A transponder key is used in order to protect vehicles from theft. Auto manufacturers have embedded a transponder chip in the head of most car keys today. This chip must be recognized by the cars computer in order for you to be able to start and drive it. If you’re unsure whether your car is transponder key equipped, contact American Lock and Key and we can let you know by coming to you. We offer mobile locksmith services in and around Brentwood, Antioch, Manteca, Modesto, Stockton, Tracy and Turlock.
If your key is lost you will need to have a new one programmed to your car. Even though your dealer may claim that they are the only ones that can provide this for you. I assure you American Lock & Key auto techs not only have the proper training and latest equipment to do this but they will also come to you. This will save you precious time by not having to drop your car off at the dealer and wait for their call.