Categories for Automotive Locksmith

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Can I Rekey a Lock Without the Original Key?

August 11, 2021

If you are interested in re-keying a lock, and then the typical ways to use the original key. By taking a look at the original key or comparing it to the lock, it is possible to rekey just about anything. At the same time, you may not necessarily have the original key. Therefore, you may think it is impossible to rekey a lock. Fortunately, this is not always the case. There is a way for you to rekey a lock without having the original key. What are a few of the most important steps you need to follow? Take a... View Article

How Do Locksmiths Verify Ownership?

July 22, 2021

If you have trouble accessing your home, office, or vehicle, then you’ll probably reach out to a locksmith for help. At the same time, how does a locksmith know that you are actually the owner of the property? How do they know that you aren’t simply posing as someone else in order to gain unauthorized access? Fortunately, locksmiths have a way to verify ownership before they get to work opening a specific lock. Whether you work with a commercial locksmith or a mobile locksmith, all owners will be verified before being given a master key replacement. Learn more about how... View Article

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Where Can I Get a New/Extra/Replacement Key for My Subaru?

April 21, 2021

Over the years, Subaru has offered reliable cars that have developed a strong following. Many of their models stay on the road for years, so replacing their keys can be a lesson in different methods for different model years. If your Subaru was built prior to 2003, chances are that your vehicle key does not include an immobilizer chip, so you will just need to duplicate a standard metal key. This can be as simple as taking your key to a hardware store or locksmith that has Subaru blanks. If your provider doesn’t have them, Nissan blanks may work as well, but... View Article

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How Do I Get a New/Extra/Replacement Key for My Chevy?

April 14, 2021

Replacing or duplicating the keys for your Chevy vehicle does not have to be a stressful task. Understanding the part that your keys play in your vehicle operation will help you figure out what is the best method for getting new keys in a cost-effective, low-stress way. The most important information to know is the year your car was built. For classic Chevys, just getting a duplicate metal key is all you will need. A dealership or just about any locksmith can do this, but you’ll need to have proof of ownership and a key to duplicate. For this reason, getting multiple... View Article

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How to Have Volvo Keys Made

April 7, 2021

Volvo’s line of vehicles are well-known for their longevity on the road and with all those years on the road, misplacing your Volvo keys may become more likely. Because of their reputation, replacing your keys begins with understanding the type of key you have. Older models with standard keys and no fobs or embedded microchips are the easiest replacements to make. You’ll only need your VIN and proof of identification and ownership to work with a dealer or a reputable locksmith to get replacements. For model keys with fobs or microchips replacement may require a Volvo dealer or a qualified locksmith authorized to handle Volvo... View Article

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