Lost Car Key Replacement Queens
Losing your car key in this technologically advanced world can be extremely frustrating since you can’t simply have that key replaced or a copy made. Since sometime in the 1990s car manufacturers changed the way car keys functioned in order to help prevent automobile theft. The results of this change has reduced car theft, but it has also created some problems or at least difficulties for those people who only have one car key when it becomes, lost, stolen or broken.
No more can you simply get a copy of the key made, today’s car keys can’t get start your car unless they are equipped with a computer chip called a transponder that is then programmed to tell your car’s ignition to start.
Getting a lost car key replacement in queens or any where else for that matter can be expensive depending on the make and model of your car, time consuming and unless it is programmed right can prevent you from using your car. These are all reasons why you only trust your car key replacement to a car dealership that sells your make and model of cars or to a licensed and professional locksmith that has the equipment to make your key, fit it with a transponder and then program it to work with your car’s ignition.
A Mobile Service is Best
When hiring a locksmith to make your car replacement it is best to chose a mobile locksmith service. The reason for that is simple. In order to program the key to work with your car ignition it requires a serious of steps involving such things as opening and shutting car doors in a certain pattern and other activities. If you don’t have a car key to take your car to the locksmith then how are they going to program the key for your car? Having a mobile car key replacement locksmith that will comes to you simply makes more sense than trying to find a way to get a car you can’t drive to a locksmith shop.
Mobile locksmiths can come to your home, business or even some parking lot, wherever your car happens to be to make the replacement key and be right there with your car whenever it is time to program the transponder.
In addition, it is one less thing to worry about not having to find the location of the locksmith because they come and find you.
Cost of a Lost Car Key Replacement
The cost of having that lost key replaced will be different not only depending on the make and model of your car, but also depending on who choose to make the replacement key. Car dealerships are often more expensive than a locksmith because they charge more for the key itself, sometimes as much as $10.00 more. Then there is the cost of transponder the case it and the head of the key is placed in and the programming of the key itself. Depending on the dealership this can all add up to a pretty penny. Having a licensed locksmith replace that lost key isn’t cheap either, but many locksmiths do every thing they can to keep their rates reasonable.
If you need a replacement for a lost car key, then why call us at Locksmith Queens Inc. at 212-203-6021. We provide our customers with reasonably priced services because we understand that most people are on a budget. We also have a mobile locksmith service that will come to location 24 hours a day 7 days a week and replace that lost car key.
To learn more about our lost car key replacement and other services visit our website at www.Locksmithqueensinc.com.
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