Why Car Key Can Be A Bit Costly
Why Car Key Can Be A Bit Costly
You lost your only car key amd you stranded outside in a cold day thinking what you can do? While you think to call a locksmith, you also think about the cost you may need to pay in order to replace your car key.
It’s been discussed a lot about the cost to make a new car key. Especially today, when auto security is keeping developing and more cars need electronic keys and key fobs, car keys became a bit costly. Our car key specialists can easily help you whenever you’re in the Lehigh Valley. Professional car key locksmith in Bethlehem, Allentown, and Easton. A mobile car key service is only a phone call away to get you back on the road as soon as possible.
What Car Key Costs Involved?
Unfortunately, there are some expenses that need to be considered when making your new car key. First and foremost is the price of the key or key fob of your car. Other expenses are payments on your vehicle code services and paying the token on the vehicle keys programming machine. As a matter of fact, we’re paying $40 token on our automotive keys programming machine. This means every car we program, we pay $40.
Many customers told us that they don’t know how we make a car key. We are happy to share our experience and the way we make your car key. Please follow this list in order to find the expenses of your car key.
Transponder Car Key or Smart Key Fob
This is one of the main costs to make your car key. A transponder car key, key-less entry fob, or a smart key fob cost can vary from $50 to couple hundreds of dollars, depend on your car, year, brand, and model.
Some cars cannot take an aftermarket key fob, for instance; smart key of Mitsubishi, Mazda, and sometimes even Toyota. These OEM key fobs are usually much more costly than aftermarket smart car keys.
Automotive Key Codes
Every locksmith is registered to NASTF. NASTF is The National Automotive Service Task Force and is a cooperative effort among the automotive service industry, the equipment and tool industry, and automobile manufacturers (OEMs), to ensure that automotive service professionals employed outside the OEMs franchise system have the information, training, and tools.
Automotive Pin Codes
Some cars need a special pin code in order to program a car key or a smart key fob. This cost is in addition to the key code of your vehicle. We, at LockTech24/7 are able to get most of the pin codes or BCM codes of your vehicle.
The programming of car smart key can take either a few minutes or a long time to figure out the system. There are many parts of your anti-theft system that need to be considered when programming your car key.
Paying Token on Programming Machine
Do you know… not just a professional locksmith needs to buy the car key programming machine, but he also needs to pay “token”, a “transaction fee” for every car key he program. We, at LockTech24/7, we have several car key programming machines. With this in mind, we pay tokens on every one of them, between $10-$40.
Your #1 Mobile Car Locksmith Company & Automotive Services
Although car key service can be a bit costly, we, at LockTech24/7 promise to stay low as we can. Unlike other locksmith companies that charge you hundreds of dollars, when you call us you can rest assured you get a fair price, not to mention affordable prices, despite all the expenses.
LockTech24/7 of Northampton PA is your #1 local locksmith service provider in the Lehigh Valley. From a simple mechanical car key to a transponder and electronic automotive key, we can help. Call us day or night, weekday or weekend, we care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
LockTech24/7… your #1 to call!