Can a mobile locksmith make an ignition key?
It might seem that problems with car keys are not as common as problems with house keys, however, the fact is they are. Any key can break or wear out and lose its original shape. In this case, you might need a mobile locksmith to perform an ignition key repair. You also might simply lose your key, in which case your only option is to replace it. Who is better qualified to help you out with this - a car dealer or a professional locksmith?
An advantage that car locksmiths have over dealers is mobility. Locksmiths can arrive at your location in the shortest time possible, which is certainly more convenient. Most likely, the first question that the locksmith for car ignition replacement will ask you is – "Do you have the original key?" The process of making a new key is much easier if there’s an original one. However, if you don’t have it, there’s no need to worry. Fortunately, thanks to technological advances and competent locksmiths, it is possible to make a new car key without the original.
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How does a locksmith program a key?
- The first step is key cloning. The manufactured key is an exact copy of the physical cut of the key as well as the data contained in the transponder chip.
- Then comes the process of programming the car key. A car locksmith uses specialized equipment to perform the action quickly and neatly.
How much does it cost to make a car ignition key?
- Make of car
- Car model
- Type of car key
- Specifics of the requested service