If communication between the electronic key and vehicle is interrupted or the electronic key cannot be used because the battery is depleted, the smart key system and wireless remote control cannot be used. In such cases, the doors and trunk can be opened and the engine can be started by following the procedure below.
Locking and unlocking the doors, unlocking the trunk and key linked functions
Using the mechanical key in order to perform the following operations (driver's door only):
*1: If equipped
*2: This setting must be customized at your Toyota dealer.
Turn the mechanical key clockwise to open.
Starting the engine
1. Ensure that the shift lever is in P and firmly depress the brake pedal.
2. Touch the Toyota emblem side of the electronic key to the engine switch.
When the electronic key is detected, a buzzer sounds and the engine switch will turn to IGNITION ON mode.
When the smart key system is deactivated in customization setting, the engine switch will turn to ACCESSORY mode.
3. Firmly depress the brake pedal and check that is displayed on the multi-information display.
4. Press the engine switch shortly and firmly.
In the event that the engine still cannot be started, contact your Toyota dealer.
■Stopping the engine
Shift the shift lever to P and press the engine switch as you normally do when stopping the engine.
■Replacing the key battery
As the above procedure is a temporary measure, it is recommended that the electronic key battery be replaced immediately when the battery is depleted.
■Alarm (for Canada only)
Using the mechanical key to lock the doors will not set the alarm system.
If a door is unlocked using the mechanical key when the alarm system is set, the alarm may be triggered.
■Changing engine switch modes
Release the brake pedal and press the engine switch in step 3 above.
The engine does not start and modes will be changed each time the switch is pressed.
■When the electronic key does not work properly
■When using the mechanical key and operating the power windows or the moon roof or panoramic moon roof
Operate the power window or the moon roof or panoramic moon roof after checking to make sure that there is no possibility of any passenger having any of their body parts caught in the window or the moon roof or panoramic moon roof. Also, do not allow children to operate the mechanical key. It is possible for children and other passengers to get caught in the power window or the moon roof or panoramic moon roof.