Stay competitive in the fast-paced world of automotive locksmithing. Lockmasters’ PUREAuto seminars teach only the most up-to-date tips and techniques available to the industry while using the current and innovative tools on the market. Each course is invaluable to both the novice and pro. Learn tips and industry updates from the experts in the field.
The next sessions are April 15-19 and again Aug 19-23 in Lexington, KY. Register at 800-654-0637. More Info:www.lockmasters.com.
Monday: Domestic Automotive. This course covers domestic lock identification, lock removal, service procedures and more. Starting from 1994, you will receive in-depth instruction with all variations of GM 10 Cut ignitions, Ford 8 and 10-Cut systems, and Chrysler 7 & 8-Cut systems. Instruction and use of proper tools including force tools, ignition picks, Vats interrogators and many other tools of the trade. You will have the opportunity to get hands on use of some tools. Basic transponder programming overview of GM, Ford and Chrysler included. Recommended Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of domestic auto up to 1994 including GM 6-Cut lock systems, Ford & Chrysler pin tumbler systems.
Tuesday: Automotive Key Generation. This course offers the student an exciting opportunity to learn the skills needed to generate automotive keys. There is an extended hands-on portion of the class that includes a wide variety of tools that will enable the student to experience success and gain confidence. You will learn to sight-read keys, use scopes to read wafers, impression, use of Determinators, Kobra readers, AccuReaders, progressioning, keys by code and more. This course is recommended for the locksmith who wishes to expand into automotive locksmithing, or learn how to better exploit their key generation skills.
Wednesday: Motorcycle Key Generation. This class introduces students to the tools, skills and information that are useful for beginning motorcycle locksmithing. You will disassemble and reassemble various motorcycle locks. Many types of lock systems will be covered. Students will learn the easiest way to generate keys in the extended hands-on portion of the class. This will include a wide variety of tools that will enable you to gain confidence sight reading, impressioning and using the wafer readers. This class includes the basics of motorcycle key systems, special key cutting equipment, key blank selection and lock code information.
Thursday: Introduction To High Security Automotive. High security continues to become more lucrative from year to year. This course includes the basics of high-security key systems, vehicle entry, key generation and lock servicing. The course provides information on the most popular high-security makes including General Motors, Ford, Mercedes, BMW, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, VW, Audi, Porsche, Lexus, Saab and Volvo. You will get hands-on key generation using decoding tools, and lock disassembly with Honda, Lexus, and VW. Recommended: Students must have experience in domestic and import auto service, key generation and lock removal & repair.
Friday: Automotive Transponders. Now’s your chance to keep up with the ever-changing world of transponders. This class covers transponder systems made since 1996, programming procedures, key blanks, and tools for most transponder-equipped vehicles in North America. This will include the newest procedures and key blanks for the newest models. Learn about the CAN Systems and PROX systems as well as laptop based programming options for some vehicles. Includes information on programming and troubleshooting: GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, and VW/Audi.
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JMA manufactures more than 30,000 different key blanks, requiring a large and efficient key numbering system.