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5 Common Ignition Key Problems

The ignition key is critical, serving multiple functions. It starts the engine by completing an electrical circuit, allowing power to flow to the starter motor. This key also provides essential security, as only a matching key can be used to start the car, preventing unauthorised access.  Ignition key problems can significantly affect a vehicle's operation, [...]

Common Ways Car Keys Are Lost or Broken

Car keys are an essential part of our daily routine, allowing us the freedom and mobility we often take for granted. However, the inconvenience caused by lost or broken keys can disrupt our day and cause unexpected challenges. Understanding the common ways in which car keys are lost or broken can help us take preventive [...]

What to do if you lose your van keys?

Losing your van keys is an incredibly frustrating experience, particularly if your vehicle plays a crucial role in your daily routine or business operations. However, this unfortunate event doesn't have to bring your day to a standstill. By taking calm and considerate steps, you can resolve the situation efficiently. This blog post outlines practical advice [...]

How Much Does An Emergency Auto Locksmith Cost?

When you're locked out of your car the immediate question that pops into your mind is often the cost of rectifying the situation. At Immotec, understanding this concern, we offer detailed insights into the pricing of our emergency locksmith services, ensuring transparency and trustworthiness. In an emergency lockout, the cost can vary widely based on [...]

How to get a replacement car key?

Losing your car keys can be a challenging experience, but it's a hurdle you can easily overcome with the right approach and expert help. This guide will help with your understanding of each step in the replacement process. Initial Calm and Assessment It's natural to feel panicked when you can't find your keys. Before jumping [...]

Lost Your Car Keys? What Should You Do?

When you have lost your car keys and first realise they are missing, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Immotec, with its auto locksmith and immobiliser repair services, is here to alleviate that stress. Here is our step by step guide for when you find yourself in this stressful situation. Lost your car keys? Now What? [...]

Remote Key Programming

Most modern vehicles can be unlocked using an electric fob with a microchip, sometimes called a remote car key. With the help of some ingenious technology, your automobile's computer system can interact with your car keys, enabling one-button locking and unlocking of the doors. The electronic key fob is specially configured to be detected by [...]

Immobiliser Repairs

Three parts make up an automobile immobiliser: a control unit, a relay unit, and a key. An electronic immobiliser prevents a vehicle from starting unless the proper key or key fob is used. When you start your car, the key or fob sends an electronic code to the ECU, which is how car immobilisers work. [...]

Car Key Duplicates 

Your best option for assistance with car key duplicates is to use a professional auto locksmith service like Immotec. Any ignition key for any vehicle can be duplicated and cloned using our specialised equipment. In addition, we provide mobile and same-day delivery if you lose your spare key. The simplest and most practical way to [...]

Coronavirus Information

During this worrying Coronavirus outbreak, we will be providing an emergency auto locksmith service that is within governmental guidelines. Our policy is, as always, to keep customers and our staff safe and we have taken the following specific measures with respect to the conoravirus: Keep safe Tom & The Immotec Team