Does the Lojack use a back up battery? Yes, it's good for over 5 years.

Then, does LoJack expire?

LoJack Extended Limited Warranty This warranty offers five years of limited warranty protection for a one-time fee, and begins at the expiration of the two year LoJack Limited Warranty.

Beside above, can LoJack be disabled? In order to disable LoJack, a user can either stop the unit from receiving signals or stop the unit from transmitting signals. If this is not an option, the user can cover the unit in a lead or brass mesh, which would catch any signals the unit is attempting to receive.

One may also ask, is there a monthly fee for LoJack?

90+% recovery rate on vehicles that are equipped with the LoJack System. One time purchase with no monthly fees. Vehicles with a LoJack System may be eligible for vehicle comprehensive insurance discount.

How long does LoJack battery last?

This is a reminder that your system will require regular maintenance to ensure optimum performance. The batteries in your Early Warning Key Passes are designed to last about one year, but we recommend that you change them every six months.

Related Question Answers

Is LoJack worth the cost?

LoJack can be installed on both new and used cars. It costs around $700, but only works in certain areas. “You also want to consider if the cost is worth it compared to the cost of your vehicle,” Zewe said, “like if your vehicle is routinely kept in a secure garage and in a low crime area.

Does LoJack lower car insurance?

LoJack will lower your car insurance rates but typically by only about 7 to 10 percent yearly. LoJack only comes into play after the car has been stolen and cannot stop the car from being taken. Having the system will not reduce costs associated with the collision, medical, or liability portions of your policy.

Does LoJack have a monthly fee?

The one-time cost for a LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System has an MSRP of $695. A LoJack® System with Early Warning, which notifies you if your car is moved without your Key Pass present, has an MSRP of $995.

How do I know if my car is being tracked?

Finding a Hidden GPS Tracker on Your Car
  1. Perform an exterior inspection: Use a flashlight and mirror to check areas like the wheel wells and under the vehicle.
  2. Perform an interior inspection: Check the data port first.
  3. Sweep the vehicle with a bug detector:
  4. Know when to seek professional help:

Can I install LoJack myself?

You can contact LoJack either online or by telephone, and you can arrange to have a technician install your LoJack unit at your home or office. You can contact LoJack by telephone at its main number, 1-800-456-5225 (1-800-4-LoJack).

Can thieves disable OnStar?

But while stealthy systems like Entourage and LoJack may be less likely to be detected and disabled by thieves, they cannot slow down or stop a stolen vehicle as OnStar can. To do that, the systems need to be integrated with the car's computers, an advantage that only OnStar can currently claim.

Does LoJack really work?

Is LoJack Effective? The efficacy of LoJack can depend on a number of factors, but it does increase the recovery rate of stolen vehicles. According to LoJack, vehicles that use their tracking system are recovered about 90 percent of the time.

How do I activate LoJack on my car?

**LoJack® unit activation is contingent upon the vehicle being located within LoJack's coverage area that spans counties across 29 states throughout the US and the District of Columbia. You may find LoJack's coverage areas at or by calling 1-800-4-LoJack.

Can LoJack be used to track my car?

The conventional LoJack system uses a radio signal transmitter than can be tracked by law enforcement when a car is reported stolen. If the car was stolen, you can contact law enforcement with one tap on your smartphone to let them know and provide information they can use to help find your car.

What do the police do when your car is stolen?

What to do if your car is stolen
  1. Make sure your car has really been stolen.
  2. Call the police.
  3. Call your car insurance company and report your car stolen.
  4. Report the car stolen to your DMV.
  5. Take matters into your own hands.

Can you put LoJack on a motorcycle?

LoJack is no longer actively selling the LoJack® System for motorcycles. We maintain the infrastructure to enable activation and recovery of motorcycles equipped with the LoJack System after they are reported stolen to Law Enforcement.

How can I find my stolen truck?

Use GPS Device to Locate Your Stolen Car. If you've installed a GPS tracking system, like OnStar, LoJack, etc. to your vehicle, the company of the tracker can help you determine the location of your stolen car, and even shut it down.

Can OnStar disable a vehicle?

Stolen Vehicle Slowdown: Once authorities have confirmed conditions are safe, an OnStar Advisor can send a signal to disable your vehicle's engine and gradually slow the vehicle to an idle speed to assist police in recovering your vehicle.

Where is the OnStar fuse located at?

On a Chevy, you can generally find the OnStar fuse labelled as such in the fuse box in the engine compartment. Look on the inside lid of the fuse box, or in the owner's manual.

What is Computrace in Dell laptop?

Computrace is software built into program laptops that were purchased as part of MCLA's Laptop Initiative. In the event your laptop is stolen, the Computrace software tracks the stolen computer and provides local police with the information they need to get it back.

How do I disable OnStar GPS?

How to Disable OnStar GPS Tracking
  1. Turn off the vehicle and open the trunk.
  2. Lift up the trunk liner.
  3. Remove the spare tire.
  4. Remove the cargo net, if you have one.
  5. Remove the trunk still plate.
  6. Pull the top right of the trunk shell back to reveal the Onstar device.
  7. Pull out the three wires connected to the Onstar device.

How does LoJack key fob work?

The LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System with Early Warning can alert you of potential auto theft. It functions through a simple keychain fob that communicates directly with the LoJack Unit installed inside your vehicle.

Can I track my own car?

It's generally legal to use a GPS tracking device if:

You or your organization own the vehicle or asset to be tracked. You own the asset that might be taken without your permission. Your children (under 18) are the focus of the tracking.