Lost your only car key and not aware of what to do? Do you require a key replacement? Car key replacement can be handled in several ways. You can contact a dealership, try doing it yourself, or call an automotive locksmith. Each one of these solutions possesses its pros and cons. Dealerships are the most expensive but are trustworthy. The DIY option is the cheapest, but it relies heavily on your ability and the quality of your purchase. Locksmiths are an excellent middle ground of both price and trust.
At Highlands Locksmith, we replace all car keys (smart keys, laser-cut keys, fob keys, transponder keys, etc.). Whether you’ve lost your only key or require a reliable spare, we will produce replacement car keys even when you have no keys! Most car manufacturers provide the key number and immobilizer security codes, simplifying the entire replacement process. With our raving reviews from satisfied clients, we have received numerous queries regarding car key replacement. Some of them include:
Why should I use an automotive locksmith for car key replacement?
The best way for car key replacement is to contact your local automotive locksmith. This protects you against dishonest third parties who sell faulty equipment. Auto locksmiths also have better pricing compared to the dealership. Going to a locksmith eliminates all of the guesswork and ensures that the work is done correctly for a fair price.
Do I need my original key?
No, you don’t require your original key. However, if your original key is available, this will assist the car key replacement process. The existing key can be duplicated without the need to find the key code.
Can an automotive locksmith make a new key without the original?
Yes, if you don’t have your original key, you need not worry. Modern age car key replacement can be done without physically having the key that needs to be replaced. Once we verify your ownership of the car, we can cut the key from code using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
Can a locksmith program my key fob?
Yes! You will need a new device that has never been programmed. Once a fob has been programmed to a car, it cannot be reprogrammed. Our Highlands Locksmith automotive technicians can acquire and program key fobs and keyless entry devices. Regardless of what type of car key replacement you need, we are here to help.
Can a locksmith program my transponder key?
Yes, any of our skilled team of auto locksmiths can program your new transponder key. The transponder chip will need to be blank for this process to work, but have no fear, Highlands Locksmith can take care of it. We ensure your replacement is as seamless as possible.
Do I need to contact the dealership to get a new car key?
You certainly can, but if you want competitive pricing, it is recommended to contact an auto locksmith. We can purchase key blanks for any make or model of car available on the market today. We can program transponder keys, key fobs, keyless entry devices, and cut the keys themselves. Any of your car key replacement needs can be taken care of by our locksmiths.
Our expert servicemen are highly efficient and mobile. We carry key blanks and transponder chips for most makes of vehicles. Our mobile vans are fully equipped with all the required machinery to cut your replacement car keys while you wait.