Toyota Corolla (E210): Keys

The following keys are provided with the vehicle.

Type A

  1. Keys (without a wireless remote control function)
  2. Key number plate

Type B

  1. Keys (with a wireless remote control function)

Operating the wireless remote control function

  1. Key number plate

Type C

  1. Electronic keys
    • Operating the smart key system
    • Operating the wireless remote control function
  2. Mechanical keys
  3. Key number plate

■When riding in an aircraft (with a wireless remote control function)

When bringing a key with wireless remote control function onto an aircraft, make sure you do not press any buttons on the key while inside the aircraft cabin. If you are carrying the key in your bag, etc., ensure that the buttons are not likely to be pressed accidentally. Pressing a button may cause the key to emit radio waves that could interfere with the operation of the aircraft.

■Key battery depletion (with a wireless remote control function)

Vehicles without a smart key system

  • The standard battery life is 1 to 2 years.
  • The battery will become depleted even if the key is not used. The following symptoms indicate that the key battery may be depleted.

    Replace the battery when necessary.

    • The wireless remote control does not operate.
    • The detection area becomes smaller.

Vehicles with a smart key system

  • The standard battery life is 1 to 2 years.
  • If the battery becomes low, an alarm will sound in the cabin and a message will be shown on the multi-information display when the engine is stopped.
  • To reduce key battery depletion when the electronic key is to not be used for long periods of time, set the electronic key to the battery- saving mode.
  • As the electronic key always receives radio waves, the battery will become depleted even if the electronic key is not used. The following symptoms indicate that the electronic key battery may be depleted. Replace the battery when necessary.
    • The smart key system or the wireless remote control does not operate.
    • The detection area becomes smaller.
    • The LED indicator on the key surface does not turn on.
  • To avoid serious deterioration, do not leave the electronic key within 3 ft. (1 m) of the following electrical appliances that produce a magnetic field:
    • TVs
    • Personal computers
    • Cellular phones, cordless phones and battery chargers
    • Recharging cellular phones or cordless phones
    • Table lamps
    • Induction cookers
  • If the electronic key is near the vehicle for longer than necessary, even if the smart key system is not operated, the key battery may become depleted faster than normal.

■The electronic key function is suspended when (vehicles with a smart key system)

The electronic key function may be suspended when the electronic key is kept unmoved in a same location for a certain period, such as it is left on a same place. This is to reduce battery consumption. The function will be restored automatically when the electronic key is moved, such as it is picked up.

■If "A New Key has been Registered Contact Your Dealer for Details" is shown on the multi-information display (vehicles with a smart key system)

This message will be displayed each time the driver's door is opened when the doors are unlocked from the outside for approximately 10 days after a new electronic key has been registered.

If this message is displayed but you have not had a new electronic key registered, ask your Toyota dealer to check if an unknown electronic key (other than those in your possession) has been registered.

■If a wrong key is used (with a wireless remote control function)

The key cylinder rotates freely, isolated from the internal mechanism.

NOTICE

■To prevent key damage

  • Do not drop the keys, subject them to strong shocks or bend them.
  • Do not expose the keys to high temperatures for long periods of time.
  • Do not get the keys wet or wash them in an ultrasonic washer etc.
  • Vehicles with a smart key system: Do not attach metallic or magnetic materials to the keys or place the keys close to such materials.
  • Do not disassemble the keys.
  • Do not attach a sticker or anything else to the surface of the key.
  • Vehicles with a smart key system: Do not place the keys near objects that produce magnetic fields, such as TVs, audio systems and induction cookers.
  • Vehicles with a smart key system: Do not place the keys near medical electrical equipment such as low-frequency therapy equipment or microwave therapy equipment, and do not receive medical attention with the keys on your person.

■Carrying the electronic key on your person (vehicles with a smart key system)

Carry the electronic key 3.9 in. (10 cm) or more away from electric appliances that are turned on.

Radio waves emitted from electric appliances within 3.9 in. (10 cm) of the electronic key may interfere with the key, causing the key to not function properly.

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