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Automotive Key Make

Automotive Key Make

locksmith Salem auto key makeHave you lost your car keys and find yourself needing a replacement key? An automotive Salem locksmith would be able to produce a few different types of keys for your vehicle.

The most basic car key is the ‘laser cut key’. It possesses a rectangular blade with a wavy groove that is seen on both sides of the key. This key is made using a special key cutting machine and has the ability to open the doors and trunk of your car, but it cannot start the ignition. If you want to take your car for a spin, you will need to have the key programmed as well assuming your vehicle is equipped with a transponder system. Continue reading

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Transponder Auto Key Make

Transponder Auto Key Make

Locksmith Salem transponder keyHave you lost your car keys and don’t have a spare? You can call your local automotive locksmith in Salem. A locksmith will be able to make your keys with only a few key bits of information about your vehicle.

A locksmith will choose a key blank that is associated with the year, make, model and VIN of your vehicle. From this information, he or she will utilize a database that only locksmiths have access to. This database permits a locksmith to get the key code necessary to cut the car key accurately. Continue reading

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