According to statistics Canada as of Jan 2022 on average a vehicle is stolen every 8 min. This accounts for 13.5% of all property crimes in Canada. And with Manitoba being in the top 3 provinces for car theft, Funks is proud to provide our customers with Silent Sentinel Anti-theft Protection.
The world of vehicle theft has evolved in ways you wouldn't believe. Car thieves’ tactics have become more sophisticated, making electronic vehicle theft a rising problem nationwide. Vehicles with keyless remote fobs are highly sought-after among thieves, as they can capture key fob signals through the door of a house using a wireless transmitter in what is known as a “relay attack.” The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) says auto theft costs Canadians more than $1 billion annually. Canadas top 10 vehicles for theft include the following
#1. 2018 HONDA CR-V 4DR AWD
#22017 LEXUS RX350/RX450h 4DR AWD
#32017 HONDA CR-V 4DR AWD
#42018 LEXUS RX350/RX350L/RX450h/RX450hL 4DR AWD
#52018 FORD F150 4WD
#62019 HONDA CR-V 4DR AWD
#72018 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 4DR 4WD
#82017 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 4DR 4WD
#92019 LEXUS RX350/RX350L/RX450h/RX450hL 4DR AWD
#102017 DODGE/RAM RAM 1500 4WD
What is Silent Sentinel Anti-Theft Etch?
A traceable ID number (the vehicle identification number) that is permanently imprinted into all the vehicle's body panels & all major mechanical parts. Generally, the first thing thieves do with a stolen vehicle is remove the VIN so the stolen vehicle cannot be identified. Silent Sentinel is stamped into all the vehicle's major components, already making the vehicle very high risk for the thief but also the time and money that's needed to remove all of the etching properly is usually enough to make that vehicle a huge inconvenience with small profit gains. Silent Sentinel deters vehicle thieves by alerting them of the etching applied on all significant parts of your car. Etching is an effective 24hr theft prevention system that does not require extra care or attention from the owner.
How does the Silent Sentinel Program work?
After you purchase your vehicle, your vehicle's description and owner's data are registered through the computerized database, which can be accessed by all law enforcement agencies.
What does the Sentinel program provide me?
The Sentenial program offers more than you might think. Such as up to $7600 in compensation with there SENTINEL WARRANTY which is as follows
"WE WARRANT..." that your Silent Sentinel protected car, truck, recreational vehicle and travel trailer will not be stolen and... if it is, that it will be returned before it is damaged to the extent it is a total loss OR, WE WILL PAY... ✔the actual cash value of your vehicle up to a $5,000
✔up to $1,000 if the vehicle is stolen and recovered
but not damaged to the extent that it is a total loss
✔a car rental allowance of up to $600
✔a stranded traveler allowance of up to 1400 for meas
and accommodation, if theft occurs 160 km or more
✔arfare reimbursement up to 5600 if theft occurs
800 km or more from home
YOU MAY BE PAID AS MUCH AS
Silent Sentienl program most FAQ
Is the Silent Sentinel Program transferable?
Yes. This warranty is transferrable to your vehicle's future purchaser if the new owner applies for the transfer.
If something happens to my vehicle am I covered for etching replacement?
VIN etching will be re-applied free when you replace any previously etched vehicle part on your registered vehicle.
What's the length of my coverage?
Depending on the current age of your vehicle SILENT
SENTINEL can provide up to 5 years of protection
Will I save money on insurance?
Please check with your insurer as they may be in a position to reduce premiums since your vehicle is more than adequately protected against theft.
Can the Sentinel etching be altered?
No it can't be altered or bypassed without replacing major parts of your vehicle, which is too costly and risky for thieves or Chop Shops.
Have additional questions? Feel free to contact us by phone 204-326-9808 or filling out form below