10 Things You Learned In Kindergarden That’ll Help You With Peugeot 3008 Key Fob

What You Should Know About Your Peugeot Key Fob

Peugeot Key Fob is an excellent feature that allows drivers to start their car from the distance. This can be useful during cold or hot weather conditions because it allows drivers to warm up the engine and the interior before entering the vehicle.

Dealerships can program and design new Peugeot keys, but only if they have the time. KeyNOW KeyNOW, we can cut programs, cut and deliver new Peugeot 3008 Key Fob Replacement keys to you, a lot quicker.

Keyless Entry

Some key fobs can also allow you to start your car’s engine. This is useful if you have to leave your vehicle on hot days or if you’re carrying heavy items in your boot that make it difficult for you to open the door manually. To start the car using your key fob, press the unlock button on it several times in quick sequence. The door locks will unlock and the red light will begin to flash. If this doesn’t occur, your key fob battery could be dead and requires to be replaced. Alternately, the RF interference created by nearby buildings could disrupt your system.

Certain key fobs can also be equipped with an actual key that can be used to open your car (often for the driver’s side door, but sometimes the boot too). They can typically be opened by opening a flap on the fob, or by pressing a button on the case. The key’s physical part can be slid out of the slot in the case.

Water can cause damage to key fobs particularly when the chips are exposed to salty or soapy water. In some cases chips that are damaged could cause key fobs to stop functioning. In this situation the key fob will need to be replaced by the dealer. Locksmiths are able to replace keys much faster and at a lesser cost than dealerships.

Remote Start

If your key fob has the remote start feature it can turn on the engine without having to hold the keys to your car in hands. This is particularly useful when it’s hot outside and you’re looking to cool down your car while running errands. There are a few things you must be aware of prior to using this feature.

Certain key fobs come with a specific remote engine start button (for example Ford’s keyfob has an arrow-shaped circular shape that runs clockwise) which you must press to start the car remotely. Other key fobs, like Mazda’s key fob, require you to first secure the key, and then press the start button.

If you’re not able to start your car, you might have a dead or weak battery in the key fob. This is because the batteries in the key fob aren’t strong enough to send a strong signal to the car’s system.

If this is the scenario, you’ll have to replace the batteries in your key fob, or try programming it. This process varies from car to vehicle, but you can generally follow the instructions in the owner’s manual. Our mobile technicians can assist with this process as we have the specialist equipment to cut and program replacement Peugeot keys at your place of work, home or if you’re on the side of the road.

Door Locks

The Peugeot 3008 remote allows you to lock or unlock your vehicle by pressing a button on your key fob. The key fob, which is different from the standard key that has an actual hole, can store a secret copy of the car keys inside.

It does this by utilizing the radio signal which is only sent when the key is within an appropriate distance from the car. Once the signal is detected and a solenoid in the door lock translates the electronic signal into an action mechanical. This turns a rod to operate the door locks, just like a physical key could.

If the Peugeot key fob has stopped locking or unlocking the vehicle, there are many possible reasons for the issue. The most frequent reason is the battery is dead. It can be replaced within minutes. Other causes include worn-out buttons water damage or signal interference or a damaged chip.

Modern cars require a very high level of precision to operate, and the key fob isn’t in any way immune to this. The key fob may be programmed incorrectly, or may have a hardware defect that prevents it from responding to signals from the vehicle. A locksmith who is certified can reprogram the key fob to ensure that it is compatible with your vehicle.


Peugeot were one of the first car makers to use an immobiliser chip in the key. This prevents the vehicle from being started in the event that the key transmits the incorrect signal to the car. This is great when they’re new key for peugeot 207 however, over time, the chips will wear out and cause problems. This typically starts with an alert stating ‘anti theft system active on the dashboard or a warning light is blinking indicating ‘immobiliser fault’.

Peugeot dealerships are typically called to design and program replacement keys. However, a professional locksmith is equipped with dealer-standard tools in their van, meaning they can be with you and making new Peugeot keys on the roadside or at home much quicker than a dealership would be able to.

Generally Peugeot keys start to show problems because the key blade wears out. This wear could cause the mouth of the key not to be able to enter the lock properly, causing further wear on the locks. The issue can be fixed by simply changing the blade. It can also be beneficial to have the teeth on the key cleaned to allow them to perform more smoothly. Only a licensed auto locksmith can do this, but it can save you a lot of time and money in the future.

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