Renault Clio Key Replacement – How to Unlock Your Car Without Calling the Dealership
Renault Clio key replacing is a challenging task. Most people would assume that the only way to resolve the issue is to contact the dealership for the replacement key through them. This is a time-consuming option and could leave you without an automobile for up to an entire week.
However you can save time and money by hiring a locksmith. They have Renault keys and cards in their inventory and can make a brand new key for you the same day you contact them.
Unlocking your vehicle
If you’ve ever locked your keys inside your car, then you’re aware that it’s a real pain. There are methods to unlock your car without having to call for help. In the beginning, you must try to determine if the vehicle is locked. You’ll be amazed at how many people are locked out of their cars because one door is not locked. Start by checking the trunk, as well as all doors.
If the door isn’t locked, then make use of a tool from your home to get access to an unlock button. The most effective tool for this purpose is a coat hanger made from wire, as it’s thin and long, and can be bent in accordance with the location of the unlock button within the vehicle. You could also use a credit or debit card or a knife to open the lock.
Once you have located the unlock button on your vehicle and you have it, gently pull it upwards. This will tighten the slip knot around your lock which will allow you to unlock your vehicle. This method can be used for both electronic and manual locks. If you’re not able to unlock your vehicle using this method, it is time to call roadside assistance, or a locksmith.
Reprogramming the key
If you have lost your car key the new one can be programmed for you. A professional can reprogram the key to work with your vehicle’s immobiliser system. They’ll need your vehicle identification number (VIN), that is located on a variety of official documents. Included are your registration, title and insurance card. This information is required to ensure that the new key is compatible with your vehicle.
You should always check the key before purchasing it. It should have an “bow” or the cover of a plastic. It’s visible on the front, near the lock button. When you press the key, it should make a sound of locking.
There are several ways to program the Renault key. These methods are risky and can corrupt the code in the module. It is best to speak with an expert, who will have a better understanding of the car’s security system and reduce the risk of corrupting data.
Renaults are extremely complicated system of keys and immobilisers. As opposed to most cars that can be programmed by connecting a tester to the car and pushing a button, Renaults need to be recoded by using laptop software. This takes longer and requires a different type of key. It is best to purchase a new key from an authorized dealer.
The key blade is replaced
Renault vehicles feature a key system which uses a transponder chip concealed in the key’s head. The key’s transponder chip transmits the signal from the ignition barrel to the immobiliser. The immobiliser stops the ignition, and prevents it from running until the proper response is received. This method is different from other systems that rely on remotes to unlock and start the vehicle.
Some Renault models use a card style key system. They look different, but perform the same function as normal keys. They are inserted into a dash-panel card reader and a push is required to start the car. The problem is that the cards may break or fail especially if used often. The cards can be repaired by a professional, but according to our experience it only solves the problem temporarily.
We offer a quick and cheap Renault key replacement service in your workplace or at home. We utilize laptop-based software to communicate with your car to replace or program a new key. This is much faster than the dealer process, and can be done on most Renault models. Our prices include the supply and programming of the new key. You will need to provide your car registration as well as an image of the key blade.
Replacement of the chip in the transponder
Modern remote central lock keys have a transponder that is paired with your vehicle. This means that, even though other people may have the same model of car as you, their keys will not work in yours. This is to protect you to stop thieves from stealing your car.
Renaults have a distinct immobiliser system than other automobiles, which means that the replacement key must be coded for your car. This requires setting up a link between the dealer computer and head office to activate an automated code process that can write new keys to the security system of your car. This can take between 30 and 60 minutes.
If your car’s key card is not working properly, you’ll be aware of it when the buttons on your car stop working or the reader displays “card not detected”. The card appears different from a regular metal key and functions in a similar manner, however instead of being inserted into the door lock, it is installed into the dash card reader.
If you’ve lost your Renault key or are looking for an extra set, Tony’s locksmith will be able to provide a replacement at affordable prices. renault key card can also replace the damaged blade on your key. He can even replace the key fob case, if it’s damaged or has worn out.