United States Patent  [ii] Patent Number: 4,637,359
Cook  Date of Patent: Jan. 20,1987
4,345,554 8/1982 Hildreth et al 123/179 BG
4,392,059 7/1983 Nespor 290/38 D
4,446,460 5/1984 Tholl et al. 340/825.69
Advertisement, TranStart, Inc., USAir Magazine, Dec, 1984, p. 21.
Owner's Manual, TranStart, Inc. Remote Starter Model GS-1000 (date unknown).
Primary Examiner—Andrew M. Dolinar
Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Woodard, Weikart, Emhardt
An automatic starting and electronic detection system for remotely starting a vehicle and scanning the vehicle's electrical system components for explosives or to detect malfunctions. The system includes a clock and remote-control receiver and transmitter combination which are electrically connected to the battery and operable to be energized for selectively connecting a current signal from the battery to the balance of the system including the starter circuit of the vehicle. The electronic detection device includes a cascade arrangement of timers for actuating various vehicle lights and accessories, and the vehicle's horn, in a predetermined sequence of sufficient duration to give a vehicle operator feedback for each step in the sequence.
10 Claims, 8 Drawing Figures