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The remote start should come with instructions, you will need these especially for the diagram of the units wiring harness.  It will need to be wired into the ignition key on wire, the ignition starter wire, power and ground, and usually the brake light wire, and a hoodpin disable switch that will come with the unit.  Also most manufactures will have a website with vehicle specific details like color and location of each wire on the vehicle.  hope this helps.

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