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Hey everyone! My friend hired locksmiths SW19 because he lost his car keys. Well, as far as I know, a regular locksmith can help those who get locked out of their vehicles. So does anyone here know what auto locksmiths do? What separates them from an ordinary locksmith? Any response would be highly appreciated. Thanks!
 

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Ok, so I will tell you what and automotive locksmith actually can do. He works with car keys and locks. As a example if you key is broken, he can make you with easiness a new one. When you are locked out of your vehicle and want immediate assistance an automotive locksmith can come and get you out of the car. They can do transponder and programmed keys, remove keys from the ignition. In other words there a a lot of stuff they can do. I recommend to look on Locksmith work with quality, for a proper explanation of what an locksmith and automotive locksmith can do. Logically and automotive one can do the same things as a simple one is able to do.
 

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Hello, everyone can someone tell me roughly what the deal is regarding reprogramming keys on newer VAG cars? My understanding is, your average locksmith or average joe can't do it these days due to not being able to grab the SKC/pin with specific tools. I won't mention the names of the tools outright as I don't know if that's against the rules or not, but a few automotive locksmiths were telling me newer cars don't allow you to program keys yourself and/or program it with their tools, forcing you to do go directly to the dealer. Why is that an auto locksmith? Does it have anything to do with various sorts of thefts that happen outside of the United States? Or is it just so the dealerships aren't losing a way to make money?
 

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i've had some dealings with chipped keys and some tools are available on fleabay but an expensive fix for one key and im not sure thats a security issue, if volvo have the tools then it's reasonable to think for diagnostic work etc aftermarket versions are available?
 
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