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Locksmith Tip - Key Hider

Locksmith Tip | We've been programming wrong this whole time...

When it comes to programming prox keys, there are many times wherein you're going to have one to two prox keys in the vehicle. The problem with that is that they're prox keys, so to make sure you're programming the right one and not picking up the original or vice versa, you need to get the prox key outside the vehicle to make sure you're not running into additional problems.

But not this time, never do that again because while back, Sean Baker, one of our lock boss community members, left a comment that got me confused. And so he sends me what he was talking about. He was like, 'Hey, PJ, you don't need to set the prox keys outside of the vehicle; all you need is a pouch. This pouch is where you stick the prox key, and it's going to block all the signals. So that way, you don't have to put the keys outside the vehicle, throw them in the pouch, and you're good to go.

Which got me thinking that if it's raining, the prox key might get wet and do no work, or worst I might step on one and break it. There are many reasons why you don't want to take those prox keys outside of the vehicle. I was blown because all this time, I've been doing it the wrong way. What's even worse is we are selling the Lucky Line version, the Signal Blocking Key Hider. It will keep your keys in place while blocking the signal when programming.


So Sean, thank you so much. Better use it on all future programming instead of putting the prox keys outside the vehicle, making them more prone to ruin or lose them. Get yourselves one of these Signal Blocking Key Hiders. Thank you, and we'll see you next time!

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