How effective is our SecuriLock system? - Focus Fanatics
Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forums
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace



Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-11-2012, 03:55 PM   #1
uRabbit
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Fan#: 82829
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: 2007 Ford Focus SE

Posts: 153
FF Reputation: 1 uRabbit Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
How effective is our SecuriLock system?

I have an opportunity to get aftermarket security systems for dang good prices. I have never purchased a security system, and honestly don't know much about them.

I do know our SecuriLock system supposedly will only allow the vehicle to be started with the right key, or it will immobilise the ignition. Is this accurate?

What about break-ins? We don't leave anything in our vehicle other than registration, a sync cable, and our daughter's car seat. Stereo is factory, but if I decided to upgrade, I would think I would need something more secure.

All that plus tinted windows... Does it get much more secure?


__________________
My Mileage: 36.218 mpg/127.08% EPA est. MPG lifetime avg // 85% city, 15% hwy
2007 SE M/T Cloud 9 White [purchased January 27th, 2011 w/ 30k mi]
uRabbit is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-11-2012, 08:07 PM   #2
Elizabeth
Focus Fanatic
 
Elizabeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 89280
Location: SouthEast, WI
What I Drive: '12 Yellow Focus SE stick, 17"rims

Posts: 2,580
FF Reputation: 14 Elizabeth Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Cars are stolen for one of two reasons.
First is moment of opportunity. the thief wants a car, yours is handy and easy to steal.
Second is pros wanting a car to sell the parts.

The first sort is really not going to steal your car with the antitheft system already in it.
Only if you left the key in the car.. then yeah..

The second sort is not going to care about your security system. nor any aftermarket one either.
They will just steal the car. period.
So I say forget the aftermarket alarm. Usually they suck anyway.
the only good ones would notify you the car was moved, and where it is right now.
If you can buy one of those, yeah, get it. Otherwise not worth the bother.

If all you are getting is one which blares the horn everytime a truck goes by.. Please, i will shoot you myself!!

Last edited by Elizabeth; 10-11-2012 at 09:46 PM.
Elizabeth is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2012, 09:43 PM   #3
uRabbit
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Fan#: 82829
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: 2007 Ford Focus SE

Posts: 153
FF Reputation: 1 uRabbit Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Haha! There is a chopped up Civic hatchback in our parking garage that goes off every time someone next to them shuts their car door. Ha!

I was thinking pretty much the same thing. So, maybe a LoJack or one of the Viper alarms with the GPS and iPhone app.
__________________
My Mileage: 36.218 mpg/127.08% EPA est. MPG lifetime avg // 85% city, 15% hwy
2007 SE M/T Cloud 9 White [purchased January 27th, 2011 w/ 30k mi]
uRabbit is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:01 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.