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Old 11-19-2005, 08:16 PM
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Can I get a remote starter for my '03 F250SD 6.0 PSD? My wife is getting tired of goin out a starting it in the morning...heheh. Also. I got the vapor in the fuel light and got my 6mm hex wrench to drain the fuel filter under the truck. Hex wrench spun and it's stripped. Can I just unscrew the filter to drain the water?
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Old 11-20-2005, 12:27 PM
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I have a remote starter in my 04 PSD!! I had one in my last SD, and when I traded it in, and the dealer asked if I wanted one in the new truck!! I of course said YES!!! I love it. It is very handy in the winter and the summer. I am sorry that I can not help you with the other issue. I am sure someone else will chime in and help!!
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Old 11-21-2005, 10:56 AM
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I don't have one yet but it should be programed to wait for that low signal that is also sent to the gowplug light you see on the dash.
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I would love to have a remote start Stupid question though.... does it have a "wait to start" light on the FOB? or how does that work?
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I wish i could get a remote starter but once again the stick shift screws me. No one once to put one in with a stick they say i may leave it in gear and try to start it. AM thinking about putting one in myself i hread you can bypass it.
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Old 10-17-2007, 11:10 PM
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Compustar makes several models of remote starts for diesels in either the manual or automatic flavor, make sure you get the right one.

It should have a clutch signal wire but how many times have you started the truck with it in gear anyway???

Compustar 2W900FM-AS(M) Two way Remote Starter/ Alarm - (eBay item 220161455483 end time Oct-27-07 08:14:37 PDT)

Link to ebay. Model 2W900FM-AS(M) is newest top model can be had for about $225.

If you are the least bit mechanically inclined (and I assume you are if you are even bothering to find out about stuff rather than trusting your vehicle solely to a Ford shop) you should be able to put it in in a couple of hours. Get someone to help that has done it before is even better.

Jim
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