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Old 04-06-2005, 05:09 PM   #1
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If you engage your starter for a second or two while the engine is running? My friend did this the other day and the high pitched screech scared the crap out of him...
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One time shouldn't hurt anything. I've done it a couple of times when I forget I used the remote start and the car is already running.
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I wouldn't recommend doing it- but once or twice shouldn't hurt. I've done it when the car was so quiet I coudn't tell it was running. I scared me. LOL
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One time shouldn't hurt anything. I've done it a couple of times when I forget I used the remote start and the car is already running.
Yes, have done that many times to our car too.

Not a pleasant noise. Everytime it happens it makes me cringe because I know that the starter and flywheel'* life is being depleated.
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I cant do it. i dont know if the starter disables after its running or what but it wont let me in my car. :P
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I cant do it. i dont know if the starter disables after its running or what but it wont let me in my car. :P
There'* a relay that doesn't allow it in the newer cars.

I wish the aftermarket remote starters came with that relay to disallow engaging the starter after it'* already running.
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I've done it once or twice, that sound kills me. But look on the bright side - at least it lets you know whats going on!
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