Operating the Code Alarm CA535 Remote Start Security System
Using Your Remote Control
Locking the Vehicle’s Doors: To lock the vehicle’s doors, exit the vehicle, close all doors, then press the LOCK icon button on the transmitter. The horn will honk and the parking lights will flash, indicating the system has locked the doors (if equipped and connected), and activated the starter disable feature. The status indicator (blue warning light on the dash) will blink steadily, once per second. To lock the vehicles doors silently, press and hold the LOCK icon button for 1 second. The parking lights will flash, indicating the system has locked the doors (if equipped and connected), and activated the starter disable feature. The status indicator (blue warning light on the dash) will blink steadily, once per second.
Unlocking the Vehicle’s Doors: To unlock the vehicle’s doors, press the UNLOCK icon button. The horn will chirp and the parking lights will flash once, and the doors will unlock (if equipped and connected). The interior light will turn on for 1 minute or until the ignition key is turned on. To unlock the vehicles doors silently, press and hold the UNLOCK icon button for 1 second. The parking lights will flash, indicating the system has unlocked the doors (if equipped and connected).
Disabling/Enabling Lock and Unlock Confirmation Chirps:
Two Stage Door Unlock: If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing the UNLOCK icon button one time on the transmitter will unlock only the driver’s door. Press the UNLOCK icon button again within 15 seconds to unlock the remaining doors.
Activating the Trunk Release Feature: If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing and holding the TRUNK icon button on the transmitter for 2 seconds will open the vehicles trunk or hatch.
Turning on the Vehicle’s Headlights: If this feature is enabled on your system, pressing and holding the LOCK icon button on the transmitter for 3 seconds will turn on the vehicle’s headlights for 20 seconds.
Using the Progressive Car Finder Feature: Press the icon button on the transmitter to locate your vehicle. The horn will honk 5 times at low volume increasing in volume each of 3 times the button is pressed.
Using the Personal Protection Alarm (Panic): Press and hold the icon button on the transmitter for 3 seconds to activate the personal protection alarm. The horn will pulse for 30 seconds. Pressing any button on the transmitter will turn the personal protection alarm off.
Using the Transmitter Flashlight Feature: The (1) 6 button transmitter included with your system has a flashlight bulb built into the top of the transmitter. Pressing and holding the LIGHT icon button on the transmitter will activate the flashlight until the button is released.
Using Your Remote Vehicle Starter
Remote Starting Your Vehicle: To activate the remote vehicle start function, press and release the OPT button on the remote control two (2) times within 2 seconds. The vehicle’s horn will honk 1 time, the parking lights will flash 1 time and the system will check the vehicle to ensure it is safe to start, if all safety parameters are correct, the vehicle will start within 5 seconds (diesel vehicles will take longer). The vehicle’s parking lights will turn on (or flash depending on system settings) as a visual indication that the vehicle has started and is running. Press and release the OPT button on the remote control two (2) times within 2 seconds again to turn the remote vehicle started off.
Entering the Vehicle While it is Running via Remote Vehicle Start:
Using the Safety (Red Handled) Control Switch: The safety (red handled) control switch allows you to temporarily disable the remote vehicle starter feature, this is especially helpful when having your vehicle serviced or valet parked. To disable the unit, move the safety (red handled) control switch to the OFF position.
Preheating or Precooling the Vehicle’s Interior: Before exiting the vehicle, set the temperature controls to the desired setting and operation. After the Code Alarm CA-535 starts the vehicle, the heater or air conditioning will activate and heat or cool the vehicle’s interior to your setting.
Turning on the Rear Window Defroster (if connected): While the vehicle is running via remote vehicle start, press and hold the OPT button on the remote control for 3 seconds. The rear window defroster will turn on for 10 minutes or the vehicles preset time limit.
Using the “Quick-stop” Feature: If you want to make a short stop and keep your vehicle running (to keep the interior warm or cool, for instance), the quick-stop feature allows you to do this while keeping your vehicle secure and your keys with you. To engage quick stop:
Operating the 2 / 4 Hour Start Up Timer Mode: The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start the vehicle every 2 or 4 hours over a 48 hour period. This feature is especially useful in cold climates where the only means to keep the engine and engine fluids warm is to periodically start the engine.
Operating the Temperature start mode: The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start the vehicle when the temperature reaches 0 degrees. To toggle this feature on/off using the remote control press the UNLOCK and OPT buttons simultaneously for 1 second. Note: This feature must be turned ON in options programming. Check with your installing dealer to insure this feature is set to the ON position.
Operating the Daily Start Timer: The Code Alarm CA-535 has the ability to start your vehicle based on a 24-hour countdown timer. To activate this feature, using the remote control press the LOCK and OPT buttons simultaneously for 1 second. The system will begin counting sown from 24 hours, and start the vehicle when it reaches zero. This timer will only activate 1 time and will need to be reactivated for each 24 hour period.
Remote Start Safety Features: For safety and security reasons, the Code Alarm CA-535 will shutdown the remote vehicle starter or prevent the remote vehicle starter from activating if any of the following occur:
Using Valet Mode
Even thought the Code Alarm CA-535 is not a complete security system, the system is equipped with a starter disable feature that is activated anytime the LOCK icon button is pressed on the remote control and is indicated by the blue dashboard mounted LED flashing steadily. Valet mode is very helpful when having your vehicle serviced or valet parked, and will prevent the starter disable feature from activating.
To engage valet mode:
To disengage valet mode:
Using the Optional Turbo Timer Feature
To engage the turbo timer feature:
To disengage the turbo timer feature:
Automatic Convenience Options
Illuminated Entry: When the system is UNLOCKED, the vehicle courtesy lights will turn on for 1 minute, or until the vehicle is started or the system is re-locked.
Ignition Lock: If all doors are closed and the vehicle is started with the key, the doors will automatically lock. If vehicle is started with vehicle doors open, the doors will not lock and will remain unlocked even after doors are closed.
Ignition Unlock: When removing the key from the ignition, the doors will automatically unlock.
Optional Songbird Feature
The optional songbird feature (Code Alarm part # SB1 and labor required) allows you to program songs and tones to your system (i.e. Setting a different tone for Lock activation and unlock activation).
Turning Songbird On: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press and hold the LOCK icon button on the remote control within 2 seconds. The SB1 speaker will give notification that Songbird has be turned ON.
Turning Songbird Off: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press and hold the UNLOCK icon button on the remote control within 2 seconds. The SB1 speaker will give notification that Songbird has be turned OFF.
Setting Songbird Tones: Press and release the TRUNK icon button on the remote control, then press the OPT button on the remote control within 2 seconds. Press the LOCK icon button on the remote control or UNLOCK icon button on the remote control to scroll through the different tones.
While in this mode the TRUNK icon button on the remote control will change the length or version of the tone.
Press the OPT button on the remote control to select the desired tone and exit programming.
Please see your sales associate for details on Song Bird or any other Code Alarm accessory.
Replacing Remote Control Batteries
The two (2) 3 volt lithium batteries (model CR2025) inside each remote control should last approximately 1 year under normal use. When the batteries become weak you will notice the transmitter range (the distance from the vehicle the remote control will work) deteriorate and the small LED on the remote control will dim. To replace the remote control batteries:
Emergency Override Procedure
If your transmitter is lost or disabled, it will be necessary use the emergency override button to turn the starter disable feature off. Emergency override procedure:
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