Audi Car Key Replacement Columbia SC
Since its rebranding and official inception in 1963, Audi has been the pinnacle of German automotive engineering, and it is likely going to continue to hold a place in the hearts of many a driver.
Although they are a German automotive manufacturer, Audi is extremely popular in the United States, and Zigdon’s Locksmith has been privileged enough to work on several Audi car models.
One of the most common jobs we handle for Audi drivers is an Audi car key replacement. We understand that sometimes your key might not be working the way you want it to, or maybe you simply lost your Audi car keys.
No matter what the cause of the problem is, our Auto Locksmith will get to the root of it, and provide you with an Audi car key replacement.
Zigdon’s Locksmith proudly offers Audi car key replacements for the following models:
Audi A3 | Audi A4 | Audi A5 | Audi A6 | Audi A8 | Audi Q5 | Audi Q7 | Audi R8
Audi RS4 | Audi S4 | Audi S5 | Audi S6 | Audi S8 | Audi TT
If your Audi model is not listed above, give us a call to see if we will be able to assist you with your Audi car key replacement.
How long does it take for an Audi car key replacement?
Overall, the entire Audi car key replacement should last between 15 to 30 minutes.
However, this time frame is not set in stone and can vary based on the complexity of the key that comes with your Audi model. With such a prestigious brand, it goes without saying that no two models are built the same, but nonetheless they are all very secure.
The overall time required to make an Audi car key replacement factors in your car model. Time constraints are also influenced by whether or not the original key is available.
Do I need my original Audi key?
You do not need to have your original Audi car key on hand for our automotive locksmith to make an Audi car key replacement. However, having one available usually speeds the process up a great deal. That being said, our team of locksmiths understands that some of the instances which would require you to need an Audi car key replacement would make it extremely difficult for you to have your original car key on hand. For instance, if you break your original key off in your car ignition, it will be very hard for you to give this to the locksmith, and you’ll likely need car key extraction services as well. Our team can carry out the Audi car key replacement without the original, so give us a call and see how we can be of assistance.
Will my replacement Audi car key have to be programmed?
This is a very relevant question! The simple answer is that it depends. If your Audi car key makes use of a transponder key or a key fob, then you will have to undergo transponder key programming as part of your Audi car key replacement process. If you have a traditional key, then you won’t need to worry about programming your key. Transponder keys and key fobs enhance the ways in which drivers can communicate with their cars and execute simple actions. If you replace your Audi car key without programming the key to your vehicle, it will not work the way it was intended.
These mechanisms make use of paired radio transmitters and receivers that are placed in your key and within the vehicle itself. Therefore in order to fully complete the Audi car key replacement, the replacement Audi key will have to be programmed to your vehicle if you have a transponder key or key fob. If you only have a traditional key, then this is something you don’t need to bother with.
Can the locksmith come to my location to replace my Audi car key?
Yes! We understand that sometimes if you have a broken or damaged Audi car key, it will be rather difficult for you to make the trip to see us. For instances like this, we make it relatively easy for the Audi car key replacement process to be carried out. Each of our automotive locksmiths is also a mobile locksmith, which means they can meet you at any location to replace your Audi key.
Audi Ignition Replacement
Replacing an Audi car key, sometimes requires an Audi ignition to be replaced as well. Even if it doesn’t the team at Zigdon’s Locksmith is well equipped to handle the Audi ignition replacement process. The ignition is as integral to your Audi as the Audi key itself, and they depend on each other to help you get the most of out of your vehicle. If you begin to doubt the integrity of your Audi ignition, or if you think it might jeopardize your Audi car key, you can always reach out to our automotive locksmith team. Handling Audi ignition replacements is one of our many specialties.
Audi Key Fob Replacement
The process of replacing an Audi key fob is just as important as replacing the Audi car key itself. Some drivers will not have to worry about this aspect because they drive older Audi car models that do not utilize a key fob. However, if you have a more modern Audi, a time will come where you will eventually have to replace your Audi key fob. Although the Audi key fob and the Audi car key itself are intrinsically linked, the problems that plague them vary from time to time. For instance, an Audi key fob might be damaged because of some wear and tear of its internal mechanics. When this happens, one of the only alternatives available is an Audi key fob replacement.