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How to Avoid Having Your Car Stereo System Stolen

How to Avoid Having Your Car Stereo System Stolen

Unfortunately, theft of car stereo systems, including after-market speakers, is a common problem in Utah.

You can take some common-sense steps to avoid this problem, but you will better protect your investment by adding a car security system or taking other high-tech steps to help avoid this invasion of privacy and the potentially costly damage it can cause.

Car Stereo System Theft Is Pervasive & Problematic in Utah

When someone breaks into your car and rips car stereo components out, it can cause costly damage and lower the value of your car.

Thieves stand to make good money by selling car stereo components on the black market. Stock systems are not in high demand but specialty stereo systems, speakers, amps and other components are attractive targets to criminals, who can quickly access your vehicle simply by breaking a window.

You will not only have to file a police report and a car insurance claims, but you’ll also have to go through the hassle of getting your car repaired and your audio system replaced.

Common Sense Ways to Avoid Car Stereo Theft

By taking a few common-sense precautions, you can help avoid stereo system theft.

Always lock your car. Never leave the engine running while you are inside your home or making a quick stop. Never leave anything of value in plain sight, as this can attract the attention of criminals. Don’t leave your windows cracked – not even a tiny bit – as this provides an experienced thief a quick and easy opportunity. Always park in well-lit areas and never keep a spare key in or around your vehicle.

High-Tech Ways to Avoid Car Stereo Theft

No matter how careful you are, you could still be the victim of a theft.

One possible way to protect your stereo system from theft is to have it installed so that it’s not visible to anyone looking into the vehicle.

Adding window tint can make it difficult for would-be thieves to see inside your vehicle. This also provides another degree of protection by making the glass more difficult to shatter. You can also ask your window tinting experts if they recommend acrylic shatter-proof anti-theft film or tint.

But the best way to protect your vehicle is to have a professionally installed car security system. Not only will this discourage theft, but many systems will even contact you remotely to alert you that a break-in has occurred.

The car audio and security experts at Pro Audio Pro 4×4 have the knowledge and experience to help you protect your vehicle and your car audio system. Today’s high-tech automotive security systems are designed to deter break-ins as well as vehicle theft. Contact us today to learn more about how a car security system can help protect your vehicle and car stereo system.

Car Audio Speakers: Understanding Power, Volume & Sensitivity

Car Audio Speakers: Understanding Power, Volume & Sensitivity

Your car audio system requires multiple components, working in harmony, to produce the high-quality sound you enjoy on the road. The speakers are responsible for translating electrical signals into sound and delivering it to your ears without altering the original sound. They can’t do their job, however, unless they properly suited to work with the… Continue Reading

How to Choose a Car Audio Amplifier

How to Choose a Car Audio Amplifier

Choosing a car audio amplifier can be confusing and, if you aren’t careful, expensive. How can you make sure you get the amp you need without breaking the bank? The best way is to determine what your car stereo system goals are and then talk to an expert. At Pro Audio Pro 4×4 in Provo,… Continue Reading

A Backseat DVD Player Keeps Kids Entertained

A Backseat DVD Player Keeps Kids Entertained

If you have kids, a backseat DVD player is the not-so-secret secret to keeping them entertained on the road. For long car trips – or even for short jaunts across town – an onboard video player system keeps passengers entertained and allows the driver to focus on the road. This helps ensure the safety of… Continue Reading

Lift Kits & Utah – The Perfect Match

Lift Kits & Utah – The Perfect Match

Lift kits are the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Utah landscape. With the extra ground clearance you’ll get, you can go places you’ve never been and enjoy the many opportunities off the beaten path. Even if you aren’t an offroad enthusiast, adding a lift kit to your pickup truck or SUV lets… Continue Reading

Remote Start Systems: Here’s Why You Need One

Remote Start Systems: Here’s Why You Need One

Remote start systems have become almost ubiquitous in northern Utah and it comes as no big surprise, considering the many benefits these systems offer. If you have considered installing one on your vehicle, now is the right time – before the bitter cold of winter sets in. If you haven’t thought about installing an aftermarket remote starter… Continue Reading

Car Audio Systems with an Integrated Gaming Console

Car Audio Systems with an Integrated Gaming Console

If you’re considering adding a car audio system, did you know you can add an integrated gaming console? As of now, no auto manufacturers have an option for adding a factory-installed system, and that means that an aftermarket installation is your only option if you, your family and passengers want to play Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo… Continue Reading

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