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Which wire to cut from OBD2 connector to prevent theft of a Mini Cooper S?

Just bought a Mini Cooper S convertible 2013 and read about the way thieves steal cars nowadays: by copying the key via the OBD2 connector. There are several (expensive) solutions for this out there, ...
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Mercedes M1 broken into but no physical damage. Multiple times

My Mercedes M1 (2012) was broken into last night, however they did not steal the car, and there was no physical damage to the doors or the window frame. All of the windows where up and the car was ...
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Attempted key copy leads to immobilizer activating

I attempted to get the key copy for my 2003 Honda Civic at Lowe's. They could not make a copy of it but now my car won't start due to the immobilizer being activated. Less than 15 minutes between ...
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My KARR alarm gets disarmed by someone else's remote(s) occasionally

KARR is the de-facto supported alarm system for Toyotas. I have one as well (2007 Toyota Yaris), but I stopped using it for the last 5-6 years because someone else's remote in the garage disarmed it. ...
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Which vehicle tracking GPS system will work for a stolen car taken to Mexico?

LoJack and Street Eagle don't allow for a car to be recovered in Mexico. OnStar is only available for GM cars. It looks like AMGoTrack GPS Long-Term Tracker is for Europe. Is there another auto ...