Getting your car keys replaced doesn’t have to mean a pricey trip to the dealership. And fixing your ignition doesn’t have to mean leaving your car at the mechanic’s for a week. Your local auto locksmith is trained to repair, replace, and reprogram your new keys and make sure your ignition system is in great shape, for a fraction of the price.
Here are a few reasons to trust your Buffalo NY auto locksmith with your car key and ignition replacement and repair!
Red Key locksmith has a variety of keys on-hand
From mechanical keys to modern FOBs and smart keys, Red Key LLC has a range of keys on hand.
This will mean that the turnaround time for your new key is so much shorter than you might expect. And you don’t need an existing copy of your keys to order a new one. Simply call your local auto locksmith with your car’s VIN number, and they’ll be able to tell you if they have your car key in stock.
In the case that we dont have your car key in the store, we can easily and quickly order a new one. We know exactly what to order, so you don’t have to spend time looking for the right key online.
Red Key can program your keys, no matter your car make and model
If you’re replacing a mechanical lock, your locksmith will be able to cut your key in the shop for immediate use. Of course, smart keys and FOBs take the extra step of programming.
Instead of trying to figure out the instructions on how to program a new key in your car manual, you can leave this job up to the pros. Your auto locksmith can program your car keys so that you don’t have to fuss with finicky technology.
Safely extract broken keys
If you broke your key in your lock, there are a few reasons why you might not want to extract it yourself. On the one hand, key extraction is a tricky task. Without specialized tools, you might end up wasting time trying to remove a broken key that won’t budge.
And, you could risk damaging the lock and having to call out an auto locksmith to fix it. This could potentially involve having to remove the lock and repair or replace it.
Best to call out your locksmith in Buffalo from the start and avoid damage to your car. We have a set of specialized tools for key extraction and can remove the broken key in a matter of minutes.
Problems with your ignition? Red Key locksmith can fix it on site.
Often, when a car owner has a problem with their ignition, they assume that only a mechanic can fix it. But auto locksmiths are actually well-trained in fixing ignition problems, even if the ignition needs to be replaced entirely!
One of the big differences between using a mechanic and a locksmith for ignition problems is that you won’t have to tow your car to a garage. Instead, your auto locksmith will come to you with all the tools they need to fix the problem. It’s fast and convenient, not to mention cheaper!
We can even fix minor problems, like a dead or faulty car key battery
The batteries in car keys are meant to be long-lasting, but every once in a while they do die. And, if there’s a problem with the battery, they’ll die more often than you would expect.
Your auto locksmith will be glad to assess the problem and repair your car key so that you never have to worry about finding yourself without a functional key.
How much can you expect to pay an auto locksmith?
In the Buffalo NY and Erie county, you can expect a basic auto locksmith service to start at around $60. There are a few factors that could affect the total price:
- The level of technology in the car key. In general, smart car keys are more expensive to replace. This could also affect the amount of time it takes to reprogram the key.
- How quickly you need the key replaced. If you’re locked out of your car, key replacement may be a top priority. Your locksmith will make sure that you get your new keys as soon as possible
The next time you need a car key replacement or repair, call your local auto locksmith in Buffalo NY, call Red Key LLC.
No matter if you lost your car keys, are having problems with your ignition, or broke your key in the lock, your Buffalo NY auto locksmith will come to you with the solution. With their help, you’ll be driving around with more money in your pocket!