Honda Element Lost Car Key Replacement – All the Information You Need to Get a New Honda Element Key. Tips, Cost, Your Options and More.

Honda Element Replacement Keys

Honda Element Replacement Keys

 

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In this article:

Honda Element Replacement car keys – Introduction

Honda Element keys replacement by year – not sure which key you had: a regular, transponder chip or remote key fob? Find out here

Have you lost your Honda Element car keys – How do I get a new replacement key? What options do I have?

Honda Element key replacement near me – things to remember before calling a locksmith

On-site coding service by automotive locksmith - Honda key fob

On-site coding service by automotive locksmith – Honda key fob

Honda Element car key replacement cost

Can I get a replacement Honda Element key by VIN?

Honda Element key programming – which keys you can program yourself, how to program & more

Keyless entry information Honda Element

 

Introduction:

Automotive locksmith making a spare Honda key - Transponder with keyless entry

Automotive locksmith making a spare Honda key – Transponder with keyless entry

The Honda Element model was introduced in 2003. This model has two types of keys.

Transponder Chip Key: 2003-2011 – Two types of keys.

Transponder key coding machine - Honda

Transponder key coding machine – Honda

  • Please keep in mind that while keys/remotes may look the same they have different capabilities/frequencies/keyways and therefore it is important to have the right key/remote.
  • Already have your key? Need programming information on how to program Honda Element transponder key? Click here for a step by step information!

 

Quick access: or go to FAQ

 

Click on the type of key you had/ year below to get the most accurate information:

 

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011: (HO03-PT)

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Honda Element Transponder Key Replacement HO03-PT

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Honda Element Transponder Key Replacement HO03-PT

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

2003, 2004, 2005: (HO01-PT)

2003, 2004, 2005 Honda Element Transponder Key Replacement HO01-PT

2003, 2004, 2005 Honda Element Transponder Key Replacement HO01-PT

Already have a key? Click HERE for programming information.

 

 

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FAQ:

 

Q: I lost my Honda Element car keys, have no spare and need a replacement. How and where can I get a replacement key?

Honda Element Replacement Keys

Honda Element Replacement Keys

A: For a more detailed explanation including tips on how to SAVE TIME AND MONEY please visit our blog post: How to get a replacement key.

Generally speaking, you have three options:

  1. First, call an automotive locksmith that offers a mobile service for Honda Element cars. We can help you with that.
  2. Second, tow the car to the dealer.
  3. Third, order a key online and have the dealer or locksmith cut and program (if necessary) it for you.
Programming service for Honda car keys

Programming service for Honda car keys

A word of caution: The type of key you need will depend on the year and model of your Honda Element. Therefore, the options on how to get a new key made and programmed depending on whether you need a remote, an intelligent fob, push to start button, a transponder or a regular key.

Not ready to call for service just yet? Click here for some GREAT ideas on how to find lost car keys.

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Q: What should I tell the locksmith or dealer when I call for the service?

Honda Element Key Replacement Service Near Your Location - Tips

Honda Element Key Replacement Service Near Your Location – Tips

A: First, make sure you have the exact year, make and model, e.g. 2011 Honda Element.

In addition, write down the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) of the car located on the left side of the dashboard near the mirror (Click here for more information). That would help the locksmith or dealer verifying the year, make and model of the car and the type of key you had.

Finally, make sure you can show ownership of the car by having the necessary documents. The title, ID, insurance card etc.

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Q: Honda Element key replacement cost – How much does it cost to replace Honda Element key without the original? What is the average price?

Honda Element Key Replacement Cost

Honda Element Key Replacement Cost

A: The answer below is a short explanation. For a more detailed explanation and GREAT TIPS on how to save money, please visit our blog post: Car keys replacement cost

In short, to replace a Honda Element key can cost between $150-$280. It depends on a few factors:

  1. Type of key
  2. The year manufactured
  3. Time of day & your location
  4. Where you get a key replacement (dealer, automotive locksmith, online, etc.)
  5. Availability of code to cut a new key
  6. Original ignition or not

    Price of cutting a new Honda Element key may vary

    Price of cutting a new Honda Element key may vary

The type of key you had and the year the car was manufactured are maybe the most important factors (chip, intelligent fob, “push to start”, remote, regular “non-transponder” key). The newer the car is, the better security features the key had and therefore you can expect to pay more than $250 for a replacement key. Click here to see this model type of key you had for a more accurate price and information.

In addition, it depends on where you get a key replacement. The dealer, automotive locksmith or get it online. Click here to get a more detailed explanation of how to get a replacement key.

The dealer usually charges about 10%-15% less than a locksmith would for the key. However, most chances you will have to tow the car there to program the new key or remote and therefore the total price is usually higher.

Furthermore, consider that if you are looking to have a locksmith to come out and make you a new key outside regular business hours, the price may go up.

Finally, in case your ignition cylinder was changed before (usually with older cars), that probably means that the code for the key may not be useful and the key will have to be either cut manually by a locksmith or to change the ignition again which in this case the dealer can’t be of help.

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Q: Can I get a Honda Element key replacement by VIN?

A: That depends on the year of your car and type of key you had.

The VIN allows the dealer or automotive locksmith the option to access the key code on file, i.e. to cut you a replacement key by code which makes the process very fast and easy. There are however two things to consider:

  1. For Honda models that are older than 10 years: There are no codes available. Therefore, an automotive locksmith is your only option to get a replacement key.
  2. For Honda Element vehicles that are equipped with a transponder system and/or remote/ intelligent key/ fob key: Codes are available. However, programming is necessary and therefore you will have to either tow the car to the dealer or have an automotive locksmith come and program the key on site.

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Q: Honda Element key programming – Which keys you can program yourself, which keys require programming tool & more

New key fob programming - Honda

New key fob programming – Honda

A: Honda has different types of keys. Some require programming and some don’t. All transponder chip keys and/or smart key fobs need to be programmed with a special programming machine that only an automotive locksmith or the dealer has. There is no need to program non-transponder metal keys.

To make things simple we divided all Honda keys into 2 categories:

  1. No programming needed
  2. Keys that needs to be programmed and you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer

 

No Programming needed

Honda Element non-transponder keys are metal keys that have no chip in them and therefore no programming is needed:

None – This model has only keys that require special equipment to program the keys. An automotive locksmith or the dealer only can cut and program these keys for you. We can help you with that.

 

Honda Element keys that need to be programmed and you will need an automotive locksmith or the dealer

Honda Element Car Key Programming Tool

Honda Element Car Key Programming Tool

These keys, also known as remote smart keys, intelligent keys or key fobs, as well as transponder keys, have a security chip in them and programming is needed. In addition, a special machine is needed to program them and therefore an automotive locksmith or dealer should do it for you (Usually for models made after 1998).

HO03-PT, HO01-PT.

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Q: I have a Honda Element key and would like to get a keyless entry system to unlock all doors as well. Can you tell me which one should I get, does it need to be programmed and can I do it myself or not?

A: Honda Element has a few options for keyless entry systems. For newer models, there is a built-in keyless entry in the key you have (Remote head key or key fob/ smart key). Some need to be programmed by a professional locksmith or dealer and some don’t. Below you will find all the relevant information.

 

Keyless entry information Honda Element:

Keyless entry information Honda Element

Keyless entry information Honda Element

Honda Element has one keyless entry remote. Choose the year of your car:

2002-2011: OUCG8D-344H-A (Choose Method A)

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