developed to work as a Courier alarm for the Toyota Hiace. I’m simply referring to it as the AK4698C (C for Courier) as it is programmed and wired up differently from the conventional alarm. The … Continue reading

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Isuzu D-Max Upgrade Alarm

The Isuzu D-Max is another popular Ute which I’ve worked on recently. It comes with factory keyless entry and immobiliser as standard but lacks an alarm which is a must have if you are are a tradesman and keep tools … Continue reading

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Mazda 3 Upgrade alarm

The Mazda 3 (Or Axela as it is called in Japan) was first released in 2003. All New Zealand models have a factory immobiliser but some of the early Generation 1 Japanese Axela (BK Shape) imports did not have any … Continue reading

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e-NV200 Obsessive Van upgrade alarm

The Obsessive Van is the first fully electric vehicle that I’ve worked on. As you’d expect I’ve tried to take it to a new level so it’s been a good learning exercise and I’ve come up with some new tricks … Continue reading

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Cobra AK4698 Movement Sensor Deactivation

The following instruction explain how to disable the ultrasonic volumetric sensors and additional movement sensor on a Cobra AK4698 Note: The Additional movement sensor is an option and is to standard equipment. The Ultrasonic Volumeteric Sensor protection must be disabled … Continue reading

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