Once the remote control key has been removed from the car, the functions are available continuously for 5 days and then once per hour for the next 17 days. After these 22 days the system will be deactivated until the car is startedAvailability of the functions may vary..
The services only work in areas where the car has mobile coverage and in markets where the service is available.
Just as with mobile phones, atmospheric disturbances or sparse transmitter coverage may lead to connection being impossible, e.g. in sparsely populated areas.