Originally Posted by randy
my bad boominbonne, in trying to respond to everything, i thought i remembered you saying that he had only mentioned it being a relay.
Jeez, I would have been all over this topic back on Day 1, but $REALWORK job rules...
The remote starters install in a kind of bypass, parallel fashion, not in _place_ of the original equipment, so a remote-starter failure won't disable the car. This includes a relay failure: normal car starting and running does not depend on a remote-starter relay staying together.