Schedule an Interlock Device Installation in McAllen, TX

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  • The leading Ignition Interlock Program in Texas
  • Low-price with no hidden fees
  • Fast installation with same-day available
  • 24/7 multilingual customer care



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Ignition Interlock in Texas is More Than a Device. It's a Program.

If you’re searching for a car breathalyzer after a DWI or DUI, we offer the best Ignition Interlock Device in the area. We will help you complete your car breathalyzer requirement with support from compassionate specialists who understand everything you need to know about an Ignition Interlock in Texas.

However, you’ll be getting more than just an Ignition Interlock Device. We’ll be with you right from the beginning with the services and support you need. The cheapest Ignition Interlock program includes 24/7 customer care that makes your program as easy as possible.

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Ignition Interlock McAllen, TX Locations

Let’s get started with an installation that fits your schedule, at one of the convenient locations below.

  • AKI Electronics and More

    500 S Main St
    Ste A
    McAllen, TX 78501

    Installation & Service Appointments

  • Perez Remodeling

    841 Dawson Rd
    Mercedes, TX 78570

    Installation & Service Appointments

  • Joe's Master Service Center

    501 N Closner Blvd
    Edinburg, TX 78541

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The cheapest Ignition Interlock Device in McAllen, Texas

Smart Start takes care of Hidalgo County and the Rio Grande Valley with stellar service and the most affordable Ignition Interlock Device.

At Smart Start, we understand that, when searching for an Ignition Interlock system, you’re not just looking for a device; you’re looking for an advocate. If you’re struggling through a difficult situation after a DUI conviction, we understand the challenges of your situation. Our program is designed to help you restore your normal driving privileges as seamlessly as possible.

Schedule your Ignition Interlock installation now

Just dial (800) 831-3299, and we’ll help you schedule an appointment for Ignition Interlock installation near you. Next, you’ll head to your nearest Smart Start service center for your appointment (we have more than 100 service centers throughout Texas). Finally, you’ll return for monthly calibrations at a low cost that fits your budget.

The best Ignition Interlock and superior customer care

With Smart Start, quality service isn’t complicated. We’re there for you all day, everyday with our 24/7 bilingual customer care.

Each of our service centers are staffed with certified technicians who are trained to handle your vehicle with the utmost respect. When you get your car breathlyzer you’ll discover that our IID is made with state-of-the-art technology and special attention to your needs.

Call (800) 831-3299 or fill out our online form today to partner with Smart Start for the duration of your program. We’re here for you.


What is the average cost of an Ignition Interlock in McAllen, Texas?

  • Exact IID prices will vary, but you can find our current pricing on our Texas Ignition Interlock Cost page on our website. We’re committed to providing you with the lowest cost and no hidden fees. Our expert Program Advisors are also available to provide you with a custom quote and schedule your installation today!

What do I need to bring for my appointment?

  • Bring a photo ID and proof of residence in the form of a document verifying your address. You may also be asked to bring any documents that pertain to your case, depending on where in Texas you or your program are located. If any other documents are required, one of our friendly Program Advisors will let you know.

What are the Interlock laws in McAllen, Texas?

  • During a DWI in Texas, you may be required to install an IID if:
    • This is your first offense – discretion of Judge
    • You had a breath alcohol concentration (BAC) level of .15 or higher – discretion of Judge
    • A subsequent arrest was made – mandatory
  • You will be responsible for all costs associated with the IID and expected to bring your vehicle in for regular monitoring and service.
  • You may be required to complete a DWI intervention or education program, in addition to community service.

What is considered an Interlock Device violation in McAllen?

  • Any of the following may constitute a violation:
    • Testing at or above the fail level of .030
    • Skipping or failing a rolling re-test
    • Missing your service appointment

Will my device require service?

  • Texas law dictates that your Ignition Interlock Device needs to be serviced once every 30 days.

Will the device damage my car?

  • No, Smart Start’s car breathalyzer will not hurt your vehicle in any way. Our service technicians are the best in the business and are able to install on all vehicles, even hybrids and electric cars!

What is needed to get my device removed?

  • A Texas Interlock provider cannot remove a device in McAllen without State authority authorization from the court. Smart Start will receive authorization from the court and process it. 48 hours after the approval is processed, you will be eligible for removal.

Do I need a device on all my vehicles?

  • In Texas, the judge will determine how many vehicles you are required to install an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) on.
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