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Replacement Motorbike Keys Without Being Ripped Off

26/02/2024 motorbike ignition

If you only have one motorbike key, then losing it can be an expensive and time-consuming error. We’ve heard of dealerships charging upwards of £800 to replace ignition systems. Ordering a replacement key from the manufacturer may mean that it will not arrive for weeks. At PT Lock & Safe, we can provide you with a replacement motorbike key the same day that you get in contact. We typically charge less than half the price that your bike’s dealership will charge.

Why is it so expensive to go to the dealership?

Modern bikes tend to use a system called an Engine Control Unit (ECU) that is activated by an RFID key. The unit stops working if you lose the key. Go to your dealership, and they will insist on replacing the whole system. In some cases, it would practically be cheaper to buy a new bike than to replace the ECU. And you may also have to wait while the expensive parts are delivered from the country of manufacture.

How can this be done cheaper?

We are the only locksmith in Norwich that specialises in reprogramming motorbike ignition systems to accept a new key. This enables us to offer a significantly faster turnaround time – often the same day – at a fraction of the cost. If it is a model of bike that we have performed this trick on before, we will already have the software and can pass further savings on to the customer.

Get a spare key cut now

Prevention is better (and cheaper) than cure. Before you lose your only key, get a spare one programmed and put it in a safe place!

For significant savings on motorbike key replacements, contact PT Lock & Safe. You can call us on 01603 812613 or email us on

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