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Posted on 5 Jul, 2014 in Automotive Locksmiths, Blog |

Auto Locks & Keys

Auto Locks & Keys

Our Guide to:

AUTO LOCKS & KEYS

 

LOST OR STOLEN VEHICLE KEYS:

 

If you were to lose your keys or if for example a vehicle you have purchased only had one set of keys then a auto locksmith will be able not only to ensure you have a extra set of keys but also ensure that the only keys that can be used are yours, removing all others from the vehicle database.

 

WHAT TYPE OF CAR KEYS DO YOU HAVE?

 

– Transponder Keys (most cars after 1995 have transponder chips and are programmed to the car)

– Electronic chips/fobs/remote keys

– Non remote/standard keys (without remote locking)

 

THE AUTO LOCKSMITH WILL NEED TO KNOW:

 

– Make & Model of vehicle

– Registration number

– Vehicle id number

– Personal id

– Postcode/address of where you are if you need a Locksmith to come out to you

 

DO YOU NEED A SPARE OR REPLACMENT CAR KEY?

 

A auto Locksmith will be able to cut keys for most types of vehicle.

– Transponder car Keys

– Electronic chips/fobs/remotes

– Non remotes/standard keys

– Car keys

– Motorcycle

– Van keys

– Truck

– Buses

– Caravans

 

 

LOCKED OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE?

 

You could be locked out of your vehicle for a number of reasons, the most common being locking your keys in the car, you have lost your car keys or have damaged or broken your key. A auto Locksmith can gain entry to your vehicle quickly and get you back on the road.

 

 

REASONS FOR BEING LOCKED OUT:

– Keys locked inside cars

– Lost your keys

– Damaged or broken keys

– Damaged chip in your car key

 

IV LOCKED MY KEYS IN MY CAR:

 

A auto Locksmith will be able to gain entry to your vehicle non destructively in order to retrieve your keys.

 

LOCKED OUT OF MY CAR WITHOUT A SPARE:

 

A new key will be needed and can be cut on site by your auto Locksmith.

 

I HAVE MY KEYS BUT THEY DON’T WORK:

 

If you car keys are not working correctly a auto Locksmith will be able to diagnose the problem, it may be a simple case of a replacement battery or you may need a new key.

 

BROKEN OR DAMAGED CAR KEYS?

 

If you have broken your car keys, damaged or even got your keys stuck in the door or ignition of your vehicle, a auto Locksmith will be able to help you even if you are stuck at the roadside.

 

COMMON PROBLEMS WITH BROKEN KEYS:

 

– Car key is broken or damaged

– Transponder chip is broken

– Car key has snapped

– Car key is worn

– Car key has jammed in door or ignition

 

At MJS LOCKSMITHS we can deal with all your auto lock and key problems fast and efficiently to get you back on the road with as little disruption as possible.