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From looking online, it appears that the 2017 Suzuki Vitara SZ5 model was available with keyless or key ignition that year judging by the photos I have seen of the car. Can you advise on the safety of...
As an early Christmas present, we had our keyless-start Mercedes-Benz GLC stolen off our driveway a week ago. Insurance payment on its way. What's the best way to stop us having the same happen? We are...
I'm just wondering if I could still drive my car if the fob is in a Faraday pouch after starting the car using the start/stop button. So, I unlock the car via keyless entry, get in, start the car then...
My Audi Q5 was entered recently and I think it was done via cloning my key, which I now keep in a tin box lined with foil. Would the thief retain the code so they could get into my car in future? If so,...
My Toyota Landcruiser has keyless entry. You recently recommended Faraday bags to keep the fobs in to protect it from keyless theft. My keys won’t fit in mine, so I keep the keys in a tin at night. Will...
Recently, my daughter couldn't get into her car with the key fob a number of times. She had the car checked by a garage and no problem existed at the time, no battery was changed but the problem went away....
Why do keyless-start vehicles have key fobs that don't need to fit into an ignition type device in the vehicle to start it? Today, I got into my car and put the key fob in my pocket. After 10 miles or...
I’ve just bought a Ford Fiesta Vignale. Should I turn off the keyless entry or have the changes made it more secure?
To enter my car, one has to use the remote locking key. Is aluminium foil a sufficient way to prevent a theft attempt by someone without the key?
I have a 2018 BMW 420i with Comfort Access. I keep my key in a Faraday bag/pouch at least 10 metres from the car. I asked BMW what my options are to reduce keyless theft of my car. They replied that they...
 

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