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Pop-A-Lock Frequently Asked Questions

Pop-A-Lock Frequently Asked Questions

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What Can Pop-A-Lock Do For Me?   Do you fix ignitions? Do you program key fobs? Do you make keys for new front door locksets? Do you make keys for motorcycles? Do you install access card systems for front doors?   Installation   How do I increase the hole size ...
Is Cutting and Programming Included On The Car Key Price

Is Cutting and Programming Included On The Car Key Price

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Does the price of the car key on your website include cutting and immobilizer programming? The vehicle is Honda Accord 2003.AnswerNo, cutting the key and programming it to the vehicle immobilizer is an extra cost that depends on where the vehicle is located.  Please call your nearest Pop-A-Lock location for a price.
Can You Fix Ignitions For 2008 Honda Civic

Can You Fix Ignitions For 2008 Honda Civic

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I have a 2008 Honda Civic.  The key will not turn in the ignition.  Do you fix ignitions?AnswerYes we do.  Honda (and Toyota) uses a split wafer system in their door and ignition locks that is susceptible to jamming.  For between $250 and $300 we will come to your vehicle, remove the ignition ...
I Lost Keys To Car And Need Keys For Older Model Car

I Lost Keys To Car And Need Keys For Older Model Car

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I lost keys to a car and I do not have a spare set. Can you help me with keys for an older model car? Do you need the VIN number?AnswerIt depends on the make/model/year of the car. If the car uses a chip (transponder) key, then we must come to the vehicle and program a new key.  If the car is old enough to use a mechanical key, then ...
Can You Program A New Fob For My Ford

Can You Program A New Fob For My Ford?

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I bought a used Ford that came with only one keyless entry key fob. I can pick up a couple of replacement fobs but they say I will need at 2 fobs in order to program the new ones.  I only have one. ...AnswerYou are correct that when trying to add an additional key to a Ford that you must have at least two working for the on board programming routine. We can help by programming an additional fob to your vehicle.  ...
Can You Make Keys For Motorcycles

Can You Make Keys For Motorcycles?

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The only keys to my motorcycle (ignition key and steering lock key) were recently lost, would you be able to help me in this situation?AnswerOur automotive specialists and can make replacement key for most motorcycles.  We need to come to the bike and take some measurements from either the gas cap and/or ignition locks.
Pros and Cons of The Kevo Smart Lock

Pros and Cons of The Kevo Smart Lock

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Looking for a quote to have 3 locks re-keyed. Also interested your thoughts on the Kevo 2nd Generation smart lock. What are the pros and cons of the Kevo Smart Lock?AnswerWe will respond to your email with a quote to re-key three locks.  In terms of the Kevo Smart Lock, it has pros and cons.  Like the original Kevo, the second generation lets you gain entry by ...
Installing a 3 Point Exit Control System (Not Alarmed) For Fire Exists

Installing a 3 Point Exit Control System (Not Alarmed) For Fire Exists

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I am looking to get a quote to install a 3 point exit control system (not alarmed) on 3 fire exits in our building.  We recently had a break in, and would like to beef up these doors. Please let me ...AnswerAbsolutely.  A locking system that immediately comes to mind is the Trident TEL-200.  It provides automatic three-point latching as the door closes into the steel doorframe.  Egress is by ...
How Do I Increase The Size Of A Metal Door For New Deadbolt

How Do I Increase The Size Of A Metal Door For New Deadbolt?

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I want a new deadbolt. I bought a lock from Home Depot but it will not fit in the hole. I have a metal door and have no idea how to make the hole larger.  What now?AnswerDon’t worry, many people find themselves in this situation.  Metal clad doors often come from the factory with a pre-drilled 1-1/4” hole for the deadbolt.  However, most of the off ...
What Is a DND Key

What Is a DND Key?

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I live in a housing authority building in Halifax. The guy at Canadian Tire could not cut me a key and told me to call a locksmith. The key has DND on one side and Best on the other. What does this mean? Can you help?
Is It Possible To Re-Pin House Locks With Existing Key

Is It Possible To Re-Pin House Locks With Existing Key?

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You re-pinned our house locks before and now I require three more done. Can you make them work with the existing key? I would like an evening appointment again.AnswerNo problem.  As long as the three additional locks use the same keyway as the previous ones (i.e. Weiser, Schlage, Yale) we can key them alike. We offer after hours appointments for a small additional ...
Can You Make Keys For New Front Door Lockset

Can You Make Keys For New Front Door Lockset?

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I recently had a new front door installed.  The lockset I purchased for the door did not come with keys.  I really like this entrance handle and do not want to replace it.  Can you make ...AnswerAbsolutely.  We will come to your house to remove the cylinder from your deadbolt, and then change its key combination. Just let us know how many new keys you would like cut while we are there.