Ground wire Proper connection of your ground wire is essential for your car starter to function properly as it relies as much on this wire as it does on the Tachometer wire to start the vehicle properly and read tachometer pulses. Press the button, and the starter will engage. I put mine in a little space between the battery and overflow tank Where ever you put it you must make sure it is grounded properly. Push the remote starter button to start up the vehicle. Many remote starters offer diagnostic codes, which are signals based on the blinking of the taillights and the pauses in between.
If you want to make this solution elegant, you may be able to find a pair of the same type 3-wire trailer-style connectors at your local auto supply store, joined together by 3 wires, so you only need to cut the two pertinent wires and splice your remote switch wires to the cut wires. This wire is directly connected to the battery and will always have around 12 volts, even with the key out of the ignition. Step 2: Secure the cable to the metal. Most comebacks are the result of misunderstandings about how a product works or performs. Step 6: Connect the parking light wire. Make sure when you are picking out the that you have all your vehicle information correct. In these cases there will be a wire coming from the door that can be pulsed to shut the security down and allow the vehicle to start without tripping the factory alarm system, this wire can usually be located in the kick panel.
Be careful when doing this as they might not be exactly correct, so be sure to test your wires throughout the installation. With the panels removed, start looking for a spot to keep the remote starter. To use this one is as easy as can be. Tachometer wire Your remote starter requires a tachometer reference signal to monitor when the vehicle has started so it can disengage the starter. Only a computer safe logic probe or digital multimeter should be used. This guide will focus on installing the remote start only. Reconnect any wires that are not getting any voltage or any wires that are loose.
Step 2: Connect the accessory wire. You can also check online for the ignition switch circuit for your car. This wire should always be connected to a clean unpainted metal surface in the kick panel or firewall. If it is necessary to connect more than 1 starter wire, use a relay! In that case the switch goes between power and the S terminal of the solinoid. If your kit has other functions that you would like to install, refer to the instruction manual to properly install these systems.
Take care to not damage the wires. That is the connection with the cable that goes from the battery to the solenoid. Part 5 of 5: Putting everything back together Step 1: Plug the ground cable into the starter kit. There will be two large connections, one that comes from the battery and another that goes directly to the engine starter motor itself. The remote starter should have two wired clips. Then find a place to mount the new solenoid. I still have several laying around the shop that I cut off of old wiring harnesses when repowering with new wiring to the helm.
I was thinking that I would attach them to both postive post on the solenoid, but that may not be accurate. I think I just need to hook it between the positive and negative terminals on the starter solinoid, then turn the ignition switch to the on position and then press the button on the remote starter switch. The kit may come with tools to secure it down, but you can use adhesive velcro strips to stick the remote starter box anywhere with a flat surface. Always follow all of the instructions and warnings included with our products. Hook up the other lead to the small terminal on the starter solenoid that has the yellow wire connected to it. Now I need some help in hooking it up properly.
Maybe this will help someone else with an earlier car. Some vehicle's have more than one wire supplying the key switch but may be fused differently. We guarantee our Hand Tools to be free from defects in material and workmanship for the life of the product. I've read many posts over the years about people not being able to crank their engine over for compression tests, or bump the engine over to set the timing, or check for spark, or. None of the wiring needs to be over 16 gauge wire as there is little amperage needed for anything this switch is used for. There are 2 smaller wires running to the solenoid as well. Doing this will save time and money.
In this picture you would hook one wire to A the other to B In this picture you would hook one wire on A and one on B or A and C whichever you want If you want to start your engine, just make a jumper wire with an alligator clip on each end. Attach the last ignition switch cable. Some Volkswagen cars need to have the parking light wire isolated from the light switch or the wipers and heater will come on when voltage is applied to the park light wire. It is the sole responsibility of the installer to check and verify any circuit before connecting to it. With all pieces back together, run through all of the tests again to make sure everything is still good. The car only has an ignition switch, so I just turn it on, then I press the button on the remote starter switch. Push the start button of your remote starter once more while standing directly behind the vehicle.