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BMW E-series 2009 CAS module corrupted

Here is what happened The case of a CAS module corrupted of BMW E series 2009 where the keys were lost Having the right equipment for the job is very important. In this case, this was the issue. The customer has brought the car to us because the previous auto locksmith company was not able…

VW PASSAT 2005-2011 STEERING COLUMN LOCK Fix

DOES YOUR VW PASSAT (2005-2011) STEERING COLUMN SHOW ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS: shows Steering wheel light on orange every time you put the key in the ignition (with the engine not starting); it starts and then cuts off after two seconds; displays ‘Steering column lock defective’ message on the instrument cluster after it has…

GPS vehicle tracking system – why use it?

  There is no question that vehicle tracking devices are becoming more and more popular among, not only fleet managers but private vehicle owners as well. The advantages are many of having a vehicle tracking system installed, and it can vary depending on the needs and model selected. Mostly there are three different types of…

Do you know your car keys?

Replacing car keys used to be relatively a simple matter. It was strictly cutting a new metal key as it would be usually done with any other metal key. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, these car keys have become more sophisticated, which not only requires to be cut but also needs to be programmed.…

Mercedes Steering Column Lock Fault Fix

MERCEDES STEERING COLUMN LOCK FAULT SYMPTOMS: you need to turn key in the ignition several times before lights turn on dashboard; key turns in ignition but no dashboard lights; steering is locked on with key in ignition; steering lock is OFF with no key in ignition; after having a flat battery or jump starting the…

Mercedes – History of Key Designs & Features

If your daily routine is affected by a faulty or lost Mercedes key and needs a replacement, then you have found the right place. Car Keys Solutions provides a highly efficient, cost-effective mobile Mercedes key replacement service. We can come straight to you as soon as you need us. If your Mercedes key is faulty,…

The ghost immobiliser – a smart way to protect your car

Most people will have seen the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds”, where the team had to steal 50 most expensive cars in 72 hours.  Some may have played the game “Grand Theft Auto”. The common thread across both… is car theft. On the dark web, one can easily find information that exposes a car’s weakness…

Car Key and Vehicle Protection Tips

Everyone’s car is dear to them and rightfully so. With so much money, time and energy spent on purchasing dream cars, the risk of car theft compared to a scratch on your car, is a serious concern. In this article we will run through five tips to help improve your vehicle’s security. Based in the…

Cutting New Car Keys – How We Do It

Whether you’ve lost your car keys or just need a spare, Car Keys Solutions provides a fast service for customers across London and the surrounding areas. Our technicians are fully equipped to come and service you on the roadside as well as providing an immediate service in store at our East Finchley base with a…

Electronic Car Keys – Innovation at Its Best!

Much like everything else today, car keys have gone through a significant transformation. Putting tradition behind itself, cars now operate solely on electronic car keys, and we aren’t complaining. Traditionally, metal car keys would be used. And although old is gold and nothing can ever come close to old school methods, metal car keys truly…