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Automotive Locksmith Services

It’s happened to everyone at some point. You’ve got somewhere to go and your car keys are nowhere to be found.

Maybe they dropped out of your pocket or purse, maybe they were stolen, but one thing’s for sure: without keys, your car is just a huge paperweight.

If you ever find yourself in need of a fresh set of car keys, call Pop-A-Lock. We can make keys on the spot for 90% of cars on the road. Our on-call locksmiths can be at your location within 30 minutes and we guarantee we’ll never charge you more than what we quote.

But that’s not all we can do. Got a broken or vandalized lock? Is your key stuck in the ignition? Did you close the door without grabbing your keys?

No matter what car key emergency you’re facing, Pop-A-Lock has mobile technicians ready to help. If you’re in the Hawthorne, Compton or South Bay area and you need an expert auto locksmith, give us a call!

Our Automotive Lock Services

All of the following services are available to our automotive customers, but this is by no means an exhaustive list of how we can assist you. Just give us a call and we’ll be happy to help you out!

New Keys (Including Chip, Electronic, and Car Remotes)

Whether you drive a luxury automobile, a family-sized SUV, or a humble four-door sedan, one thing’s for sure: a car is useless without a key to operate it.

You don’t need to pay an arm and a leg at the dealership to get new car keys. Whether you’ve lost your keys, broken them, or just need a spare set, Pop-A-Lock’s auto service technicians can make new keys for you on the spot – wherever, whenever the need arises.

Our service extends beyond just metal keys, too. As a full-service locksmith, we can program replacement laser cut keys, chip keys, and push-to start proximity car remotes for over 90% of the vehicles currently on the market.

Skip the dealership. We’ll come to you, day or night!

Car Door Unlocking

It’s happened to all of us: you arrive at a destination, park, and walk away from your car, only to discover you’ve left the keys locked in the ignition. Or, you’re loading groceries into the trunk and don’t realize that you’ve dropped your keys until that horrible moment when the lid clicks shut. Don’t fret! Pop-A-Lock’s service locksmiths will be there in a flash, so that you can get back in your car and go about your day.

Key Extraction

It happens sometimes: you’re turning the key in the ignition or unlocking your car, turn your hand at just the right angle, and – snap! – suddenly your key is in two pieces, one of them jammed in the lock.

Rather than try to remove it yourself (and risk causing greater damage) one of our experienced locksmiths can assist you in getting back into your vehicle and back on the road.

Ignition Repair

How many times a day do you get in your car and turn the key? Daily use can gradually wear down the mechanisms inside your ignition switch, to the point where your key can no longer turn and start your car.

Taking it to the mechanic can result in an expensive tow fee and a padded repair bill. Give us a call instead. Our technicians will come to you at no additional cost, and in most cases, can repair or replace your ignition switch on the spot.

Lock Repair

Like the ignition switch, car door locks sometimes wear out due to repetitive use. Unlike ignition switches, they are sometimes also vandalized by passers-by or damaged by thieves trying to break in.

A damaged lock is an unreliable lock, and should be repaired as soon as possible. Whether it’s gum jammed into the lock or worse, Pop-A-Lock is here to help.

Pop-A-Lock, Your Trusted South Bay Automotive Locksmith for Over 20 Years

As a member of the South Bay community, Pop-A-Lock understands how important reliable automotive service is to you.

We’re proud to be nationally recognized by both professional organizations and automobile insurance providers, but it’s our local neighbors and community members we value the most. It’s always rush hour as far as our customers are concerned. When you need help getting back on the road, give us a call.

Serving the Entire West LA Metro Area

Palos Verdes Penninsula, Pals verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills estates, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Es Segundo, lawndale, Torrance, carson, Harbor City, Wilmington, San Pedra, Lomita, Long Beach, lakewood, Signal Hill, Compton, gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Los ANgeles (some), Westchester, Marina del rey, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Century City, Southgate, Lynnwood, Downey,

Local Dispatch Numbers

  • 310-318-1114Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Lomita, Los Angeles, Palace Verdes, Redondo Beach, Torrance
Phone310-318-1114Address West LA, CA,