Automotive Locksmithing

  • Locksmithing etc. Jan 2013

    New Emtek Locks and Finish Emtek has introduced mortise and tubular entrysets and locksets for residential applications in a number of configurations and finishes. Mortise entrance locksets are available with knobs or levers. These new locks match...

    Article • January 2nd, 2013

  • How To Service the Fiat 500 Hatchback, Part 2

    After almost 30 years, the Fiat Company is back to selling cars to the U.S. market. Our servicing guide helps locksmiths encountering these vehicles for the first time.

    Article • January 2nd, 2013

  • Ford Automotive Keys

    Strattec remains committed to supplying the most components for high security lock and keys to the locksmith market through licensing agreements with Ford. Another high security application is due for release in late Fall of 2012. The newly redesigned...

    Product • December 3rd, 2012

  • How To Service Fiat 500 Hatchback: Videos Added

    Part 1 of our guide to servicing the Fiat 500 addresses removing and servicing its door lock. Part 2 will address ignition lock servicing and transponder programming.

    Article • December 3rd, 2012

  • 2013 Automotive Update

    A preview of the new key blanks, locks, tools and software for servicing 2013 vehicles

    Article • December 3rd, 2012

  • 2002 Honda CR-V Door Lock Replacement

    Tip: Photograph the old lock's disassembly to ensure the correct replacement wafers. To determine the proper wafer depths, read the stamped numbers where available or compare the old and new wafers.

    Article • December 3rd, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. Dec. 2012

    Lockitron Lock Technology Lockitron is a manufacturer of keyless entry using your phone. Their product is mounted over the thumbturn, having a larger turn knob in the center. The Lockitron connects to the residence’s Wifi and can be operated using a...

    Article • December 3rd, 2012

  • SD2-LX Key Machine

    Framon will be repackaging the Sidewinder 2 high security code machine and duplicator effective immediately. The SD2-LX will now come equipped with Honda, Volkswagen, Lexus long & short, and Hyundai/Kia 4 Track code rods. A card will also be included with...

    Product • November 21st, 2012

  • Falcon Tibbe Key Machine

    Cuts keys for Ford and Jaguar Tibbe style vehicles, as well as high security keys such as Abus and Abloy

    Product • November 15th, 2012

  • Strattec Security Corp.

    STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of automotive locks and keys. STRATTEC designs, develops, manufactures and markets mechanical locks, electro-mechanical locks, latches and related...

    Company • November 6th, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. Nov. 2012

    How Secure is Your Front Door? Yes, there are four deadbolt locks, one hasp and one thumb turn lock on this door.   Camden Push Plates Camden Door Controls has introduced the CM-54 Series Illuminated Push Plate Switches that change color upon...

    Article • November 2nd, 2012

  • Transponder Cloning With The JMA TRS5000 EVO Transponder Duplicating Machine

    This new machine can detect, read and clone transponder keys equipped with Megamos, Nova, Philips, Temic and Texas Instruments fixed code transponders, and Philips and Texas Instruments encrypted (Crypto) transponders.

    Article • November 2nd, 2012

  • A Brief History of Vehicle Entry Procedures

    With all of these new systems in place that make it difficult to unlock modern cars, what’s next? The current trend is toward lock-picking.

    Article • November 2nd, 2012

  • Honda Cycle Key Fitting

    As long as a Honda cycle still has the original keyed alike locks, a key fitting job can usually be finished in less than ten minutes.

    Article • November 2nd, 2012

  • H. L. Flake Co.

    H.L. Flake offers a full range of locksmith supplies from the top manufacturers in the business. With over 27,000 line items, free freight programs, low prices and some of the most knowledgeable staff in the industry the choice is simple...H.L.Flake

    Company • October 15th, 2012