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Old Oct 31st, 2012, 11:34 AM
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Remote Car Starter

I have searched the forums and cannot find any info on remote car starters. I'm thinking about having one installed on my 2005 Automatic Mini Cooper, but have heard from a couple of people that it could mess up the electrical system.

Also, my car came with only one key. I should have a back up in case something happens to that one, so is a dealership the only place you can get a new key?

My apologies if this has already been discussed and I'm not searching properly.

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Old Oct 31st, 2012, 09:24 PM
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Whats a remote car starter?
You mean you want it to start up and drive off when youre not around??
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Old Oct 31st, 2012, 11:36 PM
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You mean an auto start system like the ones Clifford do?

Ie you can start the engine by a key fob?

Only Clifford do them as far as I'm aware. They are seriously cool though!


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I've seen an after market one for another car but it works by having a key in the car (secured somewhere) as this is needed for the car to start (no transponder chip = no start).

But I think you still needed another key to be able to open the car etc, however it provided you with a fob for the remote start.
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Old Nov 1st, 2012, 10:10 AM
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The Clifford option I seem to remember still required the regular key to be put in to release the steering lock etc. a mate had one on his corsa and it was very cool but a pain to have to have a big fob and a key as well
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