About Remote Start

Compustar remote starters are award-winning and designed by industry experts. Our systems are created to be fully customizable depending on your vehicle and personal needs.

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How Do Remote Starters Work?

Remote start systems simulate the same engine starting sequence as your car key, but without the physical key in the ignition. This is made possible with a Compustar remote start control module and long-range RF remote.

When you tap a button, such as "remote start" or "lock", on your Compustar long-range RF remote, it sends that command to the control module inside of your vehicle. This control module then speaks with your vehicle's internal computer to control your vehicle's components, including the engine.

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Will Compustar work for my vehicle?

Yes! Compustar remote car starters are compatible with over 90% of vehicles on the road, including manual-transmissions, diesels, select hybrids, and luxury makes. Create your custom system today with our Compustar System Builder!

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What is 2-Way Remote Start?

Compustar 2-way remote starters provide visual and audible confirmation for successful commands, leaving no doubt that your car will be warmed up and ready to go when you are. If your Compustar system has security monitoring enabled, make sure you have a Compustar remote that supports 2-way alarm alerts.

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Once you enjoy the convenience and peace of mind of a 2-way remote car starter, you'll never go back!

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Do I Need to Give Up a Key?

In short, no! Most Compustar remote starters are now installed with a bypass module that allows you to maintain your factory security features along with the wonderful controls provided by our systems. Compustar systems are compatible with iDatalink bypass modules.

Remote Features You'll Love

2-Way Vehicle Control

Send commands to your vehicle and receive instant visual and audible confirmation when the command is successful.

LCD Screens

Look for Compustar remotes with interactive LCDs for getting an at-a-glance view of your vehicle's status and security.

Proximity Unlocking

The PRO T13 and R5 remotes features built-in proximity sensors that automatically unlock your doors when you approach your vehicle.


Extended Range

Start your car from further away. You can even send commands from up to 3 miles away!



Upgrade your remote start range from 1500-ft up to 3-miles with any Compustar remote.

limited lifetime warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Industry-leading warranty protection from defects/malfunctioning components.

How to Buy

1. Choose a Remote

The remote you choose determines how you interact with your system and what features you can enable!

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2. Find a Dealer

Visit your local Authorized Compustar Dealer to purchase your remote starter kit and have it installed.

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