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Aps997a problem This remote start/alarm has been installed on my 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee for about 2 months now. It was working fine until just recently. I hit the remote start on it and it didn't start it. I waited about a minute and tried it again. This time the two way lcd didn't prompt me that anything happened. I was about 30 ft from the vehicle. I walked over to it and hit the unlock button to get inside but it didn't unlock. Tried again. Nothing. And again, nothing. So I manually unlocked the door and got in and started it with the key. While the vehicle is running I hear a constant ticking sound and the alarm light(the led that lets you know the system is armed) lightly blinks with the ticking sound. Also when this happened my windshield wipers stopped working. I'm thinking this is just a fuse problem or maybe the wiper motor is dead. Everything else works on the vehicle though. What is wrong with the remote start and keyless entry system? I would like to get this fixed as we are experiencing a typical MN winter with the -30 F weather!

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  • mstweety1909 Dec 19, 2010

    I have an auto remote start for my can and lately when I start the car the lights blink until I insert the key why is that?


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Sounds like a bad ground on the alarm system
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