Locksmith and Key Cutting FAQs
You are a mobile Geelong locksmith, what other areas do you cover?
Yes, Oz Wide Locksmiths & Security is a Geelong mobile locksmith business. We are based in Geelong and our mobile locksmith services are available in every suburb of Geelong including: South Geelong, Geelong West, Waurn Ponds, North Geelong, Bell Post Hill, Corio, Leopold, Herne Hill, Drumcondra, Rippleside, Hamlyn Heights, Newtown, Fyansford, Breakwater, Grovedale, North Shore, Marshal, Wandana Heights, Wallington, Highton.
Can you provide your mobile locksmith service outside out Geelong?
Yes. Oz Wide Locksmith’s mobile locksmith service is available in Lara, Torquay, Geelong, Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads, Portarlington, Queenscliff, Curlewis, Drysdale, Point Lonsdale, St Leonards, Wallington, Clifton Springs, Gerringhap, Bannockburn, Inverleigh, Shelford and other locations close to Geelong.
Is your mobile locksmith service available 24 hours a day?
Yes. We have locksmiths available 24 hours a day seven days a week for emergency mobile locksmith services. If you’ve locked your keys in your car, locked yourself out of your home or office and need a prompt and reliable Geelong mobile locksmith give us a call on 03 5222 1557 or 03 5224 2411.
Do you cut and programme automotive transponder keys?
Yes we do. Our Oz Wide locksmiths Geelong will cut and programme transponders onsite with our mobile locksmith service.
What is a transponder key system?
A transponder key is built-in immobiliser system introduced to all cars manufactured since 1995. An automotive transponder key involves placing a microchip that is a miniature transmitter and receiver in the head of the key. This sends a signal from the transponder key to a system in the engine compartment that will recognise the signals. If the correct signals are not detected, the engine will not start.
What is a restricted keying system?
A, A restricted keying system is a key that cannot be copied without your authorisation or approval. It gives additional security and is ideal for residential, commercial or industrial use.
What is a restricted master key system?
Restricted master key systems are also available at Oz Wide Locksmiths and Security, as installed by our locksmiths Geelong . This is a system that can be tailored so that entry is permitted in certain areas but the key will not operate locks in un-authorised sections. The restricted master key can also not be copied without authorisation.