When key fobs first came out, they were mostly for higher end vehicles. Today, however, nearly every single new automobile comes with a key fob that not only includes a key to your car, but also allows you to lock and unlock it, turn on the alarm, and sometimes other options.
When you lose your key fob, it can be much more of a pain than simply losing a key. Key fobs need to be programmed to your specific car.
Take a look at this recent article.
Better Call Jackson received a call from Claire from the Northwest side of Columbus and she was fuming about the cost of replacing her fob, she felt the dealership was ripping her off to the tune of $425.
Better Call Jackson called several local dealerships and found the cost of replacing the fob from the dealerships can run from $200 to nearly $700, depending on make and model.
In an effort to save money, some consumers are buying replacement fobs for less than $40 over the internet., but it’s still not ready for your car.
“Some places will sell you the fob and not tell you about the programming cost or the diagnostic cost”, said Jeremy Kroy of Buckeye Lock. SOURCE: NBC4
If you’re looking for a new key fob to replace one that you have lost in the Lehigh Valley, your best bet is to call 24/7 Emergency Locksmith. We will provide quality replacements that you can count on without the exorbitant prices offered by dealerships. Call us today! (484) 891-1922