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Audi Seat Theft – Interiors Stolen To Order

Audi sport seats stolen – with the cars being written off by insurers due to the £19,000 cost of replacing them

Adam McKenzie saw the broken windows as he soon as stepped out of his south London home late in January. His beloved RS4 Audi performance saloon had been broken into. But when he got closer his annoyance turned to outright amazement: working right under his bedroom window, the thieves had managed to unbolt both his front seats and squeeze them out of the smashed window.

“I was just gobsmacked. In a way I was impressed with how it had been done,” he says.

But much worse was to come. His insurance company told him that to fix the 2007 car and replace the seats would cost £19,000. Although worth about £26,000, McKenzie’s once immaculate, low-mileage car would be written off.  read article here

Taken from Telegraph Article 19 Mar 2014 – See link above

What They Target

Specific to the Audi RS4s there main target is the bucket seats and any other expensive RS extras such as the steering wheel and gear knob – all these things are easy to re-sell and worth a lot.

How They Do It

The main car at present under attack is the RS4 – Thieves smash the window – the roof lining is then pulled down to disable the internal sensors of the cars standard alarm system.  Thieves are then free to work on the car with no interruptions.

The problem with factory fitted alarms is that every car manufactured has the exact same system in the same place running the same technology. All it takes is an organised gang to get one of these cars in and work out how to hack the cars security system – silence the siren and disable the sensors.

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The Solutions

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