Lost motorcycle key? With no key codes on file, making a key replacement for a motorcycle if almost impossible when you try using the dealer. The alternative – replacing all the locks (Gas cap, seat lock, steering, ignition) is expensive & challenging. Call a Motorcycle Locksmith.
Most motorcycle keys does not have a transponder (chip) inside and are really basic old fashioned keys. They are different in shape and style, different key way for each manufacturer of course, but other than that – there is no significant difference between the different keys and the way they work.
Starting with a Gas Cap Key
In most cases, your gas cap and ignition switch are using single key. If you replaced your gas cap, or gas tank, making a key to your bike may not be as easy as you hoped. Therefore, when replacing gas tank or gas cap, make sure that the key to the new lock will match to the ignition key.
Gas cap that is damaged, missing or one that’s using a different key from the ignition switch can affect your final price.
How long does it take to make a replacement key?
For the majority of bikes, anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes.
Can a locksmith make a motorcycle key?
There are 3 techniques to make a lost motorcycle key replacement: Key code (Some), Lock Decoder (Reading the key directly from the ignition lock) or by taking one of the locks apart and reading the wafers.
Each locksmith works with what he is most comfortable with. We like to take things apart. It works good for us and leaves almost zero room for mistakes, since we physically examine each wafer.
By taking apart the gas cap lock, we are able to get most of the cuts required for your ignition switch, as shown below.
Lost Motorcycle Key Replacement – Important Information
At time of service we require that THE BIKE OWNER MUST BE PRESENT ON SITE!
Owner should have a state issues ID (Driver License or Passport), proof of ownership (Title, Bill of Sale, Registration) and Valid insurance card.
Get in touch
For more information about your lost motorcycle key replacement – Please call us at (520) 276-8238. or contact us using our contact us form.
we service Maricopa, Arizona and its nearby cities, Chandler, Casa Grande & Mobile. Our service includes one on-site key replacement and is available by appointment. Brands that we service are Suzuki, Yamaha, Honda, Harley Davidson, Buell, Aprilia, Kawasaki, Triumph and more.