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Toyota Avensis TR 4DR 1.8M VVT-1 key fob will not unlock car.

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Toyota Avensis TR 4DR 1.8M VVT-1 key fob will not unlock car. It locks OK. Went to a Lock Smith & he checked the battery which is OK.
Ray Horsley.
Helllo Ray

if you have a working key then try this sequence

1. Begin by sitting in the driver seat with all the doors shut.
2. Insert your working master (black) key in the ignition.
3. Very Quickly, turn the key from "LOCK" to "ON" 5 times. (You will end with the key in the "LOCK" position)
4. Immediately, open and close the driver door 6 times very quickly. (End with the door closed)
5. Immediately, remove your working Master Key and insert your new Master Key
6. Turn the key to the "ON" position and leave it there while you wait minute.
7. After the minute, if you want to program another key, just remove the first one and insert the next one, turning it to "ON" and leaving it in position minute.
8. When you are through programming keys, just take the last one out, open and then close the driver door to lock in the programming, and your are done

if you don't have a working / master key then I'm afraid its a job dealership to programme the key to the car
Customer: replied 4 years ago.



I have another key & followed your recommendation.

It worked perfectly.

Tried it a few times & it took up to 5 presses before it worked (At least it is working now).

Any other suggestions?

I`m well pleased.

Many thanks

Ray HorsleySmile

Glad to have helped Ray

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