The owner's manual says that the Magnum is not compatible with remote start sstems since it has the Sentry Key system, therefore will stall 2 seconds after it starts without a key, but there is a remote start system listed as a Mopar accessory.
Is the Mopar system only usable if you don't have Sentry Key?
Is there an aftermarket trick to somehow disable Sentry Key for remote starters, but not render Sentry Key totally useless?
Does anyone know the story?
you can use a dei remote start but you lose a key
Do you know how it works?Originally Posted by needasrt4
Will it make the system pointless if it is installed, and allow it to be run with any cut key?
You do not lose a key if you buy the Mopar Remote Starter.
Do you know which model will work and do you need any thing else to make it work?Originally Posted by needasrt4
2006 Inferno Red Magnum SRT8
2005 Silver Magnum RT - SOLD
2005 Brilliant Black Magnum RT - SOLD
MPOAR MAKES THE REMOTE START. NOW THEY HAVE IN LISTED AS AN ASSESORY ON THE DODGE WEBPAGE. WAS BUILDING A CAR FOR FRIEND AND RAN ACROOS IT THEY HAVE THE UNIT FOR A $100 AND SPECIALIZED HARNESS WAS $199. I THINK IT MENTIONED SOMETHING OF A SPECIAL KEYPAD TOO.
So they do, below is the info FROM mopar.com. You need both parts to make it work so its $300. Looks like the kit comes with its own remote so now you'll have to carry around the huge key and a remote. I tell ya I'd almost rather disable SKREEM all together and just cut myself some normal keys and install an aftermarket security system. hmmm...
Part Number: 82208859
Description: Module Kit contains the base electronics module for under-dash mounting and a complete fuse kit. For complete system, also ORDER vehicle specific installation kit.
Part Number: 82208995
Description: Installation kit includes harness, long-range antenna, key transponder interface, software cartridge, hood tilt switch, two mini one-button keyfobs, install and operating instructions and hardware.
if you look at the keys we have now you will notice a spot below the 2 buttons on the fob it has a spot where a 3rd button was suppose to be. so says a friend that works at a dealer. he says the remote starter was suppose to be ready when the first cars were built but didnt happen that way. at least thats what he says.
Our fob's are built to have up to 3 buttons, the same key is used on the 300 and Pacifica and they have all three buttons. On the 300 it opens the trunk and on the Pacifica it pops the back hatch. For some weird reason they decided that the Magnum didn't need to be able to pop the liftgate remotely, this must have been another one of those things they decided to do to give the 300 more options(like auto headlights). I'm curious if you couldn't buy one of the fobs for the 300 or Pacifica and use it on the Magnum. They even ran the wiring for the trunk release button in the Magnum though I couldn't get it to work by closing the circuit, maybe the button does somethign fancier than just closing the circuit but I doubt it. They do offer an remote start option, but it is a dealer installed option and adds a second fob to your key chain to use. Theres no real reason to go with that option except that if you have it done there then the dealership is still responsible to your entire car.
yea, i wish i could have an automatic rear door opener...like the caravan or pacifica...
Current: 2005 Dodge Magnum RT Mineral Grey
Past: 1970 Dodge Super Bee, 1976 Pontiac Firebied, 1987 Ford Mustang GT, 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan LE
Give me a couple of months after mine arrives and I will build a kit to add this to the Magnum. The system is really simple and I believe most people will be able to install it themselves. I will provide full plans and pictures once I start on the project. Just need my car to be on the express train. Should be here in about 12 days.
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T
"If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets as Michelangelo painted or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
I was talking to someone who's brother had the dealer install the Mopar offered system.
After 3 weeks (it was supposed to be a day), it was finally installed, but on the way home the car wouldn't come out of second gear.
The tech said that no one really knows how to install this option right, and he just couldn't figure it out, so they took it out again.
Like I said earlier in the post, the owner's manual says that Sentry Key os not compatible with Remote Start Systems.
Has anyone had, or know someone who has had, the Mopar remote start system installed on a Magnum RT successfully?
there are several quality remote start units out there www.bypasskits.com offer a transponder bypass for alot of cars so you don't loose a key, the majority of functions on most of the new DC cars are controlled by varied resistance on certain circuits ie..doorlocks, lightflash, hatch release etc I have installed quite a few on Pacificas, 300C, and T&C vans with no problem it is just a little time consuming and sometimes difficult to find the proper resister values other than that no problems the new vehicle are actually easier than most old cars (with the exception of the transponder bypass learning which you you have to chew gum counter clockwise pat your head and jump up and down on one leg at the same time to learn to the vehicle) LOL :?
Thanks for the Avatar, Hazman
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06 300 touring- Pioneer AVIC-Z940BT-Sirius-iPod-Kenwood component speakers-Kenwood amp/sub
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Had the remote start put in at dealer today ( they finally got it). Works flawlessly.Its simple as pie press lock -unlock -lock and car starts.