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NYC Locksmiths Guide To Transponder Car Keys

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Transponder Keys Prevent Car Theft in NYC

Transponder keys were developed in Germany due to the large number of automotive theft throughout Europe. The motivation to develop a anti-theft system via a car key grew as did the number of stolen automobiles. The numbers were staggering and a solution was imminent. The  Allianz Insurance Group influenced  german car manufacturers to adopt immobilizer anti theft key systems which later became a standard for car and truck manufacturers throughout the industry.

How Transponder Keys Work

Transponder keys are electronically coded by automotive manufacturers and the purpose was to eliminate automotive theft due to a manipulation of the steering column or by getting a copy of a key. This is made possible as the key will not function if it is not programmed with the automobile. There is an electronic signal that gets sent out every time a key is inserted in the…

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This entry was posted on August 10, 2012 by .

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