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      02-06-2012, 08:51 PM   #45
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ok looks like the ground i was using for the NSS was not a very good ground. I hooked it to all of the other grounds and this fixed the issue. Now the remote start initiates but it wont start the car.

im checking all my wires and they look good.....The only thing i can think of is that maybe I havent wrapped the keyfob and the barrel good enough.......

i may have to call fortin and see what they think......
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      02-06-2012, 10:52 PM   #46
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when i put the key up to the key barrel it shows the yellow key in the dash and i press the remote start button and the module tries but the car doesnt do anything......

now if i actually put the key in and press the remote start you can tell its wants to start because the headlights come on like it trying to start but it never starts.......Also if i do it this way while the headlights are on and its trying to start i can press the start button without pressing the brake and the car starts up. So i know the brake wires are correct.

it seems like it just doesnt want to start the actual starter......
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      02-07-2012, 11:25 AM   #47
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Well fortin wont help me until i get the firmware upgraded to 4.02 instead of 4.00 so I guess ill put everything on hold :-( until i can get it upgraded or buy a new module
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      02-07-2012, 12:15 PM   #48
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just ordered the update module since not one person in my state has it :-( should be here on friday or saturday. I guess ill start tucking a few wires and moving things around
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      02-07-2012, 12:44 PM   #49
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just ordered the update module since not one person in my state has it :-( should be here on friday or saturday. I guess ill start tucking a few wires and moving things around
Isn't it a fairly easy update? I thought the update software was free to download. I'm not sure if the USB port is proprietary, but if not, I figured it was a matter of downloading the software, connecting the module, and pressing an update button?
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      02-07-2012, 06:15 PM   #50
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Isn't it a fairly easy update? I thought the update software was free to download. I'm not sure if the USB port is proprietary, but if not, I figured it was a matter of downloading the software, connecting the module, and pressing an update button?
the software is free but you need to fortin flash-link updater to actually flash anything.
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      02-10-2012, 07:10 PM   #51
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Well i just flashed it and it seems to be doing the same exact thing :-( back to the drawing board
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      02-10-2012, 08:07 PM   #52
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im thinking h9 and h6 on the

H6 (+) Fused (30A) Ignition 1 input (12v Maybe.....)
H9 (+) Fused (30A) Accessory / Starter input (12v maybe......)
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      02-11-2012, 03:38 AM   #53
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Just out of curiosity, is there a particular reason why you chose Not to have someone do this for you ? I mean aside from them getting it done in a few hours, having a warranty, etc.. YOUR time is worth something too and it seems like you have been on this for a week now.
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      02-11-2012, 04:13 AM   #54
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Just out of curiosity, is there a particular reason why you chose Not to have someone do this for you ? I mean aside from them getting it done in a few hours, having a warranty, etc.. YOUR time is worth something too and it seems like you have been on this for a week now.
1 i really feel like writing a tutorial and 2 I pretty much do all of my car work whatever it is. thats just how i have always been. Ive already done a few alarm installations already
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      02-11-2012, 01:26 PM   #55
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Finally things are going right!!!!

looks like connecting h6 and h9 to 12v fixed the remote start :-)

also while flashing I noticed there was a option to flash the evo-can to d2d. so I did that and started cutting wires and now everything is working as it should with d2d.

the only difference is that you still need to connect white unlock wire to the blue unlock wire on the remote start (not the evo-can)

but if doing w2w my diagram is correct. ill be remaking it.

now the only problem i am having is this key wrap crap!!!! i can only do the remote start if I have the key right next to the key barrel.

so im about to go get some 24 gauge wire and see if i can fix that. im just happy I can use d2d and eliminate half of these wires.
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      02-11-2012, 03:05 PM   #56
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ok figured it out :-) I did realise you had to wrap the two wires then connect them, the diagram wasnt very clear lol. looks like everything is working as it should i think. will do more testing.
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Here is the correct wiring for this. it all is working perfectly now.


http://postimage.org/image/8ladbvm5f/full/

http://www.picstation.net/show-image...ea31608fc4fd9e

http://uploadpic.org/v.php?img=Kn6V9bHpF2
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Awesome! Glad to hear that its all working finally

Thanks for sharing the wiring diagrams.
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where did you end up mounting everything, I was thinking passgenger side dash. Also what did you use to do your key wrap I can't find 22 gauge wire locally I got some 18 gauge would that work?
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also while flashing I noticed there was a option to flash the evo-can to d2d. so I did that and started cutting wires and now everything is working as it should with d2d.

the only difference is that you still need to connect white unlock wire to the blue unlock wire on the remote start (not the evo-can)
I'm finally getting around to start this project.

Did you notice if you can flash the INT-BMW2 to D2D?

I'm not sure, but it may change the need to hook up the White unlock wire from the INT-BMW2 to the Blue unlock wire on the alarm.
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I'm finally getting around to start this project.

Did you notice if you can flash the INT-BMW2 to D2D?

I'm not sure, but it may change the need to hook up the White unlock wire from the INT-BMW2 to the Blue unlock wire on the alarm.
Once you program to D2D, you should eliminate all analog I/O from working.

D2D is Directed/Xpresskit's serial data format. Fortin, iDatalink, Compustar, AutoPage, and some others use a different format, so be advised that you can't cross-pollinate.
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close to a year later... any chance we can get an update? any trouble since the install? Everything still working as it should?
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Ive had the viper 5904 for about a year already. It works perfectly.
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close to a year later... any chance we can get an update? any trouble since the install? Everything still working as it should?
I actually forgot I created this thread. I have been crazy busy with work, so I haven't logged onto the forums for a long time until today.

I actually haven't had a chance to install anything yet. If I have some extra time towards this summer, I may look into it again; but this isn't on top of my priority list right now.
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