Originally Posted by PaulBennett
I just removed the little red lights from my truck just under the steering wheel. They were attached to a small radio receiver which was wired into the starter circuit. Now how a thief will be put off by a little red light blinking it's heart out, totally baffles me. OTOH it could have been a remote start device. Now a thief could really use one of those.
The thief could be worried about a 2 way alarm system, or worse, a tracking device.
Either way, cut the wrong wire, the owner would know immediately.
Aren't you glad you asked before venturing?