In the fast-paced world of car dealerships, ensuring the security of your vehicle inventory is crucial. With advancements in technology, vehicles are now susceptible to both digital and physical threats. Car thieves have become more sophisticated, often exploiting the On-Board Diagnostics II (OBD2) port to gain unauthorized access to vehicles. To combat this, GPS Leaders has developed the OBD2 Protection Shield, an innovative solution designed to protect your vehicles from these threats. This blog will delve into the importance of securing the OBD2 port, the features and benefits of the OBD2 Protection Shield, and why GPS Leaders is the best choice for your vehicle security needs.

Understanding the OBD2 Port and Its Vulnerabilities

The OBD2 port is a standard feature in modern vehicles, primarily used for diagnostics and monitoring vehicle performance. Mechanics and technicians use it to access information about the vehicle’s systems and identify any issues. However, this access point can also be a vulnerability. Car thieves have found ways to exploit the OBD2 port to bypass security systems, reprogram keys, and steal vehicles.

The accessibility of the OBD2 port makes it an attractive target for thieves. They can easily connect a device to the port, gaining the ability to manipulate the vehicle’s electronic systems. This can lead to unauthorized entry, engine start-up, and ultimately, theft. Given these risks, it’s essential for car dealers to protect their vehicles from such threats.

The OBD2 Protection Shield: An Overview

GPS Leaders’ OBD2 Protection Shield is a robust security solution designed to safeguard the OBD2 port from unauthorized access. This innovative device acts as both a physical lock and a digital deterrent, ensuring comprehensive protection for your vehicles.

Key Features of the OBD2 Protection Shield:

  1. Physical Lock: The shield acts as a physical barrier, preventing any unauthorized device from being plugged into the OBD2 port.
  2. Digital Security: The device includes advanced encryption and security protocols to deter digital tampering.
  3. Durable Design: Made from high-quality materials, the shield is built to withstand tampering and physical force.
  4. Easy Installation: The OBD2 Protection Shield is designed for easy installation, making it accessible for car dealers to implement across their entire fleet.

Benefits of the OBD2 Protection Shield for Car Dealers

Implementing the OBD2 Protection Shield offers numerous advantages for car dealers, ensuring both the safety of their inventory and the peace of mind that comes with robust security measures.

  1. Prevention of Theft and Unauthorized Access: The shield’s physical and digital security measures significantly reduce the risk of vehicle theft. By preventing unauthorized access to the OBD2 port, it ensures that thieves cannot exploit this vulnerability.
  2. Assurance of Vehicle Safety for Customers: Demonstrating a commitment to vehicle security enhances customer trust and satisfaction. Buyers will appreciate knowing that the dealership has taken extra steps to protect their investment.
  3. Peace of Mind with the 1-Year $5k Theft Benefit: GPS Leaders offers a 1-year, $5,000 theft benefit to car dealers who implement the OBD2 Protection Shield. This benefit provides additional security and financial reassurance in the unlikely event of a theft.
  4. Enhanced Reputation: By adopting advanced security measures, car dealerships can enhance their reputation as a reliable and trustworthy business.

How the OBD2 Protection Shield Works

The OBD2 Protection Shield is designed for simplicity and effectiveness. Here’s how it works:

  1. Installation: The shield is installed over the OBD2 port, locking it securely in place. The installation process is straightforward and can be completed quickly, minimizing downtime.
  2. Data Encryption: The device employs advanced encryption to protect the vehicle’s electronic systems from digital tampering.
  3. Monitoring and Alerts: The shield can be integrated with GPS Leaders’ tracking systems, providing real-time alerts if any unauthorized access attempts are detected.

Real-World Scenarios of Protection

Consider a scenario where a thief attempts to steal a vehicle from a dealership lot. Without the OBD2 Protection Shield, they could quickly connect a device to the OBD2 port, reprogram the keys, and drive off with the vehicle. However, with the OBD2 Protection Shield in place, the thief would be unable to access the port, thwarting their efforts and protecting the vehicle from theft.

Why Choose GPS Leaders for Vehicle Security?

GPS Leaders has a proven track record in vehicle security, offering innovative solutions that address the evolving threats faced by car dealers. Here’s why GPS Leaders stands out:

  1. Experience and Expertise: With over a decade of experience in the industry, GPS Leaders understands the unique challenges of vehicle security. Our solutions are designed to meet these challenges head-on.
  2. Comprehensive Support: Our dedicated customer support team is always available to assist you, ensuring smooth implementation and operation of our security products.
  3. Cost-Effective Solutions: We offer high-quality security solutions at competitive prices, providing excellent value for your investment.
  4. Scalable Options: Whether you have a small or large fleet, our solutions can be scaled to meet your specific needs.


In today’s world, vehicle security is more important than ever. The OBD2 Protection Shield by GPS Leaders offers an effective solution to protect your vehicles from both digital and physical threats. By securing the OBD2 port, you can prevent theft, enhance customer trust, and enjoy peace of mind with our 1-year $5,000 theft benefit.

Protect your fleet today with the OBD2 Protection Shield from GPS Leaders. For more information, contact us at (855) 432 6423 or visit our office at 30724 Benton Road Suite C 302 413 Winchester, California 92596. Secure your vehicles now and ensure the safety of your valuable assets.