Oak Auto Locksmith
If the vehicle has no key available we need a key code to cut a blank key. The key code contains all the parameters for being able to manually cut the key blade.
The key code can be obtained manually by a lock decoding tool called “lishi.”
Insert the lishi tool into the door lock as far as it will go. Put some pressure on the lock by pushing the tool in gently. Click the inside wafers one by one until the lock is in the opening position. After gently touching the wafers inside the lock to feel the depth of the cut. Cut the key according to the decoded number on depths.
If the lock is too old, faulty, or dirty, we can clean it with a special lock lubricant. If none of these is helpful, we can buy the key code from the dealership.
Advantages and disadvantages of the two methods.
Lishi car lock decoder
Buying the key code from the dealership.
Have you ever been in the unfortunate “Car Lockout” situation where you’ve locked yourself out of your car and did not know what to do? This is a situation that many people find themselves in, but luckily there are a couple of ways you can help yourself in order to open your locked car.
We’re at Oak Auto Locksmith have put together a guide showing the process from start to finish. By the end of it you’ll know how to decode a car lock if your key needs replacing, got lost or damaged.
We do however advise you to call us if such a situation occurs as replacing the key does require additional steps. This guide can be very handy if you’ve locked yourself out of the car. With the “Lishi” tool you can unlock your car to retrieve your keys.