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Old 05-19-2013, 08:30 PM
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Default Help -- keep accidentally starting the truck from my pocket

Anyone have any ideas how to not keep hitting the remote start button on my truck? I'd like to disable it if possible since I wont use it except for winter. I keep accidentally starting it from my pocket. Thankfully it only runs for like 10 minutes I think, but still its a waste of expensive fuel.
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Happened to me on my 09 all the time. There should be a switch to disable the remote start inside somewhere for when it goes in for service
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Anyone have any ideas how to not keep hitting the remote start button on my truck? I'd like to disable it if possible since I wont use it except for winter. I keep accidentally starting it from my pocket. Thankfully it only runs for like 10 minutes I think, but still its a waste of expensive fuel.

you can disable it , just look in your setup menu in the center cluster display if you have it .
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How are you pressing the remote twice in rapid sequence, while in your pocket, to be able to remote start?

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you can disable it , just look in your setup menu in the center cluster display if you have it .
I've looked through there...didnt see it in there. You're talking about the 7" one in the instrument cluster, correct?
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We once had a guy do that in our dealership. One of tre mechanics was doing an oil change and the guy who owned the vehicle accidentally pushed the button and the truck started.........with no oil.

Remote start can be disabled by the dealer
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Can I disable it though? I dont want to go to the dealer every time i want to enable/disable remote start (twice a year)
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I hear ya I have not started mine by accident but I have lowered the suspension several times (same process 2x button)

The button taps don't have to be as rapid as you think simple walking motion with something in your pocket hitting the button.
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Wear pants that aren't so tight. Haha j/k

Sorry man I'm no help, I don't keep my keys in my pocket at work
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Can I disable it though? I dont want to go to the dealer every time i want to enable/disable remote start (twice a year)
Go into the settings on your radio I'm pretty sure it is in there but I'm not 100%. Ill check one on Tuesday when I'm back at work
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