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post #1 of 7 Old 04-06-2008, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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Remote Starter Systems

My wife informs me today, "Summer heat is just a few weeks away. Can we put a remote starter system in my Compass so the AC will be on when I get in it?"

I don't necessarily need the MOPAR brand. Has anyone installed an after market remote starter system in either a Compass or Patriot?

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post #2 of 7 Old 04-06-2008, 04:14 PM
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There are 2 different ones from MOPAR depending on whether you have the Security System or not. The one for the Security System needs to have your computer reprogrammed to work correctly. I'm not sure if the other system requires that and I haven't checked aftermarket availability either.

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Thanks Bob.... Still looking at after market brands.... So many choices...
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post #4 of 7 Old 04-21-2008, 06:58 AM
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I have the Viper 571XV on the Compass - Works great.
http://www.viper.com/Products/Produc...?ProductID=114
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I have the Viper 571XV on the Compass - Works great.
http://www.viper.com/Products/Produc...?ProductID=114
did you have to cut any cables?

How easy is the installation?
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I have the Viper 571XV on the Compass - Works great.
http://www.viper.com/Products/Produc...?ProductID=114
Do you have the factory DVD Nav.
My Unit does not auto dim and the dealer wont fix it.
I can manual engage only when I am not driving because of the security feature!!! "What a junk"
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post #7 of 7 Old 09-29-2008, 07:14 PM
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i got an 08 compass o4 grand cherokee and an 00 grand cherokee. on all 3 of them i put the compu star on. 900 series. works great. has alarm remote start blue tooth clock, and has timer on it to let you know how long it will shut off automatically. im not sure of the distance it will start but i know its over 200 yards away for a fact. its definately a great system. plus the customer support is free and the codes if you have problems. some of the aftermarket make you pay for their codes.
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