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Can’t turn on your car? How to deal with car ignition problems

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, July 13, 2021

You're excited to start your day and hit the road. You step into your car, close the door, and put on your seatbelt. You insert the key into the ignition, but this time, nothing happens. You suddenly can't turn your car key in the ignition! Ahh, car key emergencies! A pain to deal with at any time, but perhaps more frustrating first thing in the morning! So if you're having problems with your car keys or you can't turn your car on, it is best to save the number of a mobi ..

Help! I can't open my car door from the inside or outside

Sales Galmier - Friday, June 25, 2021

Having trouble unlocking your car doors? One moment everything seems fine; the next, you find yourself struggling to open or unlock your car door. You might choose to ignore this seemingly not-so troubling moment. But what if it happens again, at a time when you're about to attend an important appointment or have to be at a certain destination on time? You've tried everything you can to get your car door to open. You've called home to find a spare key, you tried picking your c ..

Can I replace a car key without having the original?

Sales Galmier - Friday, June 11, 2021

Do you know what you would do if your only car key is missing and you don’t have a spare? Would you know who you could call? We know how much you depend on your car, and if anything goes wrong with the keys, you can’t go anywhere! And that can pose a real inconvenience to your day-to-day life. Once you lose your only car key, you might think about calling your car dealer to provide you with a spare. But do you think a car dealer can immediately deliver a spare car key and ge ..

Ask a car locksmith: can you start a car without your key?

Sales Galmier - Friday, May 28, 2021

Lost car keys? Broken or stolen keys? You're probably outside your car wondering how you can go back on the road fast and without damage? Not having car keys when you need to get to your next destination can be very frustrating. So, is it still possible to start your car even without a car key in the ignition? Depending on your car model, you might do some serious damage when it comes to igniting it yourself. So what’s the best thing to do when you're caught w ..

4 mistakes car owners make when locked out of their car

Sales Galmier - Friday, May 14, 2021

Is it still possible to open your car door even without a car key? In many cases, yes. The problem is you might not be able to do it properly on your own, and not without some damage, either! There are many ways you can open your car door - however, nothing beats the expertise of your local automotive locksmith in Malvern ( Of course, accidentally locking yourself out can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you’re  ..

What’s the difference between transponder and non-transponder car keys

Sales Galmier - Thursday, April 15, 2021

Make no mistake, car security is still as important as ever! So, how do you avoid car thefts? There are many things car owners can do: Parking their car in the garage Securing it with CCTV Keeping your car keys out of sight in your home Speaking of keys however, it’s worth asking whether or not your car’s keys, locks and ignition are up-to-date and using the latest measures to prevent unauthorised entry! Transponder vs non-transponder car keys What is a transponder chip? ..

We did it again! Our 10th straight WOMO Customer Service Award

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Deja vu! Is anyone getting the feeling that they’ve been in this place before? We certainly are - this month, Galmier Locksmiths was awarded yet another WOMO Customer Service Award ( Naturally, we’re pretty stoked to add yet another one to the awards cabinet, alongside all the other accolades we’ve earned over the years. While we can’t really throw a big party with champagne (our work means that we spend most of the day on the road ..

How our auto locksmith in Melbourne creates a replacement car key

Sales Galmier - Thursday, March 11, 2021

An automotive locksmith in Melbourne ( can do a lot of things for you - and that includes rekeying your car and creating replacement keys for your car. We’ve talked a number of times about our ability to create replacement keys - one related service that doesn't get as much mention is our ability to rekey cars! Whether you’ve lost a car key and don’t have a replacement, had it stolen or simply noticed that it d ..

How an auto locksmith replaces missing and broken car keys

Sales Galmier - Thursday, February 25, 2021

Have your car keys broken or bent after years of use? Does it take three or four tries for your car keys to turn in the ignition? Lost your car keys altogether? Each of these car key problems are not only annoying to deal with, but also disrupt your day's routine. If only you could get them replaced, and quickly! Whether it’s an emergency or a replacement for a key that’s getting very worn-down, our automotive locksmiths can help you replace your old car keys. Nee ..

Car lockout? An auto locksmith in Melbourne explains what to do

Sales Galmier - Thursday, February 11, 2021

You'll never know when you might find yourself locked out of your car. We sure hope it doesn’t happen to you, but if it does, would you know what to do next? Being locked out of your car can be very stressful, especially if you're far from home and you have no spare car key with you. You may feel a bit lost about what to do next, and who to call for help. You're left feeling helpless and clueless about the next thing that you should do. Don't worry - an auto locksmith near yo ..