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Hi,

My car is just over 3 years old (59 plate) and therefore just outwith the warranty period.

My main key that I use every day has stopped working - when I tried to use the actual key insert to open the door lock, the car alarm went off. I had to use the spare key to stop the alarm and drive the car.

Is there a Battery in the key that can be replaced - I can't see where it would be.

Hope someone can shed some light on this.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi there

There is indeed a Battery inside the key fob. The method of replacing it is to first remove the mechanical key, and at the bottom of the fob is a small slot to prise the fob open with a small screw driver. The Battery is a CR1632. Its easily replaced. Batteries are available nearly everywhere Tesco, Halfords Most supermarkets.

It is worth spending £10 with Toyota or Ebay and get a Owners handbook. It has lots of useful info, among other things, how the door entry works in detail and could get you out of trouble if your remote key fails.

David

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