1. What To Do If You Lose Your Car Key

    Don’t Let A Lost Car Key Bring You Down   We get it, losing a car key is never fun. Rarely do we lose our keys at a convenient moment, however, losing a key does not have to be the end of the world. Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we specialize in replacing lost keys. No matter the make or model, we have the resources in place to make sure that your inconvenience is short lived. In today Read More

  2. 3 Common Transponder Key Myths

    Transponder Keys Aren't That Mysterious   In the world of modern car keys, the transponder key reigns supreme. These keys have made it much harder for potential thieves to make away with your vehicle, and are a mandatory feature for new production model vehicles. Even with their widespread use, however, many people still don’t know all that much about transponder keys. While most understand…Read More

  3. Programming Your New Transponder Key

    Transponder keys require special replacement practices   Replacing your car’s key is not as simple as it once was. In the old days you could very easily get a duplicate key made at your local hardware store, and have as many spares as you wanted for a relatively cheap price. With the advent of the transponder key, all of this has changed. Now if you lose your car’s key, or simply want to …Read More

  4. Your Guide To Transponder Keys

    If your vehicle was built after 1995, it is likely that your car’s key contains a transponder chip. This chip, usually located in the main body of the key, communicates with your car’s on board computer through the use of radio waves. Through this process, your vehicle will recognize that the key detected in the ignition is coded to your car, and will allow the car to start. No chip, no igniti…Read More