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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1462 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This was suggested by the installer

    Posted
    ShockinSean
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I actually purchased my Viper alarm, tilt sensor and shock sensor from Amazon. But, I went to Best Buy for the installation because I understand that they are THAT good at what they do. In addition, because Best Buy installed these items, they guarantee the labor for life. And we all know how electronic items do not last forever. So that means if the brain of my Viper system goes after a number of years, and Viper refuses to stand by their product, which I've read to be true, if I buy another one, Best Buy will install it for free. I think that's a pretty good deal. So when the installer mentioned to me how this 10 dollar item is superior to the cheap quality ball bearing tilt switch that comes in the Viper box, I went with his suggestion. I have absolutely no reason to doubt him because I have been a Best Buy customer for many years. By the way, Best Buy may not have the lowest prices, Amazon currently holds that honor, but I know they have fabulous customer service. Trust me, I have dealt with them for quite a while and I have never been disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ball bearing tilt switch & Compustar Remote Starte

    Posted
    Pete687
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Purchase the ball bearing tilt switch and Compustar 1-Button Remote Starter for my 2015 Jeep Unlimited. The Compustar Remote Starter works flawlessly and very easy to use. The techs at Bestbuy that installed the system in my vehicle are knowledgeable and professional in their work. I have purchased two more of the Compustar Remote Starter for family member in 2017 Christmas gifts (Buick and Honda vehicles). Purchased another one for my fiancé vehicle which is a 2018 Hyundai. Like I said they all work flawlessly. I would highly recommend it to friends And families.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Total Mess & trouble - frustrated with the service

    Posted
    Shameer
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    Totally frustrated with the geek squad service that they totally messed up the security system on my Van. I have been multiple schedules has been made and they could not fix. Very poor customer service. I have gotten enough trouble after buying the remote starter and installing. Totally frustrated and I am returning the product. I will purchase outside and will install outside. I have completely lost the hope on Geek squad and will never come to best buy or Geek squad. The people in geek squad does not know anything. No compensation has been offered for the mess and the trouble they give me. Totally fed up now. I will never recommend best buy and Geek squad to anyone. Stay away from you guys... Sorry for this review as I had enough to burst out like this...

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Convenient Car Starter

    Posted
    AnnaMae
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I got this as a Christmas gift from my kids. Since I work nights and we have all 4 seasons, this is a great gift for starting my car in winter with the ice and snow. It was also recommended in the summer for the heat with A.C. which I hadn't thought of. The 2 young men who installed it, explained it completely before I left. I did have to return due to my misunderstanding for the interior lights not coming on when needing something in the car at night, but that was easily explained by a 3rd installer. I continue to receive positive comments from co workers re: how warm my car must be before I leave in the a.m. Love it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    No more rusted out hood switch!

    Posted
    Edrock200
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Great solution to replace hood pins which are notorious for rusting put and getting stuck closed, which is dangerous because it will allow the remote start to activate when the hood is open (and you or someone is possibly working on the engine.) This is an elegant solution. It looks like it's filled with a liquid metal which connects two contacts when beyond a certain angle. Not sure if this would trigger a false positive on a steep hill but so far it's worked as expected on my car.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    No news is good news?

    Posted
    Yesse
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This was added in addition to my remote start package and I was advised that if it wasn't necessary for my vehicle and not used that I would be refunded. I do not know of it was installed or not. However the Geeks were helpful in explaining why I would need this in addition to the package which comes with a swifch already. Simply put, this is a better and more reliable design. The cost was/is too insignificant for me to inspect whether or not it has been used as this was all a gift installed on someone else's car. 3 stars because it should work as intended, but I don't know if it is or if it went back to their stock and isn't being used.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product, online purchase not so great

    Posted
    geewalk
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    The remote starter was a mother's day gift and it was very important to me for Best Buy to get this right. The installation and the product performance was flawless. The buying process, however, was not.. Since my mom lives 2 hours away, I scheduled the installation at her local best buy. The attempts to purchase the product did not go so well. The online process is confusing and cumbersome. I ended up having to go to my local best buy and complete my purchase there. After 2 trips and at least 10 phone calls, I was finally able to purchase the product for installation at my mom's local store

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better for less $!

    Posted
    MikeBawden
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    We had an excellent install & advise from Best Buy Mobile for my remote start. This was just one part that I needed for the remote installation on my new RAV4. The installer told me because of the car's technology, I didn't need all the items I purchased and that an alternative part would do the trick for $100 less and it would be a 2 way rather than a 1 way system. How can you argue about paying less for better? I took his advice and everything works great and I'm so glad I got the two way instead. I have never been happier with Best Buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great remote start

    Posted
    skylinefirepest
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    This actually was for a remote start which Best Buy installed on my Tacoma. I had them put in a slight delay which tends to cancel out accidental starts and it works very nicely. I use this all the time to warm or cool my truck before leaving or keeping it comfortable for when my dog rides with me. I have just ordered a new one for my wife's Highlander.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tilt Switch

    Posted
    STRM65
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    It was recommended to install this product to the Viper remote start. I am not so sure that it was absolutely necessary to have it installed but because the product didn't cost much, I decided to buy it instead to use the one supplied with remote start kit packet, and it is easy for technicians to install tilt switch v.s the.one supplied with remote start kit packet .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great car starter

    Posted
    Gini1444
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    I purchased the Viper Remote car starter for myself for the cold winter months in Wisconsin I love it except I experienced some issues with the starter within the first 2 weeks after install, I had to have an additional relay installed after my car's theft and security lights would stay on after using the remote starter to start the car. I took it back to have Best Buy look at it and they were happy to get the problem corrected.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Surprise Add-ons!

    Posted
    DeanDastardly
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    First off, I am now scared to open my hood! I feel like an alarm is going to go off and I won't know how to stop it! I bought and paid for the CompuStar - Remote Start System online and it came with Geek Squad installation. When I went in for my appointment I was surprised to find out I needed to purchase this part along with the Directed Electronics - Relay Assembly Kit and a $5 fee.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Had to purcahse in the package but car doesnt even

    Posted
    RossG1279
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    I had to purchase this in the package but my card doens't even need it has one built in and i can't return this for a refund because i will change the price of the entire unit best buy is good at hiding the way they charge for things i feel that a proper thing for best buy to do would be to credit me the 10 dollars for this item since it wasn't even needed

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Remote Car Starter Accesory

    Posted
    whalerfan
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    We got this same exact remote car starter fro my daughter last year as a Christmas gift. This year, we purchased this as a Christmas gift for our son-in-law for his new Toyota Camry. This was one of the two pieces of accessories that was needed for his Toyota Camry. This was a great package price from Best Buy that also included installation which will be done after the holidays!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Product that was use for my install

    Posted
    Chris
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    Product that was use for my install to trip the alarm when hood is raised, so nobody can stop the alarm from sounding by disconnecting the battery. The installer said it was standard product they use, but there are better ones out there. The first one installed, failed the first day had to bring it back to have new installed. New one has been working for about 2 months with no problems so far.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    An additional layer of protection.

    Posted
    Ralph
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    It was recommended that I include this product to the Viper security & remote start system that I purchased for my old car. Frankly, I am not so sure that it was absolutely necessary to have it installed but because the product didn't cost much, I decided that it might just give me an additional layer of protection but I don't think that it's an absolute necessity to have it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tilt Switch

    Posted
    RMdws
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    It was recommended to install this product to the Viper remote start. I am not so sure that it was absolutely necessary to have it installed but because the product didn't cost much, I decided to buy it instead to use the one supplied with remote start kit packet, and it is easy for technicians to install tilt switch v.s the.one supplied with remote start kit packet .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    tilt switch for car starter

    Posted
    warnergrape
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    We had a car starter installed 10 years go. we sold car but took car starter off old car for Best Buy to reinstall. This part fits under hood so car can't start with hood up. Ours was rusted pretty bad so we had that part replaced with a new one with our install. Old one still worked but it wasn't an expensive part for safety to get a new one installed instead of our rusty one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

    Posted
    Greg
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    This is my 3rd Viper purchase. I love the brand. Purchased the model 4806V because I had it in my last car and am very happy with it. It has fantastic range from the remote. Best Buy once again did a great install. This time I also purchased the module so I can use the starter from my cell phone. I live in Minnesota, so a dependable remote starter is a must have.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worked great!

    Posted
    TheGuy
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    I bought this version because I wanted to know when or if the car started. This unit works great and still allows me to use the buttons on my key too. previous units I looked at "bypassed" my key button which are easier to use to unlock/lock doors. I am extremely pleased with how well this worked in my 2015 Subaru Outback - better than the factory one and cheaper!

    I would recommend this to a friend