car keys

You’ve already got an immobiliser. Now you need a car alarm.

It could never happen to me – could it? It’s disturbing to note that even though thousands of cars are stolen every year (according to Thisismoney.co.uk, there were 48,492 vehicle thefts in 2021) not even half the UK’s drivers have any kind of additional security devices installed. Perhaps they think it’ll never happen to them,…

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Missing key? We deal directly with insurers

If you lose your car key or it gets stolen, we’re here to create and program a replacement for you – quickly and economically. Not only that, we also deal directly with your insurers, saving you the hassle of having to deal with them yourself. Lost key facts A company selling Bluetooth devices to help…

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Ignition problems?

Of course we’re well known as Car Keys Solutions, all thanks to the thousands of positive reviews left from happy and grateful customers who we’ve helped out when they’ve had car key problems. After all, when you’re stuck by an unfamiliar roadside with a damaged or otherwise non-functioning key it’s comforting to know that one…

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Key to your heart? Key to your car!

Valentine’s Day is coming up! and we all know what that means: so many keys to the heart being given and offered in so many shapes and sizes, all around the world. And if one of those keys unlocks a heart and marks the start of a long journey down the road of life together…

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The Autowatch 695 CAN bus alarm system – for superior vehicle security

Elsewhere on this website we’ve talked about how we install the Ghost II immobiliser system – a system that’s far superior to standard factory-supplied vehicle immobilisers. But one problem with immobilisers is, unless a thief is clever enough to disable the system, that’s all they do – immobilise the vehicle. Which means if there’s nobody…

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How many sets of keys should you sell with your car?

First, let’s take a closer look at how many sets of keys you tend to get when you’re buying a car: A new car should be sold by a dealership with the full complement of keys to go with it, such as two fobs and perhaps a spare blade. And so should any car sold…

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An A-Z of cool car keys

We’re not saying the keys we repair, replace or re-program are in any way run-of-the-mill, but these car keys here are certainly out of the ordinary! Is it a USB stick? Is it a lighter? No – it’s Aston Martin’s “Emotional Control Unit”, a tricky piece of kit that needed to be inserted into the…

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Fob facts

Gone are the days when you could get your car keys copied at a department store or a shoe shop. On the plus side, copying keys was much easier back then, but on the minus side anyone with a copied key could unlock the driver’s side door … and further back in time once they’d…

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A brief history of car keys

Time was when cars didn’t have keys of any type. That was back in the days when they were referred to as “horseless carriages”, and had no doors to unlock, no way of starting the engine without a hand crank … and a strictly-enforced two-mile-an-hour speed limit in urban areas. And hand cranks were notoriously…

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Reducing the risk of theft from tradesmen’s and delivery vehicles

All the signs are now here – Christmas is definitely coming, and who’s to say whether a sudden lockdown will put paid to people’s plans to go out to the shops and do their Christmas shopping out there in the real world? Then again, over the past year and a half people have become so…

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MORE WAYS CAR KEYS SOLUTIONS CAN HELP YOU

MORE WAYS CAR KEYS SOLUTIONS CAN HELP YOU We don’t stop at just creating, repairing or replacing vehicle keys, installing van security locks alarms and upgraded immobilisers: one more of the ways we can help you is our vehicle tracking system – for both individual and fleet cars and vans. Why a tracking system? For…

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Stuck in the middle of nowhere – with no car key!

You’re miles from home, you don’t know the area, it’s time to go … but you can’t find your car key. Now what? You call Car Keys Solutions, of course. Why not take a few seconds to pop our emergency helpline number (that’s 0203 393 5669) into your phone right now – after all, it’s…

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