How to order new Chevy key and remote
Last Updated on Wednesday Apr 18, 2018
If you have lost the keys to your Chevrolet, don't panic. You can order a new key from any Chevy dealer or locksmith. The average cost for a new Chevrolet key is between $60 and $120. The price can vary depending on if your Chevy has a transponder key, security chip or VATS. If your Chevy is 2006 and newer it may also need to be programmed. The cost to program a new Chevy key at the dealer ranges between $60 and $80.
How to order new Chevy key
- Locate a Chevy dealer near you.
- Call the nearest dealer or locksmith and get a quote for a new Chevy key. You will need to prove the Year, Make and Model. For example 2015 Chevy Impala. In some cases, the dealer may need the VIN number. For some models, there are more than one key types available for that model. If you don't know your Chevy VIN, open the driver door and locate the sticker shown below. Write down the 17 digit number. The dealer or locksmith will need the last 8 digits to give you an accurate quote.
- Head to the dealer or locksmith so that a new key can be cut.
- Pay the key and also programming fee if it is required. Certain Chevy keys can be programmed yourself without the need of the dealer. Older Chevy vehicles don't need the key to be programmed.
This remote has a flip-out key. The key must be cut to match your current key. Then the remote must be programmed to your vehicle. You can program it yourself provided you already have one working key/remote.
Replacement Chevy Key Fob Remote
For many years Chevy vehicles came with a separate key and remote key fob. In the mid-2000s Chevy came out with the flip key but not all models were equipped with the flip key.
If you have lost your Chevy key fob remote you can order a new one from your dealer. Depending on the button configuration of your Chevy remote it may cost anywhere from $80 to $175 for a new one. A cheaper alternative is to buy a Chevy key fob remote online and program it yourself if you have existing remotes. You will need to have two working remotes to perform the programming yourself.
Please leave a comment to let us know how much you were quoted for a new key on your Chevy Bolt, Camaro, Colorado, Corvette, Cruze, Equinox, Express, Impala, Malibu SS, Silverado, Sonic, Spark, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse, Trax, Volt.
- You must be the legal owner of the vehicle. If you are ordering keys for someone else, a signed power of attorney may be required.
- You must be available in person when ordering the keys.
- You must show a driver's license or passport when ordering the key.
- You must have a legitimate and current registration or vehicle title.
- The VIN in your registration or title should match that of your car.
- You must pre-pay for the key at the time of the request. Key payments are non-refundable.
- You must get your substitution key face to face. Key programming may be required.
- If your registration is locked in your, please go to the DMV and they will re-issue you another one.
- It can take anywhere from two to ten days to get the new key.
Posted by Marry T. on Apr 11, 2018 @ 09:38 am