How do most remote starters work?
Remote car starters work via radio frequency. A box is connected to your cars ignition switch and other basic startup mechanisms. When you press the ignition button on your key fob or remote, it sends a signal to the box to turn on the systems that start the engine.
Is smart key the same as remote start?
Both are technologies that allow you to lock and unlock your doors remotely. You can also use both technologies to remotely start your car, to varying degrees. With smart keys, you can lock or unlock your doors depending on the proximity of your car without pressing a button.
How do I know if my car has factory remote start?
Check your vehicles key fob The key fob for your car will have a special button if your vehicle has a remote starter. The symbol for the remote start is usually an arrow making a partial circle, as seen above. However, take note that some vehicle brands might use a different symbol for remote start.