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Model APS-920 


Installation Manual 


This Remote Start/Alarm System is designed to be used with 
Automatic Transmission- Fuel Injection Vehicles Only! 


COMPONENTS: 


Control Module 2 Pin Door Lock/Unlock Harness 


1 Four Button RF Transmitter Starter Inhibit Relay & Harness 


1 Four Button LCD Transmitter 2 Pin LED Assy | 


1“1X 1.75” Foam Pad 4 Pin Antenna Receivers Harness 
6 Pin Main Power Harness w/Fuses 4 Pin Auxiliary Output Harness 
1 Hood Pin Switch 4 Philips Head Black Drill Point Sheet 


1/4” Female Spade Connector Metal Screw #8 X 1/2" 
FEATURES: 


Selectable Ignition Lock & Unlock 

Selectable Door Lock/Unlock Output Timing 

Safe Start (Requires double push of the start button to engage the remote start function) 
On Board Parking Light Relay 

Trunk Release Output 

Horn Chirp Output With Duration Select 

Selectable RF Start Chirp 

Panic Mode (Can select to have horn along with parking lights) 

Selectable Run Times 5, 10, 15, or 20 Minutes 

Selectable Gas or Diesel 

Automatic Start Timer (Can be set to start your car automatically at 2 or 4 hour intervals) 
4 Negative Pulsed Aux Outputs Before Start, After Start, During Crank, After Shut Down 

(To aid installation in many vehicles with factory alarm systems) 

Turbo Timer 

Dual Stage Shock Sensor 

Shock Sensor Shunt During R/S Selectable 


FCC NOTICE 

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation of this device is subject to the 
following conditions: 

(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and 

(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause 
undesired operation. 

Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for 
compliance voids the users authority to operate this device. 





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INSTALLATION OF THE MAJOR COMPONENTS: 


CONTROL MODULE: 

Select a mounting location inside the passenger compartment (up behind the dashboard). The 
mounting location selected must be within 24" of the ignition switch wiring harness to allow con- 
nection of the 6 pin main wiring harness. 

Be certain that the chosen location will not interfere with proper operation of the vehicle. Avoid 
mounting the module to or routing the wiring around the steering shaft/column, as the module or 
wiring may wrap around or block the steering wheel preventing proper control of the vehicle. 
Secure the module in the chosen location using cable ties or screws as necessary. 


Do Not Mount The Module In The Engine Compartment, as it is not waterproof. 


DASH MOUNTED LED: 

The small LED included in the kit will serve as a visual indicator of the alarm's status and 
provide a visual deterrent to a potential thief. The LED also provides important feed back infor- 
mation during the transmitter and feature program modes. The LED should be installed in the 
dash in an area highly visible so that it may be seen from the driver's seat as well as from outside 
the vehicle. Inspect behind the chosen location to insure that the drill will not penetrate any 
existing factory wiring or fluid lines. Carefully drill a 1/4" hole in the desired location and pass the 
connector end of the LED through the hole and toward the control module. Press the LED firmly 
into place until it is fully seated in the mounting hole. 


THE RECEIVER/ANTENNAASSEMBLY: 

The Super-regenerative Receiver Antenna Assembly provided with this unit allows routing from 
below the dash board for maximum operating range. Choose a location above the belt line (dash- 
board) of the vehicle for best reception. Special considerations must be made for windshield 
glass as some newer vehicles utilize a metallic shielded window glass that will inhibit or restrict 
RF reception. In these vehicles, route the antenna toward a rear window location for best recep- 
tion. Secure the antenna with double stick tape provided. After securing the antenna with tape, 
we advise also securing a section of the antenna cable to a fixed support. This will prevent the 
antenna from dropping down in case the double stick tape is exposed to extreme heat which may 
loosen it's gummed surface. Route the connector toward the control module using caution not to 
pinch the cable as this will cause poor or no RF reception to the control module. 


VALET/PROGRAM/MANUAL OVERRIDE SWITCH : 

Select a mounting location that is easily accessible to the operator of the vehicle. It is not 
necessary to conceal the switch. However, concealment is recommended as it offers a higher 
level of security. The switch can be mounted to the lower dash panel in the driver's area. Inspect 
behind the chosen location to insure that adequate clearance is allowed for the body of the 
switch, and also that the drill will not penetrate any existing factory wiring or fluid lines. Drill a 9/ 
32" hole in the desired location and mount the switch by passing it through the panel from the 
underside. Secure the switch using the nut, star washer. Route the switch's connector toward 
the control module. 


NOTE: During the program sequence, there are times when this switch and the ignition switch 
will be used simultaneously. We recommend that the push-button switch be mounted on the left 
side of the ignition switch to facilitate this operation. 





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SIREN: 

Select a location in the engine compartment that is not accessible from below the vehicle. The 
selected location must be clear of hot or moving parts within the engine compartment The 
siren must be pointed downward to prevent water retention and the flared end must be pointed 
away from and out of the engine compartment for maximum sound distribution. Before secur- 
ing the siren, check behind your chosen location to assure that the mounting screws will not 
penetrate any factory wiring or fluid lines. Secure the siren mounting bracket using #8 self 
taping screws or by first using the mounting bracket as a template, scribe or mark the mounting 
holes. Drill the marked holes using a 1/8" drill bit, then mount the siren using #8 sheet metal 
screws. 


HOOD PIN SWITCH: 

The pin switch included in this package are intended for protecting the hood area of the vehicle. 
In all cases, the switch must be mounted to a grounded metal surface. When the pin switch is 
activated, (hood/trunk open), it will supply a ground to the input wire activating the alarm. In 
addition, the hood switch is required for the safety shut down of the remote start unit. If the 
vehicle is being worked on, this hood switch prevents the remote start activation even if the RF 
command to start is issued. This switch must be installed in all applications. Failure to do 
so may result in personal injury or property damage. 


Mount the switch in the hood locations away from water drain paths. If necessary, the included 
bracket may be used to move the switch away from rain gutters or allow mounting to the firewall 
behind the hood seal. In both cases the switch must be set up to allow the hood to depress the 
switch at least 1/4 inch when the hood is closed and fully extended when the hood is opened. For 
direct mounting, a 1/4 inch hole must be drilled. Carefully check behind the chosen location to 


insure the drill will not penetrate any existing factory wiring or fluid lines. 


Drill a 1/4" hole in the desired location and thread the pin switch into it using a 7/16" nut driver 
or deep well socket. If using the mounting bracket, first secure the bracket to the desired 
location and secure the pin switch in the pre-threaded mounting bracket hole. 


STARTER INHIBIT RELAY: 

Select a mounting location within 6" of the ignition switch's low current start solenoid wire. 
Secure the relay to an existing harness in the chosen location using a cable tie around the 
relay's wiring harness. 


CAUTION! Do not wire tie the metal bracket to an existing wiring harness as vibration may 
cause chaffing and shorting damaging the factory wiring. If an existing harness is not available 
then secure the relay's metal mounting tab to an under dash metal brace with a #8 self tapping 
sheet metal screw. Wire the relay as per the diagram found later in this manual. 


SHOCK SENSOR: 

Select a centrally located, solid mounting surface for the shock sensor that will allow consis- 
tent operation from all areas of the vehicle. The selected location must be within 24" of the 
control module to allow routing and connecting of the 4 pin harness. Secure the shock sensor 
to the chosen location using two #8 self tapping sheet metal screws. The sensor can also be 
secured to an existing dash brace using cable tie straps. Whichever mounting method is used 
be sure to allow access to the sensitivity adjustment potentiometer for use later in the installa- 
tion. 





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DO NOT PLUG THE SIX PIN MAIN POWER HARNESS OR THE MULTI PIN INPUT / OUTPUT 
HARNESS INTO THE CONTROL MODULE UNTIL ALL CONNECTIONS TO THE VEHICLE HAVE 
BEEN MADE. AFTER SELECTING YOUR TARGET WIRES AS DEFINED BELOW, DISCON- 
NECT THE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE FROM THE VEHICLE BATTERY PRIOR TO MAKING 
ANY CONNECTIONS. 


Note: Do not remove the fuse holders from this wire harness. Fuses must be used and 
located as close as possible to the power source for adequate protection of the vehicle. 
WIRING THE 6 PIN MAIN POWER HARNESS Connector “C”: 





1 YELLOW Starter Output 


6 BLUE Ignition 1 Output (+ 








Fused RED w/ WHITE TRACE WIRE: + 12 volt Battery 1 Source 

Locate the vehicle battery wire(s) at the ignition switch. Verification: These wires will register 
voltage in all positions of the ignition switch. Connect the Red w/White wire to the vehicle's battery 
wire. This wire provides power for the control circuit as well as the ignition 1 and ignition 2 relays. 


Fused RED WIRE: + 12 Volt Battery 2 Source 

Locate the vehicle battery wire(s) at the ignition switch. Verification: These wires will register 
voltage in all positions of the ignition switch. Connect the Red wire to the vehicle's battery wire. 
This wire provides power for the start relay and the accessory relay. 


YELLOW Wire: Starter Output 

Careful consideration for the connection of this wire must be made to prevent the vehicle 
from starting while in gear. Understanding the difference between a mechanical and an 
electrical Neutral Start Switch will allow you to properly identify the circuit and select the 
correct installation method. In addition you will realize why the connection of the safety 
wire is required for all mechanical switch configurations. 


Failure to make this connection properly can result in personal injury and property damage. 

In all installations it is the responsibility of the installing technician to test the remote start unit and 
ensure that the vehicle cannot start via RF control in any gear selection other than park or neutral. 
In both mechanical and electrical neutral start switch configurations, the connection of the Yellow 
wire will be made to the low current start solenoid wire of the ignition switch harness. This wire 
will have +12 volts when the ignition switch is turned to the start (crank) position only. This wire 
will have 0 volts in all other ignition switch positions. 





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BLUE Wire: Ignition 1 Output 

Connect this wire to the ignition 1 wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show +12 volts 
when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" or "RUN" and the "START" or CRANK" positions, and 
will have 0 volts when the key is turned to the "OFF" and "ACCESSORY" positions. 


GREEN Wire: Ignition 2 Output 

Connect this wire to the ignition 2 wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show + 12 volts 
when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" or "RUN" position and is some cases the "START" or 
CRANK" position. This wire will show O volts when the key is turned to the "OFF" and "ACCES- 
SORY" positions. 


NOTE: See programming information (Bank 3 Selection # 6) concerning this wire to allow output 
during the "START" mode. 


VIOLET Wire: Accessory Output 

Connect this wire to the Accessory wire from the ignition switch. This wire will show + 12 volts 
when the ignition switch is turned to the "ACCESSORY" or "ON" and "RUN" positions, and will 
show 0 volts when the key is turned to the "OFF" and "START" or "CRANK" positions. 


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Black /Green (-) Pulse After Start 
Black/Red —_(-) Pulse After Shut Down 
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1 White/Red Parking Light Input 11 White Parking Light Output 

2 Orange Ground When Armed Output 12White/Black Siren (+) Output 

3 Greern/Orange Tach Signal Input 13 Brown (-) Negative Door Trigger 

4 Blue/Black External Start Trigger Input 14 Purple (+) Positive Door Trigger 

5 Orange/Black Parking Brake Input 15 Dark Green Instant Trigger 

6 Black Chassis Ground 16 Green/Yellow Diesel Wait To Start Input 

7 Gray/Black (-) Inhibit & Trigger When Armed — 17 Brown/Black (+) Inhibit & Trigger When Armed 
8 Blue Channel 3 Delayed (-) Output Pulse 18 Light Blue Ground While Running Output 

9 Green/Black Channel 4 Latched Output 19 Black/White (-) Hom Output 

10 Green/White (-) Dome Light Output 20 Red/Black (-) Ignition 3 Output (300mA Max) 


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Wiring The 4 Pin Auxiliary Output Harness, Connector “A” 

The auxiliary 4 pin connector provides low current outputs to control various functions in the ve- 
hicle during different stages of the Remote Start unit's operation. Understanding these outputs 
and the time in which they occur will allow you to determine if they are needed for the particular 
vehicle you are working on as well as how to use them. 


Black w Blue Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output Before Start 

The Black w/ Blue Trace wire will provide a 1 second 250 mA pulsed ground output 1.5 second 
before the remote start unit activates as well as when the transmitter is used to disarm the 
system. Typical use for this output would be to disarm a factory theft deterrent system to prevent 





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false triggering of the factory alarm when the remote start unit engages or when the transmitter 
is used to unlock the doors. 


NOTE: This output can be selected to operate like the door lock output as set in alarm feature 
setting #1 by selecting feature #13 of Bank 3 to as door unlock pulse. 


Black w/ Light Green Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Start 

The Black w/ Light Green Trace wire will provide a 1 second 250 mA pulsed ground output after 
the vehicle is started under control of the remote start unit. Typically this wire will be used to re- 
lock the vehicle doors if the doors unlock automatically when the factory antitheft system is 
disarmed. 


Black w/ Red Trace Wire: Pulsed Ground Output After Shutdown 

The Black w/ Red Trace wire will provide a 1 second 250 mA pulsed ground output after the 
remote start unit shuts down. This output will occur regardless of whether the circuit times out 
or is manually terminated. Typically this output will be used to re-lock the vehicle doors if the 
doors unlock automatically when the ignition circuit transitions to off. 


Black w/ Yellow Trace Wire: Ground Output During Start (Crank) 

The Black w/ Yellow Trace wire will provide a 250 mA ground output while the starter output of 
the remote start unit is active. This output can be used to activate the Crank Low/Bulb Test wire 
found in some GM vehicles. This wire is also referred to as the ECM wake up wire in some 
Chrysler vehicles. 


NOTE: The outputs above are low current outputs and must be used with a relay if the circuit's 
requirement is more than 250 mA. 


20 Pin Accessory Input/Output Harness, Connector “B” 

White w/ Red Trace Wire: Parking Light Flasher Feed 

This wire is the common contact of the on board parking light flasher relay. If the vehicle you are 
working on has +12 volt switched parking lights, connect this wire to a fused + 12 volt source. 
(Max. 15 Amps) 


NOTE: If the vehicle's parking lights are ground switched, connect this wire to chassis ground. 


White Wire: Parking Light Flasher Output 
This wire is the normally open contact of the on board parking light flasher relay. Connect this 
wire to the vehicle parking light feed wire. 





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Orange: Ground While Armed Output 

This wire provides a 300 mA ground output when the alarm circuit is armed to control the 
starter inhibit relay. Connect the Orange wire to terminal #86 (orange wire) of the relay 
provided. Connect terminal #85 (red wire) of the relay to an ignition wire in the vehicle that is 
+12 volts when the ignition switch is turned to the on and start positions and off when the key 
is off. Locate and cut the low current start solenoid wire found at the vehicles ignition switch 
harness. This wire will have + 12 volts when the ignition key is moved to the start (crank) 
position and will have 0 volts in all other key positions. Connect one side of the cut wire to 
terminal #87a ( Black wire) of the relay. Connect the other side of the cut wire to terminal #30 
(White/Black wire) of the relay. 


White w/ Black Trace Wire: (+) Siren Output 

This is the positive siren feed wire. Route this wire through a grommet in the firewall to the 
siren location. Connect the White w/ Black Trace wire to the Red wire of the Siren. Secure the 
Black wire of the Siren to a known chassis ground or solid clean metal surface. 


Green w/ Orange Trace Wire: Tachometer Input Signal 

This wire will continually monitor the engine's tach rate while the unit is under power of the 
Remote Start module. This wire will be routed to the vehicle ECM tach input or through the 
firewall into the engine compartment and connect to the negative side of the ignition coil. This 
Remote Start unit learns the tach rate of the vehicle and in most cases will operate properly from 
one multi coil pack regardless of the number of cylinders. This unit can also be connected to an 
injector wire and will monitor the injector instead of the tach. 


If the vehicle has a single coil unit for each cylinder, it may be necessary to connect this wire to 
more than one cylinder for proper tach reference. See Multi Coil Pack Adaptor shown below. 


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Brown Wire: Negative Door Trigger 

If the vehicle's door courtesy light switches ground when the door is opened, (Most GMs and 
Imports), you must connect this wire to the negative output from one of the vehicle's door pin 
switches. In most cases the Brown wire will need to be connected to only one door switch no 
matter how many doors the vehicle has as most door lighting circuits are wired in parallel. This 
wire will be shunted when remote starting the vehicle and will remain shunted, if active, while 
running under command of the remote start. If this wire is active when the system is armed, the 
siren will emit three chirps. When the zone clears, the siren will emit 1 chirp to confirm full 
arming. 


Note for vehicles with interior delay lighting see programming under title "Completing The 
Installation”. 


Dark Blue/Black Trace Wire: External Trigger Input 

The Dark Blue/Black trace wire allows the remote start unit to be activated from an external 
source. The intent of this wire is to allow the unit to be controlled from a Telematic Paging 
system or similar device. When this wire receives a ground pulse, the unit will start the vehicle. 
Connect this wire to a ground pulsed output from the controlling circuit. 


Purple Wire: (+) Door Trigger Input 

If the vehicle's door courtesy light switches + 12 volts when the door is opened, (Some Fords 
and some Imports), you must connect this wire to the positive output from one of the vehicle's 
door pin switches. In most cases, the Purple wire will need to be connected to only one door 
switch no matter how many doors the vehicle has as most door lighting circuits are wired in 
parallel. This wire will be shunted when remote starting the vehicle and will remain shunted, if 
active, while running under command of the remote start. If this wire is active when the system 
is armed, the siren will emit three chirps. When the zone clears, the siren will emit 1 chirp to 
confirm full arming. See below for wiring details. 


Note for vehicles with interior delay lighting see programming under title "Completing The 
Installation”. 


Orange/Black Wire: Parking Brake Input 

This wire is used only when the turbo timer mode, Bank 3, feature # 16 is selected ON. This input 
insures that the vehicle parking brake is applied whenever the vehicle is set up for and the turbo 
timer circuit is used. This input must switch to ground when the vehicle's parking brake is applied. 
Connect the Orange/Black wire to the negative output of the vehicle's parking brake switch. 


Dark Green Wire: (-) Instant Trigger Input 
This is the instant on ground trigger input wire. This wire must be connected to the hood and 
trunk pin switches previously installed. 


NOTE: This wire will be shunted when remote control channel 3 is accessed, (trunk release). 
This wire will remain shunted all the while there is ground present and for 5 seconds after the 
ground is removed. This allows the operator to open the trunk via the remote transmitter without 
having to first disarm the alarm system. 


Black Wire: Chassis Ground Source 

Connect the Black wire to a known vehicle ground source or to a solid clean metal part of the 
chassis. Be certain to remove any paint or grease and secure this wire with a self tapping 
screw and ring terminal. 





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Green/Yellow Wire: DIESEL WAIT TO START INPUT 

The green/yellow wire, when connected to the wire that get + 12 volts during the glow plug 
preheat stage will delay the starter output until this wire drops the 12 volts. In other words, ina 
Diesel vehicle with glow plug preheat circuit, when the ignition is turned on, the vehicle will not 
crank until the glow plugs are hot enough to fire the atomized fuel oil when injected into the 
cylinder. By connecting this wire to the glow plug + 12 volt wire, when the remote start unit 
activates the ignition one output, the glow plug output also activates. The remote start sees the 
green/yellow with positive voltage and waits for this to go inactive( drop the 12 volts) before 
activating the starter motor. If this wire is not used or you have difficulty accessing the glow plug 
preheat circuit, you may elect to utilize the Diesel timed output as specified in Remote Start 
feature Bank 3 selection #9. 


NOTE: If green/yellow is used, it will override or negate any setting of feature #9. 


Grey w/ Black Trace Wire: Negative Inhibit Input Plus Trigger When Armed 

The Grey w/ Black Trace wire provides an instant shutdown for the Remote Start Control Module 
whenever it is grounded also trigger for the alarm when armed. Connect the Grey w/ Black trace 
wire to the hood pin switch previously installed. This wire must be routed through a grommet in 
the firewall and connected to the hood pin switch. If the pin switch is to be used with an alarm 
system, connect this wire using the diode assembly provided. 

DO NOT RELEASE THIS VEHICLE TO THE CONSUMER UNTIL YOU CONFIRM THE OPERATION 
OF THE HOOD PIN SAFETY SHUT DOWN FEATURE. 

Note this input, if grounded, will also trigger the alarm if it is armed. 


IMPORTANT! This connection is a safety wire and must be connected as shown and tested as 
specified. Failure to do so may result in personal injury or property damage. See detail of wiring 
in the following diagram. This wire may also be used if the vehicle brake light circuit switches 
ground to the brake lights. An isolation diode must be used for ground switched brake light 
circuits and must be connected to the output of the brake switch. 


Brown w/ Black Trace Wire: Positive Inhibit Input Plus Trigger When Armed 

The Brown w/ Black Trace wire provides an instant shutdown for the Remote Start Control 
module whenever it gets + 12 volts also triggers the alarm when armed. If the Brake lights 
switch in the vehicle switches + 12 volts to the brake light circuit, connect the Brown w/ Black 
trace wire to the output side of the brake switch. This will allow the Remote Start to shut down 
if an attempt is made to operate the vehicle without the key while running under the control of the 
Remote Start. In most vehicles, in order to shift into gear, the brake pedal must be depressed. 
The brake input will in turn cause the remote start unit to shut off. 

Note this input, if switched to +12 Volts, will also trigger the alarm if it is armed. 


Dark Blue Wire: Delayed 250 mA Pulsed Channel 3 Output 

The Dark Blue wire supplies a 250 mA ground pulsed output whenever channel three of the 
receiver is accessed. Pressing the pre-programmed transmitter button for three seconds will 
access channel two. This is a low current output and must be connected to a relay to supply 
power to the trunk release or the circuit you wish to control. Connect the Dark Blue wire to 
terminal # 86 of a VF45F11 P&B relay or equivalent. Connect terminal #85 of the relay toa 
fused + 12 volt source. Connect the common, normally open, and normally closed contacts of 
the relay to perform the selected function of channel 3. See below for relay wiring detail. 


Light Blue Wire: Ground Output While Running Under Remote Start Control 

This wire provides a 250 mA ground output that becomes active 3 seconds before the 
Remote Start Unit initializes and remains grounded while running plus an additional 4 seconds 
after the Remote Start Unit turns off. In all of the applications described below, a relay will be 
required. 





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The Light Blue wire can be used to accommodate the following situations: 


A. Shock Sensor By Pass: 
B. Additional Ignition Output: 
C. GM VATS Key Override: 


Green w/ Black Trace Wire: 250 mA Latched Channel 4 Output 

The Green w/ Black Trace wire supplies a 300 mA switched output whenever channel four of 
the receiver is accessed. Pressing the pre-programmed transmitter button(s) will access 
channel four and will remain active, for up to 20 seconds, as long as the transmitter button(s) 
is held. This is a low current output and must be connected to a relay to supply power to the 
device you intend to control. Connect Green w/ Black Trace wire to terminal #86 of a VF45F11 
P&B relay or equivalent. Connect terminal #85 of the relay to a fused + 12 volt source. Connect 
the common, normally open, and normally closed contacts of the relay to perform the selected 
function of the channel 4 output. 


NOTE: This wire also can be used for defrost activation as dictated by the setting of feature # 1 
of Bank 3. Anytime the vehicle is running under control of the Remote Start and Channel 4 is 
activated, then dependent on the selection of this feature, Green/Black will be activated as a 
pulse for 1 second, or for 10 minutes. Note this wire will not operate when the vehicle is running 
under the power of the ignition key, only while under the control of the remote start or if not used 
for defrost then an output will occur as indicated above. 


Black w/ White Trace Wire : 250 mA Horn Output 

The black w/ white trace wire is provided to beep the vehicle’s horn. This is a transistorized 
low current output, and should only be connected to the low current ground output from the 
vehicle’s horn switch. If the vehicle uses a + 12 VDC horn switch, then connect the black w/ 
white trace wire to terminal 86 of the AS 9256 relay ( or an equivalent 30 Amp automotive 
relay ),and connect relay terminal 85 to a fused + 12 VDC battery source. Connect relay 
terminal 87 to the vehicle’s horn switch output, and connect relay terminal 30 to a fused + 
12 VDC battery source. 


Green w/ White trace Wire: Entry Illumination Ground Output 

This wire provides a 30 second ground output (250 mA Max.) whenever the remote is used to 
disarm the alarm or to unlock the doors and provides a continuous pulsed output whenever 
the alarm is triggered. This wire should be connected to an external relay and wired to the 
vehicles interior entry lighting whenever the optional Interior Illumination circuit is desired. 


Red/Black Wire: Ignition 3 Output 
This wire provides a 200mA (-) ground output that becomes active 4 seconds before the 
remote start unit initialize, and remains ground 4 seconds after the remote start unit shuts 


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4 Pin Shock Sensor Connector “D” 

Red, Black Green & Blue wires of the shock sensor harness provide +12 Volts, Ground, Full 
Trigger, and Pre-Detect inputs to and from the sensor. Route these wires from the previously 
installed sensor and connect to the mating connector on the control module. 


2 Pin LED Harness, Connector “E” 

Route the twin lead Red and Blue wires from the LED to the remote start control unit and plug 
the two pin connector into the mating white mini connector on the control module. These wires 
control the anode and cathode of the dash mounted LED. 


4 Pin Antenna/Transceiver, Connector “F” 

Route the 4 pin connector from the previously installed antenna receiver assemble to the 
mating connector on the control module. This connector supplies 5 volts, ground and RF data 
from the antenna receiver to the remote start module. Be certain this connector is firmly seated 
making good contact to the control unit. 


2 Pin Valet/Program/Override Pushbutton Switch, Connector “G” 

The Black & Black/Gray twin lead wires loaded in the two pin blue connector are the ground 
supply and program/valet/override input of the Remote Start unit. Route the two wires from the 
previously installed Push-Button switch to the mating connector on the control module. 


Wiring The 2 Pin Door Lock/Unlock Harness Connector “H”: 

The Red & Green Door Lock/Unlock output wires provide a pulsed ground output to control the 
vehicle door lock / unlock circuits. The output of these wires has a maximum switching capa- 
bility of 250 mA. Many vehicles today have factory door lock relays which can be connected 
directly to these outputs, however always confirm that the factory relays in your particular vehicle 
do not exceed the rated 250 mA output of the units door lock/unlock circuit. Plug the 2 pin 
connector of the door lock/unlock harness into the mating connector shell of the control mod- 
ule. Determine the door lock circuit of the vehicle you are working on and wire according to the 
diagrams shown. 


3 Wire Ground Switched Door Lock Circuits: 
In this application, the Red wire of the 2 pin harness provides a ground pulse during the arming 


sequence, or pulsed ground lock output. Connect the Red wire to the low current ground signal 
wire from the factory door lock switch to the factory door lock relay. 
The Green wire of the 2 pin harness provides a ground pulse during the disarming sequence, 
or pulsed ground unlock output. Connect the Green wire to the low current ground signal wire 
from the factory door unlock switch to the factory door unlock relay. 


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5 Wire Polarity Reversal Door Locks 


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Vehicle 
Switch 


To Green - Unlock 
Wire OF Control Module 


To Red - Lock Wire 
Of Control Module 


To Chassis Ground 


From Fuse Box + 12 Volts 


To Green - Unlock 
Wire OF Control Module 


To Red - Lock Wire 
Of Control Module 


To Factory Door Lock 
X & Unlock ControlRelays 
CUT 


Vehicle 
Switch 


To Factory Door Lock 
& Unlock ControlRelays 


Adding A Door Lock Actuator 














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Setting Up The System Programming Features: 

Bank 1 Transmitter Channels 

Start with the system disarmed, tun the ignition switch to the on position then: 

1) Press and release the push button valet/program switch 3 times. 

Siren Chirps once and or Lights flash one time indicating the transmitter program mode 
successfully entered. 

See Owners Manual for transmitter programming. 

Turn the ignition switch off then on to access Bank 2 Keyless/Alarm feature selections. 

1 short/1 long chirp when the key transitions off, followed by 1 short/1 long chirp when the 
key is turned on indicates that you are in feature selection of bank 2. 

Press the push-button switch: 

1 time to access the first selection as shown below. Use the lock button of the transmitter to 
change the feature selection or press the push-button to advance to the next selectable 
feature. 

Bank2 

Feature 1 Chirp/Flash 2Chirp/Flash 3 Chirp/Flash 4Chirp/Flash  5Chirp/Flash 6 Chirps/Flash Default 

15 Door L/UL 1Sec. 3.5 Sec. 1S.L, Dbl.U/L DblL, 1 S.UL DblL, DbIUL 1SL/350msUL 1 Sec. 

2"4 Accy Lock On Off Off 

3 Accy Unlock All Doors Off Off 

4" Passive Locks Passive Active Active 

5" Passive/Active Arm Passive Active Active 

6" Siren/Horn Both Siren Both 

7" Horn Chirp 10ms 16ms 16ms 

8'" Override Method Custom Code Valet Valet 


9" Chp Del From TX On Off Off 

When finished setting the keyless/alarm selectable features, turn the ignition off then on to 
advance to Bank 3, Remote Start Selectable Features. 

No reaction when the key transitions off and 2 long Chirp when the key transitions on. 

Press the push-button switch one time to access the first selection as shown below. Use the 
lock button of the transmitter to change the feature selection or press the push-button to 
advance to the next selectable feature. 


Bank3 

Feature 1 Chirp/Flash  2Chirp/Flash  3Chirp/Flash 4 Chirp/Flash 5 Chirp/Flash 6 Chirps/Flash Default 

1 RF Start Chirp Off On On 

2 Run Time 5 Min. 10 Min. 15Min. 20 Min. 10 Min 

3 Park Lights On Steady Flash Steady 

4 Input Check Voltage Tach Tach 

5 Voltage Level >0.5V B4 Start <0.5V B4 Start >0.5 

6 Ign. 2 Select Off With Crank OnWithCrank Same As Accy On With Crank 
7 Diagnostics Off On Off 

8 Crank Time 0.8Sec 1.0Sec 1.5 Sec 2.0 Sec 1.0 

9 Gas/Diesel Gas Diesel 10 Diesel 15 Diesel 20 Gas 

10 Crank Averaging Averaging Preset Time Averaging 

11 RS Shock Shunt Til Clear Shunt RS Cycle Shunt From Tx Shunt Til Clear 
12 Turbo Select Off 3 Mins 5 Mins 10 Mins Off 

13 Bik/BlueAuxO/P — Single Pulse As D/L Pulse Single 

14 Time Start 2 Hours 4 Hours 4 Hours 





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Programming Tach Rate: 

NOTE: All applications require that tach be programmed. 

The unit will not operate unless tach is programmed. If an attempt is made to start the vehicle 
via the remote start without first programming tach, the unit will flash the parking lights 7 times 
indicating tach has not been learned and stored. If the tach rate is not properly programmed to 
the specific vehicle, the unit may not realize that the vehicle is running in certain instances 
reengage the starter motor. 

The Remote Start Unit will learn the tach rate of most vehicle's single coil, multiple coil packs, or 
single injector. To learn tach: 


. Turn the ignition key to the On position. 

. Press and release the valet/program push button switch 3 times. 

. Immediately turn the ignition key Off. 

. Press and hold the valet/program push button switch, then start the vehicle using the 
key. 

. When the unit senses the tach signal, the parking lights will begin to flash. 

6. Release the valet/program push-button switch. The parking lights will turn on for three 

seconds to indicate that the learned tach signal is stored and the unit is out of the tach 
learn mode. 


NOTE: If the unit fails to learn tach rate due to an improper tachometer connection or a poor tach 
source, the parking lights will not flash. To correct this situation, locate and connect the 
Green/Orange wire to the proper tach signal, and then repeat the tach learn routine. 


Diagnostics: 
Enter Bank 3 and turn on selectable feature # 7 as described in the feature selection and 
setting section. 


NOTE: Diagnostic mode is a temporary mode. Once you have accessed the diagnostic mode, 


the unit will pause for two seconds then begin to flash the last stored shut down code. This 
code will be displayed three times in succession, then the unit will automatically exit the 
diagnostic mode. 

The parking lights will flash a number of times indicating the reason for the last remote start 
shutdown. The light flash indications are as follows: 


1 Flash Run timer expired 

2 Flashes Low or no tach signal (RPM) 

3 Flashes Positive inhibit wire activation 

5 Flashes RF shutdown, Remote signal received, or manual start trigger wire reacti- 
vated. 

6 Flashes High tach signal (RPM) 

7 Flashes Tach signal has not been learned 

8 Flashes Negative inhibit wire activation 


START PROGRAM: 

The Remote Start unit has the ability to start the vehicle automatically at timed intervals. This 
feature is useful in extremely cold climates where starting the engine is the only means to keep 
the battery charged and fluids warm. The operator has the option to have the unit start every 2 
or 4 hours for a maximum of 48 hours. Factory preset is to start at 4 hour intervals. To select 2 
or 4 hour automatic start timer: 


1. Start with the Enable switch (Red Handle) in the "On" Position. 
2. Turn the ignition on then off. 





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3. Within 10 seconds of the key turning off, cycle the enable switch Off, On, Off, On ( 2 times) to 
select a 2 hour timed start interval. Cycle the enable switch Off, On, Off, On, Off, On, Off, On (4 
times) to select a 4 hour timed start interval. The lights will flash and the siren will chirp 2X or 
4X dependant upon 2 or 4 hour interval setting. 


NOTE: Once selected, 2 or 4, this timer interval will remain in memory until it is manually 
changed. To change, the above sequence will have to be followed. 


TIMED START OPERATION: 

To begin the start timer, within 10 seconds of turning off the ignition switch, activate the RF 
command to start 2 times. (Press the start button four times). The lights will flash and the siren 
will chirp 4 times. Indicating timed interval mode has been initiated. The vehicle will automati- 
cally start every 2 or 4 hours as programmed. To cancel the timed start mode start the vehicle 
either by RF or by the ignition key. 


COMPLETING THE INSTALLATION: 
After you have confirmed the operation of the Audiovox Remote Start unit and tested all the safety 
features of the system: 


NOTE: This unit has the ability to learn the dome light delay time, up to 60 seconds. If the 
vehicle has delay interior lights, and you wish to avoid three chirp, defect zone, indication 
normally associated with this type of interior light, we suggest you learn the interior light 
delay. 


To learn the light delay, start with all doors closed: 


(1) Use the transmitter to Lock / Unlock / Lock / Unlock / Lock / Unlock / Lock, the system. The 
LED turns on solid to confirm the system entered the learn mode. 


(2) Immediately open and close the door of the vehicle to initiate the dome delay. The unit will 
monitor the door trigger input Positive, (Purple), and Negative, (Brown) when active. When 
the dome light turns off, the unit will add 2 seconds then exit the learn mode. 


(3) The LED will begin flashing the Armed indication indicating the unit has exited the learn 
mode and is armed. 


a. Mount the control module up and behind the dash securing it in place with cable 
ties or screws. Be certain that the chosen mounting location will not inhibit any of the 
controls of the vehicle. 


b. Securely harness and tie all wiring up and away from all hot and moving parts that 
they may come in contact with under the dash board or in the engine compartment 
areas. 


CAUTION: Particularly avoid the area around the steering shaft and column, as 
wires can wrap around these mechanisms and impair the safe operation of the 
vehicle. 


c. Apply the Caution Labels supplied with this kit to a conspicuous area in the engine 
compartment. Make sure to clean the surface before affixing the label. 


d. Check the vehicle's wipers, lights, horn, etc.... to insure proper operation. 


e. Replace all panels that were removed during installation, and retest the system. 


f. Explain all activated features and safety systems associated with Remote Start Unit 
installed to the customer. 





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