Getting a car key duplicated may sound easy but it can be quite frustrating. The safest way is to work with a competent automotive locksmith. The company also needs to be versatile enough to copy the type of key your car uses. This can include:
As anti-theft measures become more complex, the individuals must maintain training and experience to successfully navigate the technologies without damaging your vehicle. It is very likely that you will also need to find someone that provides mobile or emergency service.
Since modern vehicle locking systems come in different formats, it is helpful if you can tell the locksmith which part is malfunctioning, broken, or lost.
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If you don’t know what it takes to duplicate a car key, here is a short tutorial:
All of this is predicated on the fact that you have a good vehicle key in hand that needs to be replicated.
However, it is most likely that you have lost or broken your key and you need a brand new one made from scratch.
At that point you start with the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) from the car, usually readable from the driver’s side windshield or listed on your registration. You can also find the key code in the owner’s manual, which is probably locked inside the car.
You will also need to provide the make, model and year in order to identify the exact key code to the manufacturer. Don’t forget proof of ownership so they know you are not a thief.
At that point the process is the same.
The cuts and grooves are made in a blank key either using manual device but more likely a laser or other tech equipment.
Then there is the programming the key including the fobs.
At that point you have a new workable key for your car, truck, RV, or motorcycle.
Feel free to contact our office at (604) 398-2954 if you have questions or concerns. We can schedule an appointment or can help you in an emergency situation.