Table of Contents
- 1 Need a vehicle locksmith expert for your lost or stolen car keys in Welling? We offer a 24/7 emergency car key service.
- 2 Why Use AutoLocks Ltd for Your Vehicle Locksmith Services?
- 3 Losing Your Car Keys Can be Frustrating
- 4 What Do You Do if Your Car Keys Are Stolen?
- 5 What Do You Do if You Have Lost Your Car Keys?
- 6 What Do You Do if You Have Lost Your Car Keys?
- 7 What Information Should You Provide When You Contact our Auto Locksmith?
- 8 What Type of Vehicle Keys Can We Replace?
- 9 Why Choose AutoLocks Ltd?
- 10 We Work With All Major Car Manufacturers
- 11 Trusted Reviews & Recommendations From Many Happy Customers
- 12 Guarantees
- 13 Areas We Serve
- 14 Get a Quote
- 15 FAQs
Need a vehicle locksmith expert for your lost or stolen car keys in Welling? We offer a 24/7 emergency car key service.
Why Use AutoLocks Ltd for Your Vehicle Locksmith Services?
We come to you
We bring the locksmith to you, without all the hassle of going out!
Whether it’s a broken key or a lost key if you need a car locksmith, look no further. We come to you at any location and replace car keys of most makes and models of cars.
We carry keys for most vehicles makes and models
Need your keys replaced? Call our specialists! You don’t have to call a dealer or take the car in for service. We can handle most situations, whether you need a new key made or are looking to remove an old one. Our technicians are efficient and professional – and we always come prepared.
We’re often cheaper than a dealership
Whether you lost your car key or it was stolen, we can supply a competitively priced replacement manufactured by ourselves. We guarantee that the keys won’t cut up on an alarm, and are always cheaper than the main dealers.
Zero call-out fee
You’re busy enough, without having to worry about your car door key. What if it’s lost or the locks are frozen? When you choose AutoLocks for your car key and transponder fobs, you don’t pay a call-out fee and you can rest assured that we won’t recommend a new lock if it is possible to fix the existing one.
Losing Your Car Keys Can be Frustrating
We know how hard it can be to lose your car key. But losing your car key may not only affect your life in ways that are frustrating. It can also cost money, time and make you vulnerable to insurance rate hikes.
Your car could be stolen too
Every year, an estimated 50,000 vehicles are stolen. Car locks and keys are critical for reducing the risk of having your car stolen. A lost or forgotten key is a common cause for vehicle theft as thieves only need a few minutes to break-in and steal the vehicle.
Cost of replacing your car key may not be covered by your insurance Many people assume a car key is covered under their insurance policy, but that isn’t always the case.
What Do You Do if Your Car Keys Are Stolen?
Stop stolen keys being used
With 10 years of experience in the auto locksmithing and restoration field, the professionals at AutoLocks Ltd will make new keys and unlock your car in no time if you are locked out. Whether your car is old or new they can service all makes and models without skipping a beat.
Thousands of customers have trusted our auto locksmiths throughout the years to install high security auto locks, car alarms, remote control door locks, keyless entry remotes and other high end security systems.
Reprogramme your vehicle
To prevent theft, we recommend that you install a transponder car alarm system, which will immediately alert you and law enforcement authorities if someone tries to break into your car. For extra security, in addition to an alarm system, after you have reported the crime to the police, AutoLocks Ltd offers reprogramming of your vehicle’s computer so that your car will not allow the engine to start.
Deprogramme the stolen keys
If your car is stolen and the police are unable to find it, you may have little hope of getting your car back. Fortunately, our team uses patented technology to deprogramme stolen keys and immobilise them. This means that even if a thief tries to start your car with the stolen keys, they will not work and they will be useless to the thief. We can perform this service at your own convenience in less than a minute without having to take apart your car or take it somewhere for expensive repairs.
Reconfigure locks and ignition
With your ignition and door locks changed by a qualified locksmith after a break-in, you remove one of the easiest ways for a thief to drive your car away again. The new lock will be harder to pick or even force out of place, requiring the criminal to spend more time trying to get inside your vehicle and getting frsutrated.
What Do You Do if You Have Lost Your Car Keys?
Claim on your car insurance policy
It’s easy to ring up a claim against your insurance. You phone the company, tell them you’ve lost your car keys and you don’t have a spare. They will no doubt ask for evidence that you genuinely need these new replacement keys – perhaps a receipt or something similar. You will then be told that they require a professional locksmith to estimate the cost of replacement of the keys.
Claim on a ‘key cover’ policy
Did you know that most home and car insurance policies include ‘key cover’ at no extra cost? ‘Key cover’ is often a forgotten item on standard home and car insurance, but is in fact remarkably affordable. The insurance company will pay for the cost of replacement keys by a professional locksmith – so long as they can confirm that you have lost your keys.
Call your breakdown service
You might want to call in a breakdown service to come and tow your vehicle to a local garage. There are various drivers who will drive out to wherever you are to provide this service. Generally speaking, you’ll get this done rather quickly since there is no need for a courtesy vehicle or a pickup from home. It’s all taken care of for you. But you will have to pay a hefty price for the towing.
Buy a new set of car keys
When you purchase a new set of keys, the auto dealer will ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN) to ensure that the keys can be cut properly and fit the ignition properly. Once this is done, you can have the locksmith service work on getting your broken car open for you—replacing any chipped or broken glass, soldering any wires, or performing any other similar work that may be required.
Get a spare car key cut
As car thieves become more sophisticated, so have the means to protect your vehicle from them. Many vehicles today require a scan tool which is part of the computer system of your vehicle in order to disable the anti-theft device. A skilled and honest locksmith can use a high-security code reader to access your cars VIN (Vehicle identification number) and program a duplicate key. This preserves all of your original lock cylinders, lock buttons, door latches and electronics in perfect working order.
Get a new set of keys from a franchised dealer
Getting a new set of car keys from your local dealer is cheaper than replacing the complete ignition system. Also, it is impossible to duplicate a transponder key without having access to the original programming tool. But this process is typically inconveniencing and time-consuming.
Find a specialist auto locksmith
Your car keys may be small, but losing them can be stressful and if you don’t act quickly, dangerous. Often, what you really do need if you lost your car keys is a professional specialist auto locksmith.
What Do You Do if You Have Lost Your Car Keys?
What Information Should You Provide When You Contact our Auto Locksmith?
- Postcode of where you are
- Make and model of vehicle
- Registration number of vehicle
- Vehicle identification number (VIN)
- Personal identification
What Type of Vehicle Keys Can We Replace?
- Standard Car Keys
- Remotes Car Keys / Electronic Chips / Key Fobs
- ‘Keyless’ Entry Fobs
- Transponder Keys
- Classic Car Keys
- Bus Keys
- Van Keys
- Truck Keys
- Caravan Keys
- Motorcycle / Motorbike Keys
- Tibbe Keys
- Valet Key
Why Choose AutoLocks Ltd?
We are fully registered and based in Welling
We are one of the leading providers of key cutting, car unlocking solutions, conservatory and window locks in South East London. Fully registered and based in Welling, we provide a 24-hour service to all areas of Welling.
Unlike our competitors, we make sure each and every job is carried out to a very high standard. Our professional locksmiths have over 10 years experience in their fields and can ensure you receive the best customer service and advice available. We will always try to beat any genuine local quote for your lost or stolen car keys replacement.
We are ready to get to you in Welling in 20 minutes or less
In London, AutoLocks Ltd will arrive in 20 minutes or less. We are ready to take a look at your vehicle, assess your needs, and resolve the issue with a free quote.
We are committed to completing the job in 1 visit
Only a locksmith professional can offer you the most advanced systems for all your locksmith needs. We are a team of expert locksmith technicians who have been serving the Welling community for many years and have delivered exceptional results to all our clients. We make the process hassle-free and ensure to finish the job in just one visit.
We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so whenever you need help with a locksmith problem, we can be there. Free estimates offered on request.
We carry a wide range of insurance-approved locks
AutoLocks Ltd offers a full range of insurance-approved locks and associated parts that are designed to protect motor-vehicle owners’ and drivers’ valuables on the road.
We Work With All Major Car Manufacturers
- Alfa Romeo
- Aston Martin
- David Brown
- Faraday Future
- Land Rover
- Lynk and Co
- SEAT Locksmith
Trusted Reviews & Recommendations From Many Happy Customers
“Hi AutoLocks Ltd team, just wanted to let you know we have received the replacement keys first thing this morning. Thanks again for all your help and great communication, your customer service has been fantastic.” Best wishes, Andy.
“A locksmith I contacted to quote the job was a pleasant enough man but agreed he could not guarantee the work and had to order in locks from Germany. He then asked for payment in advance. I telephoned AutoLocks Ltd and spoke with Andy. I explained my situation and he offered a more favourable price than his competitor had quoted. For the first time since the lock out, I felt reassured everything would be ok.”
Our team of locksmiths are highly trained and passionate about what we do. Our customers get the best possible service because our technicians do only one thing: automotive locks & keys. With a 90-day guarantee on any of our services, you can have peace of mind that your locks will be taken care of. Our mission is to help you get back on the road again and protect your vehicle. And our experience and knowledge is there to back you up.
Areas We Serve
Get a Quote
Find out why AutoLocks Ltd is one of the leading car locksmith services offering a comprehensive range of products and services in South East London. Whether you need a new lock fitted, have lost your key or need emergency roadside assistance we will be able to help. Get in touch with our friendly and friendly team on 07946705894 or fill our online form today for a free, no-obligation quote.