I purchased a used 2000 Honda Odyssey a few months ago and i am very happy with it. i purchased a remote start kit to install for my wife for Christmas. I purchased the Viper 5301 kit off of Amazon.
I hit a little snag when i realized that they only provide installation instructions to authorized dealers (grrr) i managed to get a hold of an install manual anyway and with the help of Car Alarm, Car Stereo, Mobile Video, and Cruise Control Info for Installers
i got just about everything i need.
Once i started getting into it yesterday i noticed a potential snag not realizing i may have an immobilizer. I am fairly certain i do. i was looking for some advice. i have heard varying things on this. from what i understand someone people just attach a spare key near the proximity sensor to disable the immobilizer. also it seems like there are modules that can be used to bypass the immobilizer when the remote start is used.
Anyway, i am wondering if i should continue to pursue this or just cut my losses and bail on it. Please keep in mind that i am an electrical engineer with a number of years experience. I have done my share of this stuff so please hold on to any comments about "taking it to someone that knows what they are doing" i am just looking for some opinions on this.