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Old 01-15-2013, 02:16 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by RonMaiden View Post
Some folks forget the car is in gear and try to start it but I think there is a some sort of safety so it can't be started unless it's in neutral. My wife wants one on our 5 speed.
Thats exactly it. It will only work if you push your clutch and brake in, then remove from gear, then pull e-brake, then shut car off. If the car is put back in gear before car is shut off, then it will disarm the system. I have had them on my last 3 manual transmission cars (7 years) and have not had a single problem. Only thing is cost. The cheapest one cost me $540.
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