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Old 05-20-2011, 02:15 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by BiggerBoat View Post
I just got a 2012 Titanium and after remote starting, I get in with engine still running, press brake and the start button (normal push button start process) ....the engine shuts off. Bah! Pressing just the push button or just the brake shut engine off also. The remote start manual says, for safety reasons, certain actions will shut off the engine, such as opening the hatch... or pressing the ?
This may be a silly question, but if the car is already started, why push the start button? I have ordered the Titaniuum with remote start so am curious.
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