Boston CAR KEY AND KEY FOB REPLACEMENT SERVICE
What does a key fob do?
A fob for keys is a hand-held device that controls many of the electronic functions of your car. For example, the fob can lock and open your doors as well as start your car. With some fobs, you can even start your car without touching the steering wheel or ignition switch. You may see a fob as a stand-alone device or as one part of a mechanical set of keys. Fob manufacturers typically create them from hard plastic. You just push a button on your fob that corresponds with its unique function. Drivers depend on their fobs a lot these days. This makes losing one a real hassle. If that happens to you, just call us at any time of the day or night for immediate help.
Will you be able to replace my key fob?
Our locksmiths have many years of experience handling each step required to replace a fob. The first thing they do is locate a new key fob that meets your car's specifications. Next, they program the key fob and test it to make sure it works as expected. Being without your key fob can be inconvenient and unsafe. Feel free to contact us as soon as you realize that you have lost your fob or that it needs repair. It's better than going to a dealership because we offer the same expert services, have extensive knowledge about vehicle security, and charge much less. We want you to feel safe in addition to fully satisfied with the work we perform.
Will you be able to program my fob?
Each one of our locksmiths has undergone extensive training and carries the necessary tools to program any type of key fob. This includes those that run entirely on electricity. After programming your new fob, they can also deprogram the key set you have now to ensure that your car's computer works with the right information. You can't take chances when it comes to your personal security and the security of your vehicle. That's why it just makes sense to call our professional locksmith companyhere. We're available to help you whenever you find yourself in need of our services.
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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Should I try to program a fob myself?
Since every make and model of car is so different, we can't answer this question with complete certainty. However, it may be possible in some situations. It requires you to obtain a blank remote as well as the correct instructions for programming the key fob. The reprogramming won't work if someone programmed the remote previously and it is no longer blank.
Many times, the tools needed to program a key fob aren't available to consumers and you will need a professional locksmith to complete the job for you. Rather than go through the hassle of trying to program your fob only to discover you can't locate the equipment, plan to work with our professional locksmith company from the start. Another thing to consider is that certain methods you can perform by yourself require you to have a spare key for your car. This happens most often when you need to duplicate a key.
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 does this process take?
We typically quote a job time ranging from 10 to 20 minutes. However, this isn't an absolute. Your fob replacement could take more or less time depending on whether it's a manual or electrical system as well as the number of required steps. In the event that our locksmiths don't need to access your car's diagnostic portal, the total time for replacement is typically less.
Your time will be on the longer end if we need to deprogram or cut a key. However, our technicians respect your time and will always work as quickly as possible while still providing excellent service. We would much rather have our locksmith take a little extra time than do an incomplete or unsafe job.
Do I need to have my car present when you program my key 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.
It takes time to replace a car key fob. It can also be an annoyance when you feel you need to do it yourself because you don't trust anyone else to do it. We will quickly earn your trust when you see how accurately and promptly we can fix your problem. Our company also guarantees the workmanship of every technician. Besides fixing your key fob, this means that you don't have to worry about someone scratching or denting your car when working on it. We wouldn't like someone doing this to our cars and we certainly won't do it to yours.
The locksmiths who perform replacement of car keys enjoy the challenge of the job and the satisfaction of helping people who are in a stressful situation. No vehicle will open or start if the keys don't work correctly. That can make you feel highly anxious, but there's no need to worry with our team of professionals on the job. We provide you with urgent service at any time. You can depend on us to create the right key for your vehicle according to its specifications.
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Sometimes replacing a key to a vehicle isn't as simple as you would expect. At the same time, you need the correct key fob for your car to work as expected and to ensure that you remain safe in or near your vehicle. You don't have to risk anything when you call our company for immediate help with key fob repair or replacement. After creating your new key, our locksmith technician will insert it into your car locks or ignition to make sure everything works correctly. We are also happy to provide you with key fob maintenance tips so you don't have to call for emergency service again any time soon.
When creating your new key, we always look for the design and model using your old key if it's available or we look up the information. It's a good feeling to know that your locksmith will personally inspect each lock and only use its exact specifications when creating a replacement for it. All of this takes place in a matter of minutes while you wait.
Do you need emergency key fob repair or replacement? Would you like a free quote with no follow-up obligation? If so, be sure to call our company as soon as you can.
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