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Lockdown restrictions COVID-19 round 2

2nd lockdown starts on November 5th 2020 As the numbers of COVID-19 cases are rising at a very fast pace in the UK, new measures are now going to come into effect in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The new lockdown restrictions are starting on Thursday 5th November and will last until  Wednesday 2nd…

Is the vehicle security provided by the factory enough?

Can carmakers do more or should they do more? The short answer would be no, for most makes and models. Some makes and models do have enough security to give one’s peace of mind. One can argue, why car manufacturers are not doing more to boost the security in their vehicles before they hit the…

A week on the road with Catalin Acatrini

Meet Catalin Travelling from London to West Byfleet can be rather challenging especially when someone new to London such as myself, would not know the ins and outs of London. Yes, it was a little bit hard navigating the narrow streets of London and the cities outside of London, but while driving and at times…

When mistaking a steering column lock problem for the ignition switch

In my previous article “ A week on the road with Lorin Andrei Chirila” I was talking among other things, about DIY kind of repair on a 2007 Mercedes Sprinter, where a faulty steering lock was mistaken for a bad ignition switch, and that happened on two occasions which I will detail soon. In the…

A week on the road with Lorin Andrei Chirila

London not as I thought I knew My second week in the field was with Lorin, and yet again, I got to see parts of London and outside of London, as far as Ipswitch, that I have not yet seen. I must say that driving through, and outside London, it is just excellent, and it…

A week on the road with Vasile Croitoru

As I mentioned in our last blog article, starting this week, we will feature our mobile auto locksmith technicians with the good, the bad and the ugly. I was just kidding, no bad and ugly, just fun stuff. To kick off this series, the past week I have had the pleasure of being the co-pilot…

Meet the team behind the scenes

It is about time that we introduce our team We think that it is about time that we make our team known to the public and so every one of our customers new or returning know who they are talking with when visiting us. But, in all honesty, we also wanted to recognise our team’s…

*** NEW *** Car Keys Solutions has a NEW location!!!

Kilburn is our second home away from home: 286-288, Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 2DB If there is anything that COVID-19 has taught us, that would be, to not take anything for granted. That goes for just about anything that is going on in our daily lives. And it is just about the same thing…

It is official: On some new keyless vehicles relay attacks still possible

Relay attacks on the rise – and so are the insurance premiums Relay attacks on keyless vehicles have been a problem for years in the UK especially but all around the world. In the UK, in 2019, the Police crime figures show a 3% increase from the year for mainly auto theft but it also…

Volkswagen Golf key replacement in Streatham, London

Volkswagen Golf key replacement made easy It goes without saying that, when losing the only car key while enjoying time out at the park, it can turn the day upside down in a split second. This was the case for our customer, where, while enjoying the family time out at the park in Streatham lost…

Aston Martin lost car key

Who to call when Aston Martin car keys are lost   Having the Aston Martin car key lost is nothing to be ashamed of. It is an accident that nowadays happens more often than not. The same goes for misplacing the car keys. Accidents happen all the time and the questions that usually come to…

Car stolen and recovered

Relay attacks on the rise – what to do, who to call What to do in case of a relay attack occurrence that ultimately results in having the car stolen and subsequently recovered. Well, that was the question that our customer had when its own Mercedes Benz E-Class had been stolen. Fortunately, the vehicle was…