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Professional Car keys Supply In Canberra

If you need help with your car key replacement or if you suspect your car key is having an issue with wearing or leading to no starts, then you need a new car key, We are here to assist you. We provide expertly cut and programmed keys for vehicles with or without transponder chips. Additionally, we offer a wide range of look-alike keys that are affordable price and match the design of your original factory key. Whether you require an emergency key or a complete replacement, we can supply the essential spare key to keep you driving.
How Does A Car Key Work In A Car
Car keys, ranging from traditional mechanical keys to sophisticated smart keys, are integral for vehicle security and operation. Mechanical keys physically engage the ignition lock, transponder keys add a layer of electronic security, remote keyless entry keys provide convenience for door locks and engine start, and smart keys offer a seamless, keyless experience for modern vehicles. Each type involves a combination of mechanical and electronic processes to ensure the car can be securely started and operated by the authorized user.

How Many Different Type Of Car Keys?

  • Traditional Mechanical Keys: Traditional car keys are purely mechanical and operate by physically engaging the ignition lock cylinder. 1) Insertion and Turning: When you insert the key into the ignition and turn it, the key’s grooves align with the pins inside the ignition lock cylinder; 2) Ignition: If the correct key is used, the pins will align correctly, allowing the cylinder to turn. This mechanical turning process activates the ignition switch, which starts the vehicle.
  • Transponder Keys: Transponder keys include a small electronic chip inside the key head, which communicates with the car’s ignition system.1)Insertion and Turning: Similar to mechanical keys, you insert the key into the ignition and turn it; 2)Signal Transmission: The key’s chip transmits a unique electronic signal to the car’s Engine Control Unit (ECU); 3) Authorization: If the signal matches the pre-programmed code in the ECU, the system authorizes the ignition to start. If the signal doesn’t match, the engine will not start, enhancing security.
  • Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Keys: These keys often combine the traditional key with a remote control for locking and unlocking the car. 1) Remote Functions: Using buttons on the key fob, you can lock and unlock the car doors, and sometimes even start the engine remotely; 2) Mechanical Key: They usually still include a traditional or transponder key for starting the ignition manually.
  • Smart Keys and Keyless Entry Systems: Smart keys or key fobs allow for a more advanced, keyless entry and start system. 1) Proximity Detection: The car detects the key fob’s presence when it is within a certain range, usually in your pocket or bag; 2) Push-Button Start: Instead of inserting a key, you press a start/stop button on the dashboard; 3) Communication: The car and the key fob communicate via radio signals. If the correct key fob is detected, the system allows the engine to start.
  • Keyless Entry and Start Systems: These systems use an electronic key fob for full keyless operation. 1)Unlocking: When you approach the car, it automatically unlocks the doors if the key fob is nearby.; 2) Starting: Inside the car, you simply press a start button while the key fob is in range; 3) Security: Advanced encryption and rolling codes are used to prevent unauthorized access and starting of the vehicle.
We are a trusted name for car key services in Canberra. If you think that you are having a problem with your car keys, give us a call now at 0402047221 for quality automotive assistance.