Lost my Honda Key, how to get Honda key replacement? What should I do?
- look for a spare key.
- look for the key and where you have put last!
- Before you call a locksmith, make sure you have the exact info a locksmith needs in order to help you better. The year model and trim of your car.
- If you have changed the ignition on your car before, make sure you inform the locksmith with that to avoid getting a key cut by code that won’t work on your car.
- Call a Honda locksmith near me. Locksmith usually is much cheaper than going to the dealer. You might want to call both and compare though. In addition, locksmith should be able to make you a key in about 5 minutes where as dealer may take at least two weeks to order the key.
I have lost miss placed my Honda Key, How much does it cost replace my Honda Key?
$99-$499 depending on your and model of your Honda. The process to replace your car key has more than one variable. It depends on weather the code is available at the time of the service, what kind of key you want, with the fob or not?
Can I locksmith make a key to my Honda by Vin?
Yes. Actually, a locksmith would order the key cuts for your car by Vin.
Will my insurance pay for the replacement for My Honda Key?
It really depends on your insurance company and the plan you are signed up with. We get a lot of insurance company jobs where the insurance company either pay for the work on site or they ask you to provide an invoice then they reimburse you for what you have paid the locksmith.
Can my Honda key be duplicated by a locksmith?
Of course it can be. We advice everybody to make a duplicate of their Honda Keys. the reason for that is, it’s much cheaper to duplicate a Honda key than making one from scratch!
How long does it take to get a new key for my Honda?
20 to 30 minutes to cut you the key and program it to the computer of the car from the time a locksmith get on site.
How much does it cost for Honda car key replacement?
With the existing various Honda models, the key replacement cost will be evaluated depending on the model of the car one owns. For instance, the Civic vehicle key replacement cost will not be the same as that of the new NSX model key.
On the same note, the prices are not consistent for newer and older cars. However, the starting price for the key replacement is $120. This means that for the users interested in replacing the keys should have a budget of $120 and above. This price is similar to that of our other motorized making key.
How long does it take for Honda car key replacement?
Some Honda models have simple forms of keys and the average time for completing the replacement of such keys ranges from 15 to 20 minutes. In cases where electronic chips has to be programmed, the already existing keys must be invalidated or instead be cut and this activities will result in a longer period taken for completing the replacement. The personnel here who is the car locksmith has to work extra hard to provide service but in instances where tasks relating to the replacement of the Honda key increase, the locksmith is only required to complete the tasks for not more than thirty minutes.
What information do I need to give the locksmith over the phone?
Regarding the replacement of Honda key replacement, the essential information the client should provide to the locksmith includes; Honda model, when manufactured, which time are you comfortable with when scheduling your appointment, and lastly the desired location for doing the job.
The knowledge of the model of Honda helps the locksmith in choosing the good key blank for that specific model. Also, someone may prefer their work to be done in their work place or at homes maybe because of commitments and since the we are mobile and we move and operate for 24 hours a day, the information concerning the location will help us to the location at any time as agreed and complete our task from there.
Can the locksmith come to my location to replace my Honda car key?
As stated above, we are mobile and our technician are free to move and reach the clients in their locations so that they can work on-site. Our mobility is more helpful to situations whereby ones vehicle keys are stolen or lost. You only have to give the essential information and depending on the key blank available one’s car needs, the service is delivered immediately.
More info about Honda
The first civic Honda was introduced as two door car model in 1972.
It is in the compact segment after going through several changes from a subcompact. This car falls in between Honda fit and Honda Accord. The 2017 Honda civic make is ranked 3out of all 24 compact cars. It has set the standard for the compact class of cars.
The car is known for its comfort, elegant style and has a high rating on the safety features. The car has a 4 to 5 seats including the drivers that are fitted in. the seats are comfortable. The seats are comfortable and are spacious. The cargo space is sufficient and large
This Honda civic is a four wheel drive car. The car uses up to 32/42 mpg that is affordable for most of the people. It is considered as an economic vehicle. The civic offers a high tech performance car at the considerable low price.
This is a tenth generation civic which is longer lower, and it is wider than its predecessor versions. The car gives a better suspension than the ninth generation. You get to choose among two petrol engines. There is a three cylinder which is 1.0 liters and a four cylinder which is 1.5 liters. The engine has a 127bhp at 1.0 liters of a petrol engine.
Its acceleration is adequate; the Honda civic can make a dash of 0-60 miles per hour in only 10.5 seconds.
By the standard of the car, it is relatively comfortable than most of the competitors. The civic’s 1.0 petrol engine performs better and stronger, but with 1.5 petrol engine is a little more restrained when you press on the gas more.
The gear lever is set higher and the seats are fairly low. You can adjust the back rest by pulling a level and adjusting you weigh by lining forward or backward. The interior is comfortable for the standard of the make. It is not too soft or too hard.
Honda Keys and Locks
Your car comes with two master keys and a valet key. The master key fits all the locks on your car:
- Trunk pass-through cover
- Glove box
The valet key works only in the ignition and the door locks. You can keep the trunk, trunk pass-through cover, and glove box locked when you leave your car and the valet key t a parking facility.
You should have received a key number plate with your keys. You will need this key number if you ever have to get a lost key replaced. Keep the plate stored in a safe place. If you need to replace a key, use only an Acura-approved key blank.
These keys contain electronic circuits that are activated by the Immobilizer System. They will not work to start the engine if the circuits are damaged.
- Protect the keys from direct sunlight, high temperature, and high humidity.
- Do not drop the keys or set heavy objects on them.
- Keep the keys away from liquids. If they get wet, dry them immediately with a soft cloth.
- The keys do not contain batteries.
- Do not try to take them apart.
Honda Remote Transmitter:
Your car also comes with two remote transmitters;
Honda Learning Key:
You should also receive a small case containing a learning key. It is used by the Honda dealer to code replacement keys to your car’s Immobilizer System. It must not be used in your car’s ignition switch. Store the learning key with the key number plate in a safe place.
If you attempt to use the learning key to start your car’s engine, it may cause a malfunction in the system that makes your master and valet keys unusable. If this happens, you should contact your Honda dealer.
If you need a new key made, take the key number plate, the learning key, and all other keys that came with your car to your Honda dealer.
Honda Immobilizer System
The Immobilizer System protects your car from theft. A properly coded master or valet key must be used in the ignition switch for the engine to start. If an improperly coded key (or other device) is used, the engine’s fuel system is disabled.
When you turn the ignition switch to ON (II), the Immobilizer System indicator should come on for a few seconds, then go out. If the indicator starts to blink, it means the system does not recognize the coding of the key. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0), remove the key, reinsert it, and turn the switch to ON (II) again.
The system may not recognize your key’s coding if another immobilizer key or other metal object is near the ignition switch when you insert the key. To make sure the system recognizes the key code:
- Do not keep other immobilizer keys on the same key ring.
- Use a plastic or leather key fob, not metal.
- Keep other keys away from your vehicle’s key and the ignition switch while trying to start the engine.
If the system repeatedly does not recognize the coding of your key, contact your Acura dealer.
This indicator will also blink several times when you turn the ignition switch from ON (II) to ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0).
Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it. Electrical problems could result that may make your car undriveable.
If you have lost your key and you cannot start the engine, contact your Acura dealer.
As required by the FCC:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Industry
Canada Standard RSS-210.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause interference, and
(2) this device must
accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Honda Power Door Locks:
Each front door has a master door lock switch. Either switch locks and unlocks all doors. Push the switch down to lock all doors, and up to unlock them.Each door has a lock tab at the top of the door. When you push down the lock tab on the driver’s door, all doors lock. Pulling up the lock tab on the driver’s door only unlocks that door. The lock tab on each passenger’s door only locks and unlocks that door.
To lock any passenger’s door when getting out of the car, push the lock tab down and close the door. To lock the driver’s door, remove the key from the ignition switch and push the lock tab down or push the master switch down, then close the door. All doors can be locked from the outside by using the key in either front door. To unlock only the driver’s door from the outside, insert the key in the driver’s door lock, turn the key and release it. If you turn the key and hold it, all doors will unlock. All four doors will unlock when you unlock the passenger’s door with the key.
Honda Lockout Prevention:
If you forget and leave the key in the ignition switch, Lockout Prevention will not allow you to lock the driver’s door. With the driver’s door open and the key in the ignition, both master door lock switches are disabled. However, if the driver’s door is not open, the master door lock switches are not disabled. Pushing the switch down on the open passenger’s door will lock all doors. If you try to lock an open driver’s door by pushing in the lock tab, the tabs on all doors pop out. Pushing in the lock tab on the passenger’s door only locks that door.
You can lock and unlock your car with the remote transmitter. When you push the LOCK button, all doors lock. You will hear a beep, and the parking lights, taillights and license plate lights will flash once.
When you push the UNLOCK button once, only the driver’s door unlocks. The remaining doors unlock when you push the button a second time. You will hear two beeps, and the outside lights will flash twice, each time you push the button .
The ceiling lights (if the ceiling light switch is in the center position) and the door courtesy lights will come on when you press the UNLOCK button. If you do not open any door, the lights stay on for about 10 seconds, then fade out. If you relock the doors with the remote transmitter before 10 seconds have elapsed, the lights will go off immediately
If you unlock the doors with the remote transmitter, but do not open any of the doors within 30 seconds, the doors automatically relock and the security system sets.
You cannot lock any of the doors with the remote transmitter if any door is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. You cannot unlock any of the doors with the key in the ignition switch.
To open the trunk, push the Trunk Release button for approximately one second.
You can open the trunk with the remote transmitter regardless of the position of the main switch in the glove box. The trunk will not open if the key is in the ignition switch.
Turning the Beep Off and On
You can program the keyless entry system so it does not beep when you lock and unlock the doors. This procedure only turns off the beep; the exterior lights will still flash.
To turn this feature off, stand near the car with the remote transmitter. Press and hold the Trunk Release button, then press the Lock button within one second. You should see the LED on the remote transmitter come on for one second. Release the buttons after the LED goes out.
To turn this feature on, repeat the above procedure. You should see the LED blink twice.
After you program the remote transmitter, make sure the trunk lid is closed.
Panic mode allows you to remotely activate your car’s security system to attract attention. When activated, the horn will sound, and the exterior lights will flash, for about 30 seconds. To activate panic mode, press and hold the PANIC button for about two seconds.
To cancel Panic mode before 30 seconds, press any button on the remote transmitter. You can also turn the ignition switch to ON (II).
Panic mode will not activate if the ignition switch is in ON (II).
Replacing the Battery On Honda Key Fob:
When the remote transmitter’s battery begins to get weak, it may take several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors, and the LED will get dim. Replace the battery as soon as possible.
Battery type: CR2025
To replace the battery, remove the round cover on the back of the transmitter by turning it counterclockwise with a coin.
Remove the old battery and note the polarity. Make sure the polarity of the new battery is the same (+ side facing up), then insert it in the transmitter.
As required by the FCC:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Industry Canada Standard RSS-210. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Avoid severe shock to the transmitter, such as dropping or throwing it. Also, protect it from extreme hot or cold temperatures.
Clean the transmitter case with a soft cloth. Do not use strong cleaners or solvents that could harm the case. Immersing the transmitter in any liquid will harm the transmitter and cause it to not function properly.
If you lose a transmitter, you will need to have the replacement programmed to your car’s system by your Acura dealer. Any other transmitters you have will also need to be reprogrammed.
Honda Childproof Door Locks
The childproof door locks are designed to prevent children seated in the rear from accidentally opening the rear doors. Each rear door has a lock lever near the edge. With the lever in the LOCK position, the door cannot be opened from the inside
regardless of the position of the lock tab. To open the door, pull the lock tab up and use the outside door handle.
Honda TRUNK RELEASE BUTTON:
You can open the trunk in three ways:
Press the trunk release button on the driver’s door. Use the master key to open the trunk lock. The valet key does not work in this lock. Press and hold the trunk release button on the remote transmitter for approximately one second .
Honda TRUNK MAIN SWITCH:
To protect items in the trunk when you need to give the key to someone else:
1. Disable the trunk release button on the driver’s door by turning off the trunk main switch in the glove box.
2. Lock the glove box with the master key.
3. Make sure the trunk pass-through cover is locked (see page 97).
4. Give the person the valet key. Even if the trunk main switch is turned off, you can open the trunk with the master key or the remote
Honda Glove Box Key:
Open the glove box by pulling the bottom of the handle. Close it with a firm push. Lock or unlock the glove box with the master key. The glove box light comes on only when the parking lights are on.