Originally Posted by GXP Venom
If you even hit the brake before you insert ignition key and turn to on, the engine quits.
I got it from a place at a local Mall recognized as #1 in our Newspaper'* Annual Awards thing. He has a nice CarAudio Store at the Mall and lease'* a corner with several bays at a local Chrysler/Subaru Dealer.
Every one does kill with the brake, this is one of the ways that the unit deters theft of a running vehicle.
And uh..he'* the only car audio guy on the lake, of course he'* #1. LOL had to.
Venon really speaks the truth and you seem to know what you are looking for. Know what options you need/want and that'* the best way to go.
I looked at my needs and spent $220 for a remote starter because I needed a 1 mile range to have it function where I work. Being that I can't always see the vehicle, a two way transmitter was another item I chose. This ensures I know that the car is running or locked etc without having visibility of my car. I didn't get a color screen transmitter (another $100) or the module to actuate these functions from my Andriod phone (another $300). Installed myself to save money and choose the functions I wanted.
1 mile range with two way transmitter: Check
Rear defogger actuation: no needed, but check
Theft deterrent: on a 2000 Regal? lol the alarm with starter was lower cost than starter alone. Check I hardwired a resistor to bypass the vats issue and unplugged the wires from the keyswitch.
Don't see the possibility of getting much of a break on install cost if the unit is under $200 installed though. For that, I'd drop off the car and let them fix any issues in the future.