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Old 11-21-2011, 09:58 AM
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Default remote start shuts off when low gas light on

I started my truck with the remote start today. It started but shut off within a few seconds. I tried again but had the same issue.

When I went outside to try the remote start, I saw an error message on the screen... something about a "remote start fault".

I hopped in and started the truck with the key. I immediately rememmberred that I was low on gas.... the low-gas light had actually come on. I wondered if this was why the remote start shut off. I went and filled up and tried the remote start again. It works fine when the gas is not low.

Is this just a coincidence or a smart little feature they put into the truck so that a dummy like me doesn't start his truck remotely and let it run out of gas idling!!??
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its a smart device, if the gas is to low it shuts off

just put more gas in it
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Yes it works very well I thought, nice little safety feature
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That is 'One' of the conditions that will disable the remote start.
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If it was truly smart it would sill the tank for ya as well..
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Good idea i suppose!
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