Remote Vehicle Control System
CA-535
Owner's Manual
Remote Vehicle Starter
with Keyless Entry
IMPORTANT NOTE: The operation of the Security and Convenience System as described in this manual is
applicable to most vehicles. However, due to the configuration of some vehicles, some functions AND/OR
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS may not apply. Please see your installing dealer for more information.
Table of Contents
Using Your Remote Transmitter ...................................... 3
Locking the vehicle’s doors
Unlocking the vehicle’s doors
Disabling/Enabling confirmation chirps
Two stage door unlock*
Activating the trunk release feature*
Turning on the vehicles headlights*
Using the progressive car finder feature
Using the personal protection alarm
Using the transmitter flashlight feature
Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter ................................. 4
Remote starting your vehicle
Entering your vehicle while it is running via remote vehicle start
Using the safety (red handled) control switch
Preheating or Precooling the vehicle’s interior
Turning on the rear window defroster (optional)*
Using the “quick-stop” feature
Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter, continued ...................... 5
Operating the 2 / 4 hour start up timer mode
Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter, continued ...................... 6
Operating the temperature start mode
Operating the daily start timer
Remote start safety features
Using valet mode
Using the Optional Turbo Timer Feature* ................................ 7
Automatic Convenience Features .......................................... 7
Illuminated Entry
Ignition Lock
Ignition Unlock
Optional Songbird Feature* ...................................................... 7
Replacing Remote Control Batteries ...................................... 8
Emergency Override Procedure ............................................. 8
Emergency Override Procedure
Emergency Override Button Location
Code Systems, Inc. Limited Lifetime Warranty ...................... 9
*
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May require additional installation labor, components and installation cost
Using Your Remote Transmitter
Locking the Vehicle’s Doors
To lock the vehicle’s doors, exit the vehicle, close all doors, then press the LOCK
icon button on the transmitter. The horn will honk and the parking lights will flash,
indicating the system has locked the doors (if equipped and connected), and
activated the starter disable feature. The status indicator (blue warning light on the
dash) will blink steadily, once per second. To lock the vehicles doors silently, press
and hold the LOCK icon button for 1 second. The parking lights will flash, indicating
the system has locked the doors (if equipped and connected), and activated the
starter disable feature. The status indicator (blue warning light on the dash) will blink
steadily, once per second.
Unlocking the Vehicle’s Doors
To unlock the vehicle’s doors, press the UNLOCK icon button. The horn will chirp and
the parking lights will flash once, and the doors will unlock (if equipped and
connected). The interior light will turn on for 1 minute or until the ignition key is turned
on. To unlock the vehicles doors silently, press and hold the UNLOCK icon button for
1 second. The parking lights will flash, indicating the system has unlocked the doors
(if equipped and connected).
Disabling/Enabling Lock and Unlock Confirmation Chirps
1. Turn the ignition key ON then OFF
2. Within 10 seconds push and release the valet/override button 3 times.
3. The horn will honk 2 times to disable horn honks or 1 time to enable horn honks.
Two Stage Door Unlock
If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing the UNLOCK icon button one time on the transmitter
will unlock only the driver’s door. Press the UNLOCK icon button again within 15 seconds to unlock the
remaining doors.
Activating the Trunk Release Feature
If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing and holding the TRUNK icon button on the transmitter
for 2 seconds will open the vehicles trunk or hatch.
Turning on the Vehicle’s Headlights
If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing and holding the LOCK icon button on the transmitter
for 3 seconds will turn on the vehicle’s headlights for 20 seconds.
Using the Progressive Car Finder Feature
Press the
icon button on the transmitter to locate your vehicle. The horn will honk 5 times at low
volume increasing in volume each of 3 times the button is pressed.
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Using the Personal Protection Alarm (Panic)
Press and hold the
icon button on the transmitter for 3 seconds to activate the personal protection
alarm. The horn will pulse for 30 seconds. Pressing any button on the transmitter will turn the personal
protection alarm off.
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Using the Transmitter Flashlight Feature
The (1) 6 button transmitter included with your system has a flashlight bulb built into the top of the
transmitter. Pressing and holding the LIGHT icon button on the transmitter will activate the flashlight until
the button is released.
*Throughout this manual, ‘press’ refers to pressing for less than 1 second.
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Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter
Remote Starting Your Vehicle
To activate the remote vehicle start function, press and release the OPT button on the remote control two (2)
times within 2 seconds. The vehicle’s horn will honk 1 time, the parking lights will flash 1 time and the
system will check the vehicle to ensure it is safe to start, if all safety parameters are correct, the vehicle will
start within 5 seconds (diesel vehicles will take longer). The vehicle’s parking lights will turn on (or flash
depending on system settings) as a visual indication that the vehicle has started and is running. Press and
release the OPT button on the remote control two (2) times within 2 seconds again to turn the remote
vehicle started off.
If your vehicle stalls or does not start
If your vehicle stalls or does not start, the Code Alarm CA-535 will pause 5 seconds, then try 3 more times
to start the vehicle (a total of four attempts). The system will pause 5 seconds between each start attempt. If
the vehicle does not start after the fourth attempt, the Code Alarm CA-535 will abort the remote vehicle start
process.
Entering the Vehicle While it is Running via Remote Vehicle Start
1. Unlock the vehicle’s doors.
2. Enter the vehicle. DO NOT PRESS THE BRAKE PEDAL!
3. Insert the key into the ignition switch and turn to the ON or RUN position.
4. Press the brake pedal. The remote vehicle starter will disengage and the vehicle will operate normally.
Using the Safety (Red Handled) Control Switch
The safety (red handled) control switch allows you to temporarily disable the remote vehicle starter feature,
this is especially helpful when having your vehicle serviced or valet parked. To disable the unit, move the
safety (red handled) control switch to the OFF position.
Preheating or Precooling the Vehicle’s interior
Before exiting the vehicle, set the temperature controls to the desired setting and operation. After the Code
Alarm CA-535 starts the vehicle, the heater or air conditioning will activate and heat or cool the vehicle’s
interior to your setting.
Turning on the Rear Window Defroster (if connected)
While the vehicle is running via remote vehicle start, press and hold the OPT button on the remote control
for 3 seconds. The rear window defroster will turn on for 10 minutes or the vehicles preset time limit.
Using the “Quick-stop” Feature
If you want to make a short stop and keep your vehicle running (to keep the interior warm or cool, for
instance), the quick-stop feature allows you to do this while keeping your vehicle secure and your keys with
you.
To engage quick stop:
1. Stop the vehicle and place the transmission in PARK.
2. With your foot off of the brake pedal, press and release the OPTION button on
the remote control two (2) times within 2 seconds. The parking lights will turn
on indicating the vehicle is now running via remote vehicle start.
3. Remove the keys from the ignition and exit the vehicle. Press the LOCK icon
button on the remote control to lock the vehicle’s doors if desired.
Note: Do not leave children or animals unattended in the vehicle when using the
quick-stop feature.
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Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter, continued
Operating the 2 / 4 Hour Start Up Timer Mode
The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start the vehicle every 2 or 4 hours over a 48 hour period.
This feature is especially useful in cold climates where the only means to keep the engine and engine
fluids warm is to periodically start the engine.
WARNING!
Be certain that the vehicle is outdoors before using this or any remote starting device. A running
engine produces dangerous carbon monoxide fumes which can be harmful or fatal if prolonged
exposure occurs. DO NOT remote start the vehicle if is garaged.
Selecting between 2 and 4 hour start up: (default 4 hour)
1.
Begin with the safety (red handled) control switch in the ON position.
2.
Turn the ignition switch ON then OFF.
3a. Within 10 seconds move the safety (red handled) control switch OFF, ON, OFF, ON
(2 switch cycles) to select a 2 hour start timer. After 10 seconds the parking lights
will flash and the horn will honk 2 times indicating that the 2 hour start timer is selected.
Or
3b. Within 10 seconds move the safety (red handled) control switch OFF, ON, OFF, ON, OFF, ON,
OFF, ON (4 switch cycles) to select a 2 hour start timer. After 10 seconds the parking lights
will flash and the horn will honk 4 times indicating that the 4 hour start timer is selected.
To begin the 2 / 4 hour start up timer mode:
1.
Turn the ignition key ON then OFF.
2.
Within 10 seconds press the OPT button on the remote control four (4) times.
The parking lights will flash and the horn will honk 4 times indicating the 2 / 4 hour start
up timer mode has been activated. The vehicle will start every 2 or 4 hours and run
for the preset time limit (5, 10, 15 or 20 minutes) and then shutdown. This will continue
for 48 hours unless the 2 / 4 hour start up timer is cancelled.
To begin the 2 / 4 hour start up timer mode from the remote control:
1.
Activate the remote vehicle start feature using the remote control.
2.
Shutdown the remote vehicle starter using the remote control (press the OPT
button 2 times).
3.
Within 10 seconds press OPT button on the remote control 4 times.
The parking lights will flash and the horn will honk 4 times indicating the 2 / 4 hour start
up timer mode has been activated. The vehicle will start every 2 or 4 hours and run for the
preset time limit (5, 10, 15 or 20 minutes) and then shutdown. This will continue for 48 hours
unless the 2 / 4 hour start up timer is cancelled.
To cancel the 2 /4 hour start up timer mode:
1.
Start the vehicle using the ignition key, then press the brake pedal.
Or
2.
Activate the remote vehicle start feature using the remote control.
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Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter, continued
Operating the Temperature start mode
The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start the vehicle when the temperature reaches 0 degrees. To
toggle this feature on/off using the remote control press the UNLOCK and OPT buttons simultaneously for
1 second.
Note: This feature must be turned ON in options programming. Check with your installing dealer to insure
this feature is set to the ON position.
Operating the Daily Start Timer
The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start your vehicle based on a 24-hour countdown timer. To
activate this feature, using the remote control press the LOCK and OPT buttons simultaneously for 1
second. The system will begin counting sown from 24 hours, and start the vehicle when it reaches zero.
This timer will only activate 1 time and will need to be reactivated for each 24 hour period.
Remote Start Safety Features
For safety and security reasons, the Code Alarm CA-535 will shutdown the remote vehicle starter or
prevent the remote vehicle starter from activating if any of the following occur:
1.
The vehicle hood is open.
2.
The brake pedal is pressed prior to turning the ignition key to the ON position.
3.
The engine reaches 3 times its normal idle speed.
4.
The safety (red handled) control switch is turned to the OFF position.
Using Valet Mode
Even thought the Code Alarm CA-535 is not a complete security system, the system is equipped with a
starter disable feature that is activated anytime the LOCK icon button is pressed on the remote control and
is indicated by the blue dashboard mounted LED flashing steadily. Valet mode is very helpful when having
your vehicle serviced or valet parked, and will prevent the starter disable feature from activating.
To engage valet mode:
1.
Turn the ignition key ON then OFF.
2.
Within 10 seconds press and release the valet/override button 1 time.
3.
The blue dashboard mounted LED will light solid to indicate that the system is in
valet mode.
To disengage valet mode:
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1.
Turn the ignition key ON then OFF.
2.
Within 10 seconds press and release the valet/override button 1 time.
3.
The blue dashboard mounted LED will turn off to indicate that the system has
exited valet mode.
Using the Optional Turbo Timer Feature
To engage the turbo timer feature:
1.
With the vehicle running via the ignition key, and your foot off of the brake pedal.
2.
Engage the vehicle’s parking brake.
3.
The vehicle’s parking lights will turn on to verify the turbo timer feature has been activated.
4.
Turn the ignition key OFF, the vehicle will continue to run for an additional 5 minutes.
To disengage the turbo timer feature:
1.
Press the vehicle’s brake pedal
2.
Turn the safety (red handled) control switch to the OFF position.
Or
Automatic Convenience Options
Illuminated Entry
When the system is UNLOCKED, the vehicle courtesy lights will turn on for 1 minute, or until the vehicle is
started or the system is re-locked.
Ignition Lock
If all doors are closed and the vehicle is started with the key, the doors will automatically lock. If vehicle
is started with vehicle doors open, the doors will not lock and will remain unlocked even after doors are
closed
Ignition Unlock
When removing the key from the ignition, the doors will automatically unlock.
Optional Songbird Feature
The optional songbird feature (Code Alarm part # SB1 and labor required) allows you to program songs
and tones to your system (i.e. Setting a different tone for Lock activation and unlock activation).
Turning Songbird On: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press and hold
the LOCK icon button on the remote control within 2 seconds. The SB1 speaker will give notification that
Songbird has be turned ON.
Turning Songbird Off: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press and
hold the UNLOCK icon button on the remote control within 2 seconds. The SB1 speaker will give
notification that Songbird has be turned OFF.
Setting Songbird Tones: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press
the OPT button on the remote control within 2 seconds. Press the LOCK icon button on the remote
control or UNLOCK icon button on the remote control to scroll through the different tones.
While in this mode the TRUNK icon button on the remote control will change the length or version of the
tone.
Press the OPT button on the remote control to select the desired tone and exit programming.
Please see your sales associate for details on Song Bird or any other Code Alarm accessory.
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Replacing Remote Control Batteries
The two (2) 3 volt lithium batteries (model CR2025) inside each remote control should last
approximately 1 year under normal use. When the batteries become weak you will notice the transmitter
range (the distance from the vehicle the remote control will work) deteriorate and the small LED on the
remote control will dim. To replace the remote control batteries:
1.
Using a small (#1) phillips screwdriver, remove the screw on the back of the remote control.
2.
Gently unsnap the halves of the remote control apart.
3.
Slide the 2 lithium batteries out of the circuit board, observing the +/- symbols on the batteries
and replace with new lithium 3 volt batteries (model CR2025).
4.
Gently snap the halves of the remote control back together and reinstall the phillips screw on
the back of the remote control.
5.
Test the operation of the remote control.
Emergency Override Procedure
If your transmitter is lost or disabled, it will be necessary use the emergency override button to turn the
starter disable feature off.
Emergency override procedure:
1.
Enter the vehicle (the security system will trigger.
2.
Turn the ignition key to the ON position.
3.
Press and release the emergency override button (The security system will turn off).
Your Emergency Override Button is Located_____________________
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Code Systems, Inc. Limited Lifetime Warranty
A Code Systems Inc. (“CODE”) vehicle comfort, convenience and security system sold to a retail consumer
purchaser by an authorized dealer of CODE and installed by an authorized dealer of CODE is warranted by CODE to the
original retail consumer purchaser to be free from defects in workmanship and materials for the lifetime of the vehicle in
which the system was originally installed.
A CODE system sold to a retail consumer purchaser by an authorized dealer of CODE and installed by a party other
than an authorized dealer of CODE is warranted by CODE to the original retail consumer purchaser to be free from
defects in workmanship and materials for the lifetime of the vehicle. Defects caused by or related to the improper
installation of the system are not covered by this or any other warranty.
The duration of this warranty described above applies to all components of the system except for: switches, indicator lights,
transmitter(s) and accessories purchased separately.
Transmitters, exclusive of the transmitter case, are warranted by CODE to the original retail consumer purchaser
to be free from defects in workmanship and materials for the lifetime of the vehicle in which the system was originally
installed.
Switches, indicator lights, and transmitter cases are warranted to the original consumer purchaser for a period of
one (1) year from the date of purchase when the system is installed by an authorized CODE dealer.
Code system accessories are covered by the warranty supplied with the accessory.
Wiring harnesses altered by installation and transmitter batteries are not covered by this or any other warranty.
This warranty is non-transferable, non-assignable and is completely voided when the system is removed from the
car in which it was originally installed. If the vehicle in which the system was originally installed is transferred to
another party, this warranty no longer applies.
This warranty does not apply to any product damaged by accident, physical or electrical abuse, improper
installation, alteration, any use contrary to its intended function, unauthorized service (i.e. service by anyone other than
CODE or its authorized service personnel), fire, flood, lightning or other acts of God.
Should a product be found to be defective during the warranty duration, CODE will repair or replace the system or
any part of the system that CODE agrees is defective without charge to the retail consumer purchaser of the system
during the first year of the warranty period. After the first year of the warranty period has expired CODE will repair or
replace the system or any part of the system that CODE agrees is defective for a fee of $10.00 to cover shipping and
handling charges.
In order for the system to be repaired or replaced under the terms of this warranty, the defective product must be
returned to an authorized CODE dealer and accompanied by a copy of the original retail sales receipt. The date of
purchase and year, make and model of the vehicle in which the security system was originally installed must be clearly
indicated on the sales receipt.
CODE shall not be held responsible for any removal and/or reinstallation charges of a defective system, damage to or
theft of the vehicle or its contents, or any incidental or consequential damages caused by any failure of the system to
function properly. Under no circumstances should this warranty, or system covered by it, be construed as an insurance
policy against loss. CODE neither assumes nor authorizes any person or organization to make ANY WARRANTIES or
assume any liability in connection with the sale, installation, or use of this system. This is the complete CODE warranty
and no other warranty exists.
The warranty identified in this form is exclusive and CODE makes no other warranties expressed or implied for
any goods or services provided by CODE. CODE specifically and expressly excludes any other warranties including the
fitness for a particular purpose and all warranties of merchantability. The customers sole and exclusive remedy for any
and all claims against CODE arising out the customers use of any CODE system shall be as delineated in the warranty
set forth above. CODE shall not be liable to any customer or any other person or entity for any direct or indirect,
consequential, special or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with the customers use of, or inability to
use, or misuse of any CODE provided system.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation
may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary
from state to state.
FCC COMPLIANCE
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and with RSS-210 of Industry
Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received, including any interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Warning!
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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