Replacement Key For Renault Clio

Renault cars come with a complicated immobiliser system. If you lose just one key, the only way to replace it is to contact a Renault dealer who will then order an replacement from France.

We offer a more affordable and quicker alternative. We have all Renault keys and cards in stock, so we can offer you a replacement within an hour of your call.

Keys with chips Keys

If your Renault has transponder chip, it will only start when you use the correct key. This prevents car theft by stopping the engine from running when a wrong key is used.

The chip has an individual serial number that matches that of your car’s computer. When you insert your new ignition key, it sends an alert to the immobiliser that then checks to see if the code on the chip matches up to the one stored in the system. If the match is successful, the car will allow fuel to flow or activate the starter motor.

If the key is unable to send a match, or is not recognized by the immobiliser, the car will stop working and enter an emergency lockout mode. It usually takes between three and four minutes. You won’t be in a position to drive the car after this occurs and you will need an additional key.

You’ll need to call your local auto locksmith to obtain a replacement key. They’ll be able to determine the appropriate cuts for your specific vehicle. Once they have this information, they can create a duplicate key. They will also be able to programme the new key into your car so that it will start.

Key Cards

Renault key cards are very different from chipped keys, but they work in the same way. The card is placed in the car’s dash panel and when the key button is pulled, it will unlock the car and when the engine button is activated, it will start the vehicle. The key card can be encrypted so that you gain access to specific areas within the building. This will stop anyone else from driving your car, or accessing certain areas of your office.

The issue with these types of keys is that over time the plastic card will degrade and the internal workings can crack or bend. You’ll see a message saying “card cannot be detected” on the dash, or perhaps a blank screen. This is an indication that the card must be replaced.

We have these cards in stock and can cut and program a new Renault key at home or workplace. We can also connect to your vehicle using laptop software and transfer the transponder code from your old key to the new. This saves you having to visit an Renault main dealer and wait for them to get your replacement key from France. This can be a long process that in some instances may leave you without an automobile for up to a week.

Key Fobs

The key fobs of today come with more functions than simple lock and unlock commands. Some fobs include the ability to remotely open and shut the car doors, and start the vehicle. Some have a button that can open the windows and others let drivers summon and automatically park their car.

Most of these functions require the key fob be in close proximity to a door’s latch to activate, however some features can be activated by pressing the key fob’s buttons in rapid succession. renault clio key come with security measures that stop their signals from being copied and intercepted. You may be able obtain a new key fob from the manufacturer. However, this could cost you more than you anticipated.

Renault also has cards that can be inserted into the card reader located on the dashboard panel. The cards emit a code that allows drivers open doors and start engines. If you lose a key card, your insurance provider may pay the cost of replacing it, however it will count against your deductible.

The Car Key People stock Renault keys and cards, so that we can program and cut a brand new Renault card for you on the same day you contact us, saving you both time and money. We use laptop-based software to communicate with your car’s computer to program in new key fobs. This is a lot faster and more affordable than contacting a Renault main dealer.

Remote Keys

Remote keys are the kind of key with a remote control unit incorporated within the head of the key. They are extremely useful since they provide an extra layer of security against burglaries and help with car security. The key blade of these types of keys isn’t cut along the edges like conventional flat metal keys and they come with a unique serial number. These keys are designed to replace traditional flat metal keys. They are much more difficult to take and are only used by the owner of the vehicle. They can be programmed by a dealer or a locksmith with an instrument for diagnosing.

Some people are mistakenly thinking that transponder key fobs and transponder keys work the same way. Understanding the differences between the two will make it easier to understand their purpose. A transponder key is used to unlock the car doors but it also serves to start the engine. This is done by sending a signal from a microchip that is in the car key to the engine. The microchip will identify the vehicle’s unique serial number and then turn off the immobilizer.

It is crucial to remember that a dealer can only program the key fob when you have identification document or proof of ownership. This will stop thieves from jotting down the VIN to go to a local part department to program the key fob to another vehicle. Some online stores may offer to program your key fob for you but they’ll probably need proof of ownership prior to sending it to you.