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Benefits Of A Remote Starter For Your Vehicle

By Bill DeBoer on Nov 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Topics: auto repair

Do you ever wish your car was warmed up for you before you go to work on a cold morning? Or how about not having to spend several minutes in the cold vehicle allowing it to defrost your windshield? Many new vehicles come equipped with remote starters to solve both of these problems, but you can also have one installed in your existing vehicle. Having a warm vehicle on a cold winter morning is one of the major benefits of having a remote starter, and here are a few others as well.

The Car Is Locked While It’s Running

You can have peace of mind knowing your vehicle is locked when it’s running, and the keys don’t have to be in it. Whether you’re in your driveway or a parking lot somewhere, it’s nice to know that no one can access the vehicle even though it’s running when you’re not inside it. And the great thing about remote starters is the vehicle is required to be locked, so even if you forgot to lock it before, you’ll have to lock it to use the remote starter.


Bring Your Car To Your Desired Temperature


One of the biggest reasons why people have a remote starter installed in their vehicles is climate control. Cooling off your vehicle in the summer and warming it up in the winter before entering is very convenient and well worth it during harsh temperatures and weather conditions. Having the vehicle warmed up already also means you can enter with a frost-free windshield, so you don’t have to spend additional time waiting for your windshield to defrost in the winter.


Add Value To Your Vehicle


A remote start can be a valuable addition to your vehicle.A remote starter is one of the most valuable accessories anyone can add to their vehicle. It’s an accessory many people shopping for a new or used car will ask for, so you may have an easier time selling your vehicle if you wish to do so. And there’s a chance you’ll recoup the majority of your investment in the remote starter when you sell it.




Having the vehicle running is very convenient when you have your hands full. We are entering the busy shopping season, and you may be making plans to do your holiday shopping. Getting a remote starter installed could save you some time and make your trips more convenient when you don’t have an empty hand to fumble around with your keys.


Safety Factors


If you’re ever out at night, you can start your vehicle from a distance with a remote starter and see if anyone is around or approaching your vehicle. Peace of mind when you’re out at night is important since you never know when someone may have bad intentions. A remote starter can allow you to survey the area as you approach the vehicle and then get in quickly once you arrive.


DeBoer’s Auto can help set you up with a remote starter in virtually any vehicle you may have. Whether you just want a warm car to get into this winter or if you like the idea of an additional safety feature, contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about remote starters.

Bill DeBoer

Written by Bill DeBoer

William J. DeBoer (Bill Jr.) is Co-owner and Vice President at DeBoer’s Auto. As the company’s General Manager, Bill has been responsible for bringing innovations in daily operations to the full-service, high-tech auto repair facility for 20+ years. Passionate about computers from an early age, Bill’s interest in technology gravitated to cars while he was in college. By obtaining a Certificate in Automotive Technology followed by a B.S. in Business Management from Penn State, Bill was able to fuse his interests into a car technology specialization and join the family business shortly thereafter.