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My truck starts on its own! No remote start! No key! And

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My truck starts on its own! No remote start! No key! And runs! 2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Are you the original owner of the vehicle? When the vehicle starts and runs by itself. Does the dash and radio light up and work without putting in the key?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No, just purchased 8/18/2016. Radio on runninglights on over cab, tail lights but not headlamps!
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
As we are out of town for a funeral, "walking me through it" can't be done at this time! If it's too much we will have to take to dealor! However did not want them running us through a bunch of things without some knowledge of what could be the problem! THANKYOU

You might want to contact onstar. The previous owner might of had onstar do a remote start.

The other thing is maybe some close to where you are has a remote that your vehicle picked up and started the vehicle.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
We live in a rural area and it was 11pm

That would rule out another remote. I would contact Onstar ask them if a remote start was requested.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
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