Some car keys and remotes can be programmed on board while others require a professional automotive locksmith to be properly cut and programmed using special diagnostic tools and key machines. Our mission is to help you make an educated decision before purchasing a key, remote or connecting with an automotive locksmith.
Note: The following Honda models may require the cars immobilizer computer to be re-flashed or replaced in the event of all keys lost or missing.
***If you have both black and red programming keys available (see illustration), you may not need to reflash or replace the cars computer.***
The dealer usually requires you to replace the computer and buy 2 new keys, the cost varies from dealer to dealer. Some automotive locksmiths offer onsite re-flash service and generally charge much less than the dealer plus, you donâ€™t have to tow your car anywhere.
Automotive locksmiths can help you with other services, such as: