24-Hour Car Key Replacement Near Me

Futura Pro Laser Key Cutting Machine

Are you looking for an emergency car key replacement service nearby that can rapidly cut a new key for you, no matter where you are or what time of the day or night it is? Missing VIN on your car? Worried you won't be able to get a new key in time for an upcoming trip? Give the On-Time Locksmiths team a call at 888-978-7923 now and let us send over the nearest mobile car locksmiths in your area! We cover all US states and we can reach any location in less than half an hour.

Popular 24-Hour Car Key Replacement Services

Whether you have a valid VIN number we can use to simplify the laser key cutting procedure for you or you are stranded, in a car lockout situation, in an internet-free area where our locksmiths cannot access any VIN data, we can come up with the most efficient and affordable solution at a moment's notice. We carry the most advanced laser cutting machines in the industry and all our technicians have plenty of hands-on experience working with each of these devices. We can save you precious time and money by coming to your GPS location in case of an emergency. These are a few of the most popular emergency car key replacement services we can provide you with:

  • car key duplication

  • 24/7 emergency car key generation with VIN number

  • 24/7 emergency car key generation without VIN number

  • laser car key cutting

  • lock disassembly

  • key fitting by hand

  • manual key cutting

  • wafer-tumbler lock reading

Emergency Car Key Replacement Without VIN Number

New laser cut car key Whenever the VIN number cannot be accessed because of a missing Internet connection (usually in remote areas in the countryside) or for any other reason, our technicians can use a number of alternatives to cut a key replacement for you on location. One of these solutions is to search for the key code on the vehicle. Most drivers are unaware of the exact location of this code. Often times, the codes are found in the owner's manual or other original papers issued when the vehicle was purchased.

Keep in mind not all locksmiths are experienced enough to know how to make keys for older car models, and damage can result. For instance, an inexperienced locksmith could easily break the steering column as a result of repetitive and failed attempts to find the right key code. With a quick VATS interrogation, our technicians can prevent any damage to the car and steer clear from any disassembling work that is not necessary.

Provided the VIN number cannot be found in or around your car, we will accurately disassemble the lock and manually fit a key to it. This is one of the most efficient methods of making a replacement key. At the same time, it is also one of the most complex and demanding jobs. In order for a lock to be removed, our technicians will need to turn the lock. For this, a key is needed, or else our technicians will need to use a lock picking technique. High-end automatic locks will require some more advanced lock picking skills. Luckily, the On-Time Locksmiths team has the right manpower, updated equipment and know-how to handle any job on the spot.

At times, a car door lock uses a plain metal clip that keeps it in place by expanding to the door's edge. These locks can be removed with locksmith tools and the necessary key code can be read by peeking through the drain hole at the bottom. Our locksmiths have also found that the needed key code can be obtained by disassembling the lock on the glove compartment lock and make the cuts with the help of decoders, tryout keys, the reading of wafers or key impression procedures.

We can also rely on tryout keys for key replacement jobs without an immediately available VIN number. While the procedure is more complex compared to others, it is also one that guarantees almost zero damage to the locks. For lots of vehicles, around one-third of the data needed to create a new ignition key can be found in the locks. As for the rest of the necessary cuts, our locksmiths will only use a limited number of tryout keys. It is mandatory for this method to only be used by experienced locksmiths for cars. Our skilled technicians have the knowledge needed to use the best sets of tryout keys and finish your new keys without having to use any lock disassembling jobs.

We also specialize in using decoding tools for wafer-tumbler lock reading with the help of devices like the classic EEZ Reader or one of the other fourteen EEZ readers for different apps. All of these devices work with the help of a side that has been calibrated and a milled key tool, along with a slot milled in the blank, found across the key that matches the slide. The tip of the blank has another slot that has a bigger width in comparison to the tumbler's thickness. Our experts know how to read and use the index signs in order to figure out which of the tumblers are being decoded. Once the special device has been completely placed inside the lock, the slide will be pulled out, enabling the tumbler to reach the right slot. Our locksmiths will then read the spacing signs found on the shaft and decode the trapped tumbler by pushing the slide inside the tool up to the point it can touch the respective tumbler.

Laser Cut Car Keys

Also known as sidewinder keys, these are internal cut keys with notches in a straight blade placed within a curved groove on one or both sides, to allow the key to be inserted any way upwards. Our experts rely on advanced, accurate and top-quality laser key cutting machines, including vertical double-rods that can be geared up using punching or computer keys. With the help of light bulbs, guiding pins, belts and other specific tools, we can generate a new key for you on the spot.

Give us a call now and let us immediately send over the nearest mobile car key replacement team in your area for fast and affordable service! 

What Customers Say About Us

Jannie W.
W. 29th street
 

Dave is great! He was punctual and professional. And after installing the new locks on all of our doors, he cleaned up after himself! The same cannot be said for the last service I hired… would definitely recommend and use again!

Adrian Stanton
S Kenton Ave
 

We live not too far from Chicago and I spend about a hour and a half to get to my office. Mornings are always in a hurry for me and a broken door would be the worst I could expect. However, this was exactly what happened. I had no time to lose and so I called 247 Ontime Locksmiths. The expert guy from Locksmiths could fix the problem and I could go to work.

Tim Lewis
E Van Buren St
 

My car door didn’t open at all. Just a phone call to 24/7 Local Locksmiths and in less than 15 minutes I could drive my car again! Good job!