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Old 09-07-2011
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Need some advice on Remote Start wiring

I have a 1998 Ranger 3.0 auto pre PATS that I installed remote start on. The system works but not exactly how Id like. I ran one 12v lead to the coil and one 12v lead to the pcm power up wire but I am thinking Id rather run the leads to the ignition by the key so my heater and other accessory kick on. My question is more or less what wire(s) do I need to tap into to achieve this? I have read my chilton book and it was less than helpful on the main key harness. Has anyone done this or should I just leave it as it and run one of my spare 12v accessory wires to the heater?

1998 Ford Ranger 5.0 4R70W. 4406 manual 4x4 swap, 15in Alcoas, Power Window / Power Mirror swap, Expo Sport white gauges, AVM hubs

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