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Need automotive locksmith services in Melbourne right now? Call us at 0490 383 332!

Getting locked out of your car is a spanner in the works you don’t need. Our committed auto locksmiths are on call 24/7 so that we can always provide you with fast service when you need it most. 

24/7 emergency service across Melbourne

You can’t exactly plan a lost or broken key. And, when it comes to your car, you will only notice on your way to work, an important meeting, to pick the kids up from school, or an appointment. When time is of the essence, you can’t afford to sit around and wait for help to arrive. 

If you’re in a fix, don’t fret! A professional locksmith service like Smith Lock will be able to get you back on the road in no time at all. Just give us a call and our mobile team will be at your location anywhere in Melbourne with all the tools we need to fix your problem. 

We provide auto locksmith services for a wide variety of makes and models. With us, help is never more than a phone call away. 

Need new car keys in Melbourne today? Call us at 0490 383 332 to speak to our emergency automotive locksmiths!

The auto locksmith Melbourne car owners can count on

We service drivers all over Melbourne and its suburbs — wherever you’ve parked your vehicle, our mobile automotive locksmiths can reach you. 

We know how stressful it can be to have a problem with your car keys. That’s why we’ve refined our process to be as simple and smooth as possible: our expert auto locksmith will show up to your location, assess the situation, and get straight to work. 

We pride ourselves on having some of the best locksmiths in Melbourne on our team and specialise in providing great automotive locksmith services to drivers across the city. Whether you’ve lost your keys, want a new/replacement set or are having trouble with the locks on your vehicle, we can help. 

See why we are one of Melbourne’s most trusted automotive locksmiths — contact us today!

Car key stuck in the ignition lock? Here’s what to do

You’ve put your car key in the ignition and now it won’t come out. You can’t just leave your keys there, so what should you do?

First of all, don’t panic. If you start trying to force it out of the ignition, you may cause it to break and incur more damage than necessary. 

There are a couple of common fixes that can save the day without calling for an auto locksmith service:

Turn the steering wheel

If you happen to turn the steering wheel even the tiniest bit when you are switching off the car, it may activate the steering wheel lock. This means you won’t be able to move the wheel as easily and cannot remove the key from the ignition. 

This problem has an easy fix: wiggle the steering wheel while turning the keys. This should release both locks and allow you to remove the keys easily afterwards. 

Wiggle the key

Sometimes, keys can just get stuck, or some components of the lock may be misaligned. While this is a sign that you may need to replace either the key or lock (or both) soon, today might not be that day. Try gently wiggling the car keys before trying to pull it out again.

Be careful when doing this: too much vigorous movement may result in the car keys breaking, or breaking the lock itself. If in doubt, call an expert. 

Lubricate the ignition

The ignition cylinder might be a little stuck, but adding a little bit of lubricant can get the locks working well again. Use a silicon or graphite based lubricant — only use WD40 if you plan on changing the ignition cylinder out. 

If your keys keep getting stuck, this may be a problem that only an expert automotive locksmith can fix. Keys can become damaged over the years from use (or misuse), meaning that getting a new set of car keys can solve most of your problems.

If you want to keep your locks in the best condition and protect your vehicle, it might be time to consider getting a replacement set of keys. Our automotive locksmiths can come to your location wherever you are in Melbourne and get to work on a new set of keys for your car straight away. 

NOTE: If the key is broken and only part of it is stuck, DO NOT reinsert the top half. This will only push the other half deeper inside and will make removal more difficult. Call us instead, and our locksmith will be able to help. 

Can’t remove your car keys from the ignition? Don’t risk causing further damage — call a Melbourne auto locksmith now at 0490 383 332!

Our automotive locksmith services

  • Car key cutting
  • Spare key cutting
  • Car key replacement
  • Lost and broken keys
  • Transponder keys
  • Car lock repair
  • Key removal from ignition
  • Locksmith services for all makes and models

For fast, friendly service, call the team at Smith Lock today!

Contact us today!

Want to find out more about our Melbourne automotive locksmiths? Call today at 0490 383 332 to chat to one of our friendly team members and discuss our services. We specialise in lost and replacement car keys and will provide the best service possible. 

About Smith Lock

The team at Smith Lock have provided quality locksmith service to Melbourne and the surrounding areas since xxxx. Helping both residential and commercial clients across the city and on the go, our locksmiths have become leaders in the industry and are committed to friendly and professional service. Contact us today to find out more about our auto locksmith services and how we can enhance your security. 

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