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Start Your Car from the Parking Lot

Start your car from up to a mile away with the Viper Responder LE 4806V remote start system. In addition to the remote start function, this system includes keyless entry, handy trunk pop and 2-way paging functions while being compatible with Viper's SmartStart system. With a convenient Responder LE 2-way remote with GhostLight LEDs and a 5 button sidekick remote, the 4806V remote start is the perfect solution to your hot summers, cold winters and early mornings!

Remote Start Car Alarm

Remote Start

Allows a vehicles engine to active without physical contact from the user. This feature is useful for warming up your vehicles engine and transmission to operational temperatures. In cold climates you can have your interior hot or in warm climates you can cool it down before use. All of this can be done while in the comfort of your home or office.

One Mile Range

One Mile Range

Operate functions of your alarm or remote start system and receive notifications from up to a mile away. Utilize necessary vehicle functions from great distances for convenience and versatility. Forget to lock your car? Lock it from in your office, at the mall or in class. Know if your vehicle is being tampered with wherever you are.

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Performs lock and unlock tasks without physical contact with the vehicle. Power door locks can be controlled from several feet away or even within a building using a remote fob. The fob emits a radio frequency that is digitally encoded to prevent frequency stealing so no one can enter into your vehicle without your wireless transmitter.

Dedicated Trunk Release

Dedicated Trunk Release

This unit comes with trunk release capability and remote control integration for OEM alarm or add-on trunk release systems. Pop your trunk using your remote transmitter for convenience and ease of use. Carrying a handful of groceries? Arms tied up with luggage? Pop the trunk without using your key so it’s open and waiting for you when you arrive.

2-Way Paging

2-Way Paging

Send commands to your remote start or alarm system and receive confirmation that those commands were carried out. Obtain updates on your vehicles security status and get driver pages on the remote. If your vehicle is being tampered with, your remote transmitter will warn you and set off the vehicles alarm.

Viper SmartStart


Gives you complete control your vehicle's security and remote start system from your smartphone with the free downloadable SmartStart app. SmartStart eliminates the need of additional keychain remotes and as long as you in an area with cellphone reception, you don't have to worry about being in range of your vehicle.



Viper Responder LE 4806V Features:

Convenience Features:
  • Remote Start
  • Keyless Entry
  • Trunk Pop
  • Visual feedback for command confirmations
  • Domelight supervision illuminates the vehicle's dome light for 30 seconds when:
    • Disarming the security system
    • Doors are unlocked
  • TempCheck technology
  • SuperCode Code-Hopping
    • Prevents thieves from using devices that steal transmitter codes
    • Code-grabbers are used to intercept signals from the remote to the alarm
    • Thieves then use the hijacked signal to unlock your vehicle
    • Code Hopping encrypts the signal into millions of different code combinations
    • The alarm will reject any signal that has already been received

Viper Model Comparison

Model Security Remote Start Keyless Entry 2-Way Main Remote Type Range Secondary Remote Trunk Pop SmartStart Compatible
VSS5000 Phone USA 4-Button, 1-Way Included
VSS3001 Phone USA None Included
5906v/5904v LED Screen 1-Mile 5-Button, 1-Way
5706v/5704v LCD Screen 1-Mile 5-Button, 1-Way
5806v 5 Button LEDs 1-Mile 5-Button, 2-Way
5606v/5104v 5-Button 2000 Feet 5-Button, 1-Way
4706v/4704v LCD Screen 1-Mile 5-Button, 1-Way
4806v 5-Button LEDs 1-Mile 5-Button
4606v 5-Button 2000 Feet 5-Button
4105v 4-Button 1500 Feet 4-Button
4115v Unlock ONLY 1-Button 1/4 Mile 1-Button, 1-Way
4205v Unlock While Running 1-Button LED 2000 Feet 1-Button LED
3305v LCD Screen 1500 Feet 5-Button, 1-Way
3606v 5-Button 1/4-Mile 5-Button
3102v 4-Button, 1-Way 1/4-Mile 4-Button, 1-Way
3105v 4-Button, 1-Way 1500 Feet 4-Button, 1-Way
3203v 5-Button 2000 Feet 5-Button, 1-Way

Product History:

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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.

Keyless Entry with 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.
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.
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.
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.
Number of Remotes
The number of remotes included with the alarm system purchase.
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.
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 with LED Lights
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.
LED/Display Color
The color of the LED indicator(s) on various items such as button-only car alarm transmitters, various chargers, cell phone accessories and other products.

For OLED or LCD car alarm remotes/transmitters the display color refers to the color(s) of the screen.
Number of Vehicles Supported
Some higher end car alarm systems can support multiple vehicles. This is the number of vehicles that the works with.
Number of Auxiliary Outputs
The number of auxilary outputs that the car alarm system supports. These outputs are left over from the total number of channels. They can be used to add on other options or additional features to a vehicle.
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.
Smartphone Compatibility
These are the types of smartphone systems that the car alarm system is compatible with.
GPS Tracking
These car alarms enable a user to track the position of the vehicle using GPS satellites.
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.
Built-in Bypass Module
System Type
This refers to the type of remote start system, whether it is an add-on or a complete kit.
Complete Kit

Convenient Features

Panic Mode
Panic mode allow the user to be able to set off the alarm from the remote.
Trunk Release
The trunk release option allows for integration and control of the trunk latch. Additional parts may be required.
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.

Alarm Features

Paging Range
The maximum distance that the car alarm system will work with the wireless remotes.
1 Mile
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.
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.
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”.


Two-Way Paging Features

Transmitter Alert
The is the way that the transmitter, or remote can communicate alerts to the user.
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.

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.
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.
Compatible with Diesel Engines
This means that the remote start system will work with diesel engines.
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.
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.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Havre, MT

Super range, great price

January 22, 2015

I bought this to install for a friend. Nice remotes & pretty standard install (compared to other DEI products). Great range & price. Would recommend anyone looking for a remote start unit.

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Very pleased

January 20, 2015

Works great, no problems at all and the delivery time was fast. Thank you!

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atlant ,Ga

viper remote start

December 11, 2014

It is an excellent product and was half the price of Be*t B*y

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glencoe mn

great product

December 14, 2014

Viper has always worked well and is a great durable product.

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Chicago, IL

Not really the way they describe it.

October 1, 2014

I bought this a few weeks ago and I am kinda disappointed. First of all, they say UP TO 1 mile. I understand it is not 1 mile but this think won't work even in 2 blocks radius. That is not such a big of a deal, but the problem is that sometimes you try to start the car, the orange led tells you that it didn't and then if you wanna try again, the remote tells you that you actually just turned off the car. Which means that the remote started the car but it tells you it didn't. Basically sometimes even if you start the car, you won't know. I should have bought one with the screen. At least you see there that it is on or not and for how many minutes. Not with this one.

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Rochester, NY

Another great product from Viper / Directed Electronics

August 30, 2014

Great product, easy to use. Lots of nice features. New improvements over older products / units. I would strongly recommend this unit for someone looking for a remote start and keyless entry system.

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A good unit at a good price
Wes A on Apr 7, 2015
I liked it
Vickie D on Jan 21, 2015
best deal and services, smooth transactions easy all the way, will do business again
Kiet B on Feb 16, 2015
Has all the features I need
Geoffery W on Jan 15, 2015
Does this come with the bypass immobilizer?
Katherine on Dec 23, 2014
Best Answer: Hello Katerine,

No; This is why it is the first thing suggested in the Description (Read: "Make sure you have....") . Use the link below to establish which bypass is required; If it suggests the DBALL2 , then that is the bypass you seek.
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Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Dec 23, 2014
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Has anyone installed this to Honda civic 2014?
A shopper on Sep 11, 2014
Best Answer: it will work on a honda civic 2014 and even 2015, keep in mind an immobilizer is required as your key is chipped, this will learn the code of your key and allow the car to start each every time.
Reply · Report · MIGUEL G on Sep 3, 2015
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Which transmitter or equipment do I need to buy with this for installation ?
shwet r on Nov 15, 2014
Best Answer: Kind of an interesting question... are you going to do this install yourself, or have a shop do it? The 2 pictured remotes come with the unit. If you looking to put it in a car, you need to investigate if you need an Immobilzer Bypass unit (which you can buy here also, but you need to know the part number). If you're trying to install this yourself, you will need various install tools and parts. Not sure where you were going with the question.
Reply · Report · Michael V on Nov 16, 2014
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Hi! Would you recommend this or Python Responder LE 4206P? And why?
What is a bypass immobilizer? Are they needed for all installs?
Anntoinette C on Jan 28, 2015
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Best Answer: Hello,

To be fair, the two systems (4806V vs 4206P) use the Exact same 'Brain' .

So overall/general features, reliability, use, etc.. are going to be more or less identical. With that said, we would be partial to the Viper Responder LE 4806V because we have had GREAT luck with the Viper 7856V (OEM Remote) and it provides outstanding range.

In regards to the Bypass, we aren't going to get into what it is (do a quick search for info) but we can give you the link to figure out if you vehicle Needs one. If the fit guide below suggests the XpressKit DBALL2 , then That is the bypass your vehicle will need to access the REMOTE START feature. The bypass MUST be taken to an AUTHORIZED Directed/Viper/Python/etc.. Installer to have it programmed with your vehicle specific firmware.
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XpressKit DBALL2
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Jan 28, 2015
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who does installation of the remote car starters you sell? I am in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin area
chris k on Nov 27, 2015
Best Answer: We recommend finding a local car audio professional to do the installation. Some of our customers install the remote car starters themselves, but if you don't know what your doing then we highly recommend taking it to a professional. You can use Yelp, Google, or another service to find a reputable professional.
Reply · Report · Seth WStaff on Nov 27, 2015
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has anyone installed this system on 2010 F150?
A shopper on Aug 27, 2014
Best Answer: I've put this in a 07 Expedition. I imagine most of the wiring is the same, however, my truck didn't need the immobilizer (key) bypass module. Your's may. I don't think I used one extra relay either. Not sure if you already found your wiring diagram, but check a few places on the net (I've found a few links that have that data).
Reply · Report · Michael V on Aug 28, 2014
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