Psycho Chicken, why would it be. I have remote starting in my EA, and I use it all the time. I find it especially useful in the morning, as I can start the car whilst I'm getting ready, removing the need to wait in my car for it to warm up.
I think the way it went, according to my instructor at work;
A few years back someone had a car rigged up with remote start. He thought it would be a bit of a laugh to start it as his brother walked in front of the car. Forgot the car was in gear and the handbrake was off. Car moved forward, pinned his brother against a wall, then stalled. Remote start was programmed to attempt to start 6 times. Started 5 more times, stalled each time before it gave up. Kinda did some damage to his brother.
Hey i was the one installing it. i have it in my tx3 turbo is a nice feature but i have put in a switch on the gearbox to make sure its in nutueral or it wount start. After playing around with smart look i could only see a way to do it that would SEVERLY make the car unsafe, eg bypassing it perminantly.
There are 3 options as i could figure out
By pass it perminatnly
Spend lots of cash for a module and hide it well
not have remote start .
And as for ready to go when you turn the key ... its always a good idea to warm up ANY car, all the oil sinks to the bottem and it takes a little bit to get pushed up to the top, also a cold morning dam its nice hopping into a warm car!
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