3039 East Independence Boulevard, Charlotte

$149 for a Remote Car Starter with Installation at Car Stereo Warehouse ($300)

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Enjoy the luxury of starting your car from the warmth of your home with the press of a button

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Valorie
1 ratings1 reviews
July 19, 2020
Very nice experience I love my automatic start
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ron
11 ratings3 reviews
January 18, 2020
Very helpful and easy to deal with
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ErnestTOP REVIEWER
11 ratings8 reviews
July 22, 2020
Polite, friendly and courteous are just a few words I would say about this merchant. I asked questions, they gave the right answers and finished in a timely manner.
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roslyn
3 ratings2 reviews
November 5, 2018
Guys were great and friendly. Very knowledgeable and down to earth. Will gladly use them in the future.
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RobertHELPFUL REVIEWER
7 ratings2 reviews
November 5, 2018
They didnt tell me I would have to spend another $100 to put the remote start in till i got there and it was to late to cancel it
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JudithHELPFUL REVIEWER
4 ratings3 reviews
November 5, 2018
This place was crazy busy, I arrived 15 minutes early before they even opened and the parking lot was slammed already. I have to say that I was handled in a very professional and timely manner. The work was completed well within the time frame I was quoted! Very happy! I would recommend!
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Aaron
1 ratings1 reviews
December 18, 2017
Z was very helpful and knowledgeable. I came in to get my wife an automatic starter out in... turned out there was already one on the car we didn’t know about. They told me it was there and then let me apply my Groupon to a different car for a later date. Extremely busy so you might have to wait if you just show up. Call ahead.
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RosaliaTOP REVIEWER
8 ratings8 reviews
January 26, 2017
Great service!
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About This Deal

Many deals include a bypass-module installation, but some do not. If this deal does not cover a bypass-module installation and your car needs one, then there could be additional costs. Learn more in our guide to remote car starters.

The Deal

  • $149 for a remote car starter and installation ($300 value)

Remote Car Starters: The Key to Keyless Ignition

Remote car starters are as easy to use as TV remotes, but the technology that turns over your engine without turning any keys isn’t quite as simple. Read on to learn what’s behind this automotive wizardry.

From a technological standpoint, remote car starters function much like another popular, if criminal, mode of keyless ignition: hot-wiring. By now, the image is familiar from action films. A thief busts open the panel under the steering wheel, examines a tangle of multicolored wires, and rubs the correct ends together to bring the engine to life. This sequence sends a current through the ignition wire, initiating the engine’s activation process, which would otherwise be triggered by the act of turning the key.

Remote car starters circumvent the need for keys by activating the same electronic cycle, but rather than joining frayed wires, they use a module that conjoins the wires beneath the panel. The module communicates with a radio-equipped remote control that, when pressed, tells it to send an electric current through the ignition wire, thus starting the car. Most standard car starters only communicate with the engine, though some advanced models can connect to other systems to unlock the doors or adjust the heat and air conditioning inside your car.

To prevent hot-wiring, most modern vehicles have built-in immobilizers, electronic security devices that prevent the car from starting if they do not detect the radiofrequency identification code broadcast by a microcircuit inside the key. To overcome this hurdle, most remote car starters include a bypass module, a computer chip that is uniquely programmed to communicate with the vehicle in which the starter is installed. Bypass modules make car starters feasible to install in just about any car, so owners can warm their engine up before entering the car on an icy morning or give the air conditioning a head start if it’s been parked for a long time in a volcano.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Extra fee $99.00 in addition to voucher for cars that require a bypass module; module may be required depending on make, model, and year. Extra fee for hybrid models, BMWs, Mercedes, Land Rovers, Volkswagens, and Jaguars. Extra fee for vehicles with push to start or manual transmissions. Extra fee for keyless entry. Extra fee for key fob trunk release for vehicles with factory trunk pop. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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