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      11-07-2019, 01:27 PM   #1
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Weird Device on Top of Battery

I was moving over my LCI tail lights to my M4 when I noticed this black device tapped into the battery. It's velcroed on top of it.

Anyone happy to know what it is? It doesn't look OEM to me at all.

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UPDATE: It's a GPS anti-theft device by Spireon - Kahu.

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      11-07-2019, 06:44 PM   #2
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Is your vehicle leased or financed? Some third party finance companies have trackers/kill switches installed on their assets should you miss payments so they can repo or disable the car until it's whole.

I just removed the battery in mine before I stored it and it didn't have anything like that on it.
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      11-08-2019, 07:31 AM   #4
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That is definitely some kind of aftermarket device. Pull it up to see if you can find any type of markings on it and get on Google to help identify what it is....
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Did you ever figure out what it is?
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Is it LoJack?
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      11-14-2019, 02:30 AM   #7
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Did you ever figure out what it is?
Yea, it's an anti-theft device installed at the dealer. There's an app I can install etc.
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Did you ever figure out what it is?
Yea, it's an anti-theft device installed at the dealer. There's an app I can install etc.
What is the brand?
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What is the brand?
Spireon - Kahu
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What is the brand?
Spireon - Kahu
Interesting... Reminds me of the Verizon Hum device I installed in my teenager's car to track his whereabouts.
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What is the brand?
Spireon - Kahu
https://www.spireon.com/kahu/
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If they didn't inform you about the device, it's not legal. They are tracking you...
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If they didn't inform you about the device, it's not legal. They are tracking you...
The Kahu series appears to be the consumer version Dealers sell to end customers like LoJack....not the version for Pay Here car loan Dealers.
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