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Replacement transponder chip keys: Should you choose a dealer or a locksmith?

Replacement transponder chip keys: Should you choose a dealer or a locksmith? About two decades ago, car manufacturers sought to prevent theft by making transponder chip keys. This type of key contains an RFID chip programmed with a serial number that is unique and communicates with a receiver located in the vehicle called the immobilizer. […]

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Flatirons Locksmiths: Automotive Keys Aren’t Like They Used to Be

Flatirons Locksmiths: Automotive Keys Aren’t Like They Used to Be Automotive keys always have a way of getting lost or misplaced. Whether you think you put them in your pocket and forgot or you placed them somewhere in the house, unfortunately they aren’t as easily replaced as they used to be either. Before the late

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