Replacement Car Keys
Sometimes you may lose your car keys, or maybe they were stolen, or perhaps your car key broke. In any case that you need keys to your vehicle and don’t have any spare keys, we can help make you a replacement key for your vehicle. We can help with any type of vehicle, new or old. It can be stressful to not have keys to your vehicle, and Sherlock Locksmith is here to ease the situation. We are equipped with all the latest tools and technology to cut you a new key and get it working for your vehicle. We provide 24-hour service and 7 days a week because we know situations like these can happen any time of the day.
How soon can someone come out and make me a replacement car key?
Sherlock Locksmith offers 24-hour service, 7 days a week. We have technicians available at any time, whether you have an emergency situation in which you need a key made right away or you want to set up an appointment for a technician to come out to you. Our average response time is 15-30 minutes, just depending on the time of day. We have technicians located all around Dallas and the surrounding areas so that they can get to you as soon as possible. We know how frustrating it may be to not have keys to your vehicle, and the last thing you want to do is call a company that makes you wait 2 hours for a technician to get to your location. We pride ourselves on delivering the best customer service possible. Sherlock Locksmith is a trusted company you can rely on to get to you when you need an emergency locksmith.
How long will it take to make a replacement car key?
The time it takes to make a car key really depends on the vehicle. It could take as little as 10 minutes or it may take 30 minutes or longer just depending on the mechanism of the vehicle. A car key is made by a key cutting machine. Every car has a VIN number, which is the car’s identity. This is for security purposes, and no two cars have the same VIN number. With the car’s VIN number we can input that into our computer system to generate the correct key cutting code for your specific car. This special code will only allow the key cutting machine to cut the key in a specific way so that the key will work in your ignition only. If the key is cut wrong, the key will not start the ignition.
A lot of older cars will use a metal key. This is the easiest key to make because the machine just needs to cut the key and it will work right away in the ignition. Newer cars have a transponder key that uses an anti-theft system to start your ignition. Inside the transponder key is a chip that has to be programmed correctly to the ignition. If the programming is not correct, the car will not start, even if the key fits in the ignition. Then there are some cars that have keyless entry and start, which need to be programmed also to the ignition and vehicle. So, just depending on the type of car will determine how long it will take the technician to make your replacement car key.
Why call Sherlock Locksmith?
Sherlock Locksmith is your most trusted local locksmith. We are a licensed company with years of knowledge and experience in the locksmith business. We offer affordable prices and reliable service. If you go to the dealership to make a replacement key, they will charge you more than any locksmith company around. If you need an emergency car key replacement, the only way to get a replacement key from the dealership would to tow your car there. That is going to cost you a lot of unnecessary money that will be an additional cost of what you will have to pay for them to make you a key. We are open 24 hours a day and provide mobile service. With a small service charge, we will come to your location no matter where you are and what time of the day it is.
We are a reputable car locksmith services company in Dallas, TX, and the surrounding areas. All our staff has many years of locksmith experience. You can call our friendly staff at any time if you need a car key replacement or simply have a question. Our office dispatchers will locate the closest technician to your location and send a technician to you when you need a replacement key. Our technicians have all the equipment, technology, and skills to make you a replacement key. Call us today at (972)200-1360 when you need a key replacement for your vehicle.