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If the remotes work including the unlock and Valet functions, and pressing the Valet button 5 times in rapid succession doesn't work, then either the Crimestoppers unit is bad or the wiring is bad. If you have a volt/ohm meter or even just a test light, you can check some things pretty easily. Looking at the GM wiring, these things are pretty constant with year and model:
Solid black always means ground. If you find a solid black wire that isn't grounded, you need to check the ground.
Solid red always means "always hot" meaning it should have 12 Volts on it even when the key is off.
Solid pink always means "hot in start and run."
In your car, the solid gray wire is the driver's door unlock actuator signal. This signal operates the auto-start feature.
Apparently (check the Crimestoppers instrucionts) the BRN wire coming out of the Body Junction Box (or, Relay Block-Body) (terminal H in connector C6) is the power for the interior parking lights, and is flashed when you press the Valet button. Look in the Crimestoppers manual and identify the Valet signal wire, and check it with a meter or test light to make sure that the Crimestoppers unit is getting the signal when you press the Valet button.
This is probalby what the Crimestoppers people will tell you to do.
The remotes work fine, with this system you use your factory keyfobs so I know that isn't the issue. I start fresh each time I attempt the install. I will call Crimestoppers and hope I can get something figured out.
Unless some of your Escalade wiring is not working because of the previous aftermarket installation, then your Crimestoppers unit isn't working. I would check the battery in the remote before I gave up. And, I would call Crimestoppers before I went to a tech. Amazon lists $150.00 for installation and whoever takes it on is likely to ask more, in part because botched installations are often more trouble than starting fresh even if the problem is a bad connection at a wiring splice; although your work doesn't sound like a botched instillation, that is the first thing that will cross the mind when you go in with customer-installed-not-working electronics.
You can also look at the connectors. A common problem with new installations is a pin in a connector pushed into the connector so that the contacts don't quite touch.