How can you tell what your key is?
Call your local Society of Professional Locksmith member when seeking duplicates or service and make sure to provide them this information. SOPL member locksmiths are professionally trained to identify your keys.
What are Ilco keys for?
These keys contain a transponder chip enclosed in the head that communicates with the vehicle’s immobilizer system.
Do keys have numbers?
Keys are typically printed with an alphanumeric code called a key identification number, a key code or a key number that allows locksmiths and companies to replicate keys without the need to install a whole new lock system. Key codes fall into two categories: blind codes and bitting codes.
How many different key blanks are there?
There are upwards of 7,000 different key blanks. This includes commercial, residential, utilities and vehicular key blanks. Most locksmiths maintain a stock of 1,000 or less different key blanks.
What do key codes mean?
A key code is a series of alphanumeric characters used by locksmiths to create a key. There are two kinds of key codes: blind codes and bitting codes.
Can you cut the key just with the code?
Locksmiths use key codes to cut keys that match a lock’s specifications. Using a key code, locksmiths can replicate keys and cut new keys simply by entering the code information into specialized software that processes code inputs to generate and cut new keys.
What is the most common lock key?
There are many types of keyways, but most homes have locks with one of two of the most common keyways – KW1 and SC1. The SC stands for “Schlage,” and the KW stands for “Kwikset” – two common lock manufacturers.
How do I find my key lock code?
Finding the key code
- In the documentation of the vehicle. Sometimes the key code is in the vehicle manual or on a label with the lock or key.
- On the key. It would be an engraved or hewn in code.
- On a metal plate in the glove department or elsewhere in the car.
- On the lock’s housing.
How do I find my Master lock key number?
The key number is stamped on the original keys. If you know the key number, a Master Lock distributor can order a duplicate cut key direct from Master Lock. If you do not have your original key, a locksmith or a hardware store may be able to impression your lock and create a new key.
What kind of keys Cannot be copied?
The following is a list of keys that cannot be duplicated:
- Transponder Key.
- Laser Cut Car Key.
- VAT Key.
- Abloy keys.
- Chip Keys.
- Tubular Keys.
- Internal Cut Keys.
- Four-Sided Key.
When did the Peugeot 104ZS come out?
The 104ZS introduced in 1976 was promoted as the sporting Peugeot 104. The Peugeot 104 is a city car designed by Paolo Martin and produced by the French car manufacturer Peugeot between 1972 and 1988.
What is the difference between the 104 ZS and 104 ZL coupes?
At first glance, what distinguishes the ZS Coupé from the ZL version are its sports wheels and larger tyres. The real difference is under the bonnet, as the 104 ZS has swapped the 954 cc XV5 engine of the base model for a 1,124 cc XW3. The power output increased from 46 to 66 hp DIN, which is an increase of almost 50%!
Is Peugeot’s 104 coupé a muscular GTI?
Eight years before the launch of the 205 GTI 1.6, Peugeot offered a muscular version of its small 104 Coupé.
What kind of engine does a Ford coupé 104 have?
At the Paris Motor Show in September 1975, the Coupé 104 was available in two distinct versions, the ZL (Luxury) with a 954 cm3, 46 bhp engine and the ZS (Sport) with a 1,124 cm3, 66 bhp engine.