How to Protect Your Toyota or Honda from Thieves

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 at 8:28 pm
Car thief peering inside a vehicle

Tips for Protecting Your Vehicle from Auto Theft

When you purchased your new Toyota or Honda vehicle from us, you invested a lot of money and will rely on it to take you wherever you need to go. Unfortunately, thieves are on the prowl and may be coveting your new Toyota or Honda. Here are some tips to help prevent it from being stolen:

Tip #1: Always Lock Your Vehicle

This is a no-brainer, but locking your vehicle is one of the best ways to protect it. Unfortunately, thieves are getting smarter and have electronic devices that can prevent your vehicle from locking when you use your remote-operated key. Make sure to click your lock button a few times and pull all your door handles for verification.

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Tip #2: Keep Your Vehicle’s Windows Completely Closed

During the sweltering summer like to keep our vehicle’s windows open to allow for a little airflow. However, this is an extremely bad idea! Leaving your vehicle’s windows rolled down—even just a crack—is an easy invite for theft!

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Tip #3: Never Leave Your Vehicle Running and Unattended

Ohio is no stranger to cold and harsh winters, and many of us like to warm up our vehicle in the morning before heading to work. It is not necessary to do this – and it just provides an easy opportunity for a thief to just get in and drive away while you are finishing your morning coffee.

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If you have any questions or want to check out available features on new Toyota and Honda models that help prevent auto theft, please contact us or stop by our dealership!

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One Response to “How to Protect Your Toyota or Honda from Thieves”

  1. Bud Beck says:

    There are many operatives who even don’t think about car theft prevention. However, the fact is, learning the tactic to prevent a car theft is a knowledge that every operative needs to possess. Better the motorist should start with tracking the keys. When you are going to park your vehicle, park intelligently. Avoid keeping valuable possessions in the vehicle. Installing an anti-theft device can be a smart move. Inspect the locks of the speed machine by appointing a car technician- to keep your vehicle’s security at the peak level.

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