Learn More About Car Key Replacement and Programming Services
Replacement of your car’s key is not as simple as in the past when you can get an instant duplicate at your local hardware store. With the birth of transponder key, it is essential to go to your car dealer to buy an additional key, seek the help of a professional locksmith or go for DIY route, wherein you need your spare key to be programmed before it can be used to your car. If your car was made after 1995, it should utilize a transponder chip, but if you are unsure, you can have it checked by a local locksmith. Once you have the key purchased, it is time to have it cut and programmed, and there are many locksmiths offering key programming services today. Lost or missing car keys need replacement, so you have to contact a professional locksmith to help you get your spare key and make sure that the person who has your key won’t be able to use it.
Many car owners postpone purchasing spare keys because they fear the price such as paying $100 to program and cut just one basic car transponder key or keyless entry remote. The actual cost of making a basic transponder key DIY is less than $10 each so find a reliable and trusted locksmith of dealer to give you a good deal. When it comes to a programmed car key, it has a “digital signature” for unique identification of your vehicle, while coned car key is made by copying the exact similar “digital signature: from your programmed key onto another key. A professional can help you get an anti-theft feature for your car key using 2 programmed unique “digital signature”. You won’t be able to find solution in a hardware store because all they have are cloned keys, but they don’t have the right equipment for key programming unlike automotive locksmiths or dealerships. Programming fees are really expensive for those car owners with only one key, so it is highly advised to have at least three spare keys at any time.
Allow us to help you get a spare key for your car key so you can save money from expensive dealer programming fees, feel free to check our website or homepage for more details. If you are having your old car ky replaced, the automotive locksmith would need your car’s VIN number, the make, year, and model of your vehicle. Our automotive locksmithing services are available to our clients in Round Rock TX and surrounding places, with a very reasonable charge. Come and check us out now!