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2013 avenger. tried to install a remote start kit. Wouldn't

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2013 avenger. tried to install a remote start kit. Wouldn't start at all. Backed everything out and now it still won't start and the round security light flashes
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: Flashes. Tried disconnecting the battery for 30 minutes, and disconnected the two connectors to the ECM
JA: Are you fixing your Avenger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tried diagnostic tool but it says No Link
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer

If the SKIM light is flashing it is because the wireless control module has not validated the key. This could be the key or the WCM itself.

Was it an aftermarket remote start you were trying to install?

Have you tried a second key?