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Unread 12-05-2007, 03:38 PM   #1
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Remote start install on 06 XK

Just wondering if anyone has done their own install of an OEM remote start on a 06 Commander. I might be doing this in the next few weeks so I am wanting to know how long it'll take and how difficult it'll be. Thanks.

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Unread 12-05-2007, 08:13 PM   #2
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The instructions make it look pretty challenging.

EDIT: I just read MarkoPo's post and now I find it amusing that Mopar's estimated installation time is 3.0 hours. Probably just what's listed in the service manual for billing at the dealership.

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Unread 12-05-2007, 08:14 PM   #3
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I installed a remote start on my GC, they are the same thing. It took me about 8 hours and 2 calls to the tech help line. It wasn't too bad just a lot of tedious stuff, like running antenna wire behind the pilar, running 4 wires out to the engine compartment, and splicing into 2 different harnesses. I haven't soldered wire before I did this and it wasn't too bad. Just read all the instructions, espically the addendums they send along. Good luck, Mark
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