Category Technical

Reflash Lexus, Toyota and Honda ECU/ECM Computer Service

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AACR Locksmith now provides on-site reflash service for Lexus, Toyota’s and Honda vehicles that require the ECU to be replaced.

If you have lost your keys for a Lexus, Toyota or Honda on some models made between 1998 and 2004 the computer or ECU may have to be replaced or reflashed to program new keys back into the car, also if you only have a valet key and want to add another key the ECU has to be replaced or reflashed. The dealer will install a new computer in your car at a cost ranging from $1000.00 to $ 2500.00 dollars, they also may tell you that is the only way to get new keys and that they are the only ones that can do this service, in the majority of cases this is not true. We have the equipment needed to make replacement keys and also to reflash the computer and can provide this s...

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Transponder Keys – Why They are Important

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Technology makes people’s lives safe and secure. With the latest innovation on transponder keys, we are assured of having secured homes, offices, and cars. Transponder keys are high security keys manufactured to provide transmission signal between your key and the lock.

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Transponder keys

Transponder keys are beneficial with the use of the installed programmed chip in the key. Transponder keys can have many uses especially in cars because these keys work by having a unique code in the key that transmits signals. Transponder keys are inserted in the car’s ignition and the computer in the car would then emit an electrical impulse to the key. The chip in the key would then send back a code to the car’s computer to make the car start...

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Transponder Keys – What Are They?

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Transponder keys are a high security way to safeguard your vehicle, through the use of radio waves as opposed to traditional lock and key. They were invented primarily as a means to prevent car theft, and are highly effective at doing just that. When you need transponder keys made for an emergency, for a lost set of keys, or as a spare pair, you can not call on just any old [us_mbl].  Instead, you have to find one that can work with them.  [us_c] specializes in transponder (computer-chip) keys.  We are one of the very few locksmiths in Horry county that can program 98% of the transponder keys in the Horry and Georgetown counties in South Carolina [excluding BMW, Mercedes, VW, Volvo & Saab.  At the time of this article NO LOCKSMITH in the area can program these vehicles] .

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