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Mitsubishi Key Replacement Houston Texas

- car lock-smith Have you misplaced or broken the key to your Mitsubishi? Do you want to duplicate smart key, laser cut or remote fob? In a search for a cost-effective and convenience keys replacement solutions?

Good news

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

Furthermore, we can solve all your Mitsubishi key, locks and ignition difficulties.

Car electric key and locks

transponder keys Over recent 2 decades vehicle makers began the use transponder keys and immobiliser. A transponder chip demobilizes the immobiliser when the key turned in the ignition. Only a specific programmed key can run the engine.

When the key turned in the ignition key hole, the ECU consigns an electric indication to the key. The motor vehicle will kindle only if it retrieves an explicit signal msg back.

The instrument sound an alarm and lock/unlock the door and trunk from a distance. This discrete key lock enable car anti theft platform and more.

Why do you care about this?

In the old days displacing Mitsubishi key was available at the dealer, hardware store or even Walmart. This amenity was possible not only to you, but to any person that had access to a key cutting machine. Any person could reproduce a backup set of key to get inside a random Mitsubishi and drive away stealing it.

Today back upping Mitsubishi keys done through an accredited locksmith or an authorized dealer. The key computed to the vehicle and reproducing keys become more controlled and as a side effect also way more lavish.

Mitsubishi Anti Theft System

Basic transponder keys

car anti theft Mitsubishi began using the NATS (Mitsubishi Anti Theft System) transponder chip keys in 2000. The first models to use this key was the Mitsubishi Galant, Montero, Diamante and Eclipse 2000. Transponder based mechanism are mandatry or optional depends on model and year.

The NATS chip hidden in the rubber head of the key. If Mitsubishi immobilizer will not recognize the key in the ignition, the warning lights blinks on the dash-board.

Proximity key

The NATS chip hidden in the rubber head of the key. If Mitsubishi immobilizer will not recognize the key in the ignition, the warning lights blinks on the dash-board.

Transponder keys used on Mitsubishi models

  • Mitsubishi Montero 2000+
  • Mitsubishi Lancer 2003+ (Evolution only; 2008+ All)
  • Mitsubishi Diamante 2000+
  • Mitsubishi Outlander 2004+
  • Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004+
  • Mitsubishi Galant 2000+
  • Mitsubishi Eclipse 2000+
  • Mitsubishi Raider 2006+

Duplicate Mitsubishi keys

duplicate car keys The Mitsubishi Eclipse 1999 keys are cloneable to a replacement blank. All other Mitsubishi's use keys that requires programmer and diagnostic equipment for a duplicate keys.

When making a back up key, the motor vehicle plugged to diagnostic equipment and all previous keys present.

Lost Mitsubishi keys

Lost metal key blade

lost key made If you have no key to a Mitsubishi built before 1999, the key has no transponder chip. All you need to do is to take a ride to the to a locksmith store with the VIN and have them make you a new key.

This procedure is quite simple and in most cases cost less than a 100$.

An exception to what written above is if the ignition cylinder replaced and is not match with the VIN.

In this situation there are two options:

  1. Replace the ignition again.
  2. Cut a new key by reading the key cuts inside the ignition lock.

Both ways are more compound and requisites a suitable machinery and experience.

In this situation, a locksmith should replace the ignition again. Another option is to create a new key by reading the key channels inside the ignition lock. This process is more compound and requisites a locksmith with the relevant machinery and experience.

Lost Mitsubishi transponder key

If your Mitsubishi built after 1999, your key might contain a transponder chip.

If you lose all your keys to an immobilized Mitsubishi, the auto motive ECU re-coded to use a new key. This means that the motor vehicle towed to the dealer-ship. The second option is to use the service of a mobile car key replacement locksmith who will come out to your site.

My Mitsubishi 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 a replacement Mitsubishi key cost?

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/Key FOB $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 Mitsubishi locksmith 24/7

emergency locksmith Our emergency mobile car locksmith are on call 24 hour 7 day a week 365 days a year. Ready to handle all your Mitsubishi keys and locks pains. We usually arrive at customer location fast.

Our workshop truck is fully supplied with latest diagnostic, programming and cutting machinery able to restore keys onsite. A key replacement process for a vehicle usually done same day.

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


  2. wikipedia - FAST Key System
  3. Mitsubishi Forum - Discussion forums for Mitsubishi lovers. Get together to discuss anything related to Mitsubishi automobiles.
  4. edmunds - American online resource for automotive information.

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