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Remote start is intermittent working

Auto command remote start is not working properly on a 2005 dodge stratus. Unlock,lock and trunk pop work normally. Sometimes the car will die a minute or 2 after it is remotely started. Can anyone help?

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  • shuffmopar Jan 09, 2009

    would this cause it to intermitently work though...sometimes it does start remotely, but not seems like the remote batteries are weak or something. How come it works sometimes and sometimes it doesn't? wouldn't the remote start not work at all?



  • markeedee311 Mar 27, 2009

    My girlfriend had an Astro Start RS-613 remote starter installed about a month and a half ago, and complains of intermittent no-start conditions, from various angles of approach and distances, and also from within her office building. Sometimes it works under all of these circumstances, sometimes not. It has a 1,500 ft range, and hardly ever, is she even half (or even a third) of that distance away from the vehicle. Any thoughts, ideas? What can cause interference in signal strength?

  • andiamo924 May 22, 2009

    have 2007 lexus es 24,000 miles. been having intermittent starting problems with keyless ignition. had it towed to Lexus when no one could get it started in my garage. they replaced start push button. next day same thing. ready to bring it back, then can't get it started.
    finally got it started, drove it to lexus and now they say it's because i had 2 fobs in the car. told my advisor that i put them in the car on the way down in case the fobs were the problem. this has happened at grocery store, dept stores etc. usually will start. batteries in fobs and lojack fobs have been changed. now i will pick up the car tomorrow and i know i'll be back. at first i used to think i was pushing start before stepping on the brake. NOT. service advisor says they've never seen this problem and they even had a lexus field tech there trying to figure it out. this is my 2nd lexus and the one with 100,000 miles on it never had a problem, that's why we bought another one. yes, when lexus tried to move it into a service bay it wouldn't start, but they think it's because 2 fobs in car. one fob does the same thing. i know when i pick it up tomorrow, i'm telling them, that i'll see them soon again.



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The problem is your car is equiped with a passlock system you need a by pass mod. part number 555-L this is a dei part number this is the only company i use. it is a simple three wire hook up. if you got this far you will not have any trouble. one other thing to check is your ignition wirers make sure they have power when they are suposed to.if your still having problems or need more info on getting part let me know. i have alot of exp. with auto starts and keyless entry.

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