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Lo-Jack Anti-Theft Device

If you're really concerned about your vehicle being stolen (perhaps you live in a high-crime city), you may want to consider installing a Lo-Jack theft recovery system.

This is a product that's sold at many dealerships these days. It's a small tracking device hidden in your car that allows law enforcement to locate the vehicle after it's been reported stolen.

The recovery rate is over 90%, but the coverage does not extend to all areas of the U.S.

The Lo-Jack system usually sells for around $750, but the price is negotiable. You can get quotes from several different dealers.

Some car insurance companies will lower your premiums if you install the device, so it's worthwhile to look at how much you will be saving.

To see all the local dealers that are selling Lo-Jack, visit their Dealer Locator Page.






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