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At Fortified Auto Locksmiths we offer a fast and reliable service for replacing lost vauxhall keys. We provide motorists with a Vauxhall car key replacement service that is guaranteed to be both super convenient and a quick supply for your replacement Vauxhall keys.


Unlocking the Secrets of Vauxhall Car Keys


Are you a proud owner of a Vauxhall vehicle? If so, you already know that your car keys are more than just a means of starting your engine. They are the gateway to your driving experience and the key to unlocking the full potential of your vehicle. In this blog post, we will delve into the fascinating world of Vauxhall car keys and explore the features and functionalities that make them stand out from the crowd.


The Evolution of Vauxhall Car Keys


Gone are the days of simple metal keys that only served the purpose of starting your car. Vauxhall has kept up with the times by introducing advanced key technologies that enhance both the security and convenience of their vehicles. From traditional remote key fobs to smart keyless entry systems, Vauxhall has been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to car keys.


Key Features of Vauxhall Car Keys


Remote Key Fobs

Vauxhall remote key fobs allow you to lock and unlock your car with the push of a button. They also often include features like remote start and panic buttons for added convenience and security.


Keyless Entry and Start

Many newer Vauxhall models come equipped with keyless entry and start systems, allowing you to unlock your car and start the engine without ever taking the key fob out of your pocket or purse.

Immobilizer Technology


Vauxhall car keys are equipped with advanced immobilizer technology that helps prevent theft by ensuring that only the correct key can start the vehicle.


Remote Control Functionality

Some Vauxhall key fobs come with remote control functionality that allows you to operate features like the windows and sunroof from a distance.

Troubleshooting and Replacement

If you ever find yourself in a situation where your Vauxhall car key is lost, damaged, or not


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When you book Fortified you get a speedy, mobile car locksmith service that will come to you and provide you with replacement Vauxhall car keys. Serving West Yorkshire, our mobile car locksmiths have the experience and equipment to deal with all Vauxhall car models at a fraction of the cost of main dealers.


Why trust Fortified Auto for your replacement Vauxhall keys?


With so many companies offering the “same service” it can be difficult to know which auto locksmith company to book for replacing your Vauxhall car keys. We know price is important, but there are so many other factors to consider. We offer a competitive price, 12 months warranty, genuine Vauxhall keys, and a top level of customer service. Most importantly our customers are happy to recommend to us to others, so you can trust us to do a good job.


With experience comes knowledge and competence, which means we have seen pretty much every possible problem that can occur and always have a solution to ensure we can program Vauxhall keys without any exception.


My Vauxhall key is broken do I need to replace it?


Vauxhall keys are renowned for falling apart and breaking. If you key is broken it may be possible for us to make a quick repair rather than replace the whole key. Having said that it really does depend on the key as some Vauxhall keys still need to be replaced should they become broken or damaged.


Vauxhall car keys explained


Vauxhall vehicles operate with a number of key types. A standard manual key will open the door and start the car when turned in the ignition. A remote locking Vauxhall key will do the same, with the added functionality of locking and unlocking the car from buttons on the key fob. There are a few variations of the blade profiles on each key type. It is useful to note that the original style remote keys supplied with the Astra H and Vectra C are no longer produced and have been superseded by new flip style key fobs. Our car locksmiths know this so there is no need to worry if your replacement Vauxhall key fob looks slightly different to your original.


Both manual and remote locking keys contain a transponder key. This is not actually a key but rather a small chip concealed within the key that serves to deactivate the vehicle’s immobiliser box and allows the car to start. The transponder chip is now integrated into the remote PCB meaning only a remote key can be coded to the car and there is no chip to lose from the key when taken apart.


The latest models of Vauxhall Insignia’s now use a proximity style key which allows the car to be started at the push of a button. We can provide these keys and program them to your Vauxhall, even when all keys are lost.


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Programming replacement Vauxhall keys

Vauxhall cars are very popular in the UK so we frequently provide replacement Vauxhall car keys. We have invested in software that is able to extract the security code to reprogram keys to the car’s immobiliser box. In fact, we can provide the full range of remote lock and keys for all Vauxhalls.


For replacement Vauxhall keys the two pieces of information required are the “key number” for cutting the key blade and the “security code” for programming the transponder chip and remote locking fob. This information is held on your Vauxhall car pass, a credit card sized piece of paper that is usually found in the front perspex of the black leather manual folder that is supplied with the car.


Can you cut Vauxhall keys if I do not have the codes?


You may have lost or misplaced this piece of information or never received it if the car was purchased second hand. Do not worry as our mobile locksmiths can still provide you with replacement Vauxhall keys – many other locksmiths are unable to do this because they have not invested in the specialist tools and equipment required to extract the required information.


Our process for replacing lost Vauxhall keys is

with early Vauxhall cars, pre 2004, we have two ways of making a key. Extract the key number stored in the cars ECU, but if this is not possible we can remove a lock to see how the key needs to be cut. Then program a Vauxhall transponder chip we use software to extract the immobiliser pin. However in the event this is not possible we can eeprom.


Services Offered by Vauxhall Auto Locksmiths


Vauxhall auto locksmiths offer a wide range of services to Vauxhall owners, including:


Key Replacement: If you've lost your keys or need a spare, Vauxhall auto locksmiths can cut and program new keys for you on the spot.


Key Fob Repair: If your key fob is not working properly, Vauxhall auto locksmiths can repair or replace it for you.


Lockout Assistance: If you find yourself locked out of your Vauxhall, a locksmith can quickly and safely get you back on the road.


Ignition Repair: If your ignition is acting up, a Vauxhall auto locksmith can diagnose and fix the issue for you.

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