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24-hour professional vehicle entry with zero damage

24-hour professional vehicle entry with zero damage

Getting locked out of your car can be a harrowing experience, particularly if you're away from home and it's dark outside. If this happens to you, it's difficult not to feel slightly panicked at first as you try to figure out the best course of action to take. If...

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Easter Promotion – Get 10% Off For Spare Car Keys

Easter Promotion – Get 10% Off For Spare Car Keys

Offer valid until Friday 22nd April 2022 All over the Easter period, Keys 4 Cars Ltd. are pleased to announce that we're giving all clients 10% off every spare car key that we cut. This means that now is the best time to grab yourself an extra key so you don't get...

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What is a transponder key and what does it mean?

What is a transponder key and what does it mean?

If you have a car that's quite old, say a pre-2000 model for example, the chances are it won't have any type of electronics in the key or fob whatsoever. It'll typically be just the key shaft with a solid plastic handle so that you can turn it once it's inserted in...

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Need a replacement car key fast?

Need a replacement car key fast?

If you suddenly find yourself in a situation where you need a replacement car key quickly and aren't sure of the best (or cheapest) place to go, get in touch with Keys 4 Cars first. You may instinctively assume that a dealership would be the best place to go and get a...

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Renault Scenic remote key fob/card replaced

Renault Scenic remote key fob/card replaced

If your Renault key looks similar to the one on the left in the above image, it's probably a good idea to get a spare sorted out sooner rather than later. Even if still works, you'll never be sure if or when it's going to fail. If it gives up the ghost just before...

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Will your phone eventually replace your car key?

Will your phone eventually replace your car key?

This article posted on Forbes recently looks at Apple's brainchild for a keyless entry system for your car. Although not available for older models, Apple's new Digital Car Key uses the iPhone as a virtual key to unlock your car when you touch it on the vehicle. If...

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5 Tips To Open A Frozen Car Lock or Door

5 Tips To Open A Frozen Car Lock or Door

As we’re now into 2022 and all the Christmas/New Year celebrations are only a distant memory, it’s time to wrap up warm and knuckle-down to the year ahead of us.  Aside from the longer nights and shorter day, it goes without saying that the first few months of the...

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