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Adding Remote Start if you already have Power Lift Gate option

Discussion in 'Stock 2011 - 2019 Ford Explorer Discussion' started by SterlingGrayXLT, July 18, 2011.

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    1. SterlingGrayXLT

      SterlingGrayXLT New Member

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      I know there are some good threads on remote starts, however, nothing is 100% clear about adding the remote start if you already have the power lift gate option.

      Has anyone added the remote start to a 2011 that had the power lift gate option already in it? Did you have to rely on the dealer to install? What model # kit did you order?

      It seems like many people without the lift gate can order up a remote start kit (~$200), and just have the car programmed at the dealer and keys cut (~$50) so it's only around $250.

      I've been quoted $400+ for adding remote start by my local dealers.....
       
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      It's a bi-directional system. I apologize, I ditched the part numbers after I got mine (non power liftgate). I am fairly sure it includes an extra fob where the system I got uses a single key.
       

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