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Toyota Keys 1999-2003

Posted by Lynn Chambers on Wednesday, May 13, 2015,
Did you know some Toyota vehicle owners have no choice but to replace the cars computer once the last spare key is lost? Not every vehicle was transponder based, but those that were need the computer changed to be able to program new keys so the car will start and run again. Transponders are basically a computer chip which tells the vehicles computer that the right key is being used, and it is ok to start the vehicle. These were added to Toyota vehicles because of the high rate of some models...
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GM Cars, trucks, SUVs key and lock problems

Posted by Lynn Chambers on Thursday, August 21, 2014, In : Automotive Locksmith Blog 
So what can you do when your ignition lock or door lock stops working correctly? What can you do with a broken key problem? If you try and glue a key or remote back together, it will not work. Improperly repaired keys stuck together with glue or tape only prolong the issue you are having. Imagine getting glue inside the ignition, door lock or trunk lock. Glue inside any lock is an invitation for a lock replacement. Our company can repair locks and keys at a fraction of the cost of a lock repl...
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Honda or Acura Ignition Change, Key Problems, ECM replacement-Read This!

Posted by Lynn Chambers on Saturday, March 1, 2014, In : Automotive Locksmith Blog 
Did your vehicle ignition recently need to be replaced or changed on an Acura or Honda vehicle made after 2003? Be sure that your mechanic also changed the plastic hub around the face of the ignition lock. There are two plastic connectors and an FCC Label on the transponder based ignition portion of the ignition lock housing. This part is called the immobilizer control unit receiver, and allows transfer of information from the vehicles' key to the vehicles ECM. Make sure you transfer the old ...
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Broken Car Key? Broken Remote? Call After 6 Locksmith

Posted by Lynn Chambers on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Automotive Locksmith Blog 
Broken remote? Broken electronic smart key? Broken car key? We can help! Just like the pictures below, sometimes you only need the housing of a key, also known as a key shell. Most shells cost only $25, and key cutting will cost an additional $25.00. So, for only $50 you could replace your seemingly broken or damaged key for a fraction of the cost of a replacement key. You might ask, what if the key or remote doesn't work at all? Call us for a free quote, it's that simple.
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