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Remote Starts Frequently Asked Questions

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D&S Automotive is Lake County’s home for automotive accessories and has become Northeast Ohio’s premier truck and jeep accessories store. Below is a list of frequently asked questions. For more information, contact us or visit our Mentor Collision and Restyling Center today.



Can you use my factory remote?

This depends on the manufacturer. However, more often than not we can use the factory remote. Under certain circumstances, we do have to replace the remote.

How long will it take?

Typically 3-4 hours, but time varies per vehicle and system.

Can you do any vehicle?

We can install a remote start in majority of vehicles 1998 and newer.

My vehicle has a manual transmission, can I get a remote start?

Unfortunately, no.  We can only install a remote start in vehicles with an automatic transmission.

My vehicle has a push button start, can I get a remote start?

Yes, we can install a remote start in vehicles with a push button start.

Will a remote start void my warranty?

A remote start installation typically doesn’t void manufacturer warranties.  However, if you have doubts, contact your local vehicle manufacturer dealership.