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Old 06-25-2012, 12:30 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by treoless View Post
Now it all makes sense to me. When you set Tachless=OFF, the remote starter looks for tach signal to confirm whether the car has started. There's no tach connection on Focus. As far as the remote starter is concerned, the car hasn't started successfully . So the remote starter neither shuts off the engine when the doors are opened nor send "engine running" signal to the bi-directional transmitter.
Awesome explanation - it all makes sense to me now. Thanks for reasoning it out for the rest of us!
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