Transponder keys are becoming more common in today's cars. The word transponder comes from a combination of "transmitter" and "responder" - and it simply is a type of electronic key whose code is programmed at the time the car is made.
Your key, in essence, "speaks" to your car and tells it to start the motor. The biggest advantage to having a transponder key is that your vehicle becomes unable to be hotwired. Also, transponder keys can be programmed to unlock your doors from a distance, open your trunk, and turn off your headlights form outside the car. Several car manufacturers use transponder keys for their models, including:
Usually, losing your transponder key requires your car to be towed to the dealer and reprogrammed. However, we are proud to have NGS, DART, and other transponder programming equipment. Just give us a call, and we'll come to where your car is and get you set up with a new transponder key set.
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