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Remote Key Replacement Service By Pro Keys 4 Cars At San Diego CA

Remote Car Keys – An Overview

Also known as remote central locking or remote keyless system, a car key remote is an electronic lock that opens or closes a vehicle without the use of a mechanical key.  The term “remote” also gives a clue that the person opening the car doesn’t even have to be by the driver’s door, but should be within close range to the vehicle. The standard range is a few yards from the remote car key holder. 

Remote car keys are activated by pressing a self-programmed button from a handheld device.  It actually does the usual function of a traditional or standard car key. It can remotely lock and unlock doors and may perform other special functions, depending on the car make and model.  The only difference is it doesn’t require physical contact with the automobile.

Vehicle owners usually only have one to two sets of remote car keys. Collectively, a set of remote car keys usually has a remote keyless entry and a remote keyless ignition, which revs up the engine of the vehicle. When vehicle owners purchase a new remote car key, it needs to be programmed to be able to properly match with the vehicle’s system.

Remote car key replacement San Diego are done for emergency purposes, like when remote car keys gets stolen, are misplaced, or are broken.  Due to its complicated system, it could be a challenge to find a key car remote replacement San Diego when needed. When you’re in the vicinity of San Diego, California and the North County area, an excellent automotive locksmith that could be of assistance is Automotive Locksmith San Diego.

Best Replacement Services of Remote Car Keys

For crucial emergency services such as car key remote replacement, you can rely on us to provide the best service and quality car key remote duplicate.  The company has invested heavily on special equipment, PIN code registration fees, and professional locksmith training in order to give the best automotive locksmith service to our customers. 

We do not leave our customers in the dark when it comes to our services.  We believe that our customers deserve transparency and honesty, and we communicate each step of the process to them. That is the reason why we are one of the most trusted automotive locksmiths in the San Diego area.  From assessment of the need, to ordering, actual remote key replacement, reprogramming and testing, our professional and courteous staff is on hand.  Most locksmith companies do not take remote key testing seriously, but we do.  We want to be able to check if the service we provided is satisfactory for the vehicle owner.  This also gives us the chance to correct any other issues related to the replacement of the keys.  If there are other issues, we are happy to do something about them.

We have a reputation for providing great service, providing assistance during remote car key replacement.  The Pro Keys 4 Cars hotline is also available for emergency customer assistance.  With access to our support staff 24/7, you don’t even have to worry if you have a car key situation in the middle of the night.   There are also situations that arise when the remote control key would need to be reprogrammed.  This usually happens when the key resets because it has been pressed too much while out of the vehicle’s range, or curious kids accidentally wiping its settings clean.  Our locksmiths are able to provide a variety of services, and they are bonded, licensed and State-insured.

Replacing Remote Car Keys

When a car key remote needs to be replaced, highly specialized equipment are needed.  For extra security, some manufacturers even create car keys that require very specific and exclusive PIN codes that need to be recognized by the vehicle’s computer.  During a remote car key replacement San Diego, if the PIN code is not recognized, then the remote keys will not be replaced and will remain defective. Car dealers and manufacturers usually hold on to this PIN code. 

When a car key remote replacement San Diego is needed, the first option for vehicle owners is to contact the dealership or manufacturer because they are the ones who know the PIN code.  After verifying that the car indeed belongs to the person ordering new car keys, they proceed to reprogram a new set of keys for the vehicle.  This service is quite expensive, and it takes days before the owner gets a new set of keys.

Usual auto locksmiths have no high-tech equipment to deal with reprogramming a car without the aforesaid code.  However, we has invested in this special equipment that is able to work without the unique PIN code. Pro Keys 4 Cars also has access to a list of vehicle PIN codes.  This allows access to the computer and resetting of the car keys.  Along with this special equipment and PIN code access, locksmiths are also trained so that they are able to operate this expensive equipment and provide a new set of remote car keys to a harried vehicle owner for a much more affordable price.

Remote car key replacement

A car key remote San Diego is indeed a great convenience for vehicle owners.  A simple click of a button is all it takes to unlock car doors.  Most new vehicles already come with remote keys.  It is already a standard accessory when you purchase a brand new car. Before a car key remote can be used, car dealerships need to program it so that it synchronizes with the vehicle. How do car key remotes work?  It communicates with a specific vehicle’s locks by emitting radio signals that is specially programmed for the vehicle. It will not respond to any other vehicle because programming only allows the car to recognize the code that it is meant for.  Within the remote key and the car are memory chips that allow this to happen. 

However, great technology can be a double-edged sword.  When this piece of technology is rendered useless because it is misplaced or broken, it could be quite stressful to replace. There are also situations that arise when the remote control key would need to be reprogrammed.  This usually happens when the key resets because it has been pressed too much while out of the vehicle’s range, or curious kids accidentally wiping its settings clean.  When a situation arises that requires the vehicle owner to have a car key remote replacement, only a few places, unfortunately, will be able to provide that service.  When you need remote car key replacement, we is able to help.  Part of Pro Keys 4 Cars slew of services is replacing and reprogramming or resetting remote car keys.

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I searched online and called the first car locksmith I could find. I stressed that it was an emergency, they told me to calm down and let them take care of the rest. They arrived within thirty minutes and fixed the problem faster than I imagined they could.

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Steven Smith

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2016-01-28T18:20:32+00:00

Steven Smith

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I searched online and called the first car locksmith I could find. I stressed that it was an emergency, they told me to calm down and let them take care of the rest. They arrived within thirty minutes and fixed the problem faster than I imagined they could.

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After I called them early in the morning and received a fair quotation, they sent over their very friendly and courteous locksmith in only a few minutes. Their service was very fast and reliable. Their locksmith even suggested a safe place to hide the spare key. I will not hesitate to call them again next time!

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Chris Jensen

Local Construction
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2016-02-03T18:08:41+00:00

Chris Jensen

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After I called them early in the morning and received a fair quotation, they sent over their very friendly and courteous locksmith in only a few minutes. Their service was very fast and reliable. Their locksmith even suggested a safe place to hide the spare key. I will not hesitate to call them again next time!
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