Ford Key Buttons Don’t Work after Lockdown

If you're coming out of a long lockdown, we hope you've kept safe and virus-free. It's the middle of May 2020 and this week we've taken a lot of calls from Ford owners that are locked out. So this article looks at what to do when Ford key buttons…

Vauxhall Flip Key Repair Kit Instructions

Hello, if you're reading this then we're really pleased. Hopefully you've bought a Vauxhall flip key repair kit from our Amazon site and are reading this before you start the repair. Or, maybe you're just trying to find out the best way to fix…

Fiat 500x Key Not Detected

Problems with your Fiat 500x key not detected? We can help. Today we're looking at the new style of Fiat key. Its's a smart proximity key which means it doesn't have a key blade or an ignition lock. Instead, to start the car you simply need…

Smart Car Key Battery Problems

Trouble with your car not starting? Could it be due to the key battery failing? Amazingly, yes. We're going to look at the problems with your smart car key battery.   With many of the latest models having keyless car keys, we're…
Keyless VW Passat Won't Start
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My Keyless VW Passat Won’t Start

This week another bewildered customer called us wondering what to do. He was stranded, miles from home, telling us his Keyless VW Passat won't start, and believing it was something to do with the key. This is the model of car we're talking about…

Save Money on Car Keys

Every week we talk to frustrated car owners who are trying to save money on car keys. In the last ten years the cost of new car keys has slowly crept up. We've given quotes for keys with some hitting the £450 mark. This is crazy money, especially…
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Nissan Key Stuck in ignition 5 Things NOT to do

Over three years ago we spotted this unusual Nissan key stuck in ignition problem. I was at our shop in Lincoln, cut a new key for a Nissan Qashqai and started to programme it. However half way through key programming, the new key wouldn't come…
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Car Key Blade Swap Made Easy HOW TO

If you've found out how easily the latest car keys break, you'll be looking for a way to fix your problem. Fortunately, the keys that break most commonly are also fairly straightforward to fix. One thing that can trip you up is the car key blade…

Ford Transit Custom won’t start

It's the last thing you need. With a full day ahead of you and money to earn, your Ford Transit Custom won't start. Although there are hundreds of possibilities that require expert diagnostic help, we do know about one simple reason that is…