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Remote start during long term parking for 12v

Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:22 am
by andysd10
I'm going away for a month and leaving my 2014 FFE in long term parking and I heard that the car might not start because the 12v battery could be drained from the car not being active.

So then I thought why I don't I just remote start it a few times while I'm gone to help it out.

Has anybody tried this?

Re: Remote start during long term parking for 12v

Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:13 am
by scottt
The remote system will shut down (you won't be able to start it) if the car isn't communicated with for a few days (3 I think???). When I'm gone on a long trip, I just refresh the status on the main page of the app and that does the trick.

I don't remote start it. Never had any issues with the battery being drained.