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Car Key Programming

If you have an older model car, you may not need an intelligent key. Most of these older models have a traditional mechanical key. The problem with these key systems is that they are easy to break into in lost key. This is why automakers designed the smart key.

These intelligent key systems are fobs and transponders. For the key to work, it needs to be programmed to connect them with your car’s electronic systems. The intelligent key may have the traditional key that you can use to unlock your vehicle, while the smart remote only verifies that you are the car’s owner.

The chips send a signal to the electronic system of the car. If there is no signal or the signal is wrong, even the traditional key will not work.

If you have this kind of car keys in Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, or Long Island, New York, call us at (347) 770-5525

How Do You Know You Have a Transponder Key?

A transponder key has a small chip on its bow. It will have the regular blade with cuts that manipulate the lock, and then the part that you hold (the bow) will have a solid plastic casing that encloses the chip. You can remove the case and see if there is a chip inside it.

If there is a chip, then you have a transponder key that works with a transceiver inside the car. If you have ever duplicated your key and failed to work, the original key likely has a transponder.

It is essential to program the transponder key, mainly if you use it for your car’s ignition. You may not need to program the chip if you do not need to use it for your car’s ignition. If you only need one that opens your exterior doors, you do not have to program it.

Key Fobs

Fobs are electronic key systems that you can use to unlock your doors and start your car for vehicles with keyless ignition. They also control the trunk and the alarm of your vehicle. These fobs might malfunction, and you may even lose your original fob.

If that happens, you need to get a new one. Factory-made and generic fobs are available if you lose yours or it breaks. However, it would help if you were very careful when choosing one as there are many fake fobs.

The reprogramming method will depend on the make and model of your car. Some make are easy to program, while others take time. However, in most cases, the process only requires the locksmith to turn on the ignition and turn on the lock button on the remote key.

How Long Does It Take Program a Smarty Key?

Once you request our services,  we will be there within a short time. It takes us a few minutes to program the remote key. However, if you need the key with the transponder or the fob duplicated, we will require extra time. If there is no mechanical key to the program in case of a lost key, we will get you a new key from the code.

We try to perform these tasks as fast as possible. When carried out separately, each task doesn’t take much time, but when they add up, they take 20 or more minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

We ensure that our technicians get to you in 20 to 30 minutes from your call time. This depends on how close you are to an available technician. Our technicians are always on the move and ready to pick your call and head your way. They will keep constant communication with you as they make their way to where you are, so you do not get too anxious.

We can unlock and service all types of cars, thanks to our highly trained and experienced personnel. We have years of experience opening all kinds of vehicles, including luxury models. You need not worry about your car being too complicated for technicians because the chances are that they have dealt with that exact model a significant number of times.

Our expert technicians always assess your car’s condition and advise you on the estimated time the procedure will take before they begin. A standard car unlocking will probably take five minutes. If our technician needs to use a key to unlock your car, the service’s duration will depend on how complex the key is. We will notify you of the estimated time to open your car before we start working on it.

No! Our technicians have been highly trained to anticipate and maneuver a wide range of car lock situations with great precision and care. We guarantee that your ca will be unlocked without as much as a scar on its body. If the lock system cannot be functional after opening, our technician will be glad to replace it for you so that your car remains in perfect condition.

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