Frequently Asked Questions

What does a key fob do?

A fob for keys is a hand-held device that controls many of the electronic functions of your car.

For example, the fob can lock and open your doors as well as start your car.

Some fobs are advanced to the point where you can just push a button to start the car without ever actually touching it.

You may see a fob as a stand-alone device or as one part of a mechanical set of keys.

You simply push a button when you want your fob to perform a function.

You just push a button on your fob that corresponds with its unique function.

We're happy to let you know that We are available 24 hours a day if you find yourself in that situation.

This makes losing one a real hassle.

If that happens to you, just call us at any time of the day or night for immediate help.

Once a locksmith arrives at your location, he or she will learn about the specifications for your car in order to match it to a new key fob.

Our locksmiths have many years of experience handling each step required to replace a fob.

We understand that no one wants to be without the key fob for their car.

Next, they program the key fob and test it to make sure it works as expected.

Being without your key fob can be inconvenient and unsafe.

Feel free to contact us as soon as you realize that you have lost your fob or that it needs repair.

It's better than going to a dealership because we offer the same expert services, have extensive knowledge about vehicle security, and charge much less.

We want you to feel safe in addition to fully satisfied with the work we perform.

Will you be able to program my fob?

When it comes to vehicle safety, it's not worth it to cut corners just to save a few dollars.

This includes those that run entirely on electricity.

Remember that our company is just a phone call awayhere and that we respond to service calls at all hours.

You can't take chances when it comes to your personal security and the security of your vehicle.

Too many variables are at play to answer a simple yes or no to this question.

We're available to help you whenever you find yourself in need of our services.

How hard is it to replace a key fob?

That depends on the complexity of your current key set as well as the model and make of your car.

We will complete this task as quickly as possible so you don't have to spend any more time than necessary dealing with a car lock issue.

Would anything bad happen if I program my own fob?

We can replace keys made direct from the factory as well.

The first thing you need to do is locate a blank remote.

Should I try to program a fob myself?

Be certain that the fob you find is blank or your programming efforts will fail.

You would need to find a blank remote in addition to the programming instructions for the fob.

That is because they are only available to professional locksmiths.

Some people start this job only to end up frustrated because the tools they need aren't available to the public.

Can you explain the different options I have for key fob replacement?

Another potential drawback to programming your own fob is that some methods of self-instruction require you to have extra keys available for your car already.

This ensures that quality and speed of the work.

Your options include working with us, bringing your key fob to a dealer, or completing the work yourself.

We feel the first option is the best because it ensures the correctness of the work.

Although not all dealerships do this, some have the reputation of taking advantage of people who appear desperate for help by increasing the price as much as they can.

Your final option is to obtain a blank replacement fob and attempt to program it yourself.

Most dealerships will sell you the fob you need as well as program it.

The choice to self-program a fob isn't available with every type of vehicle.

Before you can attempt self-programming, you need to locate a replacement fob and read the instructions accompanying it very carefully.

However, you should know that this won't be an option for every make and model of vehicle.

This option usually costs less upfront but could cost you more over time.

For example, you may need to call a professional locksmith in the future to undo any damage you created with the fob due to not having any experience programming them.

We typically quote a job time ranging from 10 to 20 minutes.

How long should I expect this to take?

Most jobs take between 10 and 20 minutes to complete, but it could be more or less depending on the number and complexity of the steps we need to follow to program your fob.

In the event that our locksmiths don't need to access your car's diagnostic portal, the total time for replacement is typically less.

Situations that can drive the time estimate up are when we need to cut or deprogram a key.

However, our technicians respect your time and will always work as quickly as possible while still providing excellent service.

Rest assured, we will never hurry through a job at the expense of quality or safety.

Should I plan to have my vehicle nearby at the same time you program the fob?

Yes, we would appreciate this as we are unable to make a fob replacement unless your vehicle is right there.

We need to create the key with your car nearby for testing.

This ensures that we can test the programming before sending you on your way.

We do understand that your car may not be drivable, so we are happy to come to your location to complete programming of your fob.

Regardless of your location here or in the nearby communities, we're available to help you any time that you need us.

It doesn't matter if it's day, evening, night, on a weekend, or on a holiday.

Replacing the fob of your car can be time-consuming when you assume that you need to figure out how to do it yourself because it's hard to trust others with your car.

As our customer, you don't have to worry about our workers damaging your vehicle with scratches or dents when completing a job.

That will never happen to a customer.

Not only are we highly skilled and use the most state-of-the art equipment, but we believe in treating your property the same way we would treat our own.

Our locksmiths take pride in their job and feel a deep satisfaction from helping customers when they're in a bad situation.

Our locksmiths chose this line of work because they enjoy helping people through a stressful situation.

This can create anxiety, especially if it leaves you stuck in an unfamiliar area.

We promise to have someone on their way to your location within minutes 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

We always work with the specifications for your vehicle and key to make sure that we do the work exactly right.

Our company is pleased to offer the following types of key services:

  • VAT system keys
  • Car key extraction
  • Remote keys
  • Car keys
  • Programming Fob keys
  • Programming Fob keys

Sometimes replacing a key to a vehicle isn't as simple as you would expect.

This isn't the time to take chances when a professional locksmith is readily available at 24 hours a day.

You don't have to risk anything when you call our company for immediate help with key fob repair or replacement.

Our locksmiths can make you a perfect spare key while they are at your location, in just minutes.

It's our goal to surpass your expectations. We do this by repairing your current issue as well as helping you take a proactive approach to future prevention.

We look for the model and design of your key to make sure that we create the new one correctly.

When creating your new key, we always look for the design and model using your old key if it's available or we look up the information.

It's a good feeling to know that your locksmith will personally inspect each lock and only use its exact specifications when creating a replacement for it.

We do all of this promptly as you wait. Our locksmith technicians understand its no fun being stranded and we will get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

Do you need emergency key fob repair or replacement? Would you like a free quote with no follow-up obligation? If so, be sure to call our company as soon as you can.