Hyundai BlueLink Helps Recover Stolen Vehicles

Posted at Wed, Jul 31, 2019 12:00 PM

This happens to other people ... but you never imagine it happening to you, right?! But if you are reading this, it is possible that your car has been stolen. What to do now?

Don't panic.

Remain calm and don’t panic. You can get your vehicle back and make sure damages are covered. We’re here to help with that. So, if your car was stolen, we’ll help you figure out what you should do. But before you take the next step. Stop. Breathe. And make sure your car actually is stolen. Many times people think they remember where they parked their car; but actually parked it on a different story of the parking garage. Everyone does it from time to time. It happens. 

Has Your Car Been Towed?

If you are certain where you parked your car, another thing worth looking into before assuming a thief is currently behind the wheel of your car is to make sure there is no chance that it was stolen. Were you parked for too long in a private parking lot? Were you parked in a tow zone? 

If this is a possibility at all, you could try contacting the towing companies. Even if the vehicle was stolen, there is also a chance they may have seen it and picked it up. After all, if someone is willing to steal your car, they probably pay little attention to parking laws. 

How to Get Your Vehicle Back If It Has Been Stolen

In the event your vehicle is stolenBlue Link can help law enforcement locate it. BlueLink can assistance to the police in an attempt to locate and recover the vehicle.

As a bonus, losing your car just became almost impossible! If you're within a one-mile radius of your Hyundai, Blue Link® can show you exactly where you parked and makes dropping a pin even easier for the next time.

Call the Police, Your Vehicle Assistance Service and Your Insurance 

If you’re pretty certain that your car has been stolen, it’s time to start making some phone calls. The first thing you’ll want to do is either call the police or call your vehicle assistance service. Hyundai, for example, offers Blue Link with a Stolen Vehicle Recovery feature. 

Both the police and services like Hyundai Bluelink work together to return your vehicle to you, sparing further damage. Let the  professionals handlethis for you from here. Once they’re investigating the situation, take a moment to call your insurance company. This can take a while, so it helps to make your insurance aware of the stolen vehicle right away. 

It is difficult to just sit back and wait when your car has been stolen. But, once those whocan help most are on the case, it may be exactly what you need to do. To learn more about your Hyundai automotive BlueLink features, be sure to check back to the Hyundai of Wentzville blog.