Vehicle location system

  • US 6,717,527 B2
  • Filed: 10/07/2002
  • Issued: 04/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for locating a vehicle comprising the steps of:

  • determining by a device within the vehicle whether a payment due date has passed;

    if the payment due date has passed, performing the steps of activating, without receiving signals from outside of the vehicle, a location system, wherein the location system determines the location of the vehicle and transmits the location to a service agency.

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