Announcements

Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and FutureShop.ca will now be available at Best Buy and BestBuy.ca. We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.

Visit futureshop.ca for more details & click here to learn more about what this means for the Tech Yeah Community.

Please visit the Best Buy Plug-in Car, GPS & Satellite Radio forum to get your questions answered.

Reply
Visitor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-12-2009
0

Car Starter LED trouble

I just got a Compustar 1-way remote starter (1WSHSF), and the antenna is mounted in the top left corner of the windshield.  The antenna has a bright blue LED that flashes whether the car is running or not, driving or not.  Am I forever doomed to have a bright blue light flashing in my eyes while I'm driving?  The unit was installed at Futureshop.

Recognized Expert
Recognized Expert
Posts: 876
Registered: ‎07-11-2007
0

Re: Car Starter LED trouble

Did you have your power locks hooked up to the remote start as well? If not, press unlock on the remote.   The blue light in the antenna should only flash when the remote start is armed (by locking the vehicle), only to act as a theft deterrent. 
-Stu

MECP Certified Advanced Installer
Visitor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-12-2009
0

Re: Car Starter LED trouble

No dice.  It's hooked up to the power door locks, which I use to unlock my car each time anyway.  Light still flashes.  Any other suggestions?
Trusted Expert
Posts: 1,168
Registered: ‎06-14-2007
0

Re: Car Starter LED trouble

the compustar LED should work as follows:

Hit lock button (car not running)-> car locks and LED starts flashing

Hit unlock button (car not running)-> car unlocks and LED stops flashing (untill lock is pushed or passive locking is timed out. 60 seconds)

Hit remote start -> car starts LED still flashing - hitting unlock after this should unlock the doors and turn off the LED (or when foot brake is pushed)


if yours is not functioning like this, make an appointement at any future shop with a connectpro bay - and bring in your receipt and work order. They will check the functionability of the unit, to determine if there is an issue.

cheers

don't to forget post if you solve the issue!!!
___________________________________________
Automotive Installer, A.E.A.T. Ontario Cert.
Not employed by Future Shop
__
© 2011 Future Shop. All rights reserved. For personal, noncommercial use.