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Local resource for car alarms in Waterloo. 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
(319) 287-4287
1430 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
 
O'Reilly Auto Parts
(319) 236-3526
2155 Washington St
Waterloo, IA

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Thomas Racing
(319) 232-9723
125 Utica St
Waterloo, IA

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Automotive Service Solutions
(319) 233-4466
500 West Fifth Street
Waterloo, IA

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Clear View Service Incorporated
(319) 232-3400
1515 Burton Ave
Waterloo, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(319) 233-2311
1995 Enterprise Ave
Waterloo, IA

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Metro Transmission & Auto
(319) 232-5814
326 W 10th St
Waterloo, IA

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Advance Auto Parts
(319) 226-6302
1314 Franklin St
Waterloo, IA

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Wagner Auto Svc
(319) 232-2764
1551 Columbia St
Waterloo, IA

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Doctor Detail
(319) 232-9628
3469 Lafayette Rd
Evansdale, 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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