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Car key repair and replacement in Bristol

Posted on November 17, 2020 at 1:39 AM Comments comments (64)
We always use quality batteries here at E.K.S. Before replacing the battery in the key we will check its operation. After replacing the battery we will once again check its operation. It may be that there is a fault with the remote and it might need recoding or replacing.Checking your transponder is reacting correctly to interrogation.Is the remote emitting the correct frequency requesting the vehicle to open? Are all the micro switches on the remote operating correclty? Before carrying out a repair, changing a battery or even supplying a new remote key we will always check your existing keys operation. 

Auto Locksmith Bristol, Key Duplication Service.

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 6:38 AM Comments comments (0)
 Don't forget that we're a fully mobile Auto Locksmith service here at Express. Or If it's a spare key you need we have off street parking and there's discounts to be had if you come to us. 
Give me a call for quotes on 07976 974053.

ebay keys aren't always a good idea.

Posted on January 1, 2016 at 2:37 PM Comments comments (0)
  Please be aware of eBay keys. I'm getting more and more customers buying keys just like this which may be impossible to reuse if previously coded or in extremely poor condition. Much of the time it's your hard earned money simply wasted.

Just a few of our qualifications.

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)
Just a little background on our qualifications in the motor trade. This is why we can be trusted with your vehicle and your pocket at Express Key Services

New after market fob.

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 10:13 AM Comments comments (106)
  We can now supply a great little after market fob that will happily code to a number a manufactures including BMW, MAZDA, HONDA, KIA and HYUNDAI to name but a few. 
  It offers a reliable alternative to a sometimes very expensive OEM remote or a great addition to a faulty one as in this photo. 
  This customer had a faulty BMW 320i remote and we gave him this simple little addition at a third of the cost of a original main dealer remote. It also side steps any risk which occurs when attempting to cut a faulty key apart to perform a repair.

Express Key Services - Vehicle Lock & Key Specialist

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)
Lost your keys? Locked them in your vehicle? Is the lock or key faulty? Bristol's only professionally mechanically trained Auto Locksmith can help so give us a call.  When your using a vehicle for work you need a reliable key and working lock or it can cost you a few days loss of earnings. We supply and fit door and ignition locks from as little as £75 here at Express - Bristol's Preferred Auto Locksmith service.

Lost car keys in Bristol

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)
Express Key Services offer a car key eprom service in Bristol. In some cases when a customer has lost all the keys for their vehicle the only way a main dealer can help is by replacing the ECU or immobilizer box which will then come with new keys. This can cost in excess of £1500 in extreme cases but don't worry we may be able to help at a fraction of the cost. 

The best car key repair service in Bristol

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 12:11 PM Comments comments (0)
Express Key Services. The best when it comes to car keys in Bristol.
 We maybe the most competitive Auto Locksmiths in Bristol but we are also the best when it comes to a car key repair service in Bristol. When it comes to car keys we won't be beat when it comes to quality in Bristol period.

Renault key cards cut and coded.

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 9:57 AM Comments comments (0)
 Here at Express Key Services we supply and code Renault Key Cards for as little as £145. We only use genuine cards unlike some other local auto Locksmiths and are as much as £70 cheaper than the main dealer.  

Invisible security (Behind the scenes)!

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 12:04 PM Comments comments (0)


 Are you aware your vehicle key has an immobilizer system built inside it as standard?

 These systems have been present on many vehicles including Cars and Commercials since the early 90's. Sometimes they were incorporated into the central locking remote which deactivated the immobilizer system when pressed to open the doors. But more commonly (as is the case today) a separate system which works behind the scenes independently of any other with the driver oblivious of its existence.

 These systems can be likened to those employed by most big chains in retail. Everybody's had the alarms go off just as they were about to exit a store because the checkout assistant hasn't swiped your goods correctly! Well the "Transponder Chips" buried inside your key head work similarly to those labels on the goods in these stores. These chips authorize the starting of your vehicle and are the main reason a thief can no longer hot-wire your car like in the movies. You can see examples of these chips shaded in pink or surrounded by red in the pictures above.

 As Auto locksmiths coding and cloning these chips is a important part of what we do. Why not pop in and inquire about a spare if you need one. We'll be happy to demonstrate the presence of a chip in your key!