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Cutting And Programming Car Key Service In London
Verification Process Before The Automotive Key Cut Cutting Services
How Do I Get A Spare Car Key Cutting Near You In London?
so you are wondering if you should take your auto to the dealership. so the answer is… no. the dealer is the most costly solution you are going to find in London, and yes! this is a fact!
more and more clients that we see each day tells us that we the locksmiths have much more cheaper price than the dealership.
so your answer for how do you get a copy spare key for your car is with Auto Pro Locksmith. we will give you your copy car key estimate on the phone before the arrival.
Can A Locksmith Program A Car Key Near Me?
yes. locksmiths can program automobile keys. the progress to car key cutting is not only to cut it with a laser cutting machine, the progress is a bit longer than that.
first, we use a lishi tool to measure the cuts from the door lock or the ignition barrel and see the depths of the key wafers so we can measure the cutting.
there is another way to get the cutting for your keys and it’s by purchasing a key code from a company that is certified for that.
the key codes process is required from the locksmith less work but to buy the code cost extra money so locksmiths prefer to do it manually instead of wasting their money.
after the blank car key has been cut and can turn your door lock, ignition lock, boot lock and everything is good to go now it’s the last step to start the car by cutting a transponder key with the remote key fob.
car keys have chips to prevent from burglars stealing the car with damaging the ignition by turning the barrel with the screwdriver. so the programming required expensive program equipment to sync your key to your vehicle for starting.
What Should I Choose Dealership Or Locksmith Expert Near Me?
that’s the most popular question client ask before they get a car key replacement. as for me and you know we care about 2 things: 1. how much is the price for the copy, replacement, remote, key fob or whatever? 2. does the key is original and I’m not going to be stuck outside my house in the woods with a non-working car key.
now I’m going to cover this topic once and for all!
I asked a few people in London what the dealerships requirements were after losing the car keys and that was the answer:
paid 150£ – 250£ for towing (cause the dealer is not mobile).
instead of waiting 3-5 days, I have waited 7 days.
on the phone, I have got quoted 160£ to make the fob key and later I paid 340£ cause of some excuses (once the car been towed you cant go back and cant negotiate).
after a few months the remote stop working.
so in total is:
150 – 250£ car towing
340£ keys cutting & programming
lost 7 days of work cause I didn’t have a car. ££££
and all that for 1 car key replacement !!