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Old 12-11-2012, 07:18 PM
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Viper 5701 defrost in Jeep Liberty 2011

Hi all!
I have a Viper 5701 installed in my 2011 Jeep liberty, but the "remote start defrost" function was never hooked up (or is possibly unsupported with my setup?)
I was wondering if anyone knows how I could go about hooking this feature up so the truck's defrost will kick in when I remote start it (and it's below whatever the cutoff temp is)?
The option is enabled on the Viper (I purchased a BitWriter so I could program the alarm without using the all-too-exciting "push the valet button and count the beeps" method) and I'm fairly familiar with the 5701 as I've reprogrammed it several times after I upgraded it with the antenna from a 5901 to increase the range)
Just not sure exactly what to hook the "defroster" wire from the Viper up to. I have a "toggle" switch in the Jeep for the defrost, but I assume I would somehow need to involve a relay of some kind that will allow me to turn the defroster on from the Viper and still allow it to be turned on manually with the switch.
Thanks everyone!
-Greg
P.S. Also, the temp sensor in the 5701 is way off - reads like 15-20 too high. I think I've heard that these are notoriously inaccurate but I just thought I'd check with ya'all
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