Q: My remote starter only opens the door but does not start the car.

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The remote only opens the door and locks them. It doesn't start the car.When i press the start button i can hear the car attempting to start on its own about three times then it goes silent. What do i need to do? Also I bought the car from a lady and she's not in my contact anymore so i possibly couldn't ask her about that.

My car has 60000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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