5 Anti-theft devices to protect your ride
Toyota of Orlando
Which anti-theft device is right for you?
Locking your doors, parking in well-lit areas,
keeping your windows rolled up, and not keeping a
spare key on the outside of the vehicle are all easy
ways to prevent car theft. Many Orlando Toyota
vehicles come equipped with car alarms to deter
thieves, but there are other ways to keep your
vehicle safe while you’re away.
Car theft happens more commonly than you might
think. But,Toyota of Orlando is here with a guide
on different methods you can use to keep your
1) Kill switch
Unfortunately, this isn’t a piece of tech you can
install on your own. Essentially, a kill switch works
using the electrical system in your Orlando Toyota
vehicle to prevent electricity from flowing to the
vehicle’s essential components.
This prevents car theft by keeping your vehicle
from starting.There are additional options for kill
switches that can disable the fuel pump.
2) Tire lock/boot
While a car boot is typically associated with
parking tickets, they double as great car theft
deterrents.They prevent the wheel from turning
and should be used if you plan on leaving your
vehicle for an extended period of time.
3) Baby monitor
It may seem like an unconventional use of a baby
monitor, but you can use one to prevent car theft.
Unfortunately, it can’t keep your windows from
being broken or your wheel from turning, but it can
record audio and video which will make it easier to
catch the thieves responsible for stealing your
Orlando Toyota car.
4) Steering wheel lock
You’ve probably seen a steering wheel lock on an
Orlando Toyota car before.While they can’t
prevent your car from being broken into, it can
keep it from being moved.This anti-theft device is
more affordable and accessible than most other
Car theft prevention made easy at Toyota of Orlando
Want to know more about how to keep your ride safe? Give Toyota of Orlando a call at (407) 298 – 0001 seven
days a week!