Why your Car Dealer is calling Mr.Locksmith

It is the practice of most businesses the purge data every once in a while. Automotive manufacturers are no exception, this is really coming to light in the last while because the Ford Motor Company has purged all the key codes for vehicles 10 years or older. So don’t be surprised if you take your [...]

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Rekeying as Opposed to Replacing

To this point I have only Blogged about Automotive Locksmithing, I would like to address a issue that I get calls on often. People often call who have recently moved into a new residence and call to replace their locks, the first question I ask is WHY? If it is simply because they are not [...]

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Don’t try this at home!! Starting your car with a Hammer and Chisel

I very recently wrote about the weak leak being your key. Here is an example of that going to the worst degree. I was called by a client whose key would not turn in the ignition, the vehicle was a Chevy Blazer, when I arrived I found the client out of frustration had taken a [...]

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The Weakest Link

The saying a chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link is so true, and keys are the weakest link in your locking and ignition systems of your vehicle. If your having issues with your key turning in one or more locks or the ignition lock the first thing to check is the key. [...]

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Mr. ProLock GTA makes ignition keys for a 1959 Jaguar

We talk all the time about later model vehicles, the ones that take us to work, to shop, take the kids to practice and do all the everyday things that need to be done. There are of course other groups of vehicles out there, collector and antiques being one such group. With this group of [...]

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Is it original or not KEYLESS FOBS and KEYS

Ford on the left side and Mr. ProLock’s fob on the right On October 20th I was called and by a client wanting to replace a lost set of keys and a keyless entry fob, the client had called around and checked pricing from me, from other Locksmiths and from the Ford Dealer. The Ford [...]

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Ford Focus the ongoing Saga

It’s a good thing I listen, Terry from Mr. Locksmith in Vancouver told me to keep ignition lock cylinder kits on hand for the Ford Focus(I keep 3 at all times). This past Sunday I had a call from a gentleman with a 2000 Ford Focus his key would not turn in the ignition. I [...]

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Mr. Prolock 5 Day Locksmith Training Class in Vancouver, British Columbia

Terry Whin-Yates from Mr. Prolock Professional Locksmiths will be offering my Five (5) days hands-on (M-F, 8:30-5:30pm) Basic Locksmith Training as follows: July 18-22, 2011 (M-F, 9am-5pm) Vancouver, BC Toronto, Ontario September 2011 TBA Mr. Prolock Professional Locksmiths  provides hands-on comprehensive knowledge about locking and unlocking principles, security issues, and effective use of cutting-edge products. [...]

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Mr. Prolock Professional Locksmith Training Class

Mr. Prolock Locksmith School 5 Day Locksmith Course. Mr. Prolock Professional Locksmiths will be offering my Five (5) days hands (M-F, 8:30-5:30pm) on Institutional and Basic Locksmith Training as follows: June 6-10, 2011 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (Vancouver, BC) July 11-15 2011Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (Toronto, Ontario) Visit http://www.mrprolock.com/College.html for additional [...]

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