Titan Innovations
Titan Remote Starters

Question - How long will my car run for when remote started?
Answer - Depending on the programmed run time which can be either 4, 15, or 45 Minutes.


Question - Can someone steal my vehicle when it is remote started? 
Answer - No, once the brake pedal is depressed or park brake released under remote start, the vehicle will shut off.


Question - What type of batteries does my remote take?
Answer - The battery for the transmitter will vary depending on the remote start transmitter which all can be purchased from your local Shopper Drug Mart. Refer to the following table:

Remote Starter Model Transmitter Type Battery Type
TS251A/M 2 WAY LCD AAA
TS251A/M 1 WAY CR2032 x2
TS151A/M 2 WAY LCD AAA
TS141A/M 2 WAY LED CR2032 x2
TS131A/M 1 WAY CR2016 x2
TS131AXR/M 1 WAY CR2016 x2

 

Question - Why do the park lights on my car flash?
Answer - It is a diagnostic code for what the remote starter is doing.  If the remote starter does not activate when attempting to remote start the vehicle, count the number of times the park lights flash and refer to the following table:

# of Flashes Problem Solution
3 Slow Flashes System is in Service/Valet mode Cancel Service/Valet Mode
4 Slow Flashes Door Open Manual transmission models only
5 Slow Flashes Ignition ON Turn off ignition key and try again
5 Flashes Brakeswitch Contact your TITAN dealer
6 Flashes Hoodswitch Contact your TITAN dealer
7 Flashes Tach Lock-Out Start vehicle with key, let idle for 5 seconds then try again, if problem persists contact your TITAN dealer

 

Question - What is Service / Valet mode?
Answer - It is a safety service mode that disables the remote start portion of your TITAN remote starter.  You will not be able to remote start your vehicle while in Service / Valet mode, which is high recommended by TITAN when keeping your vehicle parked in enclosed areas or when taking it in for vehicle work.


Question - How do I get my TITAN remote starter into and out of Service / Valet mode?
Answer - To enter Service / Valet mode, turn the ignition key to on, press and hold the button on the TITAN antenna for 5 seconds or until the horn/siren (optional) honks 5 times. To exit Service / Valet repeat the above steps until the horn/siren (optional) honks 2 times.


Question - How do I reset the clock on my 2 WAY LCD remote?
Answer - Press and hold buttons 3 and 4 together for 2 seconds, press button 5, use buttons 1 and 2 to increase or decrease “hours”.  Press button 5, repeat for “minute adjustments". Press and hold buttons 3 and 4 together for 2 seconds to exit programming.


Question - Why won’t my vehicle remote start? 
Answer - Count the number of park lite flashes and refer to the diagnostic code table below:

# of Flashes Problem Solution
3 Slow Flashes System is in Service/Valet mode Cancel Service/Valet Mode
4 Slow Flashes Door Open Manual transmission models only
5 Slow Flashes Ignition ON Turn off ignition key and try again
5 Flashes Brakeswitch Contact your TITAN dealer
6 Flashes Hoodswitch Contact your TITAN dealer
7 Flashes Tach Lock-Out Start vehicle with key, let idle for 5 seconds then try again, if problem persists contact your TITAN dealer

 

Question - How far should my remote starter work from?
Answer
- Depending on the conditions and area you are in the quoted range can be achieved.  Radio antennas, buildings, concrete, overhead power lines all affect the range of transmission.  The models with in the TITAN line have various ranges as well, to maximum range sticker with the Two-Way FM LED or LCD models.


Question - Does holding the remote to my chin actually make it the remote transmit longer distances
Answer - Believe it or not this does work, by making your body an antenna which is grounded to earth does increase the range of transmission…”Who would have thought?”


Question - Why do the lights flash on my TITAN antenna?
Answer -
The lights will flash once the lock button is pressed from the TITAN remote.  This acts as a visual theft deterrent and also is visual confirmation that the vehicle is locked.


Question - Why is there a hammer breaking my windshield on my remote for my alarm system?
Answer -
This is the remote icon for the shock sensor being triggered on your TITAN remote Starter / Alarm combo.


Question - Can I set my car to start at a certain temperature overnight?
Answer -
Not at a certain temperature, however you can set it to start at set time intervals.  Follow these steps.  Press and release the car finder (#) button then press and hold the start (*) button until the park lites on the vehicle turn on.  Within 5 seconds select your start interval with the lock as every hour, unlock for every 2 hours, and start for every 3 hours.   NOTE: starting the vehicle by key or remote will cancel timer mode.  Timer start will be set for 24 hours.


Question - Is my remote starter useless in the summer?
Answer -
Most certainly not, you use it heat your car up, why not use it to cool it down in the summer heat.


Question - How do I use the turbo timer on my TITAN remote starter?
Answer -
With the engine running by key press and release the car finder (#) button then turn the vehicle off.  The engine should continue to run for approximately 2 minutes.


Question - What is “Stop and Go” take over mode?
Answer -
IDLE mode is a convenience feature where you can keep your vehicle running without the key in the ignition.  To accomplish this simply, before you shut the key off press and release the start (*) button then remove the key.  The engine will continue to run for the programmed run time. This is great if you just want to run into the store.


Question - Can I temporarily bypass the shock sensor on my TITAN starter/alarm?
Answer
Yes you can, simply when you go to arm the alarm simply press buttons 1 & 3 together.  The system will chirp once to arm and bypass the shock sensor temporarily.