Articles & Videos: Car Alarms & Remote Start

How to choose car security
by Crutchfield Writing Team

In choosing a security system for your car, it helps to know basically how they work and what security and remote start features are available.

Installing a car security system is a complex task. There are nearly a dozen separate components and sensors to place, wires to run, and connections to make. This guide will walk you through the installation process by explaining the steps involved and helping you lay out a plan of action.

Car security FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

How difficult is it to install one of your car security systems? Which harnesses are available for my vehicle? Which system is best for me? What's a relay and how do I know if I need one? Plus more...

Car security glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the features and specs found in car security systems.

Now you can get OnStar® in almost any car. The OnStar FMV is a replacement for your vehicle's rear-view mirror, and gives you access to OnStar services like Automatic Crash Response, Roadside Assistance, and Turn-by-Turn Navigation. You'll also get Bluetooth for hands-free calling. OnStar has well-trained, friendly Advisors just a tap of a button away if you need them, 24 hours a day.

Viper remote start system installation
by Robert Ferency-Viars

One of the best tools in the fight against cold temperatures is a remote start system for your car - so when it's freezing outside, your vehicle will be all toasty and ready to roll when you get in it.

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