How to Get a Copy of your Car Key made3 min read
New cars delivered with 2 keys to the first owner. But when it’s time to upgrade their vehicle, many car owners leave it at the dealer with only one working key and new buyers won’t give it a second thought until that key goes missing. What if your only car key was lost? Do you know how much does a locksmith in Ashburn charges to make a new car key?
Why you should get a Copy of your Car Key
Making a copy of your key is not only wise, but also crucial in those situations:
- Backup key if your keys locked in the car
- Spare key to drive the car if your key was stolen, damaged or lost
Having a working key allows the locksmith to copy or clone it, without the need to re-flash your car eco, reset parameters or purchase an expensive key code or programming codes. This by itself can often save you few hundreds of dollars.
Where can you get a copy of your car key made
As a general rule, you should be able to get a copy of your car key at a local hardware store. It may not be a programmable key and can be used only to unlock the car. Additionally, of you will ever lose your original car key, it will help the locksmith get a great head-start towards making you a key.
For programmed key, you can contact a local dealer, a car locksmith near you or a hardware store.
Car Locksmith should cost less than the dealership and will get you the same result, a working key for your vehicle.
If you don’t have any key, read how to get a replacement car key without the original.
Locksmiths can Program a new Key Fob for your car
Locksmiths program car key fobs, smart key, remotes and transponder car keys.
Most auto locksmiths in Ashburn, VA can program keyless fobs for Toyota, Honda, Lexus, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Acura, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, GM, Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet and many more.
Locksmith near me
To find local locksmiths in your area, search for locksmith near me and let your phone do the rest. Most search engines and digital assistances use the GPS component installed in your phone to find your current location. With that information they’ll populate a list of local locksmiths, making it easier for you to find a locksmith in your area.
Program your own Key Fob
Many vehicle owners in Ashburn, VA choose to buy a second key and key fob for their vehicle online, so they won’t have to spend money at the dealership. Once delivered, the new key needs to get cut and programmed before use. Find My Keys does just that! We come to your home or business in Ashburn, VA and make a copy of your vehicle key, on-site!
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