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This instructable will show how to remove a GPS Disabler from your vehicle.

Warning: If your car is under lien, the lienholder may flip out when you disable the GPS.  That is their protection to make you pay your bills or take your car if you default.

I used:
Screw drivers to remove the trim under dash.
pliers/wire cuters
wire connectors

Step 1: Locate device

We were notified when we signed the contract that there was a device present somewhere on the car.  They said it was hidden and we would never find it.
I located the device using several key facts:
The device needs a clear shot to the sky to receive the GPS signal.
The device needs clear shot to receive and broadcast its status signal (through GSM)
The device works by interrupting the starter signal. (Therefor located near the ignition)
Humans are lazy and complacent.

Gain access to the underside of your dash and look for anything out of place.  Look for new wiring, new electrical tape, wires that are "thicker" than thin stock wires" and wires that go off to the roof of the car.  You are looking for a plastic device thats about the size of a deck of cards with two wires running into the ignition wires.
Don't be afraid to remove electrical tape and zip ties, but be careful not to break or cut the thin wires that belong to your car.
Best advice, buy a $1,00.00 beater to get you where you need to go, stop trying to inpress, impress with yor skills!
<p>First of all. It is Illegal to Remove this device. They can Repo your vehicle if and when they find out that you've removed it. </p><p>Even if you made all your payments. You can be charge and also be sent to jail. I would not recommend doing this. It might suck to have this on your car but if you make your payments on time for 1 year and you're building your credit you can get away from this bank and move to a better lender without these conditions and better rates.</p><p>the GPS system is meant to secure their investment.</p><p>You don't have this because you're a bad person. You have this device because no one else would lend you money and these companies Gave an offer that was worth it for them to lend you money so you can drive a car to work just like everyone else. They're giving you an opportunity and they will maximize it on their own end because otherwise it wouldn't be worth helping people who suck at paying debts to begin with or people who have never wanted to get any credit.</p><p>Build up your credit and get a better vehicle and lender. that is the solution to getting rid of the GPS system that's tracking you. </p><p>the only time they check on you is when you miss payments. </p><p>stop missing your damn payments. </p><p>Stop spending your money on things that don't benefit you. You need to build your credit and you should pay your debts on time. They paid out your loan immediately without meeting you and you can't do the same?</p><p>they helped you. pay them back and get rid of them asap. </p>
Do you realize divorce can make your credit bad or better than that you lost your job or a numerous things could happen that would make a person desperate. Only people like you that judge others is the true bad person. Nothing wrong with warning them but to insult them because of their hardship makes you no better than them
<p>1. You could remove the device. Never make another payment and put the car in a storage locker for 50 years and you are not breaking a single law. It's a civil matter not a criminal one. </p><p>2. I was in auto sales for 16 years and my final stop was a dealership that used these devices. As much money as I made there it motivated me to get out of the used car business for good. They gave no grace periods on payments, would say &quot;it's your problem&quot; if you were about to take your dying child home from the hospital to be cared for by Hospice and left the car in the hospital parking lot until they found the money. That my dear judgemental friend is a true story BTW.</p><p>3. Most of these dealers are not interested in helping people rebuild their credit. They have insane mark ups, the ones that report to the credit bureaus charge insane interest rates (which I say if fair because the credit is usually horrible), but they will not put a decent warranty on the car. They also do no reconditioning before putting the car on the lot. Just enough to pass state inspection. A lot of these people live check to check and they put an unnecessary burden on them by selling them cars that are going to not only be a new payment in their budget, which is ok because they agreed to it, but sold them a car that is going to cost them additional costs to keep it on the road that a regular dealer wouldn't.</p><p>So please save your tears for the dealers, which I assume you are one, because they aren't attempting to help. They are trying to maximise the available profit from other people's desperation. </p>
What dealership you work for
<p>it is not illegal to remove it as you are breaking no laws but it will void your contract with the bank. </p>
<p>lol daniM19...you will NOT go to jail....If you remove a starter from your car to put a new on on ...the police are not called. Or for instance a stereo. You may at the most be in violation of contract which is a civil matter not criminal. </p>
There is one flaw though, it will keep your GPS and cell phones from working at the same time, that's how you know it's working.
<p>You do realize that that is highly illegal and that not only could you face severe fines you can also face jail time for operating a jammer device in the US.</p><p>https://www.fcc.gov/general/jammer-enforcement</p>
Most folks who that do this don't care about the FCC or the current Federal Goverment entities and Administration.
<p>they do when faced with jail time and fines</p>
I have a 2006 VW Toureg, the dealership installed the device when I bought it. Some guy named Junior, came and installed it on the lot. It took him over an hour to install. Does anyone know how to remove this thing?
Yes.. We have techs nationwide
Do you have near Beaumont Texas or Lake Charles Louisiana?
where is a tech capable of finding and removing one in new jersey?
<p>most are under the dash. drivers side. they use the wires there</p>
I want mine disconnected
Yea
<p>Do not tamper with this device!! On some vehicles it may disrupt other electricals in the vehicle rendering it unstartable after removal or disconnection. Some newer devices have a battery backup in them should the vehicle's battery need replacement and will keep broadcasting, but they will also send a signal indicating disconnection from its main power source, the vehicle's battery, or tampering should such an event occur. This device is not only in the vehicle to protect the lienholder, but to disable and locate the vehicle if it is stolen. If the vehicle is paid for, feel free, but if the vehicle is under lien don't screw with it. </p>
<p>take the device out of your car, get a 12 volt power supply and take the gps and the power supply anywhere other than where you live and wire it back up to the power supply and bam gps working but not where you are lol.</p>
<p>Remove it from your car and install it on your bicycle. Ride it around once in a while, and then keep it in your house. Keep the car inside the garage when not using it. They can't come into your garage in Florida.</p>
03 gmc sierra 1500????
Got a pontiac g6 gt need to now how or were to disconect dealer gps and kill switch
Up above the break pedal under the dashboard
Got a infinity g35s where could they have put it
Once its disconnected from my car and my car starts can the leinholder still locate my car even though its disconnected?? And also will they be notified its been disconnected??
<p>Mine was accidently disconnected by a mechanic changing the battery. (VW by the way). Within an hour I was being called by the finance company to say that &quot;there is an issue with the car and you need to take car into an authorized dealer&quot;. It took about 20 minutes before I could get out of them the truth. I told them, no I was not taking car into an authorized dealer as I could not afford any repairs there and saw nothing wrong with the car, that I have my own local mechanic I use. Finally he told me that the tracking device had somehow become disengaged and I would need to take it to a dealer to have it re installed, at their cost. So...yes, they will know...quickly as well. </p><p>Also, it is in my contract that I have to have the tracking device for the life of the loan and that I cannot tamper with it...read your small print, it is probably there. </p>
<p>Mine was accidently disconnected by a mechanic changing the battery. (VW by the way). Within an hour I was being called by the finance company to say that &quot;there is an issue with the car and you need to take car into an authorized dealer&quot;. It took about 20 minutes before I could get out of them the truth. I told them, no I was not taking car into an authorized dealer as I could not afford any repairs there and saw nothing wrong with the car, that I have my own local mechanic I use. Finally he told me that the tracking device had somehow become disengaged and I would need to take it to a dealer to have it re installed, at their cost. So...yes, they will know...quickly as well. </p><p>Also, it is in my contract that I have to have the tracking device for the life of the loan and that I cannot tamper with it...read your small print, it is probably there. </p>
Once its disconnected from my car and my car starts can the leinholder still locate my car even though its disconnected?? And also will they be notified its been disconnected??
I have removed mine and trashed it car runs fine without it
Mine is disabled i want to disconnect it so i can get to work just curious if its against the law to disconnect it in oklahoma
Is it against the law un oklahoma to disconnect or remove a passtime gps tracker on a vehicle??
If you know you're going to be behind this plug the jammer in and keep it away from your address until you can pay it. Be smarter than what you're working with people
If you know you're going to be behind this plug the jammer in and keep it away from your address until you can pay it. Be smarter than what you're working with people
You can get a jammer for less than forty bucks and plugs right into the cigarette lighter it only works when you plug it in and you don't have to remove anything
I found mine but its just a gps tracker they dont cut the car off it has a black and red wire going up into my steering wheel can i cut those,
<p>would putting foil around it all stop the signal.....by the way its not illegal to remove it so its only a scare tactic. They can only repo the car and nothing else. Not a criminal offense. So its really easy to find and once removed the car starts up.</p>
<p>no putting foil around it will not block it as it has two antennas one for the antenna and the other for the GSM. </p>
<p>how to remove from 2015 automatic bmw x4 xdrive35i</p>
<p>the wires get cut short when the gps is installed so you cant see the other wires that they cut. just match the colors and wire back.</p>
<p>just get you some wire and reconnect both ends of the original wires. how every many it may be.</p>
<p>I am happy to find this online.</p><p>My sis-in-law car was just repo, in new jersey.</p><p>at almost midnight. such cowards. she was only late 1x. for 49 days only and yet SANTANDER rip-off bank,company sent a towing service to get it. </p><p>Now, i know next time and she will do it, disconnect the GPS device fro her lien-vehicle.The dealer lied by saying,&quot;oh this car has no gps tracking your every move so go head and buy it.&quot;She fell for it. SH didn't know...&quot; and now? Mechanic told her in nj he will for only few bucks disconnect it for her if she want,and she will be doing it if she even get the car back,she was already approve for another vehicle with a better bank. etc. who is not being all secretive and deceptive. THANKS for this awesome site.</p><p>adios</p><p>justine in north central nj</p><p>Montclair</p>
<p>Well, here's the deal, no matter how much you think the bank is ripping you off, they did not twist your sis-in-law's arm to make her sign the contract of agreement, yes, some high risk loans, or even regular loans fall prey to exorbitant interest rates and conditions. There is no late policy or I'm only late once at 49 days policy, if you're late, you're late, and 49 days late is a large chunk of time. One missed payment with that much time out could put you in default. 15/30 days late will already get you a blot on your credit report, and that red flags the bank. Always read your contract, and if you're going to be that late notify the creditor and make some type of restitution in that 49 days. Asking for instructions on how to remove the device implies you will try to hide the vehicle or take it out of the state if in default, which in many states will subject you to the laws governing such matters. There is no law preventing the dealer/bank from installing this device to ensure recovery of vehicle if the if the loan goes into default. It will most certainly get you a call from the bank or lienholder telling you to re-connect the device or they will charge you for tampering with the device and demand you re-connect the device. It could also put you up for immediate repossession. My vehicle has such a device, Do I care? No. Why? Because I make my payments on time. everytime, and if I think I'm ever gonna be remotely late, I'd be on the phone with the finance company. Remember, this device is not only in the vehicle to protect the payment policy, but to help locate the vehicle if it is stolen. Use your noggin.</p>
<p>may be you like everyone knowing your business like every move you make.</p>
This guys a cop. Period!
My ex put one on my car and follows me. Is there a place who can remove?
<p>any dealership can remove it. take car title in your name there to prove you own it totally. make sure lien has been signed at botton of the titale.</p>

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