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Remotes car keys in Grand Rapids MI. Replace or Duplicate car keys. Local locksmith.
1616 Diamond NE
Grand Rapids MI 49505
Need a CAR KEY? Duplicate or Replacement!
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For replacement car keys Grand Rapids MI call RemotesCarKeys. We'll quickly get you a quote and get your car running again.
We'll come to you and replace your car key. Usually within an hour or two -- 6 days a week.
If you need a quote, have a question, or would like to make an appointment; we are standing by to help out.
We specialize in replacing, duplicating and repairing car keys. We stock a wide variety of OEM (original equipment manufacturer) approved car keys and remotes for most makes and models on the road today. If for some reason, we don't have your key in stock, usually we can have it the next business day.
After the years 1998-2001 most vehicles were equipped with a transponder "chip" key. The chip is embedded in the plastic head of the key and you usually don't even know it's there working, until you lose your key. It's there for security reasons and unless the car recognizes this chip and is paired to the vehicle, the car will not start! Or if it starts, it will turn off within seconds. You will usually see the security /theft light lit up on the dashboard when you attempt to use a key without the required programming. IMPORTANT: IF YOU HAVE SPARE KEY AROUND, IT MIGHT NOT BE A WORKING CHIP KEY; DON'T ATTEMPT TO START THE CAR NUMEROUS TIMES. (CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP AND OTHERS WILL SHUT DOWN THE ENTIRE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM, CAR KEY SECURITY, (AFTER A FEW TRYS) AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA WORK, MAYBE EVEN A TOW TO THE DEALER TO FIX IT). -- CALL US.
Most car keys today, however, needs some kind of programming! It is the programming process that allows the key to recognized by the vehicles anti-theft system. Without this recognition, they car simply won't start. The key will turn in the ignition and fail to start or start for a few seconds and shut down. This anti-theft system is designed as a foil to thieves that might want to steal your vehicle. SEE WARNING ABOVE!
Don't replace your ignition before you call us. Replacing your ignition, when all you need is to replace the key is crazy overkill. It is usually much less expensive to replace the key and you will avoid the inconvenience of having a car you can't lock, because the new ignition key will not work in your doors / trunk.
Many people believe it is the replacement car key that needs to be programmed, but actually it's the car's computer that needs to recognize the new key. That's why the programming has to be done at the vehicle. That's why we come to you, if needed.
If you go to the dealer for a key and it requires programming, you will need to tow the car to the dealer (during dealer hours). Not very convenient--and also an added expense.
RemoteCarKeys.com is a division of A-1 Locksmith Service. With our fully equipped van, we come to you. Replacement car keys Grand Rapids MI as well as Kentwood, Wyoming, Ada, Comstock Park, Grandville and surrounding area, wherever the vehicle is (in Grand Rapids area).
Replacement car keys Grand Rapids MI 49505 in a hurry. RemotesCarKeys.com,
Is a Local Locksmith Service with 1-2 hour turnaround to replace lost car keys!
We'll need the following:
We are available SIX days a week.
Number to text photos of title, registration, or insurance certificate and driver's license -- (616) 633-9114