Since 1995 car manufacturers have been using transponder chips in the plastic body of the key to start the car. These chips have unique a code for a specific car. If the transponder is damaged or missing, the car will not start.
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Lockman UK also specialise in vehicle diagnostics for most vehicles including Audi, BMW and Mercedes. We have the equipment to read fault codes, check for the causes of faults and clear warning lights once the fault has been rectified.
Modern vehicles now run on networked modules which are all controlled by a central unit. The vehicle monitors every aspect of the module which has allowed the manufacturers to advance the features and efficiency of vehicles.