When High-Tech Becomes Highly Irritating: How to Replace Your Car Key

How to Replace Your Car Key Losing your car key can drive you crazy. This set of wheels may be the most sophisticated machine you’ve ever owned, but when something simple happens – one of those occasional events that are such a nuisance in anyone’s life – you can wish you were living in simpler […]

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What to do if your Car Key is Stuck in the Ignition

What to do if your Car Key is Stuck in the Ignition Most modern cars are extremely reliable and very rarely cause problems if looked after properly. However, situations can arise that make it impossible to drive your car and having the car key stuck in the ignition is one of them. Problems invariably occur […]

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Update: JLR 2021+ Replacement Keys

We have some great news for Brisbane Land Rover owners. As of now, Northside Car Keys can replace proximity keys for all JLR vehicles up to current date manufacture, even when all keys are missing or stolen. This is a major upgrade on our previous ability to create keys for vehicles only up to year […]

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What to Do If You Lock Your Keys in Your Car

Most modern cars come with a key fob so you can lock and unlock your car remotely. This should, in theory, make it almost impossible to lock your keys in the car although it’s still a frequent occurrence. These types of incidents almost always occur at the most inconvenient of times. It pays to be […]

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What Type of Car Key do I have?

We all tend to rely on our cars and their unavailability can cause serious mobility problems that lead to missed appointments and other consequences. Whilst this unavailability can be due to faults with the car, it may also be because of a missing or damaged key. If you haven’t a spare, you need a replacement […]

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Land Rover Replacement Proximity Keys Update

Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles have some of the highest security features around – particularly those made from 2013/14 onwards. Programming replacement proximity keys from scratch is a challenge, but we are excited to say we can now help with replacement Land Rover proximity keys for all the newest models. We are now able to […]

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Volkswagen Ignition Problem

What to do when your key stops turning We frequently get calls about broken and faulty ignitions on Volkswagen vehicles. Well, we have good news – this is a fixable problem! People are often told this problem cannot be fixed outside the VW Dealership, and until recently that was the case. But our talented locksmiths […]

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Replacing Motorcycle Keys from scratch

Making motorcycle lost key replacement when all keys are missing, lost or stolen can be a lengthy process. If your bike has an immobiliser or Engine Control Unit (ECU), physical access the ECU is needed to obtain the data required to program your new keys to the bike. Many bikes made in the last 10-15 […]

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Ford Falcon Ignition Problems

Ignition issues with the Ford Falcon and Ford Territory are a common problem we see with vehicles manufactured between 2002 and 2008. The problem often presents as a lack of the elastic-like resistance usually felt when turning on a car ignition. The car does not start and no lights turn on when the Accessories notch […]

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Land Rover Smart Keys

Another exciting announcement – Northside Car Keys Brisbane can now program replacement keys for Land Rover vehicles. This is great news for our Brisbane Land Rover drivers! We can now offer an alternative to paying top dollar at the dealership. Due to the release of new technology, we can now program Land Rover smart keys […]

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