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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....
I’ve just bought a Ford Fiesta Vignale. Should I turn off the keyless entry or have the changes made it more secure?
I am in the market for a new SUV, which is the most secure if possible with a key rather than keyless entry?
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...
With all the recent publicity about the theft of modern keyless vehicles via the use of relays could you please qualify a question I find difficult to get answered with certainty? Does the theft of vehicles...
When I take my keyless entry key out of the Faraday pouch to gain entry and drive, can my key still be cloned at the point of use?
Have you seen any signs that insurance companies are reacting to cars vulnerable to keyless theft by increasing premiums? I have been delaying buying a Toyota hoping they are busy in the background rectify...
 

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