Replacement Car Keys
Replacement Car Keys
Lost your car keys? If you need new car keys then you have come to the right place! We are ready to come to your location and make you a new key for almost every vehicle on the road today. In many cases we can beat dealership pricing and only cut keys from quality key blanks that will stand the test of time.
East Valley Lock & Key can make you new car keys today! Our expert technicians have the best equipment in the industry and are highly trained to make sure that your new car keys are of the highest quality. Our technicians can create most types of keys for vehicles on the road today, and most fall within 6 different categories:
Mechanical Car Keys
Mechanical Car Keys don’t require programming. They are usually found on older vehicles that don’t have electronic ignition systems.
Transponder Car Keys
A transponder key is a car key with a chip inside of it that is connected with your cars computer or immobilizer. They have been around and prevalent in the marketplace since 1995. Each key has a small microchip that has its own unique serial number, which tells the computer to start the car.
Transponder car keys have a more advanced system for disabling a cars ignition, so they are more theft-proof than the normal mechanical car keys.
They are more expensive to replace than normal mechanical car keys.
If you have lost your transponder keys for your vehicle, we recommend that you get a duplicate of your replacement keys and keep it in the same location. If you lose your keys again it can save you a call to us! The price will be minimal compared to another service call & VIN number purchase.
Laser Cut Car Keys
Sometimes known as high security car keys, it is cut on the sides of the assembly rather than on the sides like most car keys. Most include a transponder chip along with a remote key. Laser cut keys are also known as sidewinder or wave keys. We make laser cut car keys on certain vehicles, please call to see if your year and model can be recreated for you on site!
Remote Car Keys
Remote car keys have remotes that are built into the key assembly. They will usually have buttons for panic, unlock and lock car doors, and also unlock the trunk.
Fobik Car Keys
Fobik are sometimes known as car key fobs, they take specialized machines to make. There is no blade on a fobik car key, but they work by being inserted into the dash of a car just like a key. They have remotes on them which control the unlocking and locking of the doors, as well as the trunk locks in most cases. Chrysler, Jeeps, BMW’s, and Dodge vehicles are known for using Fobik car keys on there premium vehicles.
Proximity Car Key
Proximity keys are the highest priced car keys that we make at East Valley Lock & Key, it uses technology somewhat like Bluetooth, which is wireless. You do not have to stick the key in the dash to start the car. Cars that have proximity keys with have push button starts. We can make certain types of proximity keys for our customers, please call for availability on your vehicle.