Question about Vehicle Parts & Accessories
The remote starter (I chose 'security system' below as the best match) worked fine all last winter, now that it is getting cold again it is not working right. For a week or so it would only start the car if you were within 10 feet, now the only time it works is if I actually sit inside the car and hold the remote next to the little antenna on the windshield. I have 2 keypads, they both have the same problem.
I tried replacing the batteries in both keypads, and the problem has not got any better. I can start the car with the remote if I'm actually sitting in the vehicle. There has been no other work done on the car since before last winter when the remote starter was working fine.
I don't know the brand of the remote starter, it's an after market and my wife had it installed, she didn't get any instructions etc. Thanks in advance...
Will you rate my answer from my clarification as a solution about the antenna thanks Mike humble.
Posted on Dec 15, 2008
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