Smart access system with push-button start
The following operations can be performed simply by carrying the electronic key on your person, for example in your pocket.
(The driver should always carry the electronic key.)
1. Locks and unlocks the doors.
2. Unlocks the trunk.
3. Starts the engine.
Unlocking and locking the doors
Grip the handle to unlock the door.
Make sure to touch the sensor on the back of the handle.
The door cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the door is locked.
Press the lock button to lock the door.
Pressing and holding the button closes the windows and standard moon roof.
Unlocking the trunk
Press and hold the button to unlock the trunk.
Antenna location and effective range
1. Antennas outside cabin.
2. Antennas inside cabin.
3. Antenna inside trunk.
4. Antenna outside trunk.
Effective range (areas within which the electronic key is detected)
When locking or unlocking
The system can be operated when the electronic key is within about 2.3 ft. (70 cm) of any of the outside door handles.
(Only the doors detecting the key can be operated.)
When unlocking the trunk
The system can be operated when the electronic key is within about 2.3 ft. (70 cm) of the trunk release button.
When starting the engine
or changing “ENGINE
START STOP” switch
The system can be operated when the electronic key is inside the vehicle.
Doors: A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash to indicate that the
have been locked/unlocked. (Locked: Once; Unlocked: Twice) Trunk: A buzzer sounds to indicate that the trunk has been unlocked.
Windows and standard moon roof: A buzzer sounds to indicate that the windows and standard moon roof are operating.
Door lock buzzer
If a door is not fully closed, a buzzer sounds for 10 seconds if an attempt
to lock the
door is made. Fully close the door to stop the buzzer, and lock the vehicle once more.
Conditions affecting operation
The smart access system with push-button start uses weak radio waves. In the
situations, the communication between the electronic key and the vehicle may be affected, preventing the smart access system with push-button start and wireless remote control from operating properly: When the electronic key battery is depleted.
Near a TV tower, electric power plant, gas station, radio station, large
airport or other facility that generates strong radio waves or electrical noise.
When carrying a portable radio, mobile phone, cordless phone or other wireless communication devices.
When the electronic key is in contact with, or is covered by the following
• Cards to which aluminum foil is attached.
• Cigarette boxes that have aluminum foil inside.
• Metallic wallets or bags.
• Hand warmers made of metal.
• Media such as CDs and DVDs.
When multiple electronic keys are in the vicinity.
When carrying or using the electronic key together with the following devices that emit radio waves.
• Another vehicle's electronic key or a wireless key that emits radio waves.
• Personal computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs).
• Digital audio players.
• Portable game systems.
If window tint with a metallic content or metallic objects are attached to the
Switching the door unlock function
It is possible to set which doors the entry function unlocks.
1. Turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch OFF.
2. When the indicator on the key
surface is turned off, push and
holdfor approximately 5 seconds while
on the key.
The setting changes each time an operation is performed, as shown below. (When
changing the setting continuously, release the buttons, wait for at least 5
and repeat step 2.)
3. Unlock the doors using the wireless remote control and open one of the doors.
If a door is not opened within 60 seconds afteris
pressed, the doors
will be locked again and the alarm will automatically be set.
In case that the alarm is triggered, immediately stop the alarm.
In the following circumstances, the entry function is disabled in order to
vehicle and electronic key batteries from discharging.
When the entry function has not been used for 2 weeks or more.
When the electronic key has been left within approximately 6 ft. (2 m) of the vehicle for 10 minutes or more.
The system will resume operation when...
The vehicle is locked using the door handle lock switch.
The vehicle is locked/unlocked using the wireless remote control function.
The vehicle is locked/unlocked using the mechanical key.
Electronic key battery depletion
The standard battery life is 1 to 2 years.
If the battery becomes low, an alarm will sound in the cabin when the engine stops.
The battery becomes depleted even if the electronic key is not used because
the key always transmits radio waves. If the smart access system with
start or the wireless remote control does not operate, or the detection area becomes smaller, the battery may be depleted. Replace the battery when necessary.
To avoid serious deterioration, do not leave the electronic key within 3 ft. (1
the following electrical appliances that produce a magnetic field.
• Personal computers.
• Mobile phones, cordless phones and battery chargers.
• Recharging mobile phones or cordless phones.
• Glass top ranges.
• Table lamps.
To operate the system properly
Make sure to carry the electronic key when operating the system. Do not get
electronic key too close to the vehicle when operating the system from the outside
of the vehicle.
Depending on the position and holding condition of the electronic key, the
not be detected correctly and the system may not operate properly. (The alarm may
go off accidentally, or the door lock prevention may not function.)
Note for the entry function
Even when the electronic key is within the effective range (detection areas),
system may not operate properly in the following cases.
• The electronic key is too close to the window or outside door handle, near the ground, or in a high place when the doors are locked or unlocked.
• The electronic key is near the ground or in a high place, or too close to the rear bumper center when the trunk is unlocked.
• The electronic key is on the instrument panel, rear package tray or floor, or
the glove box when the engine is started or “ENGINE START STOP” switch modes are changed.
As long as the electronic key is within the effective range, the doors may be locked or unlocked by anyone.
Even if the electronic key is not inside the vehicle, it may be possible to
engine if the electronic key is near the window.
The doors may unlock if a large amount of water splashes on the door handle,
such as in the rain or in a car wash. (The doors will automatically be locked
approximately 60 seconds if the doors are not opened and closed.) Gripping the door handle when wearing a glove may not unlock the door.
If the wireless remote control is used to lock the doors when the electronic key
is near the vehicle, there is a possibility that the door may not be unlocked by
entry function. (Use the wireless remote control to unlock the doors.) A sudden approach to the effective range or door handle may prevent the doors from being unlocked. In this case, return the door handle to the original position
and check that the doors unlock before pulling the door handle again.
When the vehicle is not driven for extended periods
To prevent theft of the vehicle, do not leave the electronic key within 6 ft.
(2 m) of
If a door is not opened within approximately 60 seconds after the vehicle is unlocked, the anti-theft system automatically locks the vehicle again.
Alarms and warning indicators
A combination of exterior and interior alarms as well as warnings displayed
multi-information display are used to prevent theft of the vehicle and unforeseeable
accidents resulting from erroneous operation. Take appropriate measures in response to any warning indications on the multi-information display.
The following table describes circumstances and correction procedures when only alarms are sounded.
If the smart access system with push-button start does not operate properly
Locking and unlocking the doors: Use the mechanical key.
Starting the engine.
When the electronic key battery is fully depleted
Customization that can be configured at Lexus dealer
Settings (e.g. smart access system with push-button start) can be deactivated.
Certification for the smart access system with push-button start
For vehicles sold in the USA
FCC ID: NI4TMLF-3.
FCC ID: HYQ14AAB.
FCC ID: HYQ13BZH.
FCC ID: HYQ14ABK.
FCC ID: HYQ13BZW.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
For vehicles sold in Canada
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference
that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Caution regarding interference with electronic devices - People with implanted pacemakers or cardiac defibrillators should keep away from the smart access system antennas.
The radio waves may affect the operation of such devices. If necessary, the
function can be disabled. Ask your Lexus dealer for details, such as the frequency
of radio waves and timing of emitting the radio waves. Then, consult your doctor to see if you should disable the entry function.
- User of any electrical medical device other than implanted pacemakers and
implanted cardiac defibrillators should consult the manufacturer of the device
information about its operation under the influence of radio waves.
Radio waves could have unexpected effects on the operation of such medical devices.
Ask your Lexus dealer for details for disabling the entry function.
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