If you ever lose the smart remote or the batteries go dead, call home and have your spouse or child point the extra remote into their cell phone and give the commands to start and unlock while you hold your cell phone to the Control unit on the inside of the windshield. When Paging is On the remote wakes up every few seconds to detect pages from the system. With so many small containers out there in the market place there has to be one that will either fit perfect or most likely will need some Macgyvering. At the store it worked perfectly, when I brought it home I noticed several glitches, brought it in the next day and noticed they had the 4202 in stock, asked about the differences between the two, had the 4102 removed and had the 4202 installed. Great product and as always, great service at Best Buy! Viper should incorporate a remote disable feature or cover.
Improper use of the product may be dangerous or illegal. Thank you for that piece of information Teresa! Only thing I need to look into, is the rear defogger not automatically going on when I start it wtih the remote. It's really nice to be able to start it up on cold days and even five minutes before going anywhere just to make sure I'm not running the engine cold. While I think this product is probably very good, viper customer service is terrible. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. I still say it's a good buy overall Ryan - Calgary, Ab. This was a much needed and wonderful accessory for our van.
He told me that if I were to ever push the valet button on the windshield mounted control center, the idle time would instantly revert back to the choice of 12, 24, or 60 minutes. Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Sears store, have it shipped to over 100 countries—whatever is most convenient for you. I have to tell you the Keypad is so sensitive and will start your vehicle with an inadvertant touch. This becomes a big pain when it occurs time after time. I've tested as far as 1,000ft out of sight location and the car started just fine. However, I have to agree with some other posters about the poor button design.
What about finding some kind of plastic snap open snap closed small rectangular box that will just house the unit. Can be in the back of my house or sitting at my desk at work, and enjoy the 2-way communication so i know my truck actually started. I covered the light with electrical tape and after that no more problem. The 2-way confirmation is great for this. Not to mention that when i lock my car i get this beep that last about 10 seconds.
When the battery begins to weaken, the operating range will be reduced. The starting distance is truly remarkable, working thru walls and buildings, and the confirmation tones and lights on the remote are wonderful. Simply bending down with the key fob in my front pocket starts my car unexpected. The only troubles with it was the company that had installed it in my 2008 Kia Sedona. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.
Other then the blue light issue i love the product and would recommend it. The remote was poorly designed from this standpoint. No worries in the morning on super cold days about starting my car. I brought this item back to best buy for more information and it was determined that it was a remote issue and needed to be replaced if I would like to have the sounds. With a small cab truck it lights up the whole thing. To Lock and Panic Press and hold To lock the system, then activate Panic.
I had an idea that I think may solve this. I was hoping I'd only need one remote to run my existing alarm, locks and remote starter, but now I have the confusion of using two remotes, one to alarm and one to remote start. And it will do it all with unparalleled elegance, style and intuitive one-handed operation. Press and hold the button for 3 seconds. Lee the installer at Best Buy in Dubuque Ia. My only issue was the two way remote went bad about a month after the warranty was up. They were a authourized dealer to install.
Its not obnoxious or bothersome, so i guess i will live with it. Can not carry remote in pocket because even the slightest bump the the car will unlock or start. The Trunk opens if connected when this button is pressed for 2 seconds. Deducted one star due to sensitive nature of remote buttons. Got connected to Spanish speaking automated answering then was put on hold forever with out anyone ever picking up.