Smart access system with push-button start
The following operations can be performed simply by carrying the
key (including the card key) on your person, for example in your pocket.
(The driver should always carry the electronic key.)
1. Locks and unlocks the side doors.
2. Locks and unlocks the back door .
3. Starts the hybrid system.
Unlocking and locking the side doors (front door handles only)
Grip the handle to unlock the door.
Make sure to touch the sensor on the back of the handle.
The doors cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the doors are locked.
Touch the lock sensor (the indentation on the upper part of the door handle) to lock the doors.
Unlocking and locking the back door
Press the button to unlock the door.
The door cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the door is locked.
Press the button to lock the door.
Antenna location and effective range
1. Antennas outside the cabin.
2. Antennas inside the cabin.
3. Antenna inside the luggage compartment.
4. Antenna outside the luggage compartment.
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. (0.7 m) of an outside door handle. (Only the doors detecting the key can be operated.)
When starting the hybrid
system or changing
УPOWERФ switch modes.
The system can be operated when the electronic key is inside the vehicle.
A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash to indicate that the doors
been locked/unlocked. (Locked: Once; Unlocked: Twice)
When the door cannot be locked by the lock sensor on the upper part of the
Touch both lock sensors on the upper and lower part of the door handle simultaneously.
Alarms and warning indicators
A combination of exterior and interior alarms as well as warning messages
on the multi-information display is used to prevent theft of the vehicle and accidents
resulting from erroneous operation. Take appropriate measures in response to any warning message on the multi-information display.
The following table describes circumstances and correction procedures when only alarms are sounded.
If a door is not opened within approximately 60 seconds after the vehicle is unlocked, the security feature automatically locks the vehicle again.
In the following circumstances, the entry function is disabled in order to
vehicle 12-volt battery from discharging and the electronic key battery from depleting.
When the entry function has not been used for 5 days or more
When the electronic key has been left within approximately 6 ft. (2 m) of the
vehicle for 10 minutes or more
If the entry function has not been used for 14 days or more, the vehicle
be unlocked by a door other than the driver's door. To unlock the vehicle, grip the driver's door handle or use the wireless remote control or the mechanical key.
The system will resume operation when: The vehicle is locked using the lock sensor.
The vehicle is locked/unlocked using the wireless remote control function.
The vehicle is locked/unlocked using the mechanical key.
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, wireless
remote control and immobilizer system 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, cellular phone, cordless phone or other
When the electronic key is in contact with, or is covered by the following
Х Cards to which aluminum foil is attached.
Х Cigarette boxes that have aluminum foil inside.
Х Metallic wallets or bags.
Х Hand warmers made of metal.
Х Media such as CDs and DVDs.
When multiple electronic keys are in the vicinity.
When another wireless key (that emits radio waves) is being used nearby.
When carrying the electronic key together with the following devices that emit radio waves.
Х Another vehicle's electronic key or a wireless key that emits radio waves.
Х Personal computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs).
Х Digital audio players.
Х Portable game systems.
If window tint with a metallic content or metallic objects are attached to the
Note for the entry function
l Even when the electronic key is within the effective range (detection
system may not operate properly in the following cases: Х 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.
Х The electronic key is on the instrument panel, luggage cover or floor, or in
As long as the electronic key is within the effective range, the doors may be locked or unlocked by anyone. However, only the doors detecting the electronic key can be used to unlock the vehicle.
The doors may lock or unlock if the electronic key is within the effective
and 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 after approximately 60 seconds if a door is not opened and closed.
If the wireless remote control is used to lock the doors when the electronic
is near the vehicle, there is a possibility that the door may not be unlocked by the
entry function. (Use the wireless remote control to unlock the doors.)
Notes for locking the doors
Touching the door lock sensor while wearing gloves may delay or prevent lock operation. Remove the gloves and touch the lock sensor again.
When the lock operation is performed using the lock sensor, recognition
will be shown up to two consecutive times. After this, no recognition signals will
If the door handle becomes wet while the electronic key is within the
range, the door may lock and unlock repeatedly. Place the key in a position 6 ft.
(2 m) or more separate from the vehicle while the vehicle is being washed. (Take
care to ensure that the key is not stolen.)
If the electronic key is inside the vehicle and a door handle becomes wet
a car wash, a message may be shown on the multi-information display and a buzzer will sound outside the vehicle. To turn off the alarm, lock all the doors.
The lock sensor may not work properly if it comes into contact with ice, snow, mud, etc. Clean the lock sensor and attempt to operate it again, or use the lock sensor on the lower part of the door handle.
Fingernails may scrape against the door during operation of the door handle.
Be careful not to injure fingernails or damage the surface of the door.
Notes for the unlocking function
Gripping the door handle when wearing a glove may not unlock the door.
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.
If there is another electronic key in the detection area, it may take slightly
to unlock the doors after the door handle is gripped.
When the vehicle is not driven for extended periods
To prevent theft of the vehicle, do not leave the electronic key within 6 ft.
of the vehicle.
The smart access system with push-button start can be deactivated in advance.
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 key
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.)
If the smart access system with push-button start does not operate properly
Locking and unlocking the doors: Use the mechanical key.
Electronic key battery depletion
The standard battery life is 1 to 2 years. (The card key battery life is
about a year
and a half.).
As the electronic key always transmits 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.
Х The smart access system with push-button start or the wireless remote control does not operate.
Х The detection area becomes smaller.
Х 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: Х TVs.
Х Personal computers.
Х Cellular phones, cordless phones and battery chargers.
Х Recharging cellular phones or cordless phones.
Х Glass top ranges.
Х Table lamps.
Settings (e.g. smart access system with push-button start) can be changed.
Certification for the smart access system with push-button start
This system meets the certification requirements of Radio Low.
- For vehicles sold in the U.S.A.
FCC ID: NI4TMLF8-6.
FCC ID: HYQ13CZF.
FCC ID: HYQ14ACX.
FCC ID: HYQ14AEB.
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 disabling the entry function.
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