My problem is my remote will not unlock my doors. I looked at the literature for my remote starter and they said one of the security features is that people used to smash out the tail lights and short out the broken light to defeat the system. I have a remote starter on my car, that my boyfriend bought online, and then took it to an installer for the installation. Plz help. did some cable wire or connector get disconnected from the cm3000 or the tach wire come loose? When I tried to start the truck, it would not turn over or attempt to start. Tried the remote start several times in that period and it worked just fine. Customer looks at me like I have a third eye and Ill say Yes. I would check with the facility that installed it. Make sure the starter has constant power and not switched power. I can only unlock the door manually and as soon as I open the door, the alarm goes off until I put the key in the ignition and start the car? It was set up to operate with the OEM FOB. I looked under the dash and it just says the fcc numbers. I went to put and eyebrow on the windshield. Yes, I saw online how to repair the actuators myself , taking a day per door! So it makes sense that your factory remote is not working when you remote start it. I did research on the web and figured out if I turned the ignition switch from off to the run postion a few times I could get the LED light to flash again but autostart still does not work. Im baffled so any help would be greatly appreciated. I changed the battery but it still happens. I didnt know at the time that this causes the remote start to become disabled. Four buttons on the remote lock,unlock,start and trunk. Any idea what the code for 4 beeps is? Not much you are going to do to fix that if I am correct. Is my battery being drained by the remote starter? There are a lot of myths surrounding remote car starters. Any suggestions? This is not a brand we offer. The car starts with the key but with the remote it just cranks, never turning over. Sorry. and when i try to use the key to start it nothing happens. Thinking it was because both vehicles were next to each other when I did the programming, I took the new vehicle on a drive and then tried the programming again, but when I came back it was still controlling both vehicles. The blue LED flashes 10 times. I let the car run for a minute and shut it down. Does sound starter related based on the info you provided. Ive changed the battery and its not that. Ive got a solid frame ground. Remote Starter engine cranks but wont start, Display posts from previous: All postsLast dayLast 7 daysLast 2 weeksLast monthLast 3 months6 MonthsLast year, Sort by AuthorPost time And since the keyless entry apparently has nothing to do with the remote, your lock + trunk suggestion didnt work, but I tried it anyway. We will not be able to help you fix this without having the vehicle at our shop, but I can tell you that, when a quality remote starter is installed properly in your vehicle, you should have absolutely no issues. When I unarmed the vehicle only one of my doors unlock (driver) the rest Id have to use the key to unlock. What steps can I take to troubleshoot this issue? Copyright 2023 Mobile Edge, 52 Blakeslee Blvd Dr E, Lehighton, PA, 18235- Privacy Policy - website by 1sixty8 media, inc. Do you know what would cause this problem. i have a valet 551 remote in my 01 dodge ram truck , worked great ! Recently for no reason, the car starter stopped working, so response what so ever. It can be anintermittentissue in the starter or another part of the vehicle and that will be verydifficultto nail down.. When you press the remote you can hear a click but it wont start. Call the manufacturer and find out how to change the runtime on your model. 2) My automatic door locks is set to when the rpms go over 2k rpms. Remote still locks/unlocks the doors, but no response from the remote start unit. So of course the remote starter stopped working. To open my car doors, lock my car, open the trunk. didnt even know it was autostart equipped! Hard to say on this without more information. I found 3 inline fuses and they all looked good. AAA did find that the positive battery terminal was loose and he tightened it down. It is as if the computer installed does not recognize the commands. I dont want this to happen! I would go back to the shop that installed it and asked them to take a look. Now, my car is hot in the winter morning (like 35 degree below)!! I have a 99 sable about 2wks ago my remote stopped starting my car I changed the battery n it still doesnt work. Patty. This will make positive connection and protect the electrical integrity of the terminals. Somehow I screwed up the automatic door locks because now they dont lock when I drive or unlock when I shut the car off. Its an Astrostart model RSS-5225. Could you please help me in getting my car out of valet mode I really need my remote starter to work in this horrible winters in Alberta. Hi, Mitch, have you ever heard about starters that wont start when the weather reaches a certain temperature? My remote for the starter fell apart the other day and I accidentally pushed a bunch of buttons, activating the panic/alarm mode. We do not carry the Valet remote car starter. My car battery went dead and I replaced it but now the remote start function wont work. Unfortunately, without having the vehicle here at our facility, it will be difficult for us to troubleshoot. Best note and comments that I found in internet about the car remote starter.! I live in Wisc. Hi- My remote starter is CM-800 (brain). Here is the BUT. I just had the battery replaced in the car, and now the remote does not start the car. I entered the passive mode UNLOCK+TRUNK UNLOCK, and the remote eas working normally.I have a 2011 Ford F-150. Joe, We do not sell or install that brand. I have a remote start on a 2004 Saturn Ion (not red line). My theory is that I have a blown fuse on my remote start harness probably for the running lights but I havent looked into it. Hope you can still help. When I try to start the car, it beeps once which after a few seconds should start but then it beeps again 4 times and done. I have to manually set it before I leave the car, it continues to run, and then I hit the stop button once Im out of the car then its set for the night. Hi , I own a 1999 Ford Mustang GT and bought it with the Cool Start remote start already installed. Before that, there was never an issue. I have made sure that the Honda is alarm is off when leaving the vehicle. Many remote starters have a run-time setting. Hard to say for sure, but it might be something as simple as the remote starter being in valet mode. It is really difficult to give you any kind of diagnosis without actually taking a look at it. The remote start works but the key wont turn over to get it out of park. Any possible solutions or ideas will be greatly appreciated!!! Please take it to an authorized Astrostart dealer and explain your situation. My car started fine at work. Once I got it all back together and running again, the remote start wont work. The alarm will chirp like its armed but when I open the door with the windows down it does not sound off. I tried it multiple times without success. Thanks for the excellent post. I have a ridiculous issue. Having trouble for some time so removed batteries from starter fob. Please keep in mind that requests for technical support must beaccompaniedby the full name of person who originally purchased the starter at Mobile Edge or the original invoice number. Thanks. Since this all stared, I have gotten a tune up and new battery. I dont think you have anything to worry about. My remote starter is aftermarket and hasnt worked since I bought the truck. What is the problem? Wednesday, same thing happened all over again. When trying to start the car the engine only turns for a very quick duration, but doesnt seem to be long enough to start the car, so the car electronics turn on, but the car does not start. They suggested the issue might be with the Vipor remote starter ( which was already installed in vehicle when I purchased it earlier this year) and that I have it disconnected. so that is working but not the door locks. my car will start with the remote, but when I get in it is telling me that it is waiting for remote 2. what can I do? I have Pontica G6 2007. Required fields are marked *. Please contact the manufacturer for assistance. That is tough to diagnose without seeing it. what should i look for or do , thanks, I used my remote start this morning, drove downtown and parked, my truck is a standard, so it wont activate remote start unless in neutral and park brake on. Hi ,I have a valet 474t remote ,still works but have to press the bottoms really hard tomake it work and be at close range ,is thtis normal with time and get a replacement remote unit would do or anything else I can do to make it work better? They redid some wiring and then try to tell me they rain it through there machine and my battery needs to be replaced. If it's idatastart or compustar usually it's just 3 fuses all are clustered together and they all branch off from the main unit. Everything was working perfectly last week. Helpp i dont know whats wrong!! This has happened twice. How do I get the right remote to work with the existing system. I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with remote start from the factory. As I said, its a common issue but a very simple on to fix! The panic alarm works and it recognizes when I have doors open when I try to arm it. Best of luck! Give Visions a call. Im hoping this gives you a start! I had a compustart remote start/keyless entry system installed back in march and it has worked great since then. Tough to say for sure but try turning the steering wheel had to the left or right while turning the key. Theres no place that works on command stat within 3 Hours of where I live so any help would be nice. When you press these buttons, the parking lights should flash two times. My first thought is to replace the batteries in the remote. No one wants to take responsibility or can accurately diagnose the problem. I remember a week before this happened I let the gas gauge go all the way until just about empty. 2. Everything is working lock, unlock, start, stop, trunk and timer, just not the automatic door locks. If you pushed the button a few times it would finally activate to start and the same with the door locks you would hit the button like ten times then it would work. Two months ago we bought a 2013 Nissan Sentra. So i thought hey why not just use the key manually to unlock. Did that and BOOM the alarm went off. Sounds like it is valet mode though.. Richard, you have a LOT of things going on there. any help would be appreciated, its a 08 toyota tacoma I recently bought a car with a prestige aps620 and the light on the keyfob will not stop blinking. Then after it timed out, wouldnt start at all without me getting a jump. i am not sure what the problem could be. I did the tach sensing issue configuration with no luck. I have opened and closed every door and everything is secure, but the system still tells me door open What Im saying is the tune up did not imrove the running/health of the engine. Will be looking forward to your reply! Unfortunately, there is no way for us to answer that question without doing our own diagnosis. I have a 2011 Silverado. I got my starter in 06 after I bought my car but now for the past few years my car wont start by remote when its about 25 or below. I bought a 2009 Pontiac G6 that has an automate remote starter. Thanks so much for your time!! Save $100 off your first Amazon Business purchase of $250. Any pointers? However, I had an aftermaket remote car starter installed prior to me leaving and it recently stopped working /was deprogrammed( by accident??). All the other buttons seem to work fine on the remote except for the starter. Chantal, I have a cool start remote it has worked fine until lately i cant get it to start how do i reprogram it. Karie, Id love to help on this, but for something like you are describing, there are way too many variables You really need to go back to the shop that installed it and have them do a troubleshoot on it. I have a 94 blazer with an astrostart, when I hit any button on my for it sends me back the negative response. Car doesnt start But lock/ unlock Work OK. Could this be because of the battery in van being changed? I have pulled the battery out of the remote fob and it makes no difference it still wont shut off. Woody, As with many of my answers to these questions, you really need to find a quality local facility that can troubleshoot and diagnose your issue. Hi Mitch, 09 Accord Compustar, doors lock and unlock. Also, many remote car starters will revert to valet mode when the vehicle is disconnected for service. I have a backup fob that was never programmed. So its transmitting a signal. [] But I feel these people have been screwing me over all this time instead of admitting its just not working in hopes of keeping a good reputation. And they told me that its fully charge ,, and my car still completely death please help me what can I do ?????? Same problem. Guy .. Beautiful .. Amazing .. Even the door lock button on the remote wont work. I also checked under the hood. Nothing. We didnt get manuals for the car or the remote. Thank You. Since you did work under the hood, the first thing tI would check is to make sure that the tach sense wire is still connected. Try disconnecting the negative battery terminal for 5 minutes. I would appreciate your insight. Thanks. My local remote place was busy so the guy took a quick look and told me it probably was my remote that was on the fritz, but I doubt that now that I can make it work by tinkering with the switch. I cannot promise that this will solve your issue as you state that it does work sometime It really is very odd. The little transponder beacon that sits above the rear view mirror no longer flashes, and the wide body plastic fuse attached to the remote start unit hasnt blown. I took it out of both modes. Vehicle sat for close to two months not running, battery completely died. However, because it was installed by a non Lexus dealer and was not a Lexus part, they could not repair it. Another was a door ajar or open. I tried again three more times and nothing. Ive got a remote starter by auotstar model AS-1725 SH. Nice answers in return of this question with real arguments and telling everything regarding that. An where can I buy one. I have no manual as I purchased the car used 6 months ago. I was told that I had to buy a complete new set up. The power trunk release is disabled when the car is running. After doing that, now my remote starter will turn the vans engine on, but the heater does not come on. I mostly agree with Tom, but with one important difference. Could you explain better where this switch on that Box under dash is located to find? Also, this button under my steering wheel does not exist because I looked for it at Noon when the sun was at its brightest. It will start later in the day when the temperature rises but when its really cold (when you really want it to start) it wont. Hi i have a 2005 Pontiac sunfire here equipped with a viper remote starterthe remote starter always worked fine but after we change the battery on the car it start acting kinda weirdi can lock or unlock the door no problemopen the truckeven start the car but it start and as soon as the engine startedit shut down right awayand it keep on retrying to start each 30 secand the engine is always starting goodbut it keep on shutting down as soon as the engine is started.when i use the key everything works flawlessi think i need to do something to reprogram the device after the car battery change to make it work good like beforeif you have any idea it would be really appreciatethanks for your help in advance.