Birmingham CAR KEY AND FOB REPLACEMENT SERVICES
What does a key fob do?
Key fobs control multiple electronic functions of your vehicle and you typically hold one in your hand. Its major functions include starting your car and opening or locking its doors. Some fobs are advanced to the point where you can just push a button to start the car without ever actually touching it. It is most often part of a mechanical key set or can be a separate device made from hard plastic. You simply push a button when you want your fob to perform a function. It's inconvenient and potentially unsafe to lose a fob or have it break. We're happy to let you know that We are available 24 hours a day if you find yourself in that situation.
Can you replace the fob for my car?
This is one of the basic service we offer, which means we will have no problem completing it for you. 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. The next step is to program the fob and test it to ensure it works correctly. We understand that no one wants to be without the key fob for their car. We encourage you to contact us for immediate service as soon as you know that the fob needs replacement. Our technicians have extensive knowledge about car security and will provide you with better service than you would receive at a dealership for a lower cost.
Can you program my fob too?
We are experts with this skill as well. Every one of our locksmith technicians has several years of combined education and experience to program both manual and electric fobs. We can also deprogram your current set of keys to make sure that it doesn't interfere with how your new set interacts with your car's computer. When it comes to vehicle safety, it's not worth it to cut corners just to save a few dollars. You don't want to leave your car vulnerable for anyone to get into to steal your valuables inside or even the car itself. Remember that our company is just a phone call awayhere and that we respond to service calls at all hours.
Is replacing a key fob difficult?
That depends on the complexity of your current key set as well as the model and make of your car. We can usually locate a new fob fairly quickly. This is especially true when you can use a general fob and don't need a specific brand. We can replace keys made direct from the factory as well. We understand your time is valuable and will get the job done quickly without the need for rework.
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Is it possible for me to program my own key fob?
Not necessarily, but keep in mind it won't be possible to do this with all types of vehicles. The first thing you need to do is locate a blank remote. You will also need the instructions for programming the fob. Be certain that the fob you find is blank or your programming efforts will fail.
Another thing you should know is that you might not be able to locate all of the tools you need to complete this job. That is because they are only available to professional locksmiths. Rather than go through this aggravation, just call us and have us do the work from the very beginning.
What options do I have to replace a key fob?
You have three options when it comes to replacing a key fob. However, working with a professional locksmith organization is always the most attractive one. A second option you have, although we don't consider it to be a good option, is to take your key fob directly to the dealership. They will typically have the key fob available to sell to you and can do the programming for you as well. Unfortunately, some dealerships take advantage of your obvious need and charge you a very high fee. The third option is to complete the fob programming on your own.
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. When you consider our transparent and competitive pricing model, we hope you will agree that working with a professional is your best bet.
How long will it take to replace my fob?
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. If your vehicle is designed in such a way that our locksmiths don't need to work with a diagnostic portal, the time for service will fall on the lower end of the spectrum.
You can expect the service call to take longer if you need a key cut or deprogrammed. Even so, our expert technicians will complete the job as quickly as possible while still maintaining the highest standard of quality. You never have to worry about us sacrificing excellent service just to get the job done fast. That is because our locksmiths are professional enough to work quickly while providing the highest quality of service at the same time.
Do you need my car to be there when you're working on programming my fob?
Yes. We can only create a replacement for your fob when the vehicle is in the same vicinity. This is the best way for us to make sure that the programming we just completed works as expected. 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.
We know that it isn't always easy to trust someone else to work on your car. Many of our staff have experienced damage such as dents and scratches when leaving their vehicle for repair. 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. We will fix your key fob problem in no time and leave you feeling relieved that you chose to work with our company.
Our locksmiths take pride in their job and feel a deep satisfaction from helping customers when they're in a bad situation. Naturally, no car can start when the keys don't work as they should. This can create anxiety, especially if it leaves you stuck in an unfamiliar area. When you contact our dispatch center, we will send someone right away and get you back on the road in no time. We always work with the specifications for your vehicle and key to make sure that we do the work exactly right.
The following is a list of car key services that we offer:
It isn't always easy to replace a car key. However, having a proper key is essential for your car to work right as well as for your safety. This isn't the time to take chances when a professional locksmith is readily available at 24 hours a day. We will dispatch a locksmith who will promptly assist you in making a new key. He or she will also test the key in your ignition and locks before leaving the job site. 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. You can tell when the person who responds to your call is not a professional locksmith if he or she doesn't do this. Our company requires service employees to inspect each lock personally and use the specifications of the lock to create its replacement. 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.
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- VAT system keys
- Car key extraction
- Remote keys
- Car keys
- High security keys
- Programming Fob keys