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Why I did this.
My wife purchased this vehicle from one of them "no credit no problem" car lots.  In the industry they are called "Buy here pay here" places.
We have had the car shut off a couple times when we were in-between blessings.  They promised us once we made the final payment that they would give us web access to the car so that in the event it is stolen then we could disable it ourselves and see where its at. They never did so there was no incentive to keeping it in the vehicle.

Here is a picture of the inside of the device.
There is a GSM module w/SIM card to connect to cellphone towers.
A rechargeable battery pack to power the device when the battery is removed from car.
Relay to control power to the ignition.
AT MEGA chips
GPS module.
Judging by the traces it looks like it hooks up via USB but i'm no expert or anything.
The system can be bypassed by jumping a wire to the two blue wires.

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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
<p>Got any techs in Denver? </p>
Are you in orlando
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>Can someone please tell me how to get to the GPS tracker on my 2014 Dodge Challenger? My ex is friends with the guy that sold me the car and now he knows my every move. </p>
Hey mister judgemental prick!! You obviously havent lived long enough to understand that life happens... it is constant and ever changing and fluxuates no matter what our circumstances may be or how many chances life gives us... no one can predict the future!!we live in a society that is permeated with crooks, thieves and oppression at the highest levels!! But yet the misgivings of these educated derilects are swept under the rug and soon forgotten... have you ever thought about them before you made your malicious comments!! Pull the rafter out of your own eye before trying to extract it out of someone else!!! Are you getting my point now? If life were peak to peak for all of us, we would be perfect!! None of us can save our fellow man but only try to encourage! You obviously believe strongly in this oppresive crooked system that allows the high and mighty to take advantage of others who either lacked the oppurtunity, didnt have the encougement needed to succeed or just plainly didnt know because of lack of knowledge!!! You believe in the same crooked system that these car dealers helped make, that is why you feel the way they do!! Even when its done all right people are still taken advantage of!! This happens all the time. i do encouge honest but the system and the people who made it, including you ... is broken in the worst way... and for you to support such a system that is in such disrepair is an abomination!! Its all about the dollar no matter what, even if it means hurting or subjugating other people!! RIGHT!!!people are not like the puppies in your pictures where you can sell them no matter what... Yet your comments support that statement...we all have to be understanding that life can change for us at any moment, place and time. Lets make allowances for those moments, then and only then can we be encouraging, positive and help others to succeed... after all we all have to eat and get to work!!
<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>
<p>danim19 who do you work for the loan company no one goes to jail police WILL NOT GET INVOLVED... Its a civil matter between you and loan company...So go take a long walk off a short pier.....</p>
Dear a$$hole, <br><br>Let me tell you something here. I was completely taken advantage of a leasing company. Now, I accept responsibility for my foolishness and acting out of desperation, yes. However, there is zero excuse for how these prix opperate either. Last May, my 2005 Santa Fe started having some issues. I got pretty worried, as I am a single parent with 2 children. I also live in the country, meaning that I have no alternative for transportation. Having no vehicle is simply not an option for me. So no, I am not just some entitled princess here. My situation is very legit. Anyways, prior to meeting these devils, I had been working diligently to improve my credit score. And by the time that the Santa Fe was on the way out, I had established a 2 year record of perfect payments on all loans and bills. I was ready to walk into a dealership like a rock star lol. Now, I knew that a brand new vehicle was not in the budget, but I figured used would be financially feasible. I contacted many dealerships...and unfortunately this was one of them. I was told that they could get me into an almost new vehicle in great shape, great warranty, low km. A much safer option with having the kids and all. My fears of a breakdown with the kids in the winter time was a very real one. I didn't love the idea of a lease, but, he got me on those fears. Despite my good history, they gave me a 22% interest rate, because of my status as a student. Nice. I swallowed it. I had to pay $2500 plus tax down, and give a $1000 refundable deposit, returnable in 1 year. Ok. Did that. My entire savings left my account that day. But, hey...I would have a safe vehicle right? Lol. Fast forward to June 30. Exactly 1 month from the vehicle delivery date. Alternator goes. Yup. 30 effin days later. The MOST that they would offer, was covering half of the $800 repair bill. See ya later, another $400. Now, 4 months later, I have excess km. I have begged them to give me 6 months to get them down to normal useage. Summer we did a lot of travel, so the excess is not typical. I pay $480 a month for a 2011 van. Yup. So awesome and reliable afterall. They don't want to give me the time to get the km back on track. Nope. They now want $750 to pay for them. I asked if I will be refunded when it turns out that I am under the yearly km allowance. Nope. They just re-strucure the financing. I explained that I am totally stretched thin financially. I don't have the $750. I need time. Welp. I can't pay $750? I can eff myself, and they will simply take my vehicle. Bye bye deposit, down payment, etc. Oh, and see you later credit score. This lease was by far my biggest mistake in my life. And you want to defend these crooks?? I have already made peace with my poor decision. I am trying to swallow the loss. These goofs prey on the most vulnerable people, and they use your fears against you to get you to sign. And they are laughing because hey! They keep all of my money, and get a van back in better condition than it left the lot, and then they lease it again. Meanwhile, I now have no options. I am scared out of my wits because what can I do? Now, nobody will finance me as my credit will be totalled and I have nothing to put down. Do I sound like some bum who simply decides not to honor my contracts? Do I sound like someone who can't save money? Eff you how about? I have nobody to help me, and I am certainly not Kanye West, were people are donating to a gofundme because I abused 53 million dollars lmao. Your comment is so disgusting. Defending predators like this, as if they somehow are the victims. Shame on you. Ya jerk. The only thing that I can take away from this, is a painfully expensive lesson that I will likely not recover from for a very very long time. Luckily, I am not a cryer, but a doer. I will fight to improve this situation of course. Perhaps you should think before you speak bro. What happened to me here is atrocious. Yes, I own my role. Of course. But the onus is on the rich who harm those who are of lesser means. F*&amp;# THEM. And the same goes for people like you. I hope that karma nails you to the wall.
<p>didn't nobody ask you for your damn opinion maybe people go through things like lost a job or something that set them back and all they have left is they car stfu and get off your high horse you wouldn't understand until it happen to you or someone you know #JudgersGetOnMyDAMNNerves </p>
<p>Buy here pay here used car stores don't report to the credit reporting agencies. They don't run your credit score in the first place because they don't care about credit scores because their recourse when customers stop paying is to repo the car.</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>
I bought my vehicle, agreed to the terms when the vehicle is paid off then I can take it back to the dealership and have it removed. Guess what? The dealership filed bankruptcy and closed the doors to 3 stores. I had no way to have it removed once it was paid off. Now here is the kicker! I paid the vehicle off 2 months ago. Left work and my vehicle wouldn't start. Checked the battery, tried to have someone jump it...NOTHING! Called a tow truck and he suggested calling the finance company I went through. So I did. There records show I still owe on it even though they mailed me a copy of my payoff statement. They refuse to turn the vehicle back on until I send them a copy of what they originally sent me and they investigate the situation. Day 3 and I am still without my vehicle!
Best advice, buy a $1,00.00 beater to get you where you need to go, stop trying to inpress, impress with yor skills!
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>
<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,

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