Does your key look like either of these? If so, then you are in danger of permanently damaging your door lock and ignition, causing them to eventually fail entirely and need to be replaced. Replacing the ignition can on some cars be as much as a thousand dollars! Here’s what you need to know. Take … Read more
We hear this almost every day. The flip keys and remote head keys supplied by the car makers just don’t hold up under heavy use. The worst are Honda, followed by Chevrolet & Ford. They either physically break apart, or the buttons wear out. The one in the picture is a Kia Optima and the … Read more
I love this career. Every once in a while I get to work on something really cool. This is a (highly modified) 1935 Studebaker Commander President. The owner told me that only the body is original. Everything else is high performance. When he bought it, it didn’t come with a door key, so that is … Read more
If the keypad on your gun safe looks like the one in the picture, please call me or any other certified locksmith or safe technician to discuss options. The main characteristic is the 3 lights in a vertical row on the left side. There are 2 kinds of keypads that look like this. The keypad … Read more
News Flash: You dont have to use the car key provided by the auto maker. You have OPTIONS. The new automotive “integrated keys” or Remote Head Keys are convenient and they look good. The problem is, they break, frequently. In my experience Honda is the worst but all of them wear out or break. The … Read more
I get these calls a lot. Either the keys are lost or the driver is locked out. This one is a 1998 model. I was able to manufacture a new key for this customer using some locksmith magic and without taking anything apart. A few minutes later he had a set of working keys.
Locksmith life is always interesting and each week brings something new that I have never seen before, or where it has been years since I worked on something similar. This month I’ve had a run on old antique Coke machines. The one on the left was purchased knowing there was no key available. No problem! … Read more
This stuff can KILL your key, and it could kill YOU. When these bling rings are installed around the ignition lock they interfere with the chip inside the key and how it talks to the car. The result is your car wont start until the bling ring is removed. (there is a warning on some … Read more
At Lockpro Locksmith, it doesn’t matter if you need a low tech “skeleton key” to an antique mortise lock, or a high tech laser-cut car key and remote, we can do it all and everything in between.
Do you have a 1999+ or newer GM pickup truck with a locking center console.? If you need a key, even if yours is lost, we can help at LockPro Locksmith. No need to go to the dealer. GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Suburban, and Chevrolet Tahoe pickup truck center consoles use a special non-automotive lock made … Read more