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Car Key Fob Programming

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Desert Locksmith is a mobile locksmith company that can come to your rescue when you need to get back into your vehicle. As such, we are a trusted locksmith in Phoenix, Arizona. The automotive services we offer are wide, including car key fob programming, which is designed to assist you with securing access to your automobile without compromising security.

How Keyless Ignitions & Remote Start Work

Infiniti car key fob getting programmed

Our car locksmith is an expert at programming car key fobs.

Keyless ignitions (remote start) let you start your engine from across the parking lot. The chips in proximity fobs transmit an ID number to the antenna coil. In turn, the antenna sends the signal to your car’s reader using radio frequencies. This reader powers the card that starts your engine. Prox fobs must be close to your vehicle to work, which works out perfectly from a security standpoint. While we don’t install remote start for cars, we can program your car remote and key fob.

Key Fob Programming History

The word fob originated around 1890 when it referred to a decoration attached to a pocket-watch chain. Today, a number of businesses have adopted keyless entry devices, including automotive manufacturers. A car remote fob makes opening and starting your car hassle-free.

Steps To Program Your Key Fob & Remote

remote head car key fob

Whether you have a keyed ignition or push to start, we can make you new car keys.

For new key fobs, you may think you are better off starting with the car dealership near you. However, we can supply you a new key fob and help you reprogram your key fob at a much better price. If you need help with key fob programming, provide the make and model of your car when you call for a Desert Locksmith technician. Sometimes, the owner’s manual has the instructions for your car, but it’s different for every manufacturer. Here are the basic steps we follow to program your key fob:

  • Get into the car and turn on the ignition.
  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine.
  • On the car’s electronic system, select the key program mode.
  • Press the appropriate button on the key fob that allows the programming that syncs up the fob to the car.
  • Test the key and try again if needed.

The process is complicated for some makes and models. That’s why it’s better to let a professional handle the job. Honestly, you don’t want to get into a situation wherein the car’s computer locks up while you’re in programming mode.

Phoenix Car Key Fob Replacement Procedure

In certain cases, we can program your car key fob replacement. Each make and model has a different programming protocol to follow. First, you need to buy a blank car remote fob. Some prox fobs cannot be reused, they must be re-flashed and set back to factory settings, so be wary of buying remotes online. Contact us for further information or advice on replacing your car remotes.

The Cars We Can Work On

Our technicians are proficient with programming proximity fobs from well-known manufacturers, including, but not limited to:

  • GM
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • Lexus
  • Honda
  • Chevy
  • Nissan
  • Ford
  • BMW
  • Audi
  • Mercedes

We also program fobs for all other makes and models including foreign, domestic, and German cars.

Desert Locksmiths Tradition of Excellence in Phoenix, AZ

Desert Locksmith is insured and registered. On top of that, our technician is a certified and highly trained professionals you can rely on. Call us when you need to get into your traditional keyed ignition vehicle or your push-to-start car and get back on the road.

We are proud to serve Phoenix, AZ and can travel to your location in Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe, Paradise Valley, Mesa, and Peoria. With over 15 years of experience, our family-owned and operated business has the latest equipment and security products to help you secure your vehicle.

Contact Desert Locksmith Today – Guaranteed Workmanship

Contact Desert Locksmith today for fast, affordable key fob programming services in Phoenix, Arizona. One of the best things that our customers enjoy with our service is that we offer free replacements and insurance in the event that we damage your car. This will give you full assurance that we always handle your car with utmost care to avoid any harm.

When you need a real locksmith in Phoenix, AZ or the surrounding cities you can count on Desert Locksmith every time.

We’ll come to you when you need us!
Our locksmith service is available in the following areas:

Phoenix | Tempe | Paradise Valley | Scottsdale | Glendale | Mesa | Peoria

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With over 15 years of locksmith service experience, Desert Locksmith provides Phoenix area residents with highly skilled commercial, residential, safe, and automotive locksmith services. Rest assured that your business, home, and vehicle's locks and keys will be repaired or installed quickly and professionally. When you need a Phoenix AZ locksmith, remember Desert. Call today at 602-301-5243.

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