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Local resource for car alarms in Des Moines. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to car locks, wheel locks, anti-theft devices, security systems, car alarm installation and car accessories, as well as advice and content on car security.

AutoZone
(515) 633-0600
2305 Martin Luther King Pkwy
Des Moines, IA
 
AutoZone
(515) 256-8961
1123 Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(515) 223-6037
1998 Nw 92Nd Court
Clive, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5:30PM
Sat:9AM - 12PM
Sun:Closed

Advance Auto Parts
(515) 243-5575
1817 University Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(515) 276-6042
3525 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA

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AutoZone
(515) 299-9935
834 E Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
AutoZone
(515) 253-9295
7900 Douglas Avenue
Urbandale, IA
 
AutoZone
(515) 262-0592
2548 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Advance Auto Parts
(515) 277-6022
6222 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Smitty's Auto Parts Inc
(800) 372-6030
1636 De Wolf Street
Des Moines, IA
 
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Car Alarms

Somewhere in the United States a car is stolen every 23 seconds. Car theft is a brazen and sometimes life-threatening crime ( car-jacking ). Car thieves have broken into cars to steal stereo equipment, personal effects and/or the vehicle itself. And as sophisticated as car anti-theft products get, unfortunately, thieves are always working on new ways to get around security systems .

However, take heart, there are several potent options to impede a would-be car thief:

  • Using steering wheel locks that prevent steering wheels from moving can be an effective annoyance that will have a timid car thief moving to another target.
  • Wheel-to-pedal locking devices cost about $25-50 and are an extension of the steering wheel lock security devices preventing the use of pedals.
    • For approximately $15 you can purchase alarm systems that fit into a cassette deck. These alarms blare an incredibly loud alarm sound and require a key to deactivate.
    • Some car alarms have engine or gas flow interruption features sometimes called a "kill switch." If situated in an unlikely spot a kill switch can be one of the most effective ways to protect your vehicle. They cost about $75.
    • High-level monitoring of your vehicle by satellite is possible using geographical positioning (GPS) technology. This option is not cheap, but it can best keep track of your vehicle from joyriding thieves!

      And remember, like a good home security system, an effective anti-theft car alarm can help lower your insuran...

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