We choose to focus on 2 core services to be experts on:
Frequently Asked Questions
Sometimes! The locksmith that helps you can answer that since it differs from vehicle to vehicle.
With some of the cars, we can give you instructions on how to re-pair your spare key to the vehicle so you still have a backup set.
We’re not on-site for more than 30-40 minutes for key programming (per vehicle). Newer models have different security protocols that we have to work through when programming to ensure the key stays programmed.
This is highly dependent on the type of vehicle the replacement key is for. The average is $150 but it could be more or a little less depending on the make/model since each automaker has a different encryption process.
The best way to find out is to call and ask one of our friendly associates at (941) 304-KEYY (5399)
Most of our staff works during normal business hours and our response times is less than hour in most cases.
For high volume dealer key service we always appreciate a heads up – but we understand how things roll.
Sarasota/Bradenton and the Greater Tampa Area.
We can extend our service areas under certain conditions.
Unfortunately we do not. We are great at making car keys and we stick to that!
With that being said, there are some excellent local companies that do perform those services and we would be happy to refer you to them once we understand the full scope of your needs!
There will always be new security protocols / programming methods emerging which require new equipment. Sometimes the equipment is costly and it’s not a good business decision for us to purchase it purely based on the demand (or lack-of) for key duplication services.
While we can make about 90% of the keys, there will always be a few that we will need to get from a dealer. We can always facilitate this if you’re unsure what you need.