All modern vehicles built since 1998 are integrated with state-of-the-art immobiliser systems. While the immobiliser system can vary from model to model, they all share similar technology and a transponder chip.
Attempting to start a car with an unprogrammed key can potentially cause all manner of proble ms, with the most serious actually locking the vehicle down. If this occurs it can be expensive and time -consuming to remove the vehicle’s lockdown state.
Virtually all vehicles manufactured after 1997 incorporate a transponder chip within the head of the car key. If you’re still not sure if your key has a transponder, feel free to contact our friendly staff to assist.
The average cost to replace your car key can vary greatly depending on the make, model and various other factors. We stock a large range of genuine and aftermarket car keys for all makes and models. With our replacement car keys starting from just $75, why pay the extortionate prices car dealerships demand.
The main difference between genuine car keys and the aftermarket alternative is price. Genuine keys are more expensive, however our aftermarket variations are much more durable and even utilise identical RFID transponder chip as the genuine model. We can replace your lost/misplaced car key with are quality aftermarket option, and at a fraction of the price.