Automotive Locksmith Services

J & E Automotive Inc. Company located at 600 23rd St, Richmond, CA is the only Richmond Locksmith who carries a complete line of high security automotive transponder (chip) keys. While most locksmiths "dabble" in automotive keys, we "specialize" in automotive. J & E Automotive Inc. are the only automotive specialist that uses the latest equipment and training in order to advance and better serve our customers. We have the ability to generate automotive keys for 97% of all vehicles. Whether you simply need a duplicate mechanical key or require a laser cut transponder key, we are your locksmith. Often, we can save you hundreds of dollars below your dealer's cost.

We also offer automotive lock service such as ignition repair, rekey and replacement as well as door locks. Normally we are able to complete your automotive lock work the same day, however if you must leave your vehicle with us overnight, rest assured knowing it will be kept safe in our shop.

Repair & Replace Ignitions

If you are experiencing difficulty turning your ignition or need your ignition rekeyed, we are the people for the job. Our Sr. locksmith has 20 years of automotive locksmith experience and can have you back on the road in no time.

Repair & Replace Auto Locks

If you are experiencing difficulties with your car door locks, stop by today and we will diagnose and repair them quickly at a fair price.

Repair & Replace Lost/Stolen/Worn

Often what appears to be lock problems are actually key issues. If needed, we will code cut new keys which will work smoothly in your car locks.

Key Extraction

We carefully extract broken keys from ignitions and car door locks. Please do not try this yourself as more damage may be caused.

Transponder Chip Keys

J & E Automotive Inc. in Richmond is the only locksmith in Richmond specializing in automotive with a full line of the latest transponder keys, laser cutters, and programing equipment required to cut and program your automotive keys.

Automotive Locksmith Services in Richmond, CA

  • Car Re-Keying
  • Lost Car Key Replacement
  • Computer Chip Key Programming
  • Car Unlocking
  • Ford Keyless Entry Code Recovery‡
  • Factory Cut Keys from Worn Keys
  • Honda / Acura Reflashing
  • Toyota / Lexus Reflashing
  • Keyless Entry Remote Repair
  • Factory Remote Programming
  • High Security ‘Sidewinder’ Key Cutting
  • Lock Servicing and Repair
  • Lock Installation
  • Extracting Broken Keys
  • Key Copies from Broken Keys

‡ Not every year and model can be pulled with our diagnostic equipment. Failure to pull your code will result in no charges to you. To find out if your Ford vehicle is covered please stop by our shop.

The automotive locksmith industry has changed drastically over the last 25 years! Transponder Chip and Proximity car keys are in most modern vehicles on the road today. We have set up our business to be able to program keys and remotes at a very affordable price. Don’t feel forced into paying dealer prices. We sell and can program transponder chip, proximity, and factory keyless entry remotes into your car, for much less! We can make and replace keys for your car from the 1930’s to the brand new one you just bought today. Call or stop by today!


We are Certified, Insured, and Experienced and are equipped to handle all automobile brands.


Some Of The Brands We Cover

***List is subject to change as new equipment and software is released. Call to inquire***