Car Key Programming 2016-12-20T22:32:29+00:00

#Help I need a car key programmed

Reprogramming broken car keys

From £80

Do you need, car key programming?

Did you know a standard locksmith probably can’t help you with car key replacement? That’s because most car keys today need more than just a key: they also need car key programming.

When you call AutoLocks, you get a team of fully trained experts at your service. They’ll quickly and easily program your car key’s transponder chip so it works with the immobiliser and you can drive your car again in no time.

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Car key programming, how its done?

Car key programming? Our specialist experts have all the essential training and tools required to get you back in your car and on the road!

I need car key programming can you help?

Vehicle lock issues that can ruin your day are “piece of cake” for us. You can call us 24/7 and a car locksmith will be at your side in as little as 30 minutes, anywhere in London or surrounding areas. Aside from placing a call to our friendly operators, all you’ll have to do is provide us with some information about your vehicle.

Call us with the following information:

  • Contact Number
    if your car is in a car park etc

  • Make and Model

  • The current location of your car
    please include postcode is possible
  • Registration Number
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We send our car specialist locksmiths all over London and surrounding areas including Kent, Essex, Surrey, Sussex and Hertfordshire.

We cover London and Kent

What happens after you call Autolocks

Our specialist car locksmiths reprogram both ends of the system, providing new keys as well as immobiliser codes. If your original key has been damaged, we’ll simply transfer the chip to a replacement key and you’re on your way!

Once he’s arrived, you’re just three steps away from getting your day back on track. The AutoLocks locksmith will:

  • Carefully enter your car
  • Examine your lock
  • Create a new key
  • Send you on your way

We have technicians on hand to answer any queries 24 hours a day

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But what about the transponder?

Transponder keys were designed to be theft-proof, and all cars since 1995 have them. The technology requires us to have sophisticated equipment in order to perform car key programming.

There is a transponder chip in your car key. When you place your key in the ignition and turn it to start, the transponder sends a signal to the Engine Control Unit in your car. If the serial number on the transponder’s microchip matches the immobiliser in your ECU, your car starts and you’re on your way.

Read our Autolocks blog.