Every once in a while when your garage door remote needs to be replaced, you can buy a new remote and program it to your door. You can use a similar technique to program a new set of car keys for your car.
Today, there are far fewer simple, low-tech car keys than there has ever been. The vast majority of cars today can be opened and operated without even having to have a key in the ignition. There are more car keys on the market that have a key fob integrated into the handle of the key.
Why do you need to program car keys?
If you have seen a programmable car key before, you have seen that many of them have buttons integrated into the handle. Their buttons are similar to that a car key fob, as they traditionally have.
- An unlock button
- A lock button
- A button to pop open your trunk or rear glass
- An anti-theft button to activate the alarm
Programming your car keys is important because it gives you the ability to use all of these features on your key.
What is car key programming?
Car key programming is the process of setting up an electronic key so that it is connected with your car so that it can effectively interface with and operate with the features mentioned above. You need to have an understanding of how these keys work and the specific steps that you need to take to successfully program these with your car.
Why you would need to program car keys.
There are many reasons that one might want to program a car key. If you need an extra key or key fob for your vehicle, cutting and programming a new key is a great way to create a backup key or give someone else access to your vehicle.
Challenges with programming your own car keys.
If you have never programmed a key for your car before, you should know up front that it can be tricky and frustrating at times. As we mentioned, you not only have to make sure that you have your key cut to fit your lock and ignition, but you also need to make sure that you complete the critical steps required to program the key to your car.
Key programming services.
Programming new car keys can be difficult, which is why our expert technicians would be happy to help you. Contact us today so that we can cut and program keys for your vehicle.