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- car lock-smith Hello there. Have you lost or broken the keys to your Hyundai? Do you want to copy fobik remote, transponder key or smart-key? Searching for a convenience and modest keys replacement solutions?

Great news

Okey DoKey Locksmith offer 24/7 fast and affordable Hyundai key replacement. Call (832)408-0006 for immediate assistance, free estimate and scheduling. Our expert mobile car locksmith come to you to duplicate or replace your lost keys on-site.

Furthermore, we can solve all your Hyundai ignition, locks and key troubles.

Does Hyundai use transponder keys?

transponder keys Hyundai started using electronic keys with the Hyundai Azera 2007. From 2011 all other models adopt standard or optional chipped keys. All Hyundai vehicles use sidewinder type key. Since 2007 few models (marked below as optional) use transponders on the proximity fobs (Proximity Key and smart entry key).

What's Hyundai transponder key used for?

car anti theft Hyundai Transponder system protects vehicles from unauthorized access and theft. This done by keeping a record of existing functional keys in the vehicle computer.

How does Hyundai transponder key work?

The immobilizer system consists of the ECM and a SMARTRA unit. The SMARTRA is an integrated inductive antenna placed around the ignition lock assembly. Initially, all valid transponder are stored in the ECM. Then a key teaching procedure program the vehicle specific data into each transponder memory.

When the key inserted to the ignition, the SMARTRA converts the radio frequency signal of the transponder into serial communication. Then it send the translated signal to the ECM. The ECM and the transponder carries out the check using special encryption algorithm. When a wrong key with unmatched code inserted, the vehicle becomes immobilized until the proper key used.

Can I program a Hyundai transponder key myself?

No you can't! Programming duplicate Hyundai keys requires dedicated diagnostic equipment, the vehicle onsite and all keys present.

How do I know if I have a transponder key?

  • Hyundai Equus 2011+
  • Hyundai Genesis 2 Doors 2010+
  • Hyundai Veloster 2013+
  • Hyundai Tucson 2016+
  • Hyundai Genesis 4 Doors 2009+
  • Hyundai Sonata 2011+ (optional)
  • Hyundai Veracruz 2008+ (optional)
  • Hyundai Azera 2006-11
  • Hyundai Santa Fe 2007-10 (optional)
  • Hyundai Elantra 2011+ (optional)
  • Hyundai Accent 2012+

How to duplicate Hyundai keys and remotes?

duplicate keys Hyundai keys up to 2006 has no chip and duplicated by a laser key cutting process with no programming. you can get a duplicate key at the dealer, locksmith or even hardware stores with laser key cutting machine.

For later years, if you have at least one functional key, you have 2 options to get a copy:

Hyundai key made by VIN

In 2007 Hyundai switched to an encrypted transponder keys. Programming extra keys to this car requires diagnostic equipment and the proper programmers. To duplicate a key by the VIN, you will need the VIN number ands a proof of ownership. The key cut and program at the dealer or with a locksmith and all previous keys are present.

Hyundai key cloning

Cloning is copying the key cut and program data onto a new transponder blank. Using dedicated cutters and programmers the key cut and programmed to match the original. Cloning is also done by the dealer or a locksmith.

Lost Hyundai key! What to do?

lost key madeIn the case of losing all your keys, the ECU reprogrammed to accept a new key and reject the old one. This is a security measurement assuring the disabling of the old/lost/stolen key.

Reprogramming interface available only to the Hyundai dealer or to a licensed locksmith. This means that the car towed to the dealer or a mobile locksmith will have to come out to you.

My Hyundai ignition key wont turn! What to do?

ignition repair There are many reasons for ignition problems! Please check our article about ignition repair and replacement.

How much is a replacement Hyundai key?

Click on requested service for pricing

Service Price
Car Lockout $60-$120
Locked keys in trunk $60-$190
Door lock rekey/repair/change $160-$280
Lost key replacement $120-$200
Duplicate car key $100-$180
Remote/Flip keys $200-$300
Keyless entry device $220-$320
Ignition repair $110-$180
Key extraction $80-$130
Ignition replacement $160-$280
ECU re-flash $225-$285

* Estimates above includes the technician coming out to you the parts and the labor.

Final price depends on:

  • The state of the lock and the computer in the vehicle.
  • The type of equipment that the technician need to use.
  • The type of key that you would like to have.
  • The chip configuration.

The tech will diagnose the vehicle and provide a price for you to approve before doing anything.

Okey DoKey mobile Hyundai locksmith 24/7

emergency mobile locksmith Our emergency mobile car locksmith are on a duty call 24-7. Ready to handle all your Hyundai ignition and keys burdens. We usually arrive at customer location fast.

Our workshop van is fully decked with modern diagnostic, cutting and programming appliances able to restore keys onsite. A key replacement process for a vehicle usually done same day.

We taking pride in yielding a modest price cost and reliable services. Give us a call at (832)408-0006 for a FREE ESTIMATE and our Hyundai expert will arrive to your place ASAP. Okey DoKey Locksmith is always here to meet your needs in a professional way.


  2. wikipedia - Proximity Key and smart entry key
  3. Hyundai Forum - forum dedicated to Hyundai owners where they can have discussions on specific Hyundai models.
  4. edmunds - American online resource for automotive information.

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