Frequently Asked Questions

1st Interlock provides free installation on most vehicles. Push button ignition and certain vehicles require a modest installation fee of $75. Please contact our service center for a quote.
Approximately 45 minutes on the majority of vehicles. Push button ignition systems vary from 1 hour – 3 hours.
The Draeger XT uses fuel cell technology. The interlock will detect ALL forms of alcohol, including; Mouthwash, Cold Medications, Asthma Medications, Perfumes, Colognes, Hairspray, Nail Polish Remover, Air Fresheners, Listerine, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizers, Lysol/Pine-sol, and any other substance that contains alcohol. Currently every interlock on the market utilizes fuel cell technology and ALL will detect the above contaminants
You can allow other licensed drivers to drive the vehicle as long as your monitoring agency is okay with it; however, you will be responsible for any violations that appear on the monthly report.
Please give your shop our office number (915-308-0866) and we can get the technicians a 1 hour code to enter into the unit to allow them to repair your vehicle. It is also required that you obtain documentation verifying the date & time that you drop your vehicle off, and the date & time that you pick up the vehicle.
Draeger maintains service centers in many states. Please contact us in advance if you are concerned and we will provide you with a list of service centers.