remote windows up or down??

Discussion in 'Gen III 2010+ Prius Technical Discussion' started by chiefs1313, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. chiefs1313

    chiefs1313 New Member

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    I have a 2010 prius II with the remote start, I was wondering if there is an option to program the remote to roll down the windows.
     
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    Hmm...do you really want a system that remotely starts the vehicle and rolls down the windows?

    Why don't you just call it the "Steal Me" feature.
     
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    no smartguy, I want the option to remotely roll down the windows. they wouldn't have the key fob, so they couldn't drive anywhere anyway.
     
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    I don't think that's available on the Prius.

    FWIW, I've owned many cars with that feature, which also opened the sunroof (and found it very useful to get the hot air out of the car before you get in), but none of them allowed you to use the remote to roll up the windows (even though that feature is available outside the US)--thank the lawyers for that. ;)
     
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    Thanks,

    is there a way to get that feature, independent of the remote start?
     
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    I've never heard of a way.
     
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    I am sure when a third party remote start is released that will be an option.
     
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    Just so you're aware, you don't actually need to have the fob to drive somewhere - just to turn the car on. I don't have remote start, so I don't know whether you need to do a regular start with the fob in the car - I'd assume so, though, since it's supposed to turn off after 3 minutes.

    But it's entirely possible to get in your car, start it, switch drivers at some point, drop the original driver (and key) off, and have the second driver get stuck whenever they turn the car off because they don't have the fob and can't turn the car back on.