Break-in locked truck

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Based on how you locked it (remote) sounds like the signal was copied and used to gain entry.
 

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WOW. In my 2018Ram, I have the smart FOB and I use the Push Button Start pretty much daily to either heat or cool the trucks cab before I enter. The truck stays locked until I unlock it with the FOB and you cannot do anything (i.e. move the gear selector knob, etc.) until the FOB is put into the slot and turned to the on position.
The guy making the video dis not use remote start. The little device, booster, or something aloud him to unlock and drive car. He thought if he drove it away from house maybe it would shut off. Spoiler alert it didn't. He drove several miles and several minutes away it never shut down.
 

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Cameras cameras cameras........Cant beat a good picture and running video of someone that is not you entering you vehicle..........
I do not have the dash cams, but did look into them. There are several on the market that will do "360" and can be hard wired in order to utilize motion sense tech to come when it detects motion or a bump.

The 360 factor depends on the visibility the camera has from its mounted position in the car, i.e. from the dash, to the outside of the car. Just as we have blind spots due to A, B, & C pillars it will as well.

I looked into them after 4 hits in parking lots while parked in 18 month period and not on was caught on mall / store / or my works camera system. I did not buy and install due to the fact that I am not going to get much usable footage in my wife's Rav4 when some dumb shit backs in to the ass in a parking lot as the rear windows are small and the contact point will be out of frame.

But I did look into them, and for the OPs type of problem they should do well.

Particularly as its most likely someone local to the complex or surrounding residences and therefore on good video is going to get him caught.
 

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I'm one of those guys who even locks my vehicles in my own driveway. I also tend to keep my keys on me at all times. I've found my Ram unlocked quite a few times in the driveway. I've also unintentionally activated the remote start and set off the panic alarm while working around the house quite often. These Ram Fobikeys or whatever they call them are without a doubt the worst design of any I've ever used. I try to be extra careful in parking lots. I tend to keep the fob in my hand until out of range before stuffing it in pocket. So far, I've never found it unlocked anywhere except at home.
My Toyota has a nifty feature - if you unlock the vehicle with the key fob and you don't open any doors within 30 seconds, it locks itself again. Other manufacturers should incorporate similar functionality since accidentally hitting buttons on the fob is commonplace.
 

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My kid says not to worry about it and it takes him all of 2 minutes with a wood wedge and a wire to tap the unlock button and get in.

Last time a locksmith used a bag-wedge on my car door, it broke a couple spot welds and sprung it ...leaked air in the rear corner at highway speeds (after several adjustment attempts). I should have stopped him when he dug out the pump-up wedge. Of course he promised it would NOT damage the door "It never does" he said. I know another guy they put it on the window and fished down ...bowed the door where it meets the window. Anyway, I advise others now to wait for a key-making guy to come by, or get a duplicate made at a dealership. Unless you plan to trade it off in a month or two.

There's a bunch of ways to get into a vehicle. Best to not leave items of value in yer car overnight. I cringe when my daughter takes her laptop to areas ...and says she leaves it in the car (covered of course). I warn her that one of these days someone is going to liberate her of it. People (especially in this country) will steal anything that's not nailed down ..and even things which ARE....
 
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My Toyota has a nifty feature - if you unlock the vehicle with the key fob and you don't open any doors within 30 seconds, it locks itself again. Other manufacturers should incorporate similar functionality since accidentally hitting buttons on the fob is commonplace.
My 300C relocks itself,but it's usually more like a couple minutes before it'll relock,if you don't pull on a door handle or open the trunk.
 

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My Toyota has a nifty feature - if you unlock the vehicle with the key fob and you don't open any doors within 30 seconds, it locks itself again. Other manufacturers should incorporate similar functionality since accidentally hitting buttons on the fob is commonplace.

I'm certain my '21 Ram does exactly that. If you don't open a door within a short time of a remote unlock, it auto-locks. I found it quite annoying during a few wood-cutting/splitting sessions.

It has a Smart FOB/push button start if that makes any difference.
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My Toyota has a nifty feature - if you unlock the vehicle with the key fob and you don't open any doors within 30 seconds, it locks itself again. Other manufacturers should incorporate similar functionality since accidentally hitting buttons on the fob is commonplace.

My 2008 Audi A4 will do this. If you open any door, trunk or hood it will not auto lock to prevent infants getting locked inside.
 

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I'm certain my '21 Ram does exactly that. If you don't open a door within a short time of a remote unlock, it auto-locks. I found it quite annoying during a few wood-cutting/splitting sessions.

It has a Smart FOB/push button start if that makes any difference.
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Are you sure FOB/Push Botton equipped Rams don't do this by FOB proximity (as a setting)?
 
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