One of the most expensive claims in the ancillary world is the auto key replacement. Today’s keys are very costly to replace if they are lost, stolen or destroyed. With customers realizing the cost of replacing a keyless key fob today this is becoming an easier sell in the finance office and a shot in the arm to your PVR.

Many keys incorporate computer chips for remote locking systems, trunks and ignitions. When keys need to be replaced, it’s an expense that also includes reprogramming. The ACE Group offers a Key Replacement program that not only protects your customers against the expense of stolen or lost keys, but helps eliminate the hassles of an already stressful situation by providing emergency road service as well.

Benefits of Key Replacement Coverage:

  • Key replacement – In the event a customer’s key is lost, stolen or destroyed, we will pay for a replacement.
  • Lockout Service – If the customer’s ignition key is locked inside the car, locksmith services are covered.
  • 24-hour Emergency Roadside assistance – Includes mechanical first aid, tire, battery and delivery service.

Road hazard tire and wheel coverage is undoubtedly crucial, but it’s important not to overlook another significant aspect of ancillary coverage—auto key replacement. In today’s modern vehicles, keys have evolved to incorporate advanced technology, making them more expensive to replace if they are lost, stolen, or destroyed. This realization has made key replacement coverage a more compelling option in the finance office, providing a boost to your PVR (Per Vehicle Retail) and enhancing customer satisfaction.

Keys with keyless entry and ignition systems often contain computer chips that are integral to the functioning of remote locking systems, trunks, and ignitions. When a key needs to be replaced, the expenses incurred go beyond just the physical key itself—it also involves the cost of reprogramming. Recognizing this need, the ACE Group offers a comprehensive Key Replacement program that not only protects customers from the financial burden of stolen or lost keys but also provides them with much-needed support during an already stressful situation through emergency road service.

The benefits of Key Replacement Coverage are multifaceted. Firstly, in the unfortunate event that a customer’s key is lost, stolen, or destroyed, the program covers the cost of a replacement, alleviating the financial burden on the owner. Additionally, if a customer accidentally locks their ignition key inside the vehicle, the program includes coverage for locksmith services, ensuring quick access to their car without incurring extra costs.

Moreover, the Key Replacement program goes beyond just key-related services. It also includes 24-hour emergency roadside assistance, providing customers with peace of mind and support in various situations. Whether they require mechanical first aid for their vehicle, assistance with a flat tire, jump-starting a dead battery, or even fuel delivery, this coverage ensures that customers can rely on prompt and reliable assistance anytime, anywhere.

By offering comprehensive key replacement coverage, automotive dealerships can enhance their ancillary offerings and cater to the evolving needs of their customers. The program not only protects against the financial implications of key loss or theft but also provides valuable support during emergencies and unforeseen circumstances on the road. With the increasing costs of replacing high-tech keys, this coverage option proves to be a wise investment for both customers and dealerships alike, promoting customer satisfaction and fostering a positive dealership experience.