Lost The Last Key To Your Older Model Ford?
Over the course of a decade, you will certainly lose a couple of keys to your car or truck. You give one to a friend or neighbor when they need to borrow the vehicle and fail to get the key back. Lose one in a move. One of the keys might have been left behind at a hotel or donated with an unused handbag. Now, you find yourself locked out of your car, and you realize you have lost your last key.
Normally, this would not be a big deal. You would just get a friend to take you by the local dealership and have a new key cut. However, your car is more than 10 years old, and it is a Ford. You will be surprised to learn that a Ford dealership cannot make new keys for cars and trucks that are more than 10 years old.
So what do you do? Your best bet is to call a locksmith. Not all locksmiths service automotive so you want to find one who does. Your vehicle is stranded and you cannot get to where you need to go so you should probably look for mobile service. The locksmith will quickly get you back into your older model Ford and make a new key for it too. You can even have a couple of spares made for the car at the same time. Another issue that many locksmiths are able to help you with is the programming of the transponder chip in the key to the vehicles immobilizer. Even if you cut the right key and it is able to turn in the ignition you still won’t be able to start many of the older Fords without this programming of the transponder so it tells the immobilizer that it is ok to allow the engine to be started.
A locksmith will provide you with professional service and get you back inside your Ford car or truck easily and on the road quickly with the least hassle. They will offer you a reasonable rate for the new keys and the service visit to get you inside a locked vehicle. In many cases, a locksmith is less expensive than visiting your dealership for Ford keys for new models as well, such as those with the new remote head keys and laser cut keys for the newest of Fords models.
At Flatirons Locksmiths, we take great pride in offering outstanding customer service and reliability. Please contact us today for fast service.