Model APS-920
Installation Manual
This Remote Start/Alarm System is designed to be used with
Automatic Transmission- Fuel Injection Vehicles Only!
COMPONENTS:
Control Module
1 Four Button RF Transmitter
1 Four Button LCD Transmitter
2 Way Antenna/Receiver
1 “1 X 1.75” Foam Pad
6 Pin Main Power Harness w/Fuses
20 Pin Accessory Harness
1 Hood Pin Switch
1/4” Female Spade Connector
2 Pin Door Lock/Unlock Harness
Starter Inhibit Relay & Harness
2 Pin LED Assy
2 Pin Push-Button Valet/Program Switch
4 Pin Antenna Receivers Harness
4 Pin Auxiliary Output Harness
Installation/Owners Guide
4 Philips Head Black Drill Point Sheet
Metal Screw #8 X 1/2"
FEATURES:
Selectable Ignition Lock & Unlock
Selectable Door Lock/Unlock Output Timing
Safe Start (Requires double push of the start button to engage the remote start function)
On Board Parking Light Relay
Trunk Release Output
Horn Chirp Output With Duration Select
Selectable RF Start Chirp
Panic Mode (Can select to have horn along with parking lights)
Selectable Run Times 5, 10, 15, or 20 Minutes
Selectable Gas or Diesel
Automatic Start Timer (Can be set to start your car automatically at 2 or 4 hour intervals)
4 Negative Pulsed Aux Outputs Before Start, After Start, During Crank, After Shut Down
(To aid installation in many vehicles with factory alarm systems)
Turbo Timer
Dual Stage Shock Sensor
Shock Sensor Shunt During R/S Selectable
FCC NOTICE
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation of this device is subject to the
following conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance voids the users authority to operate this device.
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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.
Do Not Mount The Module In The Engine Compartment, as it is not waterproof.
DASH MOUNTED LED:
The small LED included in the kit will serve as a visual indicator of the alarm's status and
provide a visual deterrent to a potential thief. The LED also provides important feed back information during the transmitter and feature program modes. The LED should be installed in the
dash in an area highly visible so that it may be seen from the driver's seat as well as from outside
the vehicle. Inspect behind the chosen location to insure that the drill will not penetrate any
existing factory wiring or fluid lines. Carefully drill a 1/4" hole in the desired location and pass the
connector end of the LED through the hole and toward the control module. Press the LED firmly
into place until it is fully seated in the mounting hole.
THE RECEIVER/ANTENNA ASSEMBLY:
The Super-regenerative Receiver Antenna Assembly provided with this unit allows routing from
below the dash board 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 it's 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.
VALET/PROGRAM/MANUAL OVERRIDE SWITCH :
Select a mounting location that is easily accessible to the operator of the vehicle. It is not
necessary to conceal the switch. However, concealment is recommended as it offers a higher
level of security. The switch can be mounted to the lower dash panel in the driver's area. 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 9/
32" hole in the desired location and mount the switch by passing it through the panel from the
underside. Secure the switch using the nut, star washer. Route the switch's connector toward
the control module.
NOTE: During the program sequence, there are times when this switch and the ignition switch
will be used simultaneously. We recommend that the push-button switch be mounted on the left
side of the ignition switch to facilitate this operation.
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SIREN:
Select a location in the engine compartment that is not accessible from below the vehicle. The
selected location must be clear of hot or moving parts within the engine compartment The
siren must be pointed downward to prevent water retention and the flared end must be pointed
away from and out of the engine compartment for maximum sound distribution. Before securing the siren, check behind your chosen location to assure that the mounting screws will not
penetrate any factory wiring or fluid lines. Secure the siren mounting bracket using #8 self
taping screws or by first using the mounting bracket as a template, scribe or mark the mounting
holes. Drill the marked holes using a 1/8" drill bit, then mount the siren using #8 sheet metal
screws.
HOOD PIN SWITCH:
The pin switch included in this package are intended for protecting the hood area of the vehicle.
In all cases, the switch must be mounted to a grounded metal surface. When the pin switch is
activated, (hood/trunk open), it will supply a ground to the input wire activating the alarm. In
addition, the hood switch 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 switch must be installed in all applications. Failure to do
so may result in personal injury or property damage.
Mount the switch in the hood locations away from water drain paths. If necessary, the included
bracket may be used to move the switch away from rain gutters or allow mounting to the firewall
behind the hood seal. In both cases the switch must be set up to allow the hood to depress the
switch at least 1/4 inch when the hood is closed and fully extended when the hood is opened. For
direct mounting, a 1/4 inch 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 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 pin switch in the pre-threaded mounting bracket hole.
STARTER INHIBIT RELAY:
Select a mounting location within 6" of the ignition switch's low current start solenoid wire.
Secure the relay to an existing harness in the chosen location using a cable tie around the
relay's wiring harness.
CAUTION! Do not wire tie the metal bracket to an existing wiring harness as vibration may
cause chaffing and shorting damaging the factory wiring. If an existing harness is not available
then secure the relay's metal mounting tab to an under dash metal brace with a #8 self tapping
sheet metal screw. Wire the relay as per the diagram found later in this manual.
SHOCK SENSOR:
Select a centrally located, solid mounting surface for the shock sensor that will allow consistent operation from all areas of the vehicle. The selected location must be within 24" of the
control module to allow routing and connecting of the 4 pin harness. Secure the shock sensor
to the chosen location using two #8 self tapping sheet metal screws. The sensor can also be
secured to an existing dash brace using cable tie straps. Whichever mounting method is used
be sure to allow access to the sensitivity adjustment potentiometer for use later in the installation.
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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.
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.
WIRING THE 6 PIN MAIN POWER HARNESS Connector “C”:
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.
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
ensure 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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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 "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.
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 (Bank 3 Selection # 6) 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.
Wiring The 4 Pin Auxiliary Output Harness, Connector “A”
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 250 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
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false triggering of the factory alarm when the remote start unit engages or when the transmitter
is used to unlock the doors.
NOTE: This output can be selected to operate like the door lock output as set in alarm feature
setting #1 by selecting feature #13 of Bank 3 to as door unlock pulse.
Black w/ Light Green Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Start
The Black w/ Light Green Trace wire will provide a 1 second 250 mA pulsed ground output after
the vehicle is started under control of the remote start unit. Typically this wire will be used to relock the vehicle doors if the doors unlock automatically when the factory antitheft system is
disarmed.
Black w/ Red Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Shutdown
The Black w/ Red Trace wire will provide a 1 second 250 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 250 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 250 mA.
20 Pin Accessory Input/Output Harness, Connector “B”
White w/ Red Trace Wire: Parking Light Flasher Feed
This wire is the common contact of the on board parking light flasher relay. If the vehicle you are
working on has +12 volt switched parking lights, connect this wire to a fused + 12 volt source.
(Max. 15 Amps)
NOTE: If the vehicle's parking lights are ground switched, connect this wire to chassis ground.
White Wire: Parking Light Flasher Output
This wire is the normally open contact of the on board parking light flasher relay. Connect this
wire to the vehicle parking light feed wire.
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Orange: Ground While Armed Output
This wire provides a 300 mA ground output when the alarm circuit is armed to control the
starter inhibit relay. Connect the Orange wire to terminal #86 (orange wire) of the relay
provided. Connect terminal #85 (red wire) of the relay to an ignition wire in the vehicle that is
+12 volts when the ignition switch is turned to the on and start positions and off when the key
is off. Locate and cut the low current start solenoid wire found at the vehicles ignition switch
harness. This wire will have + 12 volts when the ignition key is moved to the start (crank)
position and will have 0 volts in all other key positions. Connect one side of the cut wire to
terminal #87a ( Black wire) of the relay. Connect the other side of the cut wire to terminal #30
(White/Black wire) of the relay.
White w/ Black Trace Wire: (+) Siren Output
This is the positive siren feed wire. Route this wire through a grommet in the firewall to the
siren location. Connect the White w/ Black Trace wire to the Red wire of the Siren. Secure the
Black wire of the Siren to a known chassis ground or solid clean metal surface.
Green w/ Orange Trace Wire: Tachometer Input Signal
This wire will continually monitor the engine's 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. This unit can also be connected to an
injector wire and will monitor the injector instead of the tach.
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 Pack Adaptor shown below.
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Brown Wire: Negative Door Trigger
If the vehicle's door courtesy light switches ground when the door is opened, (Most GMs and
Imports), you must connect this wire to the negative output from one of the vehicle's door pin
switches. In most cases the Brown wire will need to be connected to only one door switch no
matter how many doors the vehicle has as most door lighting circuits are wired in parallel. This
wire will be shunted when remote starting the vehicle and will remain shunted, if active, while
running under command of the remote start. If this wire is active when the system is armed, the
siren will emit three chirps. When the zone clears, the siren will emit 1 chirp to confirm full
arming.
Note for vehicles with interior delay lighting see programming under title "Completing The
Installation".
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 Telematic 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.
Purple Wire: (+) Door Trigger Input
If the vehicle's door courtesy light switches + 12 volts when the door is opened, (Some Fords
and some Imports), you must connect this wire to the positive output from one of the vehicle's
door pin switches. In most cases, the Purple wire will need to be connected to only one door
switch no matter how many doors the vehicle has as most door lighting circuits are wired in
parallel. This wire will be shunted when remote starting the vehicle and will remain shunted, if
active, while running under command of the remote start. If this wire is active when the system
is armed, the siren will emit three chirps. When the zone clears, the siren will emit 1 chirp to
confirm full arming. See below for wiring details.
Note for vehicles with interior delay lighting see programming under title "Completing The
Installation".
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.
Dark Green Wire: (-) Instant Trigger Input
This is the instant on ground trigger input wire. This wire must be connected to the hood and
trunk pin switches previously installed.
NOTE: This wire will be shunted when remote control channel 3 is accessed, (trunk release).
This wire will remain shunted all the while there is ground present and for 5 seconds after the
ground is removed. This allows the operator to open the trunk via the remote transmitter without
having to first disarm the alarm system.
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 self tapping
screw and ring terminal.
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Green/Yellow Wire: DIESEL WAIT TO START INPUT
The green/yellow wire, when connected to the wire that get + 12 volts during the glow plug
preheat stage will delay the starter output until this wire drops the 12 volts. In other words, in a
Diesel vehicle with glow plug preheat circuit, when the ignition is turned on, the vehicle will not
crank until the glow plugs are hot enough to fire the atomized fuel oil when injected into the
cylinder. By connecting this wire to the glow plug + 12 volt wire, when the remote start unit
activates the ignition one output, the glow plug output also activates. The remote start sees the
green/yellow with positive voltage and waits for this to go inactive( drop the 12 volts) before
activating the starter motor. If this wire is not used or you have difficulty accessing the glow plug
preheat circuit, you may elect to utilize the Diesel timed output as specified in Remote Start
feature Bank 3 selection #9.
NOTE: If green/yellow is used, it will override or negate any setting of feature #9.
Grey w/ Black Trace Wire: Negative Inhibit Input Plus Trigger When Armed
The Grey w/ Black Trace wire provides an instant shutdown for the Remote Start Control Module
whenever it is grounded also trigger for the alarm when armed. Connect the Grey w/ Black trace
wire to the hood pin switch previously installed. This wire must be routed through a grommet in
the firewall and connected to the hood pin switch. If the pin switch is to be used with an alarm
system, connect this wire using the diode assembly provided.
DO NOT RELEASE THIS VEHICLE TO THE CONSUMER UNTIL YOU CONFIRM THE OPERATION
OF THE HOOD PIN SAFETY SHUT DOWN FEATURE.
Note this input, if grounded, will also trigger the alarm if it is armed.
IMPORTANT! This connection is a safety wire and must be connected as shown and tested as
specified. Failure to do so may result in personal injury or property damage. See detail of wiring
in the following diagram. This wire may also be used if the vehicle brake light circuit switches
ground to the brake lights. An isolation diode must be used for ground switched brake light
circuits and must be connected to the output of the brake switch.
Brown w/ Black Trace Wire: Positive Inhibit Input Plus Trigger When Armed
The Brown w/ Black Trace wire provides an instant shutdown for the Remote Start Control
module whenever it gets + 12 volts also triggers the alarm when armed. If the Brake lights
switch in the vehicle switches + 12 volts to the brake light circuit, connect the Brown w/ Black
trace wire to the output side of the brake switch. This will allow the Remote Start to shut down
if an attempt is made to operate the vehicle without the key while running under the control of the
Remote Start. In most vehicles, in order to shift into gear, the brake pedal must be depressed.
The brake input will in turn cause the remote start unit to shut off.
Note this input, if switched to +12 Volts, will also trigger the alarm if it is armed.
Dark Blue Wire: Delayed 250 mA Pulsed Channel 3 Output
The Dark Blue wire supplies a 250 mA ground pulsed output whenever channel three of the
receiver is accessed. Pressing the pre-programmed transmitter button for three seconds will
access channel two. This is a low current output and must be connected to a relay to supply
power to the trunk release or the circuit you wish to control. Connect the Dark Blue 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 channel 3. See below for relay wiring detail.
Light Blue Wire: Ground Output While Running Under Remote Start Control
This wire provides a 250 mA 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.
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The Light Blue wire can be used to accommodate the following situations:
A. Shock Sensor By Pass:
B. Additional Ignition Output:
C. GM VATS Key Override:
Green w/ Black Trace Wire: 250 mA 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.
Black w/ White Trace Wire : 250 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.
Green w/ White trace Wire: Entry Illumination Ground Output
This wire provides a 30 second ground output (250 mA Max.) whenever the remote is used to
disarm the alarm or to unlock the doors and provides a continuous pulsed output whenever
the alarm is triggered. 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.
Red/Black Wire: Ignition 3 Output
This wire provides a 200mA (-) ground output that becomes active 4 seconds before the
remote start unit initialize, and remains ground 4 seconds after the remote start unit shuts
down.
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4 Pin Shock Sensor Connector “D”
Red, Black Green & Blue wires of the shock sensor harness provide +12 Volts, Ground, Full
Trigger, and Pre-Detect inputs to and from the sensor. Route these wires from the previously
installed sensor and connect to the mating connector on the control module.
2 Pin LED Harness, Connector “E”
Route the twin lead Red and Blue wires from the LED to the remote start control unit and plug
the two pin connector into the mating white mini connector on the control module. These wires
control the anode and cathode of the dash mounted LED.
4 Pin Antenna/Transceiver, Connector “F”
Route the 4 pin connector from the previously installed antenna receiver assemble to the
mating connector on the control module. This connector supplies 5 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.
2 Pin Valet/Program/Override Pushbutton Switch, Connector “G”
The Black & Black/Gray twin lead wires loaded in the two pin blue connector are the ground
supply and program/valet/override input of the Remote Start unit. Route the two wires from the
previously installed Push-Button switch to the mating connector on the control module.
Wiring The 2 Pin Door Lock/Unlock Harness Connector “H”:
The Red & Green Door Lock/Unlock output wires provide a pulsed ground output to control the
vehicle door lock / unlock circuits. The output of these wires has a maximum switching capability of 250 mA. Many vehicles today have factory door lock relays which can be connected
directly to these outputs, however always confirm that the factory relays in your particular vehicle
do not exceed the rated 250 mA output of the units door lock/unlock circuit. Plug the 2 pin
connector of the door lock/unlock harness into the mating connector shell of the control module. Determine the door lock circuit of the vehicle you are working on and wire according to the
diagrams shown.
3 Wire Ground Switched Door Lock Circuits:
In this application, the Red wire of the 2 pin harness provides a ground pulse during the arming
sequence, or pulsed ground lock output. Connect the Red wire to the low current ground signal
wire from the factory door lock switch to the factory door lock relay.
The Green wire of the 2 pin harness provides a ground pulse during the disarming sequence,
or pulsed ground unlock output. Connect the Green wire to the low current ground signal wire
from the factory door unlock switch to the factory door unlock relay.
Negative Type Door Lock Circuits
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Setting Up The System Programming Features:
Bank 1 Transmitter Channels
Start with the system disarmed, tun the ignition switch to the on position then:
1) Press and release the push button valet/program switch 3 times.
Siren Chirps once and or Lights flash one time indicating the transmitter program mode
successfully entered.
See Owners Manual for transmitter programming.
Turn the ignition switch off then on to access Bank 2 Keyless/Alarm feature selections.
1 short/1 long chirp when the key transitions off, followed by 1 short/1 long chirp when the
key is turned on indicates that you are in feature selection of bank 2.
Press the push-button switch:
1 time to access the first selection as shown below. Use the lock button of the transmitter to
change the feature selection or press the push-button to advance to the next selectable
feature.
Bank 2
Feature
1 Chirp/Flash 2 Chirp/Flash 3 Chirp/Flash 4 Chirp/Flash
5 Chirp/Flash 6 Chirps/Flash
1st Door L/UL
1 Sec.
3.5 Sec.
Dbl L, Dbl UL 1S L/350ms UL
2nd Accy Lock
On
Off
Off
3rd Accy Unlock
All Doors
Off
Off
4th Passive Locks
Passive
5th Passive/Active Arm Passive
1 S.L, Dbl.U/L Dbl L, 1 S. UL
Active
Active
Active
Active
6th Siren/Horn
Both
Siren
Horn
7th Horn Chirp
10ms
16ms
30ms
8th Override Method
Custom Code Valet
9th Chp Del From TX On
Default
1 Sec.
Both
40ms
50ms
16ms
Valet
Off
Off
When finished setting the keyless/alarm selectable features, turn the ignition off then on to
advance to Bank 3, Remote Start Selectable Features.
No reaction when the key transitions off and 2 long Chirp when the key transitions on.
Press the push-button switch one time to access the first selection as shown below. Use the
lock button of the transmitter to change the feature selection or press the push-button to
advance to the next selectable feature.
Bank 3
Feature
1 Chirp/Flash
2 Chirp/Flash
1 RF Start Chirp
Off
On
2 Run Time
5 Min.
10 Min.
3 Park Lights
On Steady
Flash
Steady
4 Input Check
Voltage
Tach
Tach
5 Voltage Level
> 0.5V B4 Start < 0.5V B4 Start
6 Ign. 2 Select
Off With Crank
On With Crank
7 Diagnostics
Off
On
8 Crank Time
0.8Sec
1.0 Sec
1.5 Sec
2.0 Sec
Diesel 15
Diesel 20
9 Gas/Diesel
Gas
Diesel 10
10 Crank Averaging
Averaging
Preset Time
3 Chirp/Flash 4 Chirp/Flash 5 Chirp/Flash
6 Chirps/Flash
Default
On
15Min.
20 Min.
10 Min
> 0.5
Same As Accy
On With Crank
Off
1.0
Gas
Averaging
11 RS Shock
Shunt Til Clear
Shunt RS Cycle Shunt From Tx
Shunt Til Clear
12 Turbo Select
Off
3 Mins
Off
13 Blk/Blue Aux O/P
Single Pulse
As D/L Pulse
Single
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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
reengage the starter motor.
The Remote Start Unit will learn the tach rate of most vehicle's single coil, multiple coil packs, or
single injector. To learn tach:
1. Turn the ignition key to the On position.
2. Press and release the valet/program push button switch 3 times.
3. Immediately turn the ignition key Off.
4. Press and hold the valet/program push button switch, then start the vehicle using the
key.
5. When the unit senses the tach signal, the parking lights will begin to flash.
6. Release the valet/program push-button switch. The parking lights will turn on for three
seconds to indicate that the learned tach signal is stored and the unit is out of the tach
learn mode.
NOTE: If the unit fails to learn tach rate due to an improper tachometer connection or a poor tach
source, the parking lights will not flash. To correct this situation, locate and connect the
Green/Orange wire to the proper tach signal, and then repeat the tach learn routine.
Diagnostics:
Enter Bank 3 and turn on selectable feature # 7 as described in the feature selection and
setting section.
NOTE: Diagnostic mode is a temporary mode. Once you have accessed the diagnostic mode,
the unit will pause for two seconds then begin to flash the last stored shut down code. This
code will be displayed three times in succession, then the unit will automatically exit the
diagnostic mode.
The parking lights will flash a number of times indicating the reason for the last remote start
shutdown. The light flash indications are as follows:
1
2
3
5
Flash
Flashes
Flashes
Flashes
6 Flashes
7 Flashes
8 Flashes
Run timer expired
Low or no tach signal (RPM)
Positive inhibit wire activation
RF shutdown, Remote signal received, or manual start trigger wire reactivated.
High tach signal (RPM)
Tach signal has not been learned
Negative inhibit wire activation
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 preset is to start at 4 hour intervals. To select 2
or 4 hour automatic start timer:
1. Start with the Enable switch (Red Handle) in the "On" Position.
2. Turn the ignition on then off.
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3. Within 10 seconds of the key turning off, cycle the enable switch Off, On, Off, On ( 2 times) to
select a 2 hour timed start interval. Cycle the enable switch Off, On, Off, On, Off, On, Off, On (4
times) to select a 4 hour timed start interval. The lights will flash and the siren will chirp 2X or
4X dependant upon 2 or 4 hour interval setting.
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.
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 start 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.
COMPLETING THE INSTALLATION:
After you have confirmed the operation of the Audiovox Remote Start unit and tested all the safety
features of the system:
NOTE: This unit has the ability to learn the dome light delay time, up to 60 seconds. If the
vehicle has delay interior lights, and you wish to avoid three chirp, defect zone, indication
normally associated with this type of interior light, we suggest you learn the interior light
delay.
To learn the light delay, start with all doors closed:
(1) Use the transmitter to Lock / Unlock / Lock / Unlock / Lock / Unlock / Lock, the system. The
LED turns on solid to confirm the system entered the learn mode.
(2) Immediately open and close the door of the vehicle to initiate the dome delay. The unit will
monitor the door trigger input Positive, (Purple), and Negative, (Brown) when active. When
the dome light turns off, the unit will add 2 seconds then exit the learn mode.
(3) The LED will begin flashing the Armed indication indicating the unit has exited the learn
mode and is armed.
a. 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.
b. 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.
c. 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.
d. Check the vehicle's wipers, lights, horn, etc.... to insure proper operation.
e. Replace all panels that were removed during installation, and retest the system.
f. Explain all activated features and safety systems associated with Remote Start Unit
installed to the customer.
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