Options if you have lost a car key
We have all been there – losing a car key is a panicking experience, especially if you realize you don’t have them at precisely the moment when you need to get in your car and drive somewhere. Worry not read through our guide containing options you have if you have lost a car key:
Use the spare key: Ok, maybe this one is a bit optimistic, but in the very worst case scenario, you will learn to next time keep a spare key in a safe place for when you next lose your car key! Car lockout solutions: A trained, certified and insured car locksmith is able to perform a variety of tricks-of-the-trade for a reasonable price if your keys are locked inside the vehicle or you know where they are but can’t get your hands on them. These re called “lockout solutions” and can be as straightforward as using special tools to pop one of the doors open, to something a little more specialized, such as an ‘open trunk technique.’ Remember that for insurance purposes, you should never ask anyone other than a professional locksmith to do this sort of thing.
Immobilize your vehicle: If you have a car made recently, it will have a bunch of special security features to secure if even if you don’t have the key to lock it or move it yet. Transponder key programming is a very effective anti-theft electronic chip that you can activate in this kind of scenario to secure your vehicle. Call Best Bay Locksmith: Our 24 hour emergency car locksmiths use the very best in mobile key- cutting technology and can come to your roadside location to cut new keys. Help is on its way!