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How to Lock Your Car and WhyI locked my car --- as I walked away I heard my car door unlock I went backand locked my car again three times. I looked around and there were two guyssitting in a car in the fire lane next to the store. When I looked straightat them they did not unlock my car again.How to lock your car safely -While traveling, my son stopped at a roadside park. He came out to his carless than 4-5 minutes later and found someone had gotten into his car, andstolen his cell phone, laptop computer, GPS navigator briefcase.....you nameit...He called the police and since there were no signs of his car being
brokeninto - the police told him that there is a device that robbers are using nowto clone your security code when you lock your doors on your car using yourkey-chain locking device.. They sit a distance away and watch for their next victim. They know you aregoing inside of the store, restaurant, or bathroom and have a few minutes tosteal and run. The police officer said to manually lock your car door-byhitting the l ock button inside the car, that way if there is someonesiting in aparking lot watching for their next victim it will not be you.When you hit the lock button on your car upon exiting...it does not send thesecurity code, but if
you walk away and use the door lock on your key chain- it sends the code through the airwaves where it can be stolen. Somethingtotally new to us...and real.Be aware of this and please pass this note on...look how many times we alllock our doors with our remote...just to be sure we remembered to lockthem....and bingo someone
has our code...and whatever was in the car...can be stolen.Snopes Approved.Please share with everyone you know... Good information!!! LIGHT TRAVELS FASTER THAN SOUND. THIS IS WHY SOME PEOPLE APPEAR BRIGHT UNTILYOU HEAR THEM SPEAK.
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