If you shop at Amazon. Privacy Terms. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon. Quick links. Can anyone tell me what the purpose of the "Valet" mode on the navigation touch screen is?
I have not tested it out yet, but would like to know what it does. Didnt even think of that. Couldn't imagine it just had something to do with listening to the radio. Was hoping that it cut power significantly so the valets don't race it. The info provided by Crashus is correct. You can find the steps to enable this helpful option in your Navigation System Supplemental guide on page I thought I read the manuals well enough, and specifically looked for the answer, but was unable to find it.
EditI did read that page, but it does not explain what exactly valet mode does But thanks. Thanks for the support. We all appreciate it. Greg Winokur, SHO, loaded with 47, miles already. Any suggestions? I can research this further for you. Could you please message me your VIN, dealer, contact info, how many times it has been to your dealer for this?The valet mode on a car alarm allows someone else to drive your car without having access to the security system.
Valet mode is typically employed when you're having your car parked or serviced. It enables you to maintain possession of your security remote. Locate the push button switch on your vehicle. According to Omega Vehicle Security the switch usually sits somewhere under the dash on the driver's side.
Check the LED light on your alarm system while continuing to press the button. If the valet mode activation is successful, this light will remain solid.
If not, release the button and repeat. This article was written by the It Still Runs team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information. To submit your questions or ideas, or to simply learn more about It Still Runs, contact us.
Step 1 Locate the push button switch on your vehicle. Step 2 Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "on" position. Step 3 Press down the valet button for five seconds. Step 4 Check the LED light on your alarm system while continuing to press the button. Turn the ignition off and remove the key once you set the valet mode. Tip Some systems come with a toggle switch instead of a push button. If you locate a toggle switch, put the key in the ignition, turn the key and push the toggle to on.
Warning The steps for your system may differ. Check the owner's manual for exact instructions on the valet mode. Detail: Alarm Help Tips.As the weather gets colder, we get a lot of phone calls from our remote car starter clients There are over of them!
Many people do not use the systems as much in the summer, so when that first cool fall day arrives, they hit the magical button on their remote…. In most cases it is something very normal and simple to correct. Valet mode is entered by pressing 2 buttons on the remote simultaneously.
We have seen this happen accidentally when the remote is in a purse or pocket. If you own a Compustar system and it will still lock and unlock the doors, but it does not flash the parking lights and the remote starter stopped working, this may be the culprit.
Problem solved! Many remote starter systems will use a switch to put the system in valet mode. If you have a brand other than Compustar you should look for a small toggle switch and see if it accidentally got flipped.
If your remote has an LED that illuminates when you push a button. If the LED fils to light or is dim, you may just need some new batteries for your remote.
Any reputable car audio retailer or jeweler, or even Radio Shack should be able to help you with this. This means the remote starter does not recognize the commands from the remote. They should be able to help you through this. Remote is broken — This one is pretty self-explanatory. Call the store that did your installation and most of the time they should be able to get you a replacement remote.
If you have moved you can also contact the manufacturer of the remote car starter and see if they can refer you to a local dealer.
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Broken or failed hood pin switch — Any reputable remote car starter facility should be utilizing a switch that disables the car from being remote started if the good is up. This is to protect someone who is working under the hood of your vehicle. If this part fails, it needs to be replaced in order for the car to remote start. This is typically something that will involve an appointment with the facility that did your installation.
Remote is in 2nd car mode — Some remote car starters have the ability to control 2 vehicles from 1 remote. An example of this would be husband and wife both having remote car starters but not wanting to carry two remotes. If your remote has this feature and it was accidentally put into 2nd car mode, it will not communicate with your vehicle. If not, again, contact the facility that did your installation. If this is the problem, it is a quick fix. If you are considering a remote starter for your vehicle, find yourself a great facility and you will not be sorry.
To learn more about our facility and our remote car starters, we urge you to stop in during regular business hours. We will be happy to spend all the time you need to educate you on all the options and considerations when buying a remote car starter. Skip to primary navigation Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer As the weather gets colder, we get a lot of phone calls from our remote car starter clients There are over of them!The vehicle starter is automatically disabled when the security system is armed, or 20 seconds after you exit the vehicle.
This feature protects your vehicle even if you forget to arm your security system. Opening any door or entrance protected by the security system triggers the alarm's db siren and flashes the vehicle parking lights. The Panic feature sounds the siren and flashes the vehicle parking lights, bringing attention to your vehicle and surrounding area.
In addition to disabling the vehicle starter when the alarm system is armed, two additional circuits allow disabling of other vehicle circuits such as the ignitiongreatly enhancing security. See your installer for details. The remote transmitters included with your security system are high-quality, durable instruments.
Each transmitter has a moisture-resistant case and sealed rubber buttons to protect the internal circuitry and volt alkaline battery.
Also, each transmitter utilizes Rolling Code technology to deter code-grabbing devices. To arm the system, exit the vehicle, close all doors, then press and release the ARM button. The siren will "chirp" twice and the parking lights will flash twice, indicating the system is armed. The doors will also lock at this time if equipped and connected.
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The status indicator will turn on. After 25 seconds, it will blink steadily, once per second. If the siren chirps and the parking lights "flash only once, this indicates that the :system has detected that the vehicle courtesy light is on, or that an entrance is not closed securely. Check to see that all vehicle entrances are closed securely.
The system is now fully armed. The siren will chirp and the parking lights will flash once, and the doors will unlock if equipped and connected.
The courtesy light will turn on for 1 minute, or until the vehicle is started.
If the siren chirps four times when disarming, this indicates that the system was triggered in your absence. The status indicator will also flash rapidly. Perform the following operation to determine the protected zone that triggered the system:.
Your security system is equipped with a lite-touch impact detector, which causes the system to emit a warning chirp if light impact to the vehicle is detected. It may be necessary at times to temporarily disable the lite-touch feature, especially in areas where severe vibration can cause false alarms.
Pressing any two buttons together on the remote transmitter activates the Panic feature, sounding the siren and flashing the parking lights.
Joined Nov 19, I think boost is limited to 10psi? Joined Apr 9, All it does is locks the MFT system so people can't access any personal information, or use the sound system.
Joined Mar 2, Joined Apr 28, How do you get to these settings? Joined Jun 15, Yes, anyone know? Would be helpful information. Joined Dec 14, I think you guys are looking for this. Joined Dec 8, There are 2 different valet modes that people talk about. One is the one the car comes with that locks or MFT I believe and that's it. Valet mode only locks MFT. The link I put is how you keep your kids or valets from wrapping the ST around a telephone pole.
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Ford Raptor Forums. Help Support Ford Raptor Forum by donating:. Valet mode? Dec 7, at AM 1. Posts: 81 Likes Received: 23 Joined: Nov 29, Just curious. Does the truck have some kind of valet mode? Occasionally I have to leave my truck at an airport parking lot and they only valet. I would like to be able to limit RPM's or something along those lines to avoid joyriding. Dec 7, at AM 2. Yes, It's on the stereo settings screen.
Dec 7, at AM 3. Dec 7, at AM 4. It was years before I let my wife drive it, she's only driven it twice - to work, and that was only because her car was in the shop. I think that letting a stranger drive a Raptor is similar to letting a stranger sleep with your wife. Booth and SilverBolt like this. Dec 7, at AM 5. Posts: Likes Received: 59 Joined: Apr 21, There is a valet mode but it does not dumb down or limit the throttle. It simply locks the user from accessing your Sync screen.
Dec 7, at AM 6. Real big oversight as far as I'm concerned. Dec 7, at AM 7. Dec 7, at PM 8. Can you do something similar via "My Key"? Shut everything down and limit the speed on the key you leave. Dec 7, at PM 9. MyKey is pretty useless for this mode unless you think the valet is going to be going over 65mph to park the car.There are two security features on a Ford. One is a personal alarm system that makes a loud noise if someone tries to break into the vehicle.
This is turned on and off using a remote control key. The other system is a passive system called the Securilock.
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This prevents the engine from starting without the use of a coded ignition key. This is the key that comes with the vehicle from the factory that is specially coded to start the vehicle. Examine the remote entry key and find the loudspeaker icon. Press this icon to turn on the personal alarm. This will sound the alarm. Press the loudspeaker icon one more time or put the key into the ignition and turn it to the "On" position to reset the alarm.
Turn off the Securilock feature by turning the ignition key to the "Off" position. Turn it to the "On" position. Notice that the Securilock indicator on the instrument panel will light up for three seconds then turn off. The Securilock feature is now deactivated. This article was written by the It Still Runs team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information.
To submit your questions or ideas, or to simply learn more about It Still Runs, contact us. Step 1 Examine the remote entry key and find the loudspeaker icon.
Step 2 Press the loudspeaker icon one more time or put the key into the ignition and turn it to the "On" position to reset the alarm. Items you will need Remote entry key Coded ignition key. About the Author This article was written by the It Still Runs team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information.