Here you find answered to all of your Honda S2000 key replacement questions.
Lost your Honda S2000 keys…
Need a spare?
Your Honda S2000 key is not turning?
Having an issue your Honda S2000 Key…
Did you lose your Honda S2000 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 S2000 replacement key?
Q: How and where can I get a replacement key for My Honda S2000?
I Forgot my Honda S2000 car keys, never had a second key and need a replacement key. What should I do to replace my key. Generally speaking, you have three options:
First, look for an automotive locksmith that offers a mobile service for Honda S2000 cars. Our Automotive locksmith department can provide you with that.
Secondly, tow the car to the dealer.
3rd, request a key blank online and have the dealer or locksmith cut to match your lock and program it to the computer of the car (if needed ) for you.
Additionally, depends upon the kind of key you had and year e.g. remote, smart fob, push to start, transponder or regular key you may have a wide range of alternatives about how to get a new key made.
Q: What should I tell the locksmith or dealer when I request service for my Honda S2000?
First, make sure you know the year, make and model.
Additionally, write the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car positioned 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.
Furthermore, ask if you can come and purchase the key or the tech needs to be with the cars . With earlier models, codes may not be obtainable and because of this on-site service will be required to make a new key.
On the flip side, you can tow the car to the locksmith shop but that would be more costly.
At last, guarantee you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents. The title, ID, insurance card etc
Q: Honda S2000 key replacement cost– How much money does it cost to replace Honda S2000 key without having the original? What is the normal price?
A: Briefly, to replace a Honda S2000 key usually cost between $90–$ 400. It depends on a few factors:
Kind 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 the most important aspects.(chip, smart fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key). The newer the motor vehicle is, the greater security features the key had and consequently you can expect to pay more than $250 for replacing your key.
Besides, 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 normally charges about 10%-15% lower than a locksmith would for the key. However, most chances you will have to haul the car there to program the new key or remote and subsequently the overall cost is usually higher.
Moreover, think about that if you are trying to have a locksmith to come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may go up.
Finally, in the event your ignition cylinder not turning was altered before (usually with older cars), that most likely means that the code for the key may not be useful and the key will have to be either cut physically 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 S2000 key replacement by VIN?
A: That depends on the year of your car and kind of key you had.
The VIN makes it possible for the dealer or an automotive locksmith the solution to access the key code on file, i.e.
To cut you a replacement key by code makes the procedure very fast and east. There are however two details to think about:
For motor vehicles older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Therefore, an auto locksmith is your only choice to get a replacement key.
For vehicles equipped with transponder system and/or remote/ smart key/ fob key: Codes are offered. However, programming is necessary and therefore you will need to either tow the car to the dealer or have an automotive locksmith come and program the key on site.
Q: What is a transponder chip key? Why is it very important 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 need to be programmed to start off the car.
A lot of makes and models, from the year 2000 are equipped with an electronic chip key for added safety and security. The chip is usually located inside the cover at the top of the key and therefore lot of times you will not be able to view it.
On the other hand, if you attempt to start the car, you will not can unless the key was programmed previously.
This is a security S2000 that blocks theft by simply reproducing the key. Hence, an automotive locksmith or the dealer would require to program the key for it to start the car.
In addition, 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.