Types of Car Keys and How to Identify yours

Most ignition keys now have a transponder that electronically communicates with the vehicle to prevent theft the car won’t start if the key isn’t programmed to match it.
We can copy and repair automotive transponders keys for all small to large vehicles, with no need to go to the dealer. 

Laser Cut Car Key

 

 

Laser Cut Car Key

This type of key features grooves (cuts) on both sides of the key, making it difficult to copy and therefore more secure than a mechanically cut key.

Transponder Car Key
Transponder Car Key

1990 most manufacturers and car key makers started fitting their keys with an electronic transponder chip in the head of the key.

Mechanically Cut Car Key

Mechanically Cut Car Key

This type of key don't have chip. It will work for old cars and some cars after the year 2000.

Keyless car keys
Keyless (Smart) car keys

The owner will usually be able to touch a button or sensor to unlock the car and also a (Push to Start) button to start the car.

Keyless car keys

Remote keys

Car key remote controls is a battery powered and have got a press button on the car key fob, that will turn off the car’s alarm. 

Clé Fob Jeep

Fobik

FOBIK refers to a special breed of keyless entry,  Which usually fits into a slot in the dash in a manner similar to a normal key.

Car Keys types

Switch-blade or Flip Style Remotes

Switch-blade keys can be opened by pressing a button, and to retract it, you fold to close.

Valet Key

Valet Key

A valet key can control the door locks and ignition, but it cannot be used to gain entry to a locked glove box or the trunk.

VAT Key

VAT Key

This system comes in a form of a resistor chip which is added on the blade that provides additional security. this type of key mostly use for GM cars.

mazda smart card

Mazda Smart Card

Mazda Smart Card Keyless Remote Key Entry Fob Transmitter