Key programming involves in basic form cloning a customer’s key to produce a spare through to more advanced programming such as remote keys. This process is carried using industry recognised equipment via the vehicles OBD port.
It can take anything from 5 minutes for a simple spare key to 60 minutes depending on the work required. On average a spare remote key takes 20-30 minutes to complete.
What do you need for a replacement vehicle key?
We need full registration and contact details for the customer and in some cases documentation such as a V5 (log book) and drivers licence for some lost key situations.
For all of your spare and replacement vehicle key needs, contact a member of our team, available when you need them, 24/7.
At North East Vehicle Keys, we are mobile locksmith which means we come to you, whereas the car dealer will require you to come to them. Car dealerships will have to order the key direct from the vehicle manufacturer, this can take up to 10 days and in the event you have lost all your keys, then you would also need to have your vehicle taken to the dealership, causing more expense and more hassle for you.
We will beat any genuine dealership quote on spare and replacement keys! The average time it takes to cut and replace a key is around 30 minutes!
We cover many popular makes and models such as Ford, Vauxhall, Fiat, Honda, Peugeot, Citroen, Renault, and many more car key brands.
As Vauxhall key specialists we deal with this popular vehicle manufacturer regularly and find the most popular vehicles in this range are Corsa, Astra and Insignia varieties, but if your car is not a Vauxhall, we have the skills and equipment for you replacement key needs.