One thing (obviously) not addressed there is the power liftgate. I don't see it on either of the two wiring diagrams I've found either. Has anyone wired their liftgate into an aftermarket remote start? Wire location? Type of trigger?
My dealer installed remote start (Audiovox I think) won't start the radio or lift gate.
I have to put the key in the ignition and press the brake peddle in order for the lift gate to work. Funny thing is, if you press the button on the dash nothing happens - until you put the key in. Learned that the hard way.
From what I understand, you have to hook up separate devices to the remote start. Sure wish those two were hooked up as my Pioneer Navi takes forever to boot up and the ability to open the lifgate would be nice.
Our Armadas have two accessory wires coming from the ignition. If only one of those wires are given power from the remote starter, all of the accessories tied to the other will not function until the key is in giving it power. Some remote systems have the ability to run a second accessory out of the box and some require an additional relay to be added. It sounds like one of the accessory wires is not hooked into your remote start for your radio as well as the power lift gate.
The key to knowing which functions are supported by the remote start are the ones supported by the factory. If the power lift gate works with the button and the key on, there is no reason it shouldn't with the remote start. If the radio powers up with the key on, there is no reason it shouldn't with the remote start. Sounds to me like the installer was a tad lazy...
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