There is a lot of frustration involved when we lose our car keys, first, we start by undergoing a never-ending quest trying to find them, going back to the places we’d been, retracing our steps and all the while we remain in denial of the fact we lose them for good.
After a few hours of pointless search and finally reaching the acceptance stage of our grievance, we decide it is time to find a Car Key Duplication Service and find out if they will be able to help us depending on the type of key we have.
Is there is something that strikes fear in our hearts, is losing our keys in general, the keys to our homes, office, business, and of course cars. The process is pretty much the same for all of this situations, finding a locksmith and get them replace. However, the sad reality is that they don’t normally just go missing, sometimes our car keys break, other times they bend and if we have them for a long time, they’ll wear down and just will cease to work properly.
From personal experience to online testimonials there is another factor to consider, which makes the whole process even more incredibly frustrating after we spend hours, maybe days in search of a proper replacement service and securing payment to start the duplication process, we realize we left them at a friend house, we miss placed them in our homes, or maybe one of our children hid them and we end up recovering them after paying those expensive fees.
Whatever the reasons are for not having our car keys, it is of the utmost importance to find a replacement, as our car just won’t work for obvious reasons.
It is important, once we realize we are no longer in possession of our car key or whatever other reason to get our act together and decide what it is that we have to do, and step on is getting a replacement key as a result of a host of reason but the most common are:
1. Losing the Key. As it was aforementioned there is a lot of frustration involved when losing a car key. Not only because of everything we have to do to resolve the situation but also because there is always the possibility to find the keys after all unless you lose them while traveling or you drop them in a beach or something, and then you not only wasted a lot of money but also time. But if you see beyond this issue, you’ll realize that even if you find the car key after having the new one made, then you are left with a spare one which is always good.
2. The Key is malfunctioning whether it is to wear down or bent. If it is an old key it probably has worn down through the years until is no longer working properly leading to the possibility of the key snapping or bending resulting in a useless car key. With the passing of time and the evolution of technology, car keys have also evolved and they now are laser-etched or they transmit a wireless code which the car can read ensuring that is the actual key that belongs to that car. Sure, these advancements are great in term if security, but should we somehow damage those codes and we’ll render an otherwise healthy key completely useless. Another common issue year after year is having a broken remote that is built around a fine key, surely you can use the key to manually lock and unlock the car and also starting it, but having a broken remote can be very inconvenient, and there is also the possibility that due to the malfunctioning remote the car doors can get lock or unlock automatically from afar and we wouldn’t notice. The first step for you will be to check the battery of the remote first. For obvious security reasons, you may want to address these issues immediately and without delay.
Step two in our quest to get a new car key would be just how to get a replacement for your car. As frustrating as it is, you need to remain focused, as the first thing you need to do before getting your replacement car key, is to find out exactly what kind of key it is that you need replacing. Now, there is a process that can help you accomplished this.
First, you need to identify your VIN number, you’ll find it on your dashboard or your engine bay, if the number is worn down, you could check the car’s paperwork or insurance. You’ll also need the make, model and year of the vehicle needing the key replacement.
Secondly, if your care happens to be an old model from a non-luxury maker, then you are in heaven because those are the easiest keys to get replaced. Just give your local locksmith a call and that’s it.
Thirdly, if it a modern car, then you’ll definitely need to go and research all those Car Key Duplications Services in the market, as you’ll require a more specialized because the key design will be much more complex and in some instances they key will need to be programmed for the vehicle in other to work, for those reasons is why you need to hire these services.
Regardless of the level of complexity, the key may present, they will be more than able to provide quick solutions to your problem, whether the key has just some basic digital programming or it has laser-etched codes embedded onto the key. Many Car Dealerships will have contact with these specialized replacement services which you can contact.
You can always search for online reviews and testimonials that will help you make a more inform decision regarding which service to choose. Whatever the case, remember that whether you lose your key or it is malfunctioning you need to get the situation resolve quickly.