Toyota Key Replacement

We rely on our cars to take us where we need to go on a daily basis. Having trouble getting into your car at an inconvenient time because of a broken or lost key is one of life’s greatest frustrations. When this happens, having it immediately repaired or replaced is your best bet.

When you need a replacement Toyota car key in Auburn, AL, R&T’s Lock and Key can help. Get in touch with us today! We can repair or replace your car key fob for a fraction of the price the dealership would charge you.

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Toyota Key Replacement Services You Can Count On

Toyota has been a leader in the auto industry since it made its first passenger car in 1936. Since then, it has given a lot of people and businesses reliable transportation.

Over the years, Toyota has introduced several features that make driving easier and more convenient. One of them is the key fob. With a key fob, you can get into your car quickly and easily, even if your hands are full.

While Toyota key fobs are built to last, they still suffer from wear and tear. Because of this, your key fob could stop working properly at any point.

At R&T’s Lock and Key, we provide Toyota key replacement services because we know how essential it is for you to have access to your vehicle. If you’ve misplaced or damaged your key, our locksmiths can make you a new one quickly and easily.

How to Tell When You Need a Replacement

Here are a few signs that it’s time to get a new Toyota key:

  • Your original key has signs of damage: Keys can get chipped, bent, or worn after prolonged use. It’s better to replace your key before it breaks if it’s showing symptoms of overuse.

  • You have misplaced your key: Your worst nightmare may be losing your keys, but we can make you a new one in no time.

  • You’re struggling to turn the vehicle on: If you’re using a fob key and finding it increasingly difficult to connect with the car or start the engine, it’s likely that the key was never properly programmed to the car or is now malfunctioning.

 

Steps For Getting a Toyota Car Key Replacement

Key replacement processes can vary. We can replace any key, no matter the make or model, so don’t worry if you’ve lost yours.

To verify that you are the car’s rightful owner, our staff will need to see your identification. That’s why you will need to bring the following items:

  1. A valid ID with your photo, such as a driver’s license

  2. Title to the vehicle or proof of insurance

  3. The vehicle’s registration card (or a copy)

  4. Your vehicle’s license plate number

  5. After verifying your ownership, we can cut you a new key to replace the one that was lost, stolen, or broken.

  6. We can either repair your key fob or replace it entirely.

  7. Claim your replacement key once it’s ready so you can hit the road!

 

How Much is a Toyota Key Fob Replacement?

As a rough estimate, you should expect to pay anything from $100 to $400 to get a new key made for your Toyota.

 

There are several variables that affect the final cost:

  1. The type of key

  2. Your car’s make and model

  3. The year your car was manufactured

  4. Where you live

 

Get in touch with us for more specific pricing information.

How Long Does It Take To Replace a Toyota Car Key?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being locked out of your car can be frustrating. Luckily, cutting a Toyota replacement key or programming a remote key only takes 15 to 30 minutes. However, the actual time may vary from vehicle to vehicle and the demand at the time.

Because a new transponder must be programmed into your car, this type of key will take longer to replace. In addition, your vehicle might require programming for any extra wireless functions you use.

Why Choose R&T's Lock and Key?

​Replacing car keys is our specialty at R&T’s Lock and Key, and while we can do it for any make or model, Toyotas are our jam. We can help if you’ve misplaced your keys, had them stolen, or just need a backup.

These are just some of the reasons why you should have your Toyota key replaced by R&T’s Lock and Key:

  • Affordable rates without compromising quality: Replacement keys can be expensive, but we’re delighted to offer high-quality products at prices much lower than those charged by dealerships.

  • A diverse range of keys: We carry a wide variety of key types, including mechanical keys, smart keys, proximity keys, and transponder keys. Whatever Toyota key you need, we can make it for you.

  • Round-the-clock availability: We are here whenever you need us, day or night. For your convenience, we offer emergency assistance around the clock.

  • Professionals you can depend on: With our staff’s extensive background in the automotive business, we can confidently replace your key promptly and to your satisfaction.

What If My Replacement Key Doesn't Work?

If the doors still won’t unlock or the car still won’t start after you’ve replaced the key fob, the problem isn’t the key fob but the vehicle itself. This is the time to call roadside assistance and get to the nearest Toyota dealership for repairs.

 

However, most vehicles with smart technology or a keyless entry system have a hidden key within the remote, so check there if you need immediate access to your car.

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repair & replace ignitions

We are capable of replacing specific Honda, GM, and Ford ignitions as needed. Contact us in advance to find out if we can service your particular car model.

smart key programming

For your vehicle, we can provide and program smart key fobs. There are always options for Nissan, Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Jaguar, and more makes!

auto door unlocks

With our expertise, automobile doors can be opened without gapping, which can cause wind noise and water leaks when done with traditional reach equipment.

transponder chip keys

We have a substantial inventory of transponder keys and remotes for the great majority of current automobiles on the road. If feasible, we might replace your key the same day you contact us.

repair & replace lost keys

You might be unable to use your automobile if your car keys are damaged or stolen. We are experts in replacing broken or misplaced automobile keys.

emergency trunk opening

In some BMW, Mercedes, KIA, Hyundai, and Toyota vehicles, the trunks can be quite difficult to open. We'll unlock your trunk, so you can rely on us.

key extraction

If your car key breaks off, we can retrieve the broken piece from the door or ignition and produce a new key for you right away.

FAQs

How do I get a new key for my Toyota?

You could take it back to the dealer and get a replacement, but this can get pricey. Hiring the services of a car locksmith is more cost-effective.

Can you program a key fob without going to the dealership?

Yes, the key fob’s locking and unlocking features can be programmed without a trip to the dealership. However, you may need to visit the dealership or an auto locksmith if you want to reprogram the transponder so that the key will start the engine.

Do Toyota keys have a chip?

It depends. In older Toyota models, the TR47 key blade was the standard. These Toyota car keys do not contain chips, so you can easily have duplicates made with a key-cutting machine. However, Toyota car keys for newer models usually have a chip in them.