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Old 11-13-2012, 08:05 AM   #1
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Remote starter

Has anyone installed the factory Ford remote starter on their 2012 ford focus? Its looks pretty easy and fairly Cheap, might a good option for those looking to get remote start.


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Old 11-13-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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what's the price on it?

is the convienence of the kit worth the price over the benefits of an aftermarket setup?
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I called Napa for one a while ago. It was $799 before installation for one of their kits. Kinda got scared and never bothered checking with ford. But if the ford kits are priced better maybe I'll go that route.'

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Old 11-14-2012, 12:11 AM   #4
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its $300 from ford, and says ford all over it, should be a nice install.
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$799 for just a unit is rediculous. I've done these for years and the kits i've sold ranged from just under 100 to around 500. there are a couple more expensive ones out there with more options, but you can do it much less than 800.

is that $300 price installed from them? if so then that's not bad at all for a dealer piece.
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Hey folks,

I believe this is the remote starter that Albarry is talking about: http://www.fordparts.com/Commerce/Pa...rd&model=Focus

If you have any specific questions about installation, you can call 800-FORDKEY for assistance.

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That's it bi directional remote , and no not installed you do that yourself : )
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Yeah I thought it was kinda crazy. I'm gonna ask for a price from Ford when I go to pick up my mats on Saturday. My boss bought a ' viper' remote start system. He can start his truck from his phone. I'm pretty curious how much they cost.

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Best buy told me $750 out the door for them to install a Viper 5901

I can get one from ebay for $200...
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:04 PM   #10
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Install was so nice, Ford rocks!!
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