If I have proof of ownership, can a locksmith make a new key for my Ford Explorer?
If I don't have a copy of the key, can a locksmith make a new one?
“Yes, an automotive locksmith can make you a new key if you can provide them with the following information:
- Proof of ownership
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
- make and model of the vehicle
Often, using a locksmith will be cheaper than going directly to the dealer. Unless your vehicle is under warranty, it can be incredibly expensive to have service done at a dealership.
Many locksmiths are now mobile, but be sure to get pricing upfront. Some locksmiths will charge a low rate but add additional fees once they perform the service.”
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