Here you find answered to all of your Honda Fit key replacement questions.
Lost your Honda Fit keys…
Need a spare?
Your Honda Fit key is not turning?
Having an issue your Honda Fit Key…
Did you lose your Honda Fit key?
Did you your Hand key broke in half and you don’t know what to do? How to call?
or you don’t know who can make a Honda Fit replacement key?
Q: How and where can I get a replacement key for My Honda Fit?
I Forgot my Honda Fit car keys, never had a second key and need a replacement key. What should I do to replace my key. Generally, you have three services:
- To start with, search a call a car locksmith that offers a mobile service for Honda Fit cars. Our Automotive locksmith department can provide you with that.
- 2nd, tow the car to the dealer.
- Third, order a blank key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut in and program it (if needed ) for you.
Moreover, depends on the kind of key you had and year e.g. remote, smart fob, push to start, transponder or regular key you may have various options about how to get a new key made.
Q: What should I tell the locksmith or dealer when I ask for service for my Honda Fit?
To begin with, make sure you year, make and model.
On top of that, write the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car located on the left side of the dashboard near the mirror. (Click here for more information) That would help the locksmith or dealer verifying the year, make and model of the car and the type of key you had.
Moreover, ask if you can come and grab the key or the car needs to be presents . With much older models, codes may not be available and therefore on-site service will be required to make a new key.
Otherwise, you can tow the car to the locksmith shop but that would be more costly.
As a final point, make sure you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents. The title, ID, insurance card etc
Q: Honda Fit key replacement cost– How much money does it cost to replace Honda Fit key without having the original? What is the standard price?
A: Briefly, to replace a Honda Fit key usually cost between $90–$ 400. It depends on a few factors:
- Style of key
- The year manufactured
- Time of day & your location
- Where you get a key replacement (Dealer, automotive locksmith, online etc).
- Availability of code to cut a new key.
- Original ignition or not.
The style of key you had and the year the car was manufactured are maybe probably the most important aspects.(chip, intelligent fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key). The latest the motor vehicle is, the better security features the key had and therefore you can assume to pay more than $250 for replacing your key.
Additionally, it depends where you get a key replacement. The dealer, automotive locksmith or get it online. Click here to get a more detailed explanation.
The dealer typically charges about 10%-15% lower than a locksmith would for the key. However, most chances you will need to tow the car there to program the new key or remote and because of this the total cost is usually higher.
Additionally, think about that if you are looking to have a locksmith to come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may go up.
Finally, in case your ignition cylinder was altered before (usually with older cars), that possibly means that the code for the key may not be useful and the key will have to be either cut manually by a locksmith or to change the ignition again which in this case the dealer can’t be of help.
Q: Can I buy Honda Fit key replacement by VIN?
A: That depends upon the year of your car and form of key you had. The VIN makes it possible for the dealer or an car locksmith the option to access the key code on file, i.e.
To cut you a replacement key by code makes the method very quick and east. There are however two details to take into consideration:
- For car or trucks older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Consequently, an automotive locksmith is your only possibility to get a replacement key.
- For vehicles equipped with transponder unit and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are accessible. However, programming is needed and therefore you will have to either tow the car to the dealer or have an auto locksmith come and program the key on site.
Q: What is a transponder chip key? Why is it necessary to know if I had a chip key?
A: A transponder key is a key that has a security chip in it and because of this will have to be programmed to launch the cars and trucks.
The majority of makes and models, from the year 2000 are equipped with an electronic chip key for extra security. The chip is generally found inside the cover at the top of the key and therefore in most cases you will not be able to view it.
On the other hand, if you make an attempt to start the auto, you will not can except the key was programmed prior.
This is a security component that stops theft by simply copying the key. Hence, an automotive locksmith or the dealer would require to program the key for it to start the car.
Additionally, keys that are bought online will have to be programmed to the car’s computer and for most keys, only a locksmith for cars or the dealer can do that.
Q: Can I program the remote to my Honda Fit?
A: Yes You can. Go here to find free programming instructions for your Honda Fit remote