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I saw a tag under the hood of my used excursion that warned that the truck has a remote start. So I pushed the two buttons on my key remote and the truck turned over three times, trying to start. But it won't actually start. The Anti-theft light is on when it tries to start. I even left the key in the ignition, thinking that would satisfy the PATS, but it still just turns over three times without starting. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong? I don't really care to use the remote start, it's just that I can't stand having it installed without knowing how to use it! My OCD kicks in and I have to know how to operate it or else!
 

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The remote start needs to be programmed to try to start longer. Is it factory? You can probably download the owners manual and find out how to program it.
 

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I am not sure if it is factory, but i think it is because the label under the hood is riveted in and has some paint overspray on it. It turns over for at least 5 seconds, plenty long enough to start, then it stops and repeats 2 more times for a total of 3 attempts. It just won't start. Not a big deal, but it bugs me.
 

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I understand, it would bug me too.......It's bugging me and it's not even mine........
 
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