A "Duplicate Immobilizer Key Service" refers to the service provided by automotive locksmiths or professionals to create an additional copy of an immobilizer key for a vehicle. Immobilizer keys, also known as transponder keys, contain a microchip that communicates with the vehicle's immobilizer system to prevent unauthorized starting of the engine.
Having a duplicate immobilizer key ensures that you have a spare in case the original key is lost, damaged, or stops working.
If the original immobilizer key malfunctions or is lost, having a duplicate key allows for emergency access to your vehicle without delays.
Duplicate immobilizer keys are useful for households with multiple drivers who share the same vehicle.
If you lend your vehicle to family members or trusted individuals, providing them with a duplicate key allows them to operate the vehicle as needed.
Replacing an original immobilizer key from the manufacturer can be expensive due to programming and security measures. Having a duplicate made in advance can save you money.
Waiting for a replacement key from the manufacturer can take time. A duplicate immobilizer key provides immediate access to your vehicle.