Posted by Edmund R. Folsom
November 20, 2014, updated August 12, 2015.
Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.
The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer information available from the BMV’s website as of August 12, 2015, and cost information provided by the respective vendors in May of 2015. Those seeking license reinstatement with an installed ignition interlock device should contact the vendors and installers directly for the most current available information.
A petition for early reinstatement with an installed ignition interlock device may be downloaded here, in pdf format: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/forms/iidapp.pdf
1. Consumer Safety Technology (CST), “Intoxilock,” telephone 877-777-5020. For all CST installers, installation must be arranged by calling a CST sales representative at 877-777-5020, and not through a direct call to an individual installer.
-Set up Fee: $27.50 (Cost for vendor to set up each device and ship it to installer)
-Installation: Charge is set by each individual installer, must contact directly for cost information.
-Monthly Fee: $68.95/mo. for leases 4 months or longer. $100.00/mo. plus shipping for leases less than 4 mos.
-Re-calibrations: Charge is set by each individual installer, must contact directly for cost information.*
-Removal: Charge is set by each individual installer, must contact directly for cost information.
Here is the link to the BMV’s list of CST installers: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/licenses/cst.html
–Advanced Electronics, 197 Main St., Caribou, ME 04736, Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm.
–Auto Radiator Service, 568 Hammond St., Bangor, ME 04401, Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.
–Auto City of Maine, 1009 Center St., Auburn, ME 04210, Mon.-Thu., 8am-5:30pm; Fri., 8am-5pm; Sat., 9am-2pm.
–Certified Auto Repair & Sound (CARS), 1980 Heald Highway, Union, ME 04862.
–Extreme Audio, 695 U.S. Rt. 1, Scarborough, ME 04074, Mon., 9am-5pm; Tues.-Fri., 8am-6pm; Sat., 9am-5pm.
–Radio Communications, 11 Water St., Waterville, ME 04901, tel. 207-872-5714, Mon.-Thu., 9am-5:30pm.; Fri., 9am-7pm; Sat., 9am-4pm.
–Sanford Sound, 1458 Main St., Sanford, ME 04073, Mon.-Fri., 9am-6pm; Sat., 9am-3pm.
–Sound Shapers, 26A Airport Rd., Brewer, ME 04412, Mon.-Fri., 8am-6pm; Sat., 10am-4pm.
–Southern Maine Auto Enhancement, 640 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005, Mon.-Fri., 9am-6p.m.; Sat., 9am-3p.m.
2. Sens-O-Lock of America LLC, telephone 800-219-9936. (Lease required).
A. Interlock Device for 1st Offender:
-Installation: $110.00 (More for some newer and push-button start vehicles).
-Setup Fee: $40.00
-Monthly Fee: $75.50
-Removal: $110.00 Total for 4 months (120 days) = $602.00
B. Interlock Device Lease of 1 year or more:
-Setup Fee: $0
-Monthly Fee: $69.00
Here is the link to the BMV’s list of Sens-O-Lock Installers: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/licenses/sensolock.html
-Berube’s Complet Auto Care, 147-149 East Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04330, tel. 207-782-1125, Mon.-Fri., 7 am-5pm; Sat., 7 am-noon.
-Capitol Car Care, 207 Capitol St., Augusta, ME 04330, tel. 207-622-1117, Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm; Sat., 8am-noon.
–Jam Audio, 220 Bath Rd., Brunswick, ME 04011, tel. 207-725-4300, Mon.-Sat., 10am-7pm, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
–Earcandy Mobile Audio, 533 Main St., Suite 101, Madawaska, ME 04756, tel. 207-728-7969, Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm; Sat., 10am-5pm.
–Sound Effects, 216 Center St., Auburn, ME 04201, tel. 207-777-3339, Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm, email: www.soundeffectsmaine.com
–Sanford Sound, 1458 Main St., Sanford, ME 04073, tel. 207-490-4900, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm.
–Radio Communications, 11 Water St., Waterville, ME 04901, tel. 207-872-5714, Mon.-Thu., 9am-5:30pm; Fri., 9am-7pm; Sat., 9am-4pm.
–Sound Shapers, 26 Airport Rd., Brewer, ME 04112, tel. 207-989-1889, Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm; Sat., 10am-4pm.
–Traffic Jam, 9 Haigis Parkway, Scarborough, ME 04074, tel. 207-883-6363, Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm; Sat., 10am-5pm.
*Maine regulations require ignition interlock device installers to service and recalibrate devices 30 days after installation and at intervals no more than 60 days thereafter. A device installed in a first offender’s vehicle will therefore require 2 recalibrations.