Audiovox APS687 - Car Prestige Remote Start Owner`s manual

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Auto Lock On
Auto UL Dr.
Not Available
Not Available
Not Available
Not Available
10mS
Not Available
On
On
Not Available
Not Available
Not Available
Pulse
Pulse
Pulse
Not Available
2nd Accy Lock
3rd Accy. UL
4th Headlights
5th Passive Locks
6th Pass/Act Arm
7th Siren/Horn
8th Horn Chirp
9th O/R Method
10th 2 Step U/L
11th Chp Del Tx
12th Vlot Sense/Hd Wire
13th Trigger Circuits
14th L/UL Poll
15th Aux Ch 5 Sel
16th Aux Ch 6 Sel
17th Aux Ch 7 Sel
18th Trigger Delay
Push & Hold
Push & Hold
Push & Hold
Off
Off
16mS
Auto Lock Off
Auto UL All
2 Chirps
3.5 Sec.
10 Sec
10 Sec
10 Sec
30mS
Auto UL Off
3 Chirps
1 Sec L, Dbl. U/L
turn ignition off then on.
Press and hold valet switch for 5 seconds.
Siren and or lights chirp/flash 2 times indicating access to RF feature program mode.
When using the RF programmer, enter the program mode as follows:
Turn the ignition on.
Press and release valet switch 3 times;
1 Chirp
1 Sec.
Feature Selection
1st DoorL/UL
20 Sec
20 Sec
20 Sec
40mS
4 Chirps
Dbl L, 1 Sec UL
Latch On/Off
Latch On/Off
Latch On/Off
50mS
5 Chirps
Dbl L, Dbl UL
Hold 3/S For O/P
Hold 3/S For O/P
Hold 3/S For O/P
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6 Chirps
1 S l/350mS ul
RF Programmable Feature Bank 1 Is For Transmitter Programming See Transmitter Programming Guide.
RF Programmable Features Bank 2 Is Alarm Selectable Features:
Note : The method of manual override can either be selected to operate from the valet switch or operate as custom code.
Be certain to place a check mark indicating the method used in the box located on the last page of the owner's manual.
NOTE: Keyless Entry Models with no horn output will Flash the Parking Lights instead of chirp where chirp is indicated.
Also, No data will be indicated if a feature is not available for a particular model. The unit will enter the feature but no selection will be available.
The selectable features can be set manually as explained below, or with the RF feature programmer.
To set features using the RF programmer, follow the instructions packaged with the programmer.
Factory default settings are indicated by bold text.
Installation Manual
Model APS-687
To program these selectable features;
Action
Turn ignition on
Press and release the valet switch 3 times
Within 3 seconds, turn ignition Off Then On
This Action Accesses Feature Bank 2 Alarm
First
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Second
Press
Press
Third
Press
Press
Press
Fourth
Press
Fifth
Press
Sixth
Press
Seventh
Press
Eighth
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Ninth
Press
Tenth
Press
Press
Eleventh
inactive
Press
and release the valet switch 1 time
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
or
and release the valet switch
transmitter Lock button to change
or
and release the valet switch
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
or
and release the valet switch
or
and release the valet switch
or
and release the valet switch
or
and release the valet switch
or
and release the valet switch
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
transmitter Lock button to change
or
and release the valet switch
or
and release the valet switch
transmitter Lock button to change
or
and release the valet switch
System Response
No response
1 Chirp - LED 1 flash
Short chirp, then long chirp
Selectable Features
1
2
3
4
5
6
chirp = 1 second door lock & unlock
chirps = 3.5 second door lock & Unlock
chirps = 1 sec. lock, dbl 1 sec. unlock
chirps = dbl 1 sec lock, 1 sec unlock
chirps = dbl 1 sec lock, dbl 1 sec unlock
chirps = 350mS unlock. 1 sec lock
2 chirps = auto locks off
1 chirp = auto locks on
3 chirps = auto unlock off
1 chirp = auto unlock drivers door only
2 chirps = auto unlock all doors
Non Functional On This Unit
Non Functional On This Unit
Non Functional On This Unit
Non Functional On This Unit
2
3
4
5
1
chirps = horn chirp output 16mS
chirps = horn chirp output 30mS
chirps = horn chirp output 40mS
chirps = horn chirp output 50mS
chirp = horn chirp output 10 mS
Non Functional On This Unit
2 chirps = 2 step unlock off
1 chirp = 2 step unlock on
2 chirps = chirp delete from transmitter
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
or
Thirteenth
Press and release the valet switch
or
Fourteenth
Press and release the valet switch
or
Fifteenth
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Sixteenth
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Seventeenth
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Eighteenth
Press and release the valet switch
or
Press and release the valet switch or turn the ignition off to:
or
Turn ignition switch off then on to advance to feature Bank 3:
Twelfth
1 chirp = chirp delete from transmitter active
Non Functional On This Unit
Non Functional On This Unit
Non Functional On This Unit
1
2
3
4
5
5
chirp = ch 5 pulsed output
chirps = ch 5 output as long as button held
chirps = ch 5-10 second output
chirps = ch 5-20 second output
chirps =ch 5 latch on/latch off output
chirps = ch 6 hold 3 sec for pulsed output
1
2
3
4
5
5
chirp = ch 6 pulsed output
chirps = ch 6 output as long as button held
chirps = ch 6-10 second output
chirps = ch 6-20 second output
chirps =ch 6 latch on/latch off output
chirps = ch 6 hold 3 sec for pulsed output
1
2
3
4
5
5
chirp = ch 7 pulsed output
chirps = ch 7 output as long as button held
chirps = ch 7-10 second output
chirps = ch 7-20 second output
chirps =ch 7 latch on/latch off output
chirps = ch 7 hold 3 sec for pulsed output
Non Functional On This Unit
Exit Programming Mode
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While R/S On
Not Available
Averaging
11th Gas/Diesel
12th Transponder O/P
13th Temp Start
14th Crank Averaging
2 Chirps
DBI Tach
15 Mins
On & Car Finder
3 Chirps
Preset Time
During Start
Diesel 10
1.0 Sec
On
Until Ign. Off
Diesel 15
1.5 Sec
On During Crank Same As Accy
On During Crank Same As Accy.
< 0.5V B4 Start
Tach
Flashing
10 Mins
On
10 Mins
Off
Single Pulse
16th Turbo Select
17th Black/Blue (Aux O/P)
As Feat #1 Bank 2
3 Mins
5 Mins
To exit program mode, turn ignition off, or press and release valet switch.
Siren chirps 2 times indicating access to RF feature program mode.
Press and hold valet switch for 5 seconds.
turn ignition off then on.
Press and release valet switch 3 times;
Turn the ignition on.
When using the RF programmer, enter the program mode as follows:
Not Available
15th R/S Shock
Note: When averaging, the engine must be started 4 times with the key to be effective.
0.8 Sec
Gas
10th Crank Time
Off During Crank
Off
Off During Crank
7th Ign. 2 Select
9th Diagnostics
>0.5V B4 Start
6th Voltage Level
8th Ign. 3 Select
On Steady
Voltage
5 Mins
3rd Run Time
5th Input Check
Off
2nd RF Start Chirp
4th Parking Lights
1 Chirp
Pulsed
Feature Selection
1st Defrost Output
10 Mins
Diesel 20
2.0 Sec
Same As Starter
20 Mins
4 Chirps
RF Programmable Features Bank 3 Is Remote Start Selectable Features:
To exit program mode, turn ignition off, or press and release valet switch.
5 Chirps
6 Chirps
Action
System Response
Turn ignition on
No response
Press and release the valet switch 3 times
1 Chirp - LED 1 flash
Within 3 seconds, turn ignition Off, On, Off, On
Short chirp, then 2 long chirps
This Action Accesses Feature Bank 3 Remote Start Selectable Features
First
Press the valet switch one time
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Press transmitter Lock button to change
or
Press and release the valet switch
or
Press and release the valet switch
Press transmitter Lock button to change
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh
Eighth
Ninth
Tenth
Eleventh
Twelfth
Thirteenth
Fourteenth
1 chirp = defrost output pulsed
2 chirps = defrost output 10 Mins
2 chirps = RF start chirp on
1 chirp = RF start chirp off
2
3
4
1
1 chirp = parking lights on steady w/RS active
2 chirps = parking lights flashing w/RS active
2 chirps = tachometer input checking
1 chirp = voltage sense input checking
1 chirp = greater than 0.5 V check before start
2 chirps = less than 0.5 V check before start
2 chirps = ign 2 on during crank
3 chirps = ign 2 same as accessory
1 chirp = ign 2 off during crank
2
3
4
1
Seventeenth
or
and release the
transmitter Lock
transmitter Lock
transmitter Lock
or
Press and release the
Press transmitter Lock
Press and release the
or
turn the ignition off to:
Press
Press
Press
Press
chirps = ign 3 on during crank
chirps = ign 3 same as accessory
chirps = Ign 3 same as starter
chirp = ign 3 off during crank
1 chirp = diagnostics off
2 chirps = diagnostics on
2
3
4
1
chirps = crank time 1.0 sec
chirps = crank time 1.5 sec
chirps = crank time 2.0 sec
chirp = crank time 0.8 sec
1
2
3
4
chirp = unit set for gasoline engine
chirps = unit set for diesel engine 10 sec delay
chirps = unit set for diesel engine 15 sec delay
chirps = unit set for diesel engine 20 sec delay
1 chirp = transponder output while R/S active
2 chirps = transponder output during start only
3 chirps = transponder output until ignition turned off
Non Functional On This Unit
1 chirp = crank averaging w/voltage input checking
2 chirps = preset crank time w/voltage input check
Non Functional On This Unit
Fifteenth
Sixteenth
chirps = run time set for 10 mins
chirps = run time set fro 15 mins
chirps = run time set for 20 mins
chirp = run time set for 5 mins
valet switch
button to change
button to change
button to change
1 chirp = turbo timer off
2 chirps = turbo timer 3 mins
3 chirps = turbo timer 5 mins
4 chirps = turbo timer 10 mins
valet switch
button to change
valet switch
1 chirp = aux o/p Black/Blue single pulse
2 chirps = aux o/p Black/Blue as alarm feature #1
Exit Programming Mode
Note : Once you enter the feature programming mode, do not allow more than 15 seconds to pass between steps or the
programming will be terminated.
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This system is to be used in vehicles with AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS only! Although this combination Keyless Entry/Remote Start unit is a sophisticated system with many advanced features, IT MUST
NOT be installed into a vehicle with a manually operated transmission. Doing so may result in serious
personal injury and property damage.
MUST HAVE a Tach Signal Input, and an Automatic Transmission.
INSTALLATION OF THE MAJOR COMPONENTS:
CONTROL MODULE:
Select a mounting location inside the passenger compartment (up behind the dashboard). The mounting
location selected must be within 24" of the ignition switch wiring harness to allow connection of the 6 pin
main wiring harness.
Be certain that the chosen location will not interfere with proper operation of the vehicle. Avoid mounting the
module to or routing the wiring around the steering shaft/column, as the module or wiring may wrap around
or block the steering wheel preventing proper control of the vehicle. Secure the module in the chosen
location using cable ties or screws as necessary.
NOTE: Do Not Mount The Module In The Engine Compartment, as it is not waterproof.
HOOD PIN SWITCH:
The hood pin switch included in this package is required for the safety shut down of the remote start unit. If
the vehicle is being worked on, this hood switch prevents the remote start activation even if the RF command to start is issued. This hood pin switch MUST be installed in all applications. Failure to install the
hood pin switch may result in personal injury or property damage. Mount the hood pin switch in an area
under the hood that is away from water drain paths. If necessary, the included brackets may be used to
move the hood pin switch away from rain gutters or allow mounting to the firewall behind the hood seal. In
either case the hood pin switch must be set up to allow the hood to depress the switch at least 1/4" when
the hood is closed and fully extended when the hood is opened. For direct mounting, a 1/4" hole must be
drilled. Carefully check behind the chosen location to insure the drill will not penetrate any existing factory
wiring or fluid lines. Drill a 1/4" hole in the desired location and thread the hood pin switch into it using a 7/
16" nut driver or deep well socket. If using the mounting bracket, first secure the bracket to the desired
location and secure the hood pin switch in the pre-threaded mounting bracket hole.
PUSH-BUTTON LED SWITCH
Select a mounting location known and accessible to the operator of the vehicle. A dash knockout plug or
front dash panel is desirable as the now Push-Button LED assembly needs the LED to be visable from the
outside of the vehicle and will be used for valet modes, programming features, programming transmitters,
and for overriding the remote start unit when the vehicle is being serviced. Inspect behind the chosen
location to insure that adequate clearance is allowed for the body of the switch, and also that the drill will not
penetrate any existing factory wiring or fluid lines. Drill a 5/16" or 8mm hole in the desired location and
mount the switch by passing the connectors, one at a time, through the panel from the front side and
pressing on the bezel until the switch is fully seated.
THE RECEIVER/ANTENNA ASSEMBLY:
The Receiver Antenna Assembly provided with this unit allows routing from below the dashboard for maximum operating range. Choose a location above the belt line (dashboard) of the vehicle for best reception.
Special considerations must be made for windshield glass as some newer vehicles utilize a metallic shielded
window glass that will inhibit or restrict RF reception. In these vehicles, route the antenna toward a rear
window location for best reception. Secure the antenna with double stick tape provided. After securing the
antenna with tape, we advise also securing a section of the antenna cable to a fixed support. This will
prevent the antenna from dropping down in case the double stick tape is exposed to extreme heat, which
may loosen its gummed surface. Route the connector toward the control module using caution not to pinch
the cable as this will cause poor or no RF reception to the control module.
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at the ignition switch then it is possible to connect both wires to the vehicle s battery. This wire provides power for the
start relay and the accessory relay.
This Remote Start System is designed for use with Automatic Transmission Vehicles Only! The unit
provides wait to start input for glow plug pre-heat which will be used for all diesel applications. If this wire
is not connected, then the unit will remain in the Gasoline mode setting, which will crank the car when the
RF signal is received with no delay. Regardless of the vehicle, Gasoline or Diesel, for every installation, the
vehicle
I M P O R TA N T !
DO NOT PLUG THE SIX PIN MAIN POWER HARNESS OR THE MULTI PIN INPUT / OUTPUT HARNESS
INTO THE CONTROL MODULE UNTIL ALL CONNECTIONS TO THE VEHICLE HAVE BEEN MADE. AFTER SELECTING YOUR TARGET WIRES AS DEFINED BELOW, DISCONNECT THE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE FROM THE VEHICLE BATTERY PRIOR TO MAKING ANY CONNECTIONS.
WIRING THE 6 PIN MAIN POWER HARNESS:
Note: Do not remove the fuse holders from this wire harness. Fuses must be used and located
as close as possible to the power source for adequate protection of the vehicle.
Fused RED w/ WHITE TRACE WIRE: + 12 volt Battery 1 Source
Locate the vehicle battery wire(s) at the ignition switch. Verification: These wires will register voltage in all
positions of the ignition switch. Connect the Red w/White wire to the vehicle's battery wire. This wire
provides power for the control circuit as well as the ignition 1 and ignition 2 relays.
Fused RED WIRE: + 12 Volt Battery 2 Source
Locate the vehicle battery wire(s) at the ignition switch. Verification: These wires will register voltage in all
positions of the ignition switch. Connect the Red wire to the vehicle's battery wire. This wire provides power
for the start relay and the accessory relay.
I M P O R TA N T !
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INSTALLING TECHNICIAN TO DETERMINE THE LOAD FACTOR OF
THE VEHICLES ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS WHEN THE VEHICLE IS RUNNING AND TO ADEQUATELY FUSE
THE TWO POWER WIRES BASED ON THAT LOAD. IF THE VEHICLE, RUNNING UNDER LOAD WITH
THE AIR CONDITIONER, HEATER BLOWER MOTOR, AND ACCESSORIES EXCEEDS 24 AMPS CONTINUOUS, WE RECOMMEND THAT TWO FUSES BE USED IN COMBINATION ON EACH POWER WIRE
AS SHOWN BELOW. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE TECH UPDATE ISSUED 9/30/96.
YELLOW WIRE: Starter Output
Careful consideration for the connection of this wire must be made to prevent the vehicle from
starting while in gear. Understanding the difference between a mechanical and an electrical
Neutral Start Switch will allow you to properly identify the circuit and select the correct installation method. In addition you will realize why the connection of the safety wire is required for all
mechanical switch configurations.
Failure to make this connection properly can result in personal injury and property damage. In all installations it is the responsibility of the installing technician to test the remote start unit and assure that the
vehicle cannot start via RF control in any gear selection other than park or neutral.
In both mechanical and electrical neutral start switch configurations, the connection of the Yellow wire will be
made to the low current start solenoid wire of the ignition switch harness. This wire will have +12 volts when
the ignition switch is turned to the start (crank) position only. This wire will have 0 volts in all other ignition
switch positions.
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NOTE: This wire must be connected to the vehicle side of the starter cut relay (when used). For the
electrical neutral switch configuration, this connection must be made between the starter inhibit
relay, (when used) and the neutral safety switch as shown in the following diagram.
Failure to connect this wire to the ignition switch side of the neutral safety switch can result in personal
injury and property damage.
SEE NEUTRAL START SAFETY TEST FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
BLUE WIRE: Ignition 1 Output
Connect this wire to the ignition 1 wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show +12 volts when the
ignition key is turned to the to the "ON" or "RUN" and the "START" or CRANK" positions and will have 0 volts
when the key is turned to the "OFF" and "ACCESSORY" positions.
For Diesel Applications, this wire must be connected to the ignition circuit that powers the glow plugs if the
vehicle requires glow plug pre-heating.
GREEN WIRE: Ignition 2 Output
Connect this wire to the ignition 2 wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show + 12 volts when the
ignition key is turned to the "ON" or "RUN" position and is some cases the "START" or CRANK" position.
This wire will show 0 volts when the key is turned to the "OFF" and "ACCESSORY" positions.
NOTE: See programming information concerning this wire to allow output during the "START" mode.
VIOLET WIRE: Accessory Output
Connect this wire to the Accessory wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show + 12 volts when the
ignition switch is turned to the "ACCESSORY" or "ON" and "RUN" positions and will show 0 volts when the
key is turned to the "OFF" and "START" or "CRANK" positions.
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WIRING THE 4 PIN ALTERNATE IGNITION HARNESS
ORANGE/BLACK Wire: Parking Brake Input
This wire is used only when the turbo timer mode, Bank 3, feature # 16 is selected ON. This input insures
that the vehicle parking brake is applied whenever the vehicle is set up for and the turbo timer circuit is used.
This input must switch to ground when the vehicle's parking brake is applied. Connect the Orange/Black wire
to the negative output of the vehicle's parking brake switch.
RED/BLACK Wire: + 12 Volts Input
Note: The Red/Black and Pink are dry contacts and may be used for negative switching when necessary.
Connecting the Red/Black to chassis ground will result in Pink being ground when the R/S is activated.
This input is to be connected to a separate, (Other than the wire Red or Red/White is connected to), constant
on + 12 volt source which will supply + 12 volt power to the additional ignition output, (Pink), wire. Connect
this wire to a separate + 12 Volt source.
PINK Wire: Additional Ignition Output
This wire can be used as an additional + 12 Volt ignition output supplied by the Red/Black wire. This output
can be selected to be on or off during the start cycle. (See feature bank 3 selection # 8) Connect this wire
to the third ignition circuit in the vehicle and set the selectable feature # 8 of Bank 3 according to the way in
which the vehicle's ignition switch operates.
Note: Do not remove the fuse holders from this wire harness. Fuses must be
used and located as close as possible to the power source for adequate protection of the vehicle.
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WIRING CONNECTIONS: 12 Pin Input / Output Harness
Black Wire: Chassis Ground Source Connect the Black wire to a known vehicle ground source or to a solid
clean metal part of the chassis. Be certain to remove any paint or grease and secure this wire with a selftapping screw and ring terminal.
GRAY WIRE: Negative Inhibit Input 1
Connect the GRAY wire to the previously mounted hood pin switch provided. This wire will be routed through
the firewall into the engine compartment. It is necessary to use an existing grommet when passing wires
through the firewall to prevent short circuiting. This is an important safety feature of the System, failure to use
this feature can result in serious injury. Route the wire to the pin switch and connect it using the bullet connector
provided.
GRAY w/ BLACK TRACER WIRE: Negative Inhibit Input 2
Any time the gray w/ black tracer wire is grounded, the Remote Starter will stop operating, even if the signal
is received from the transmitter.
If the brake light switch in the vehicle switches ground to the brake light circuit, connect the Gray w/ Black trace
wire to the output of the brake light switch. If the brake light switch in the vehicle switches +12 Volts, do not
use the Gray w/ Black wire; see Brown w/ Black tracer wire.
BROWN WIRE: Positive Inhibit Input 1
Any time + 12 Volts is applied to the Brown wire, the Remote Starter will stop operating, even if the signal is
received from the transmitter.
If the vehicle has a factory installed hood pin switch and that switch provides + 12 Volts to an under hood light,
the Brown wire can be connected to the existing pin switch.
BROWN w/ BLACK Tracer Wire: Positive Inhibit Input 2
Any time + 12 Volts is applied to the Brown w/ Black tracer wire, the Remote Starter will stop operating, even
if the signal is received from the transmitter. If the brake light switch in the vehicle switches + 12 Volts to the
brake light circuit, connect the Brown w/ Black trace wire to the output of the brake light switch. If the brake
light switch in the vehicle switches ground, do not use the Brown w/ Black wire; see Gray w/ Black tracer wire.
Brake Switch Positive Shutdown Detail
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YELLOW w/ BLACK Tracer Wire: + 12 Volt Alarm By - Pass Output
NOTE: You must disconnect the ignition input of the alarm from any other wire that it is presently connected
to in the vehicle.
This wire provides a + 12 Volt output when the ignition key is turned to the “ON” position, and 0 Volts when the ignition
key is “OFF” and when the vehicle is running under the control of the remote starter.
This wire should be connected to the ignition input of the alarm system.
The Yellow w/ Black wire output will allow you to remote start the vehicle while leaving the alarm armed, and to lock/
unlock the doors while running under control of the remote start unit.
(2) WHITE Wires: Parking Light Flasher
These wires are the COMMON and NORMALLY OPEN contacts of the on-board parking lamp relay.
If the vehicle's parking lights are a +12 volt switched system, connect (1) of the White wires to a fused (15A max.)
+12 volt battery source, and connect the second White wire to the vehicle's parking light wire.
If the vehicle's parking lights are a chassis ground switched system, connect (1) of the White wires to a chassis
ground source, and connect the second White wire to the vehicle's parking light wire.
Switch
LIGHT BLUE Wire: Ignition 3 / Shock Disable Output
This wire provides a 300mA ground output that becomes active 3 seconds before the Remote Start Unit initializes,
and remains grounded while running plus an additional 4 seconds after the Remote Start Unit turns off. In all of
the applications described below, a relay will be required. The Light Blue wire can be used to accommodate the
following situations:
A. Shock Sensor By Pass:
If there is Shock Sensor used with an alarm system and it is not shunted during the Remote Start activation
period, then vibration from the running vehicle can cause the alarm to trigger. In this case, connect the Light
Blue Wire to terminal #86 of a external relay. Connect terminal #85 of the relay to a fused + 12 volt battery
source. Cut the shock sensor trigger wire and connect one end of the cut wire to terminal #30 and the other end
of the cut wire to terminal #87a. Just before the Remote Start unit is activated, the relay contacts will open,
preventing the shock sensor's operation until the Remote Start unit shuts off.
B. Ignition 3 Output:
Some newer vehicles use a third ignition wire, which is required to start and keep the vehicle's engine running.
If this is the case, connect the Light Blue wire to terminal #86 of an external relay. Connect terminal #30 & #85
to a fused + 12 volt battery source rated for a minimum of 25 Amp. Connect terminal #87 to the third ignition wire
in the vehicle.
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C. GM VATS Key Override:
If the vehicle has the General Motors VATS system installed, you will need to bypass the system while the vehicle is
operating under the control of the Remote Start Unit. To Do This;
1. Measure the resistance of the resistor pellet on the ignition key then select a resistor within 5% of the key's
value from the resistor pack supplied.
2. Locate the pair of VATS wires in the vehicle, usually a pair of thin gauge wires running from the ignition switch
to the VATS control module.
NOTE: These wires are typically White w/ Black trace and Violet w/ Yellow trace, however in later model Cadillacs,
they are run through an orange sleeve, and are either both Black, both Yellow, or both White wires. Consult the
factory service manual for additional information.
3. Connect the Light Blue Wire from the Remote Start Unit to terminal #86 of an external relay. Connect terminal
#85 of the relay to a fused + 12 volt battery source.
4. Cut (#1) wire (as shown), and connect the ignition switch side of the cut wire to terminal #87a of the relay.
Connect the other side of the (#1) wire to terminal #30.
5. Connect the previously selected resistor from terminal #87 to the second (#2) wire (as shown).
NOTE: The above information and following diagram is for the GM VATS system only. For GM PASS LOCK System
you will require the Audiovox AS-PASS II Module.
General Motors VATS By-Pass Diagram
Tachometer Input Wiring Detail
GREEN/ORANGE Wire: Tach Sensor Input
This wire will continually monitor the engine tach rate while the unit is under power of the Remote Start module.
This wire will be routed to the vehicle ECM tach input or through the firewall into the engine compartment and
connect to the negative side of the ignition coil. This Remote Start unit learns the tach rate of the vehicle and in most
cases will operate properly from one multi coil pack regardless of the number of cylinders. If the vehicle has a
single coil unit for each cylinder, it may be necessary to connect this wire to more than one cylinder for proper tach
reference. See multi coil wiring detail shown later in this manual for additional information.
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Green/Yellow Wire: Diesel Wait To Start Input
The Green/Yellow wire will connect to a diesel vehicles glow plug wire. When the unit receives a start command,
this wire must go to + 12 then to ground to allow the crank sequence to begin. When ignition #1 is activated by the
remote start unit, the glow plug circuit gets energized, (+ 12 volts), when the glow plug circuit of the vehicle drops the
+ 12 volts, which effectively grounds the wait to start input, then 500mS later the starter will engage. This wire can
also be connected to the Glow Plug Bulb wire in the vehicle if this bulb wire gets + 12 volts when the ignition comes
on and drops low when the glow plug circuits temperature is reached. Be sure to fuse the wire with a 1 Amp Fuse
when connecting to a high current circuit such as a factory glow plug wire. The fuse should be installed as close
to the high current wire as possible. If you are installing this unit in a Gasoline vehicle, this wire is not used.
NOTE: If the Glow Plug sense wire, Green/Yellow is connected, this wire will have priority over the setting of feature
Bank 3 Feature #11.
WIRING THE 4 PIN AUXILIARY OUTPUT HARNESS
The auxiliary 4 pin connector provides low current outputs to control various functions in the vehicle during
different stages of the Remote Start unit's operation. Understanding these outputs and the time in which
they occur will allow you to determine if they are needed for the particular vehicle you are working on as well
as how to use them.
Black w Blue Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output Before Start
The Black w/ Blue Trace wire will provide a 1 second 300 mA pulsed ground output 1.5 second before the
remote start unit activates as well as when the transmitter is used to disarm the system. Typical use for this
output would be to disarm a factory theft deterrent system to prevent false triggering of the factory alarm
when the remote start unit engages or when the transmitter is used to unlock the doors.
Black w/ Light Green Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Start
The Black w/ Light Green Trace wire will provide a 1 second 300mA pulsed ground output after the vehicle is
started under control of the remote start unit. Typically this wire will be used to re-lock the vehicle doors if
the doors unlock automatically when the factory anti-theft system is disarmed.
Black w/ Red Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Shutdown
The Black w/ Red Trace wire will provide a 1 second 300 mA pulsed ground output after the remote start unit
shuts down. This output will occur regardless of whether the circuit times out or is manually terminated.
Typically this output will be used to re-lock the vehicle doors if the doors unlock automatically when the
ignition circuit transitions to off.
Black w/ Yellow Trace Wire: Ground Output During Start (Crank)
The Black w/ Yellow Trace wire will provide a 300 mA ground output while the starter output of the remote
start unit is active. This output can be used to activate the Crank Low/Bulb Test wire found in some GM
vehicles. This wire is also referred to as the ECM wake up wire in some Chrysler vehicles.
NOTE: The outputs above are low current outputs and must be used with a relay if the circuit's requirement
is more than 300 mA.
Push-Button LED Programming Switch Assembly: (2 Pin Blue & 2 Pin White Connectors)
Route the gray and black wires in the 2 pin connector and the red and blue in the two pin connector from the previously
installed push-button LED programming switch assembly to the control module and plug these into the mating blue
and white connectors on the side of the module.
2 Pin Transponder Control Output: (Yellow Connector)
This output is intended to allow the control of a transponder bypass interface module or transponder
bypass relay. The system also allows software selections to control the way in which this output operates, see remote start feature # 10 for setting this output.
When the unit is selected for output during the start sequence, this output will be active at the same time
Ign. 3 becomes active, and will remain active until the vehicle has started. This will be used for one time
read transponder circuits.
When the unit is selected for transponder on, this output will become active at the same time ign. 3
becomes active, and will remain active all the time the unit is operational under the control of the remote
start. When the unit is selected for continuous and the vehicle is started via the Remote Start, this
output will become active at the same time ign. 3 becomes active and will remain active until the ignition
in the vehicle goes low. This will allow the unit to be used for continuous read transponders circuits.
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5 Pin Accessory Output Harness
Dark Blue Wire : Delayed 300 mA Pulsed Output/Channel 3
The dark blue wire pulses to ground via an independent RF channel from the keychain transmitter. This is
a transistorized, low current output, and should only be used to drive an external relay coil.
This output is activated by the same transmitter button that is used to activate the remote start function. Press
and hold the trunk/key button to activate this trunk release output, or press and release the trunk/key button
two times within 2 seconds to activate the remote starter.
WARNING: Connecting the dark blue wire to the high current switched output of the trunk release circuits and
some remote start trigger inputs, will damage the control module.
Connect the dark blue wire to terminal 86 of the AS-9256 relay (or equivalent 30 A automotive relay), connect
terminal 85 to a fused +12 volt source and wire the remaining relay contacts to perform the selected function
desired.
Channel 3 Relay Wiring Detail
From 2 Pin
Green w/ Black Trace Wire: 300mA Latched Channel 4 Output
The Green w/ Black Trace wire supplies a 300 mA switched output whenever channel four of the receiver is
accessed. Pressing the pre-programmed transmitter button(s) will access channel four and will remain
active, for up to 20 seconds, as long as the transmitter button(s) is held. This is a low current output and
must be connected to a relay to supply power to the device you intend to control. Connect Green w/ Black
Trace wire to terminal #86 of a VF45F11 P&B relay or equivalent. Connect terminal #85 of the relay to a
fused + 12 volt source. Connect the common, normally open, and normally closed contacts of the relay to
perform the selected function of the channel 4 output.
NOTE: This wire also can be used for defrost activation as dictated by the setting of feature # 1 of Bank 3.
Anytime the vehicle is running under control of the Remote Start and Channel 4 is activated, then dependent
on the selection of this feature, Green/Black will be activated as a pulse for 1 second, or for 10 minutes.
Note this wire will not operate when the vehicle is running under the power of the ignition key, only while
under the control of the remote start or if not used for defrost then an output will occur as indicated above.
WARNING ! Connecting the Dark Green w/Black trace wire to any high current switched output (300mA max.) will damage the control module.
Lt Blue/Green Wire : DELAYED 300 mA PULSED OUTPUT / CHANNEL 5
The light blue/green wire pulses to ground via an independent RF channel from the keychain transmitter.
This is a transistorized, low current output, and should only be used to drive an external relay coil.
WARNING: Connecting the light blue/green to the high current switched output of trunk release circuits,
some remote start trigger inputs, will damage the control module.
Connect the light blue/green to terminal 86 of the AS - 9256 relay (or equivalent 30 A automotive relay) and
wire the remaining relay contacts to perform the selected function of channel 5.
Lt Blue/Black Wire : DELAYED 300 mA PULSED OUTPUT / CHANNEL 6
The light blue/green wire pulses to ground via an independent RF channel from the keychain transmitter.
This is a transistorized, low current output, and should only be used to drive an external relay coil.
WARNING: Connecting the light blue/black to the high current circuits, will damage the control module.
Connect the light blue/black to terminal 86 of the AS - 9256 relay (or equivalent 30 A automotive relay) and
wire the remaining relay contacts to perform the selected function of channel 6.
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Blue/Red Wire : DELAYED 300 mA PULSED OUTPUT / CHANNEL 7
The light blue/red wire pulses to ground via an independent RF channel from the keychain transmitter. This is
a transistorized, low current output, and should only be used to drive an external relay coil.
WARNING: Connecting the light blue/red to the high current circuits, will damage the control module.
Connect the light blue/red to terminal 86 of the AS - 9256 relay (or equivalent 30 A automotive relay) and wire
the remaining relay contacts to perform the selected function of channel 7.
3 Pin Input/Output Harness:
Dark Blue/Black Trace Wire: External Trigger Input
The Dark Blue/Black trace wire allows the remote start unit to be activated from an external source. The
intent of this wire is to allow the unit to be controlled from a "POSSE/CAR-LINK" paging system or similar
device. When this wire receives a ground pulse, the unit will start the vehicle. Connect this wire to a ground
pulsed output from the controlling circuit.
Green w/ White Trace Wire: Entry Illumination Ground Output
This wire provides a 30 second ground output (300 mA Max.) whenever the remote is used to unlock the
doors . This wire should be connected to an external relay, and wired to the vehicles interior entry lighting
whenever the optional Interior Illumination circuit is desired. See below for relay wiring details.
Black w/ White Trace Wire: 300 mA Horn Output
The black w/ white trace wire is provided to beep the vehicle’s horn. This is a transistorized low current
output, and should only be connected to the low current ground output from the vehicle’s horn switch.
If the vehicle uses a + 12 VDC horn switch, then connect the black w/ white trace wire to terminal 86 of the
AS 9256 relay ( or an equivalent 30 Amp automotive relay ), and connect relay terminal 85 to a fused + 12
VDC battery source. Connect relay terminal 87 to the vehicle’s horn switch output, and connect relay terminal 30 to a fused + 12 VDC battery source.
Entry Illumination Detail
3 Pin Antenna/Receiver Connector: (White Connector)
Plug the previously routed antenna connector from the antenna receiver assemble into the mating connector
of the control module. This connector supplies 12 volts, ground and RF data from the antenna receiver to the
remote start module. Be certain this connector is firmly seated making good contact to the control unit.
TIMED START PROGRAM:
The Remote Start unit has the ability to start the vehicle automatically at timed intervals. This feature is useful
in extremely cold climates where starting the engine is the only means to keep the battery charged and fluids
warm. The operator has the option to have the unit start every 2 or 4 hours for a maximum of 48 hours. Factory
pre-set is to start at 4 hour intervals. To select 2 or 4 hour automatic start timer:
1. Start By Holding the Pushbutton Switch On.
2. While Holding the Pushbutton Switch Turn The Ignition Switch On Then Off
3a) Within 10 seconds of turning the ignition switch off, Release and then Push On and release the Pushbutton Switch 2 times holding it on the second time until the siren and or lights flash and chirp 2 times
indicating that the 2 Hour Start Interval has successfully been set. or
3b) Within 10 seconds of turning the ignition switch off, (Step 2) Release
and then Push On and release the Pushbutton Switch 4 times holding it on the fourth time until the siren
and or lights flash and chirp 4 times indicating that the 4 Hour Start Interval has successfully been set.
NOTE: Once selected, 2 or 4, this timer interval will remain in memory until it is manually changed. To
change, the above sequence will have to be followed.
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TIMED START OPERATION:
To begin the start timer, within 10 seconds of turning off the ignition switch, activate the RF command to start
2 times. (Press the trunk/key button four times). The lights will flash and the siren will chirp 4 times. Indicating
timed interval mode has been initiated. The vehicle will automatically start every 2 or 4 hours as programmed.
To cancel the timed start mode start the vehicle either by RF or by the ignition key.
Programming Tach Rate:
NOTE: All applications require that tach be programmed.
The unit will not operate unless tach is programmed. If an attempt is made to start the vehicle via the remote
start without first programming tach, the unit will flash the parking lights 7 times indicating tach has not been
learned and stored. If the tach rate is not properly programmed to the specific vehicle, the unit may not realize
that the vehicle is running in certain instances and could re-engage the starter motor.
The Remote Car Starter will learn the tach rate of most vehicles single ignition coils, multiple coil packs, and
or single injector. To learn tach;
1. Turn the ignition key to the ON position.
3. Press and release the program push-button switch 3 times.
4. Immediately turn the ignition key OFF.
5. Hold the program push-button switch ON, then start the vehicle using the ignition key.
6. When the unit senses the tach signal, the parking lights will begin to flash.
7. Release the program push-button switch. The parking lights will turn on for 3 seconds to indicate that the
tach signal is stored and the unit is now out of the program mode.
3. Diagnostics:
1. Be sure that programmable feature number #9 is set to the "Diagnostics On" mode.
2. Press and hold the program push-button switch on, then turn the ignition key to the "ON" position.
3. The lights will flash and the number of flashes will indicate the reason for shutdown on the last remote start
attempt. The indications are as follows.
1 Flash
5, 10, 15, or 20, minute run timer expired.
2 Flashes Low or No tach signal received.
3 Flashes Positive input shut down.
4 Flashes Control switch was moved to "Off" position.
5 Flashes RF Shutdown command received.
6 Flashes High RPM signal over speed shut down.
7 Flashes Tach has NOT learned.
8 Flashes Negative input shut down
Multi Coil Pack Adapter: (Optional)
The multi coil pack adapter, (P/N 136B1400), is designed for use with vehicles that do not respond to single
coil tach programming. Although the tach resolution of this circuit is designed to interface direct with most
vehicles, there may be an occasion where the following circuit may be required.
To use the adapter, the Green/Black wires must connect to the negative side of the ignition coil(s).
1. For vehicles utilizing independent coils per cylinder, connect the three Green/Black leads to alternate
coils. To achieve optimum performance the coil signals must be evenly distributed. This is accomplished
by first mapping out the firing order of the engine in groups of as indicated below. Draw a circle around
any of the columns. The Green/Black wires should be connected to the negative (-) terminal of the
respective cylinder number which appears in any of the circles.
2. For vehicles utilizing 2 cylinder firing per coil pack, connect Green/Black to the tach side of each coil
pack. For 8 cylinder, four coil systems, connect to any of the three coils.
3. Connect the Yellow wire to a +12 volt ignition 1 source. This wire will have +12 volts with the ignition in the
on and start position and have 0 volts with the ignition in the off position.
4. Connect the Green wire to the (Green) or (Orange/Green) tach input of the Audiovox remote start unit.
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TESTING YOUR INSTALLATION:
W A R N I N G ! ! The following procedure must be performed after the installation of an Audiovox Remote
Start Device. It is the responsibility of the installing technician to complete these tests. Failure to test the
unit in the following manner may result in personal injury, property damage, or both.
HOOD PIN SAFETY SHUT DOWN:
The intention of the hood pin safety shut down is to prevent the Remote Start unit from being activated while
a mechanic or vehicle owner is performing normal routine vehicle maintenance.
To test the integrity of this circuit:
1. With the driver's window in the down position, start the vehicle using the RF transmitter.
2. Reach inside the car and pull the hood release.
3. Raise the hood and confirm that the remote start unit shuts down.
If the unit fails this test, recheck your pin switch connection to the Gray/Black wire of the Audiovox Remote
Start Unit.
WA R N I N G ! !
DO NOT RELEASE THIS VEHICLE TO THE CONSUMER UNTIL YOU CONFIRM THE
OPERATION OF THE HOOD PIN SAFETY SHUT DOWN FEATURE.
MANUAL SHUT DOWN / ENABLE CIRCUIT:
The intent of the manual shut down / enable circuit is to allow the vehicle operator to prevent operation of the
Remote Start Unit regardless of the RF transmitter operation.
1) With the system disarmed/unlocked, and the ignition switch off Press and Hold the PRLED on.
2) Turn the ignition switch on, off, on, off, on, off.
3) The LED begins to flash two short flashes followed by one long flashes and continues this pattern until
returned to normal mode of operation.
This puts the unit into the R/S Override mode indicating that the remote start is in the service mode and
will not start from RF or any other input Posse or otherwise.
To Exit R/S Override Mode
1) With the system disarmed, Press and Hold the PRLED on.
2) Turn the ignition switch on, off, on, off, on, off.
3) The LED turns off indicating that the R/S unit is fully functional one again.
WA R N I N G ! !
DO NOT RELEASE THIS VEHICLE TO THE CONSUMER UNTIL YOU CONFIRM THE
OPERATION OF THE MANUAL SHUT DOWN / ENABLE FEATURE.
NEUTRAL START SAFETY TEST:
The intent of the neutral start switch is to prevent the vehicle from starting while the gear selector is in any
position other than Park, or Neutral. When installing a Remote Start Device, it is imperative that the Yellow
Starter wire be connected to the ignition switch side of the Neutral Start Switch. Consideration for the
placement of a starter inhibit relay is important as well, and should be connected to the ignition switch side
of the Yellow Start Wire.
To test the integrity of the Neutral Start Safety Circuit:
1. Set the vehicle parking brake.
2. Block the drive wheels to prevent vehicle movement.
3. Temporarily disconnect the Brown/Black positive shut down wire from the vehicle's brake switch.
4. Sitting in the vehicle, start the engine using the vehicle's ignition key.
5. Step on the brake pedal and shift the gear selector into reverse.
6. Allow the transmission to shift. When you feel the engine pull, do not move the gear selector just turn the
ignition switch off. DO NOT attempt to remove the key.
7. Keeping the brake pedal depressed, activate the RF transmitter in an attempt to start the vehicle. The car
should not start.
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8. Repeat the above test this time move the gear selector to the drive position. If the unit attempts to start,
failing this test, recheck your Yellow Wire's connection. This wire must be connected to the ignition switch
side of the Neutral Start Switch. If the vehicle you are working on does not have an Electrical Neutral
Safety Switch, it will be necessary to reconfigure the Remote Starts Wiring to accommodate this vehicle.
The information concerning the Mechanical Neutral Safety Switch provided below will help you to determine if the vehicle you are working on has this type of safety switch and will provide alternate wiring
methods to accommodate this situation.
WA R N I N G ! !
REMEMBER TO RECONNECT THE BROWN/BLACK WIRE TEMPORARILY
DISCONNECTED IN STEP 3.
DO NOT RELEASE THIS VEHICLE TO THE CONSUMER UNTIL YOU CONFIRM THE OPERATION OF
THE NEUTRAL SAFETY START FEATURE.
MECHANICAL NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH CONSIDERATIONS:
Mechanical neutral safety switch configurations differ slightly in that they do not offer the same level of safety
when installing a remote start device. Often when the ignition switch is turned off while the gear selector is
in any position other than park or neutral, the mechanical function will not allow the key to be turned to the
start position or be removed from the ignition cylinder. This configuration prevents mechanical operation while
the vehicle is in gear but offers no consideration for electrical operation. Because of this potential problem,
this installation requires the additional connection of a safety wire from the remote start device to the vehicle
Park/Neutral ECM Input or the vehicle key in sensor. This connection will prevent remote start operation if the
key is left in the ignition switch regardless of the gear selector position.
PARK / NEUTRAL ECM INPUT:
The Park / Neutral ECM input is the preferred method of installation. This not only maintains the integrity of
the factory circuit, it is also the easiest to install, providing the vehicle you are working on has this ECM input.
The installation required for this application (shown below), indicates the slight reconfiguration of the control
switch wiring and the addition of a 4000 series diode. Shown is a typical GM Park/Neutral ECM input circuit.
To connect the Audiovox remote start unit to the GM Park / Neutral ECM input:
1. Locate the Orange / Black reference wire in the "C2" connector found at the ECM in GM B Body vehicles
or, locate the equivalent reference wire in the vehicle you are installing the Audiovox Remote Start Unit in.
2. Connect the Cathode, (Striped) end, of a 4000 series diode to this reference wire.
3. Connect the Anode, (Non Striped) end, of the diode to one side of the Remote Start enable switch.
4. Connect the other side of the enable switch to the Black/White enable input wire of the Remote Start unit.
The reference diagram below shows a typical GM B Body ECM reference wire and how it is to be connected
to the Remote Start Unit.
KEY IN SENSOR CIRCUITS:
If the vehicle you are working on does not have or you cannot locate the ECM reference wire, there are two
alternatives available. Although not preferred, the vehicle Key In Sensor may be reconfigured to allow a
margin of safety and will prevent the vehicle with a Mechanical Neutral Start Switch from starting in gear.
AUDIOVOX ADVISES THAT YOU MAINTAIN THE FACTORY CIRCUIT WHENEVER POSSIBLE. The following two circuits may be used only if the above circuit is not available.
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NOTE: When completing an installation using either of the following key in sensor circuits, if the operator
inserts the ignition key while the vehicle is running under the control of the Remote Start, the vehicle
will shut down. This must be explained to the operator as it is in contrast to the normal operation of
a vehicle utilizing an electrical neutral start switch and is inconsistent with the operator's manual.
Additional information concerning Key In Sensor methods 1 & 2 are listed below and should be reviewed
before considering either alternative.
Method 1 will allow the safety required for the remote start unit and prevent the vehicle from starting while
in any gear other than Park or Neutral while the key is in the ignition cylinder. However, if the key is left in
the ignition switch and the door is left opened, the added relay will be energized causing a 150mA drain on
the battery.
Method 2 will allow the safety required for the remote start unit and prevent the vehicle from starting while
in any gear other than Park or Neutral while the key is in the ignition cylinder. However, the original factory
key in chime module will not alert the owner that the key has been left in the ignition switch. In addition, this
may also effect other warning tones such as the light on reminder.
These situations should be carefully considered before altering the vehicle's wiring and must be fully explained to the consumer.
Circuits may be used only if the above circuit is not available.
METHOD 1
To connect to the key in sensor as shown in method 1:
A. Locate the control wire that connects the drivers door pin switch to the key in sensor switch.
B. Cut this wire and connect the ignition cylinder side to chassis ground.
C. Locate the key in sensor switch wire that connects the chime module to the ignition cylinder .
D. Cut this wire and connect the ignition cylinder side to terminal #30 of a P&B VF45F11 or equivalent relay.
E. Connect the cathode (striped) side of a 4002 series diode to this same wire, and connect the (non
striped) side to the negative shut down safety wire (Gray / Black) of the Audiovox Remote Start Unit.
F. Connect terminal #86 of the relay to a fused +12 volt constant battery source.
G. Connect terminal #87 of the relay to the Chime Module side of the previously cut wire in step D.
H. Connect terminal #85 of the relay to the Drivers Door side of the pin switch wire previously cut in step B.
NOTE: A second 4002 series diode may be required to maintain the integrity of the hood open, shut down
circuit. If this is the case, it must be installed as shown in the diagram above. The anode (Non
Striped) side must be connected to the Gray/Black wire of the Remote Start Unit. The cathode
(Striped) side must be connected to the hood pin switch. If the hood pin switch is also used for an
alarm trigger input, be certain to use the dual diode assembly packaged with the Audiovox Remote
Start Unit as shown following.
METHOD 2
To connect to the key in sensor circuit as shown for method 2:
A. Locate the control wire that connects the drivers door pin switch to the key in sensor switch.
B. Cut this wire and connect the ignition cylinder side to chassis ground.
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C. Locate the key in sensor switch wire that connects the chime module to the ignition cylinder .
D. Cut this wire and connect the ignition cylinder side to the Remote Start Negative Safety Shut down Wire
Gray/Black, using a 4002 series diode as shown above.
NOTE: A second 4002 series diode may be required to maintain the integrity of the hood open, shut down
circuit. If this is the case, it must be installed as shown in the diagram above. The anode (Non
Striped) side must be connected to the Gray/Black wire of the Remote Start Unit. The cathode
(Striped) side must be connected to the hood pin switch. If the hood pin switch is also used for an
alarm trigger input, be certain to use the dual diode assembly packaged with the Audiovox Remote
Start Unit as shown in this installation guide.
AFTER THE CONNECTION OF THE NEUTRAL START SAFETY WIRE AS INDICATED IN ANY OF THE
PREVIOUS ALTERNATE CONFIGURATIONS, THIS CIRCUIT MUST BE TESTED FOR OPERATION.
Retest by following the steps outlined in the NEUTRAL START SAFETY TEST shown in this manual.
4 Pin Upgrade Telematic Module:
Red = + 5 Volts
Black = Ground
White = Data TX
Yellow = Data RX
If used, connect the 4 pin harness from the Telematic one way module kit to the mating port on the controlling
circuit. NOTE: If using the TWO WAY Telematic module, only Ground, TX, and RX are used on this port, the
+ 12 volt supply for the two way module must be sourced separately or the unit will not operate.
4 Pin Upgrade Data Bus/Flash Logic Module:
If you are using an Audiovox Flash Logic module, it can be connected directly to the Alarm/Remote Start's
control module. Using the Blue 4 pin blue, red, black, & white harness and connect to the mating connector
on the Alarm/Remote Start control module. Wire the Flash Logic/Data Bus module to the vehicle as prescribed in it's installation guide.
COMPLETING THE INSTALLATION:
After you have confirmed the operation of the Audiovox Remote Start unit and tested all the safety features of
the system:
1. If you have not done so already, place the red rubber handle cover over the handle of the control switch for
ease of identification. This will allow your customer to distinguish the Remote Start control switch from
the program switch.
2. Mount the control module up and behind the dash securing it in place with cable ties or screws. Be
certain that the chosen mounting location will not inhibit any of the controls of the vehicle.
3. Securely harness and tie all wiring up and away from all hot and moving parts that they may come in
contact with under the dash board or in the engine compartment areas.
CAUTION:Particularly avoid the area around the steering shaft and column, as wires can wrap around
these mechanisms and impair the safe operation of the vehicle.
4. Apply the Caution Labels supplied with this kit to a conspicuous area in the engine compartment. Make
sure to clean the surface before affixing the label.
5. Check the vehicle's wipers, lights, horn, etc.... to insure proper operation.
6. Replace all panels that were removed during installation, and retest the system.
7. Explain all activated features and safety systems associated with Remote Start Unit installed to the
customer.
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