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Old 02-05-2015, 05:26 PM
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Did you know that the JGC(2013) will not start with the

hood up using the remote start?

I raise the hood when I park my Jeep in my garage to discourage our cat from jumping up on it. Yesterday, I came out and hit the remote start button twice. The horn beeped once and the lights flashed but it did not start. Tried it again-no go. Then, I closed the hood, clicked the button twice and it beeped twice, flashed the lights and started right up.

Anybody else 'discovered' this yet?

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Old 02-05-2015, 05:56 PM
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Re: Did you know that the JGC(2013) will not start with the

Yup, i think if any of the doors open it wont. I did the hood once and noticed it did not start. BS if u ask me.
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Old 02-05-2015, 06:01 PM
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Re: Did you know that the JGC(2013) will not start with the

Another angle. Remote start truck, then hit hood release. Shuts down engine. Learned this the other day.
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hood up using the remote start?

I raise the hood when I park my Jeep in my garage to discourage our cat from jumping up on it. Yesterday, I came out and hit the remote start button twice. The horn beeped once and the lights flashed but it did not start. Tried it again-no go. Then, I closed the hood, clicked the button twice and it beeped twice, flashed the lights and started right up.

Anybody else 'discovered' this yet?

Dan
Its a safety feature so no one will start the motor while your working on it !!
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Its a safety feature so no one will start the motor while your working on it !!
Now that makes sense. Thanks.
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