Car Transponder Key Replacement – Transponder Car Keys

At Apex we’ve worked with vehicles of all makes and models and are able to assist with the repair and replacement of transponder keys for vehicles of all types.

Transponder keys often come with a moderate cost attached. While copying/replacing a normal key can often be a simple process, a transponder key can be much more time consuming and difficult to replace.

When you choose Apex Locksmith, you get peace of mind knowing that we use authentic transponder keys and have successfully programmed these keys many times for various vehicles. We get the job done right the first time so you don’t have any additional headaches.

Auto Transponder Keys

Most modern cars feature transponder keys as part of their anti-theft security measures. They use microchips, programmed with a unique serial number, to transmit a low-level signal from a key that is read by a remote receiver. Using (radio frequency identification (RFID), the receiver, located near the ignition, detects the correct serial number that unlocks the car. This technology is more secure because if the car doesn’t detect the exact serial number, it won’t start. If a car thief attempts ‘hot wiring’ and breaks the ignition lock, it will not work.

If your car uses a transponder key, it’s a good idea to have at least two copies. While they can help deter thieves and intruders, transponder keys can still get lost or stolen. By having a second valid, programmed transponder key, you can avoid the stress and quickly get back to your day. Just remember to keep your extra key close by, so you’ll always have a way to access your vehicle even without your primary key.

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    What To Do When You’ve Lost Your Auto Transponder Key?

    Losing a key is a stressful situation you don’t want to be in, especially when you’re on the road and far from home. While cars with transponder keys are usually safe from being stolen, it does make the replacement of missing keys a bit of a challenge. This is why it’s important to have another key readily available for emergencies. However, if you don’t have one and you’ve locked yourself out of your car, don’t panic. Try to take a deep breath and clear your head so you can come up with the best solution. Every so often, people react drastically without trying the simplest solution to a car lockout problem.

    Before you start breaking your car windows or jimmying its doors, take a moment to calm yourself. Then, try to retrace your steps and check your bag or pockets. Once you’ve checked the places where your key might have ended up, reach out to an expert that can help program a new transponder key for you.

    Get Your Transponder Key From Apex Locksmiths!

    Transponder keys usually come at a high price. This is because they use microchips that are generally expensive for anyone to purchase. While other traditional parts of the key are easy to copy, you’ll need a microchip to gain complete access to your car’s ignition. If you need a new transponder key, your first instinct might be to call your vehicle dealer. However, dealerships usually charge a very high rate, one that many people can find difficult to afford. As a less expensive option, you can go to your local lock and security provider that specialises in automotive services.

    Apex Locksmiths can cut and program the transponder key for 50% less than the cost of getting it from your dealership. Our company has access to most programming codes for transponder keys, from different car manufacturers. We can even help you get a new key for your luxury car or limited edition vehicle. More than that, we can perform the job quickly. So, you don’t have to wait for days to gain back access to your car when you lose your main key. Other than that, we can travel to your location and provide emergency solutions 24 hours a day. If you need a new transponder key today, call Apex Locksmiths at (02) 9569 4807 for a free quote.

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