Conditions in Which Remote Start Will Not Work

The remote vehicle start feature will not operate if:

  • The key is in the ignition (key access) or if the key is in the vehicle (keyless access).
  • The hood is not closed.
  • The hazard warning flashers are on.
  • The malfunction indicator lamp is on.
  • The engine coolant temperature is too high.
  • The oil pressure is low.
  • Two remote vehicle starts, or a single remote start with an extension, have already been used.
  • The vehicle is not in P (Park).
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