Automotive Locksmith Services


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Have you found yourself in need of a new car key? Is it time to call out an automotive locksmith in Brisbane? Don’t fret — you have found yourself in just the right place.

For those looking for an automotive locksmith Brisbane-wide, there’s no need to look any further, your problems will be solved in no time with the car locksmith services offered by John Barnes. Whether you are organising a spare key for the future, replacing lost car keys or needing an emergency car key replacement following an unfortunate car key mishap — we have a car locksmith who can help you get back on the road without any delays.

For those unexpected moments when you’ve lost keys, our team can create a replacement key or even a spare set of keys to ensure you’re never stranded again. Our expert team offers rapid key replacement and programming services across Brisbane for a wide variety of vehicle makes and models. An auto locksmith from John Barnes is guaranteed to have all the tools to unlock your car and have a new key cut, no matter the cause of your car problems. Whatever you drive, you can trust John Barnes for seamless integration with your vehicle’s security system, ensuring your new keys work flawlessly.

John Barnes covers every aspect of locksmithing — from locksmith automotive experts skilled in dealing with broken keys to going above and beyond to provide a mobile service that reaches your destination quickly, and so much more. Our services are not limited to just traditional key cutting; we specialise in modern solutions such as transponder keys which communicate with your car’s engine control unit for enhanced security. Our team is always ready to deliver these services on site, ensuring we meet your needs promptly and efficiently.

Whether it’s a lock repair, dealing with locked-out scenarios, or key replacements for most cars, our team is equipped with the latest technology and training to help you out. Our commitment to affordability and safety makes us the go-to car locksmiths in Brisbane, offering locksmith services that cater to every need.

We pride ourselves on our affordable and reliable locksmith auto services, striving to ensure the safety and satisfaction of each and every one of our customers. Our expert locksmiths are ready to assist with any security issues, offering a range of services from key cutting to comprehensive locksmithing services for both cars and trucks. What are you waiting for? Choose John Barnes for an automotive locksmith in Brisbane that brings peace of mind and convenience to your doorstep.

Genuine product without the Price tag

Why pay exorbitant prices at the dealership for new car keys when you can save significantly by choosing a locksmith?

John Barnes provides a full range of automotive locksmith services for cars, motorbikes, trucks, boats, caravans, recreational vehicles, and earthmoving equipment.

Our experienced automotive locksmiths are genuine artists of the trade and can rectify almost any situation, including:

    1. Emergency Lockout Assistance: Getting locked out of your vehicle is a frustrating experience. Our locksmiths are available to provide emergency lockout assistance. We’ll swiftly and safely regain access to your vehicle so you can get back on the road.
    2. Key Replacement and Programming: Whether you’ve lost your car keys, need a spare, or require a key replacement due to damage or wear, our experts can provide key cutting and programming for a wide range of vehicle makes and models. Our expert automotive locksmith will ensure your new car keys function perfectly with your vehicle’s security system.
    3. Ignition Repair and Replacement: If you’re experiencing issues with your vehicle’s ignition, such as difficulty starting the engine or a key that gets stuck, our skilled locksmiths can diagnose the problem. We provide expert ignition repairs and replacements to get you back on the road safely.
    4. Transponder Key Services: Many modern vehicles are equipped with transponder keys for enhanced security. Our locksmiths have the expertise to handle transponder key programming, ensuring seamless communication between your key and the vehicle’s immobilizer system.
    5. Car Lock Repairs and Replacements: If you’re facing problems with your car’s locks, such as jamming or faulty mechanisms, our locksmiths can provide effective repairs or replacements. We use high-quality lock products to ensure optimal security and durability.
    6. Key Extraction: If your key breaks inside the lock or ignition, our professionals can safely extract the broken key without causing damage to your vehicle. We’ll then provide key cutting and programming for a replacement key.
    7. Remote Key Fob Services: If your vehicle uses a remote key fob for keyless entry, our locksmiths can assist with repairs, battery replacements, and reprogramming. We’ll ensure your remote key fob functions flawlessly.

    Why Choose Us?

    1. Expertise and Experience: Our locksmiths have extensive experience in automotive security and stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies. We bring a wealth of knowledge to every automotive locksmith service we provide.
    2. Prompt and Reliable Service: We understand that automotive lock and key issues can be time-sensitive. Our locksmiths prioritize quick response times and efficient service to minimize any inconvenience caused.
    3. State-of-the-Art Equipment: We use advanced tools and equipment to ensure precise and effective automotive locksmith services. Our cutting-edge technology allows us to handle a wide range of vehicles and security systems.
    4. Competitive Pricing: We offer competitive rates for automotive key replacements, even when using genuine OEM keys and remotes. In fact, you can expect to pay up to five times more at some dealerships for the same service.

To provide you with a quote, all we need is your car’s registration number so reach out to our friendly team today on (07) 3275 8888 -We are committed to ensuring the security and convenience of your vehicle.

Some common makes & models we cut keys for:

  • Audi A3 Transponder Keys
  • Audi Q5 Transponder Keys
  • Audi A4 Transponder Keys
  • BMW 3 Series Transponder Keys
  • BMW X5 Transponder Keys
  • BMW 5 Series Transponder Keys
  • Ford Falcon Transponder Keys
  • Ford Ranger Transponder Keys
  • Ford Focus Transponder Keys
  • Ford Mustang Transponder Keys
  • Holden Commodore Transponder Keys
  • Holden Colorado Transponder Keys
  • Holden Captiva Transponder Keys
  • Honda CR-V Transponder Keys
  • Honda Civic Transponder Keys
  • Honda Accord Transponder Keys
  • Hyundai i30 Transponder Keys
  • Hyundai Tucson Transponder Keys
  • Hyundai Santa Fe Transponder Keys
  • Jeep Wrangler Transponder Keys
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Transponder Keys
  • Jeep Cherokee Transponder Keys
  • Kia Cerato Transponder Keys
  • Kia Sportage Transponder Keys
  • Kia Sorento Transponder Keys
  • Mazda CX-5 Transponder Keys
  • Mazda BT-50 Transponder Keys
  • Mazda3 Transponder Keys
  • Mazda CX-9 Transponder Key
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class Transponder Keys
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Transponder Keys
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE Transponder Keys
  • Mitsubishi Triton Transponder Keys
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Transponder Keys
  • Mitsubishi ASX Transponder Keys
  • Mitsubishi Outlander Transponder Keys
  • Nissan Pathfinder Transponder Keys
  • Nissan Navara Transponder Keys
  • Nissan X-Trail Transponder Keys
  • Nissan Patrol Transponder Keys
  • Subaru Impreza Transponder Keys
  • Subaru Outback Transponder Keys
  • Subaru Forester Transponder Keys
  • Toyota Corolla Transponder Keys
  • Toyota Camry Transponder Keys
  • Toyota RAV4 Transponder Keys
  • Toyota Hilux Transponder Keys
  • Volkswagen Golf Transponder Keys
  • Volkswagen Amarok Transponder Keys
  • Volkswagen Polo Transponder Keys

Don’t see your make or model here? Contact our team on (07) 3275 8888 or visit our store to let one of our trusted team members help find your solution

Our Projects

  • Brisbane Bayside State College – Salto wireless access control upgrade

    Complete replacement of mechanical locking system to Salto wireless online access control system at the Brisbane Bayside State College.

  • Thomas Dixon Centre Redevelopment

    The redevelopment includes a new amphitheatre, wellness centre, gym, dressing rooms and dancers lounge as well as admin offices, boardroom and ultramodern amenities.

  • Westfield Upgrade – Chermside

    This expansion saw 95 new retailers, a gallery mall and a new resort-style dining and entertainment precinct added to the extensive centre.

  • Westfield Coomera

    The centre caters to all ages with over 140 specialty stores and high-ropes courses, laser tag and arcade centres.

  • BAC DHL Warehouse Expansion

    The new warehouse will be connected to the existing 3,500sqm warehouse and 760sqm office space.

  • Kallangur Neighbourhood Centre

    This centre aims to encourage and enable community participation and respond to identified community issues and needs.

  • Palm View State School & Special School

    Co-located with Palmview State School, Palmview State Special School includes a multi-purpose activity centre, skills centre, and hospitality centre alongside a modern new learning centre, library, canteen and administration centre.

  • Yamanto Shopping Centre

    The development will house Coles, Kmart and a vast range of smaller retailers, an outdoor dining area accommodating up to 300 people and a brand new health and wellness precinct.

  • Airservices Australia ATSC Extension (Air Traffic Services)

    This new facility includes the Control Operations Room, Building Services Centre, equipment rooms, power plants, chiller plants and car parking facilities.

No Job is too Big or Too Small


At John Barnes, we understand how important securing your family home or investment property is. Our Locksmiths are highly skilled and experienced in designing supplying and installing only the best residential security solutions for:

  • Stand-alone homes
  • Townhouses
  • Duplexes
  • Multi-level homes
  • Apartment blocks
  • Gated communities and more.


John Barnes provides unrivalled commercial and industrial security solutions for a wide range of clients. These solutions can include but are not limited to master key systems, digital locks, access control systems and security cameras. We can design, supply and install these for:

  • Office buildings
  • Shopping centres
  • Hospitals and Medical facilities
  • Hotels and hostels
  • Schools
  • Prisons
  • Industrial buildings and more

Why choose us for all your project needs

  • Trusted By Many businesses

    Trusted By Many Businesses

    For five decades and counting, John Barnes has been the provider of choice for a vast array of businesses, both large and small.

  • Quality service & products

    Quality Service & Products

    Our company has built a reputation for quality service, products and advice. This has been made possible through our stringent quality controls and continuous training within the organisation.

  • Prompt and professional services

    Prompt and Professional Services

    Our experienced sales personnel and licensed automotive locksmiths take pride in providing effective and timely services, as well as offering expert locksmith industry advice.

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