Toyota Camry owners & service manuals

Toyota Camry (XV70): Alarm

The alarm

The alarm uses light and sound to give an alert when an intrusion is detected.

The alarm is triggered in the following situations when the alarm is set:

Vehicles without a smart key system

  • A locked door is unlocked or opened in any way other than using the wireless remote control or key. (The doors will lock again automatically.)
  • The trunk is opened in any way other than using the wireless remote control.
  • The hood is opened.

Vehicles with a smart key system

  • A locked door is unlocked or opened in any way other than using the entry function, wireless remote control or mechanical key. (The doors will lock again automatically.)
  • The trunk is opened in any way other than using the entry function or wireless remote control.
  • The hood is opened.

Setting the alarm system

Close the doors, trunk and hood, and lock all the doors. The system will be set automatically after 30 seconds.

The indicator light changes from being on to flashing when the system is set.

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Deactivating or stopping the alarm

Do one of the following to deactivate or stop the alarm:

Vehicles without a smart key system

  • Unlock the doors.
  • Open the trunk using the wireless remote control.
  • Turn the engine switch to the "ACC" or "ON" position, or start the engine. (The alarm will be deactivated or stopped after a few seconds.)

Vehicles with a smart key system

  • Unlock the doors.
  • Open the trunk using the entry function or wireless remote control.
  • Turn the engine switch to ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode, or start the engine. (The alarm will be deactivated or stopped after a few seconds.)

■System maintenance

The vehicle has a maintenance-free type alarm system.

■Items to check before locking the vehicle

To prevent unexpected triggering of the alarm and vehicle theft, make sure of the following:

  • Nobody is in the vehicle.
  • The windows and moon roof or panoramic moon roof are closed before the alarm is set.
  • No valuables or other personal items are left in the vehicle.

■Triggering of the alarm

The alarm may be triggered in the following situations: (Stopping the alarm deactivates the alarm system.)

  • For Canada: The doors are unlocked using the key or mechanical key.

Alarm

  • Except for Canada: The trunk is opened using the key or mechanical key.

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  • A person inside the vehicle opens a door or the trunk or hood, or unlocks the vehicle.

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  • The battery is recharged or replaced when the vehicle is locked.

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■Alarm-operated door lock

In the following cases, depending on the situation, the door may automatically lock to prevent improper entry into the vehicle:

  • When a person remaining in the vehicle unlocks the door and the alarm is activated.
  • While the alarm is activated, a person remaining in the vehicle unlocks the door.
  • When recharging or replacing the battery

NOTICE

■To ensure the system operates correctly

Do not modify or remove the system. If modified or removed, the proper operation of the system cannot be guaranteed.

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