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Pro Start by AST PRO-172

Remote Start Vehicle System and Ultra Range

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Remote Star with Pro Start

It's always nice to have your car running and ready to go before you even step inside of it. The Pro Start by AST PRO0172 is an easy and affordable way to add a remote star system to your vehicle. With this system you will be able to start your engine with the simple push of a button which is very nice when the weather is cold and you want to get your vehicle a little warmed up before taking off. The remote start will also allow you to lock and unlock your car remotely making it easier to get when carrying a bunch of stuff. The cold star timer will allow you to set a specific time for your car to start-up every single day so that you don't have t remember everyday. If you're looking to add a reliable and quality remote start at a fair price then the Pro Start by AST PRO0172 is the perfect solution.

General Features:
  • Advanced Remote Start System
  • Includes two remote transmitters
  • Door Lock and Unlock outputs, Factory Alarm Arm output, and Direct Link Data Port
  • Factory Alarm Disarm Output
  • Valet mode will not arm the security system with the remote transmitter
  • Ultra Auto Tach Detection
  • Ultra Auto Tachless Mode
  • Remote start feature allows you to remotely start and run your vehicle for a period of time
  • Driver's Door Priority
  • Panic Mode
  • Cold Weather Timer Mode
  • Starter anti-grind circuitry
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

General Features

Security System Type
This indicates whether the product is a security car alarm product, remote start module, or a combo unit that offers security with remote start features.

Security: This means that the car alarm system is just that. No bells and whistles, just a car alarm system.

Remote Start: when installed, this allows the user to start a vehicle from a remote location. Remote start modules and security with remote start alarms often require an additional vehicle specific bypass module to complete installation.

Security with Remote Start: This means that the system incorporates both features listed above.

Remote Start
Car Alarm
If "Yes", the system will have alarm security features to help prevent vehicle theft and tampering. Remote start modules without alarm features will have "No" for this value.
No
Remote Start
If the alarm or remote start module has "Yes" for this value then the system has an electronic device that allows you to start your vehicle by remote control without actually being inside the vehicle or using the key. The remote start system supplies the vehicle with power and simulates a start just as if you were inside using the key. Select vehicles require additional accessories or immobilizer/bypass modules to use the remote start feature.
Yes
Keyless Entry
Keyless entry allows you to remotely lock, unlock, and open the trunk of a vehicle if that is equipped with power door lock motors (actuators) and power truck motor (solenoid). Door lock controls via the remote are found on nearly all of today's car alarms.
Yes
2-way Paging
Alarms with 2-way paging inform the user via remote vibrating/audible/visual alert when the alarm is triggered. The pager must be within range to receive the transmitted signal.
No
Number of Remotes
The number of remotes included with the alarm system purchase.
2
Number of Buttons on Primary Remote
The amount of buttons on the Primary Remote generally equals the number of functions that you can use your remote for. Some remotes have auxiliary buttons which can perform more than one task per button.
4
Main Transmitter Type
LCD and OLED transmitters display various screen savers, warnings, alerts and other features on the face of the remote, rather than first generation button-only transmitters. They provide more information typically and other features.
Button(s)-only
Sidekick Remote Transmitter Type
Some car alarms and remote start systems come with more than 1 transmitter, which is referred to as the "sidekick" transmitter. Most LCD/OLED systems come with a button-only sidekick transmitter, while select units come with an additional LCD/OLED transmitter.
Button(s)-only
Number of Vehicles Supported
Some higher end car alarm systems can support multiple vehicles. This is the number of vehicles that the works with.
1
PC Programmable
Custom, advanced programming options through one or more of the following: PC, Pocket PC, PALM Pilot, Valet SW or Remote Transmitter allows for advanced controls of your alarm's functions.
No
Smartphone Compatibility
These are the types of smartphone systems that the car alarm system is compatible with.
No
Professional Installation Recommended
This will indicate whether or not we recommend going to a professional installer for this item. Some items have complex installations that should only be done be professional certified installers.
Yes
Built-in Bypass Module

Convenient Features

Panic Mode
Panic mode allow the user to be able to set off the alarm from the remote.
Yes
Trunk Release
The trunk release option allows for integration and control of the trunk latch. Additional parts may be required.
No
Valet Mode
Valet mode is a car alarm setting that adjusts system to less sensitive settings when allowing a valet to park your car and similar settings.
Yes

Alarm Features

Number of Car Alarm Channels
The total number of channels that the car alarm system supports. These channels can include locking and unlocking doors, opening the trunk, remote start, and many other options.
4
Siren
Most car alarms come with a siren that can be installed. The siren will sound when the car alarm is triggered the alarm goes off.
No
Shock Sensor
The shock sensor is designed to trigger an alarm on light or heavy impacts and vibrations (standard sensor included with most alarms).

A dual zone shock sensor is a feature of proximity and shock sensors only. Zone 1 ( light impact on shock sensor and short motions(adjustable) on proximity sensor) will trigger warn away chirp to warn intruder that car has an alarm without setting off the full alarm. Zone 2 (heavy impact on shock sensor and extended motions(adjustable) on proximity sensor) will trigger the alarm to “go off”.

No

Two-Way Paging Features

Transmitter Alert
The is the way that the transmitter, or remote can communicate alerts to the user.
None
Interior Thermometer
Some of the higher end car alarm systems are able to detect the temperature of the cabin. The temperature can then be displayed on the remote.
No

Remote Start Features

Cold Start Timer
Great for those on a set schedule who need their vehicle to warm up at a specific time every morning for example.
Yes
Turbo Timer
Some remote start systems have turbo timer feature which allows the vehicle to run for a specified amount of time after exiting vehicle. In turbocharged vehicles this prevents hot oil in the engine from choking up in the lines. Hard driving can raise engine oil temperatures to dangerously high levels. Proper cool down is essential for a healthy turbo and engine.
No
Compatible with Diesel Engines
This means that the remote start system will work with diesel engines.
No
Engine Start Intervals
Some remote start systems offer feature to protect your engine. The engine start interval feature will start the car at particular time intervals or when the engine has reached a certain temperature. This feature prevents the engine block from freezing.
No
Compatible with Manual Transmissions
This means that the remote start car alarm is compatible with manual transmissions. Please see the item description, manual, or your professional installer for more information as to how this feature will work with your specific vehicle.
No

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

PRO-172

Weight

1.50lbs

Internal SKU

pro172

Internal Product ID

30089

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Product Name: Pro Start by AST PRO-172