Are you pressing the door lock button first?
To start the vehicle:
1. Aim the transmitter at the vehicle.
2. Press and release the transmitter’* lock button,
then immediately press and hold the transmitter’*
remote start button until the turn signal lights flash.
If you cannot see the vehicle’* lights, press
and hold the remote start button for at least
four seconds. The vehicle’* doors will lock.
Pressing the remote start button again, after
the vehicle has started, will turn off the ignition.
When the vehicle starts, the parking lamps will turn
on and remain on while the vehicle is running.
3. If it is the first remote start since the vehicle has
been driven, repeat these steps while the engine
is still running, to extend the time by 10 minutes
for the engine to continue to run. Remote start
can be extended one time.
Is there a problem with the contact switch that indicates the hood is closed?
The vehicle cannot be started using the remote
start feature if the key is in the ignition, the hood is
not closed, or if there is an emission control system
Has remote start been programmed to off in the DIC?
Press the customization button until REMOTE START
appears on the DIC display. Press the set/reset
button once to access the settings for this feature.
Then press the customization button to scroll through
the following settings:
The remote start feature will be disabled.
The remote start feature will be enabled.
No change will be made to this
feature. The current setting will remain.
To select a setting, press the set/reset button while the
desired setting is displayed on the DIC.
2001 Bonneville SSEi (retired at 365,000 Kms.)
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland (yes, I know its not a GM)