Locally Owned and Operated Atlanta Car Locksmith
Full Service Car Key Replacement
We Supply the Keys and Provide On-Site Cutting and Programming. Keys, Fobs, Remotes in Stock
Lost car keys made by VIN or spare car keys copied for most Domestic or Asian Cars, Trucks, and SUVs
We stock iLco LOOK-ALIKE brand aftermarket replacement keys that come with a 1-year parts and labor warranty against materials and workmanship defects.
We also have great prices on New, Used & Refurbished OEM keys if there's no dependable aftermarket option available.
We make lost car key replacement quick, easy, and convenient anywhere in Metro Atlanta.
SOS brings dealership car key programming AND car locksmith Laser-cut high security key cutting capabilities to you. We provide specialized, state-of-the-art automotive locksmith services. Whether you need a lost car key replaced by VIN, or a just new spare, we've got you covered with one call.
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- Keyless entry remotes -
- Remote head keys -
- Tibbe keys -
You can trust the experts at SOS will get your car started!
The NASTF VSP Registry program allows our lost car key Atlanta automotive locksmith direct access to key codes and security-related information from the automakers while protecting the safety and security of consumers and the integrity of their automobiles security systems.
Our experienced car locksmith are available to help you find an affordable and effective solution for your automotive key, fob, remote, lock and security issues. Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment with a Local Atlanta car locksmith.
Replacing a lost car key is no longer as simple as going to the local hardware store, but with SOS Auto Locksmith its easier than going to the dealer!
Newer cars use remote keys, transponder chip keys, and fob keys for added convenience and security. While this technology makes life easier, problems with these keys can be challenging, costly (upwards of $500), time consuming (can take hours or days), frustrating (waiting for a tow truck) and dangerous (unable to start your vehicle).
Lost your car keys?
We are here to help! We offer quick, reliable, and convenient service that will have your car running in no time.
You can rest assured knowing that your keys are in good hands. Our auto locksmith offers a wide range of services, including automotive key cutting, smart fob programming, transponder chip key programming, and MORE!
Our mobile car lock smith specializes in making replacement car keys using the latest Aftermarket and Dealership programming software along with our state-of-the-art CNC key cutting machine. No need for expensive towing to the dealership or waiting - we come directly to you.
In the past, struggling with lost keys or damaged car locks could be a huge headache. In many cases, drivers had to abandon their vehicle, beg a friend for a ride to the local dealership, or hire a tow truck.
Thankfully, there is no need to tow the vehicle to the dealership to take care of your cars lock and key needs.
Now, when you have an issue, our mobile car locksmith will come to your location with all the tools and specialized equipment needed to get you back on the road quickly.
SOS can make a car key without the original key.
The easiest way to replace lost car keys Atlanta is for a automotive locksmith to make the car key by code using the car’s VIN.
With the VIN, a NASTF Registered automotive locksmith can retrieve the original key and immobilizer codes from the automaker. With these codes, we're able to cut new keys that fit your existing locks and program the new keys, fobs, or remotes to the vehicle.
There are a couple of things you need to know about cutting a car key from the VIN:
This provides the original key for the car, if any of your locks have ever been replaced, this will not work. If you car is older than 2000, this method cannot be used because the code needed is not available.
Our mobile car key cutting and programming service utilizes a state-of-the-art CNC / Laser key cutting machine paired with the latest OEM and Aftermarket programming gear that enables our mobile car locksmith to cut & program nearly all high-security car key blades and smart fobs.
We make car key replacement fast, easy, and convenient.
If you're the registered owner of the vehicle, give SOS Auto Locksmith a call. We'll gather the information we need to get the right replacement keys, a 100% Guaranteed Quote, and let you know how soon we can be there. Next you'll just need to be ready to show our NASTF VSP your unexpired drivers license and ONE of the following documents: Certificate of Vehicle Title, Motor Vehicle Registration, Insurance ID Card (pulling it up on a phone app works), OR a Bill of Sale.
The same way the dealership does.
Our NASTF Registered VSP is authorized to retrieve a "keycode" using your cars VIN from the automakers database. From that keycode, our car key cutting machine knows which key profile to cut to fit your car's locks. Then, we'll insert the new blade into the door lock and unlock the door. Once we're in, we hook up the car key programming equipment and tell the car to let the engine start with the new key.
In order to access the automakers keycode database, the NASTF VSP Registry requires us to verify and upload a photo of the Registered Owners Valid Driver’s License and ONE of the following documents: Certificate of Vehicle Title, Motor Vehicle Registration, Insurance ID Card (pulling it up on a phone app works), OR a Bill of Sale.
Cars and Light Trucks manufactured from 1996 onward have extra security features built in to the key to prevent theft. These features include a “transponder chip” embedded inside the head of the key.
This technology prevents the engine from starting by turning the ignition by force or picking the ignition lock and makes “hot wiring” the vehicle impossible.
When a key is inserted into the ignition and the ignition is switched on, a transponder embedded in the head of the key is energized by an exciter coil that surrounds the ignition lock cylinder. Lost car key replacement atlanta
The energized transponder transmits a signal that contains its unique alphanumeric code. If the code received doesn’t match what is stored in the vehicles anti-theft system, engine starting is disabled.
You may need a replacement car key made when the teeth on the key no longer match the lock enough to turn it due to the wear. The key only works after trying to open the car door a couple of times or the transponder chip stops working. It's a good sign that your car key needs replacement soon since the car might not start when you need it.
It's important to recognize when your car keys need to be replaced so you know when you need to call a car locksmith. Before you're stuck with a car that won't start.
If car keys can be cut by VIN using an online service, why not order the keys online and avoid paying a locksmith to come out or towing the car to the dealer ? Newer cars have transponder keys (often called chipped keys). This means that the car key must be programmed to the car in order for the car to recognize the key, unlock the vehicles immobilizer system, and start the car. That online key won’t start the car until it is programmed to the car by a local locksmith.
Replacing a car key can be expensive and time-consuming. Car key replacement costs varies depending on the make, model year, and type of key, fob or remote required.
Transponder keys are the cheapest to replace at an average cost $150 - $250 for two new keys.
Keyless entry remotes can add an extra $50 - $100 per fob.
Smart key fob replacement cost range between $350 - $800 for 2 new keys.
If you’ve ever found yourself in this situation, you know how stressful it can be. But don’t worry—SOS Auto is here to help! We have the best car locksmiths and Automotive technicians who will get your lost car key replaced quickly and easily so you can get back on the road.
You don't have to pay a fortune just because the Dealership's your only choice. We offer great prices on Aftermarket and OEM replacement keys, fobs, and remotes. Plus, we never charge extra fees or ask for payment information over the phone—we only accept payment after your car starts!
So what are you waiting for? Give us a call today and let us take care of everything from start to finish! Call SOS Auto now at (404) 480-0396 if you need new car keys!
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