Find an auto locksmith near you to help with lost car keys, provide replacement car keys, repair car keys and help if you are locked out of your car. An auto locksmith approved by MLA who specialises in Auto Locksmith Services deals with locks & keys for all types of vehicles such as cars, vans, trucks, motorcycle etc…
Lost Key Cars – Misplaced Vehicle Keys or Had Keys Stolen?
I’ve Lost my Car Keys – If you were to lose your keys to your car/motorbike/van, or if for example a vehicle you purchased only had one set of keys, then an auto locksmith can replace lost car keys fast.
They will also be able to prevent your lost key from being used by removing it from the motor vehicle’s database so it will no longer start the car.
Do you need a replacement car key cutting?
Car Key Cutting / Car Key Programming – With the increasingly complex electronics that are in today’s vehicles it’s no longer just a case of cutting keys, but chips have to be programmed to ensure that the motor vehicle works.
Can cut all types of vehicle keys – Has the necessary equipment to provide a replacement set for your standard car key to a motorbike, van and truck keys and are often far the cheapest way of a getting spare set cut.
To find out the cheapest way to get replacement car keys click here we also tell you what the quickest option is.
Are you locked out of your vehicle?
An auto car locksmith will have the skills to gain entry to any make of car/vehicle without damaging the lock.
Car key repairs – broken or worn car key?
Car Key Repairs – Any number of factors could have occurred to damage your vehicles keys, an auto locksmith can repair all types of car keys from remote key fobs to transponder keys, they can even fix car key buttons on your remote.
Car locks – broken or damaged?
Car Lock Repairs – If you have a broken or damaged car door lock, a faulty latch or your bonnet lock is faulty a car locksmith will also be able to help either fix the fault car lock or fit a new one.
Car key stuck in the ignition?
Key stuck in ignition or keys won’t turn – If your keys have snapped or stuck in the ignition to your vehicle, then a vehicle locksmith can help by removing the key and then repairing or replacing the ignition that caused the problem.
Keys stuck in car door or bonnet?
Keys stuck in the bonnet or car door – again should this happen the locksmith can either take out your key or recut a spare key for you.
Emergency Auto Locksmiths – 24 Hour & Mobile
Most auto locksmiths operate an mobile emergency service and a 24-hour call out due to the nature of work involved, most jobs are urgent.
If you have lost your car keys or need to open your vehicle in an emergency they will:
- Have the skill set & knowledge to provide a replacement key on-site – no wait time
- Can open your vehicle without damaging your car lock.
- Skilled to work on all type of vehicle keys & locks
How much does an auto locksmith cost?
There is NO regulation in the locksmithing industry – this means an auto locksmith can charge as they wish.
The price depends on:
- 1. Type of job – Some jobs more complex than others, for example, cutting keys for an old vehicle will be a lot cheaper than replacing lost keys for a locked car
- 2. Vehicle – Make/model/age, for example, a 1984 Ford Fiesta with no immobilizer will be cheaper than a 2018 BMW 3 series.
- 3. Day & Time – a Saturday night at midnight will be more expensive than 1 pm on a Monday.
We advise getting at least three quotes from different auto locksmiths.
Call Out Charge – We also recommend checking if there’s a call out charge, and what that charge includes.
Other vehicles an auto locksmith can help with
An auto locksmith can work with other vehicle types, not just cars.
From lost vehicle keys to being locked out of your van or truck.
Other vehicle types include:
- Motorbikes ( Sukuzi, Yamaha, Honda, Harley etc.. )
- Motor Scooters
- Vans and Trucks
Additional Vehicle Security Advice
Do you require expert advice on securing your vehicle? an MLA approved auto locksmith will also be able to give help on commercial vehicle security.
Does your vehicle have slam locks fitted? these automatically lock and secures a vehicle once the door has been shut.
Some also specialise in repairing and fitting immobilisers, a fitted immobiliser will prevent theft of a vehicle.
Make sure you look out for Sold Secure approval on vehicle security products.
To protect against theft of motorcycles & mopeds, a locksmith can supply and fit (where necessary), security products such as:
- Ground anchors
- Chains & padlocks
- Additional garage security such as Garage Door Defender etc.
Please read our motorcycle security advice page where we cover the 3 best ways to protect a motorbike, scooter or moped from being stolen.
We also recommend reading the Met Police Motorcycle security page.
Auto locksmiths approved by the Master Locksmiths Association are Vetted, Inspected & Qualified.