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Error Code 7: Reservation Mode (manual transmission only)

Your LCD remote will show an error 7 if the reservation mode is off on your manual transmission.

Symptoms -

When attempting to remote start you will receive three parking light flashes followed by seven parking light flashes.

Solution -

Reservation mode must be set in order to remote start a manual transmission vehicle. Follow the steps below to activate this feature:

  1. While the vehicle is running place the transmission into neutral, set the emergency brake, and then remove pressure from the foot brake.
  2. Remove the vehicle key from the ignition. If done properly the engine will continue to run after the key has been removed.
  3. Exit the vehicle and close the door. The vehicle's engine should shut off on its own within 10 seconds of closing all of the doors. 
  4. Once the vehicle shuts off your system will be in reservation mode and is ready to safely remote start.

NOTE: Remember to set this every time you would like to remote start your vehicle. The transmission must be left in the neutral position, the vehicle's windows must be rolled up, and the door pins must be in working order. The vehicle will automatically lock/arm the vehicle when entering reservation mode.

Reservation mode - PUSH TO START vehicles

If you continue to have issues, please visit a Local Dealer or the original installer for assistance


Thank you.


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    Cheryl Anderson

    Firstly, reservation mode must be set EVERYTIME you leave the car and the reason is that this is a safety issue (Gawd forbid you leave it in gear and remote start when someone is standing in front of it)
    Secondly, for those with push button starts (like myself) you must push the remote start button and hold it for 3 seconds while still inside the car, you should hear clicking or the parking lights should flash, THEN you get out and close the door and the car should shut down on its own within 30 seconds.
    Good luck :)

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    Gregory Pue

    My lights flash 7 times but I have an automatic transmission not a manual. I bought the car with it already installed it worked fine for over a year and in the past month ive replaced the antenna wire, antenna and brain because nothing worked since I got the new brain I have lock and unlock but no start with the lights flashing any ideas what to do?

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    Dan S

    Hi Gregory,

    Please try the following - choose the link that corresponds to your vehicle  - Push to start - Key


    If you are still having issues after this, bring it back to the local place of installation. They will need to troubleshoot the system and perhaps reflash the module to remove that error.

    Thank you and I apologize for the inconvenience.


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