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SFJepson
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Sep 17, 2010, 7:58 AM

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I have a 2008 Chevy Impala LT. The remote start won't work (the clicker does work). Could it be because the engine light just came on?


Tom Greenleaf
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Sep 17, 2010, 8:39 AM

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Aftermarket for factory system? There would naturally be defaults to disable that if faults are detected with either. Will it plain start with the key?

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SFJepson
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Sep 17, 2010, 9:22 AM

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Yes, the car starts and runs fine. The clicker works also. It just doesn't start.


SFJepson
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Sep 17, 2010, 9:22 AM

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Forgot to answer you. The remote came with the car, not aftermarket.


Tom Greenleaf
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Sep 17, 2010, 9:54 AM

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These things are not my specialty but you know if it is sensing a problem it should not keep trying to start by remote. It simply must know car is OK and starts right up or would just burn out a starter motor trying and it won't do that.

You can check the battery of the remote with a voltmeter or just get a new one.

YOU said CEL was on. Get the code readings as there may be something there that defeats the remote starter?? You need to know why it's on anyway,

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