Here you find answered to all of your Honda Odyssey key replacement questions.
Lost your Honda Odyssey keys…
Need a spare?
Your Honda Odyssey key is not turning?
Having an issue your Honda Odyssey Key…
Did you lose your Honda Odyssey 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 Odyssey replacement key?
Q: How and where can I get a replacement key for My Honda Odyssey?
I Forgot my Honda Odyssey car keys, I never have a spare key and need a replacement key. How and where can I get a replacement key. Basically, you have three choices:
Before anything else, call an auto locksmith that offers a mobile service for Honda Odyssey cars. Our Automotive locksmith department can provide you with that.
Secondly, tow the car to the dealer.
3rd, order a key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut to match your lock and program it to the computer of the car (if necessary ) for you.
Furthermore, 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 seek service for my Honda Odyssey?
To begin with, make sure you have the exact year, make and model. In addition, put down 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.
In addition, ask if you can come and pick up the key or the tech needs to be with the cars . With earlier models, codes may not be accessible and because of this on-site service will be required to make a new key.
On the other hand, you can tow the car to the locksmith shop but that would be more pricey.
Finally, confirm you can show possession of the car by having the necessary documents. The title, ID, insurance card etc
Q: Honda Odyssey key replacement cost– How much does it cost to replace Honda Odyssey key without having the original? What is the normal price?
A: Basically, to replace a Honda Odyssey key usually cost between $90–$ 400. It depends on a few factors:
Type 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 kind of key you had and the year the car was manufactured are maybe one of the most important variables.(chip, smart fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key). The more recent the vehicle is, the better security features the key had and therefore you can expect to pay more than $250 for key replacement.
In addition, 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 generally charges about 10%-15% less than a locksmith would for the key. Nevertheless, most chances you will have to pull the car there to program the new key or remote and because of this the total rate is usually higher.
Additionally, take into consideration 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 increase.
Finally, in case your ignition cylinder was altered prior to (usually with older cars), that most likely means that the code for the key may not work 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 Odyssey key replacement by VIN?
A: That depends upon the year of your car and form of key you had.
A: The VIN enables the dealer or an auto locksmith the option to access the key code on file, i.e.
To cut you a replacement key by code that makes the procedure very quick and east. There are however two points to consider:
- For car or trucks older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Consequently, an automotive locksmith is your only option to get a replacement key.
- For vehicles equipped with transponder device 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 vehicle 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 for that reason will need to be programmed to launch the motor vehicle.
A lot of makes and models, from the year 2000 are equipped with an electronic chip key for additional security. The chip is normally located inside the cover at the top of the key and therefore in most cases you will not be able to see it.
However, if you try to start the auto, you will not can except if the key was programmed before.
This is a security component that prevents robbery by simply reproducing 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 ordered 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 key fob remote for my Honda Odyssey without needing a locksmith?
A: Yes and No. Depending on the year make and model of your Honda Odyssey . Here you can find free remote programming instructions.