Have you lost your car keys & have no spare? Ottawa auto locksmith can replace your car key on site
At Speedy Locksmith Ottawa, we can replace the keys of different kinds of vehicles like cars, motorcycles, trucks, vans, and more.
We can provide replacement key on site quickly to clients in Ottawa and Gatineau.
We can also create spare keys using the latest key cutting or key programming technologies.
Even the most diligent and attentive people can lose track of their car keys.
You can drop them unknowingly, leave them behind in a café, lose them while out partying with friends, etc.
In such cases, you’re locked out of your vehicle unless there’s a spare key available and the car is vulnerable to theft.
Whether you have a chip key or a keyless fob, our auto locksmith can help.
Here’s a look at what you can do when you have lost car keys:
The locksmith will require some information about you and your car before they accept the job.
This is to ensure the entire process is legal and we aren’t participating in vehicle theft.
You need to provide details like:
Provide details about the current location if you are locked out of a vehicle and need an emergency locksmith service.
Different vehicles have different types of keys.
These keys can be divided into two categories; remote and non-remote or transponder.
The method of replacement depends on the type so it is a good idea to specify it when you call for a service.
Here’s a look at the options:
Types Of Car Keys
If your car key is lost or broken, you will need a fresh set with a transponder chip that is programmed to match your vehicle’s system.
The cost of replacing car keys can vary from one region to another and also depends on different factors.
You may face additional charges for emergency service calls as well.
The best way to get an accurate estimate is to call a local locksmith directly.
You can expect the price to be from 150$ to 500$ in Ottawa and Gatineau.
Factors that influence the cost include:
We are happy to provide quotes on the service so you can make an informed decision.
Our quotes are straightforward and have no hidden costs
If you have lost your vehicle’s only key, don’t worry.
We can provide a replacement key and reprogram it to work with your vehicle.
The old key is deprogrammed and will no longer work with your vehicle so there’s no need to worry about auto theft.
That’s why we always encourage clients to call an auto locksmith quickly.
Your car will be vulnerable to theft as long as the old key is still compatible.
The time locksmiths take will depend on the type of key, the model of car, and whether they have the required key blank in stock.
We make an effort to maintain a full stock of blanks for popular car brands and models.
In most cases, we’re able to provide replacement keys within a day.
Our team will give you a more accurate timeline when you contact them.
The average time to make a car key on site is 30 minutes.
Vehicle locking systems aren’t like residential locks.
You don’t need to replace the system to ensure your vehicle is safe from auto theft.
We can either reconfigure the vehicle’s locking program or deprogram the missing keys.
Deprogramming missing keys is fairly easy and only involves accessing the car’s database using special equipment.
We remove the entries for lost keys, which means they are no longer recognized by the vehicle’s system.
Most insurers only cover lost or stolen car keys through an upgrade or add-on packages.
Some policies do cover the related costs so it is a good idea to double-check before paying out of your pocket.
Read the terms and conditions mentioned on your policy documents to see if lost keys are covered.
Check whether claiming insurance will affect any other part of the policy before filing the paperwork.
We can deprogram (erase) your stolen keys or reconfigure the car’s locks and ignition to ensure no unauthorized person can gain access to your vehicle.
A locksmith can replace the keys of motorcycles, motor scooters, vans, caravans, trucks, and different kinds of cars.
We can also replace the keys of different manufacturers like Honda, Ford, Toyota, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Kia, Hyundai, Dodge, and more.
You don’t need to take your vehicle to the locksmith.
We offer a mobile service in Ottawa and Gatineau so you can request a visit from a qualified locksmith to handle the issue.
If you want to know more, don’t hesitate to contact Speedy Locksmith Ottawa today!