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2018 2500, prewired for remote start?

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  1. tejasmikey

    tejasmikey Junior Member

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    Looked at the thread about 2017s but I’m not great with wiring so I’m hoping someone can tell me what I’m looking at.

    Here’s front and back of underhood connectors as well as connector by the brake pedal, looks like everything’s there? Should just need a hood latch and programming if I’m reading things right.


    Thanks for your help!!
     
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    On the 2017-18 you technically only have to ground pin 11 on the bcm (I'll have to look to see on which connector), buy new key Fob skins for your current fobs because they are already have the same board as fobs with remote start on them just need the contact on the skin, and use alphaobd to enable remote start.


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    Found your stuff on the original post, thankyou for it all!

    Trying to figure out if I can get away with just the latch or if I need to buy the while wiring kit.
     
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    All the remote start kit comes with is the latch with a wiring harness that contains 1 wire that goes to pin 11 that tells the bcm that the hood is shut (grounded) and 2 fobs. So by grounding pin 11 you can bypass adding the hood latch and buying the skins for your current fobs you don't have to buy new one's. Had I known all of this before buying the kit I would have gone this route


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    Can someone tell me where to find this pin 11?
     
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    Under your dash in a very fun and accessible area you'll see this. On the door side above the emergency brake. You'll want C1. Circled in Red

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    Then in that connector you want pin 11

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    Thank you, that is the pin I need to ground to bypass the hood latch to trick the bcm into thinking the hood is closed correct?
     
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    Also when programming in alfa since I'm grounding pin 11 do I still select 1 ohm resistance? Also do I unpin 11 tap and ground or do I leave it and tap it then ground?
     
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    I believe it's the 1k but if it doesn't work try the 500/500.

    In the alphaobd thread on page 1 look for my name and open the Google drive link. I have step by step instructions with pictures on how to enable remote start


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    It’s 500/500 for the hood adjar usage setting


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