People usually don't notice because they're used to seeing the warning lights flash as part of the vehicle's self check procedure that runs every time the car is started. Switches and carbon impregnated buttons should be wiped with denatured alcohol as well, then dried with a soft towel. Copy the mini-key onto the chipkey for door access. It is buried in the trunk, not under the hood, and there are many items in the way of getting the work done. Replace your 2009 Toyota Prius Key Fob Battery or Keep an Extra Battery on hand as a backup.
This video shows a 2006 Generation 2 Prius key fob. Once you go Prius you don't go back. . If the price is too good to be true then it usually is. The will flash when you go to start the car. Unsnap the molding and remove it.
Some online dealers have a presence on amazon. Purchasing a key fob online is appealing because of the low cost. They are all very simple run the windows up and down, input the desired radio stations, etc. The smart key functions still worked though. Insert old fob into slot and remove it twice within 5 seconds. But once I put the fob in the ignition and pressed the power button, nothing. Watch the blinking red anti-theft light on the dashboard.
Look around for a better deal, programming is programming and there is no 'quality' difference. The task is well within the capabilities of the ordinary homeowner and should not require too much time to accomplish. Back to your original fob, try blowing the button contacts out with dry compressed air. In the normal key it's just a piece of carbon to function as the immobiliser chip and the circuit board for the remote locking. On top of this they said it's possible that the code would get erased from the original key and it would not have smart key functionality anymore. At least some of this will be grounded as well, meaning that touching the positive cable to the body even after the negative cable is removed will likely produce a large spark.
There are three 12 mm bolts holding it; remove those bolts and carefully swing it aside and out of the way. If your car battery is more than 3 years old, it's a good idea to regularly test how well it keeps a charge. Connect either a battery charger or jumper cables from another battery or car. Open and close driver door 6 times. However, the model with and without Smart Entry and year make a difference when it comes to programming. I then used the pocket knife to run the sharp side of the knife parallel to the side of the keyfob right down the glue joint.
My dad was suggesting a Corolla but I mean. When it stops flashing and goes dark, your new fob is all set. It is far too close to the battery to permit removal and must be removed before the battery can be taken out. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. I am also assuming that you have only one working smart key.
If you want to avoid this small problem, you will need another battery perhaps in another car and jumper cables or a battery charger. Is there a good aftermarket source for a new fob or the circuitboard understanding that I'd have to program the replacement. My dad bought me a 2008 Prius in October and it has a history of problems with the battery. So I managed to run the spare keyfob for my 2008 Prius Package 6 through the washing machine. Keep the fob dry, and there should be no problems for you. You might want to add that you also have to disconnect the bolt holding the positive wire to the pole - I knew that, but people who haven't changed a battery might not.
Chip 4D67 : Casing with key blade : That particular casing is of lower quality than the Toyota one, but will do the job as a spare. Smart Entry has a black rubber push button on the driver side handle and a chrome Toyota logo on the back of the key fob. Sometimes, you just need to spend a bit more to make your life easier. Remove the carpet and the cover over the hidden storage space. It can be purchased from a Toyota dealer, of course, but there is also one other option. The Prius battery is an unusual one - it is smaller than normal cars carry and a glass mat construction rather than the normal lead acid type.
It looks different since it lacks the normal top, but the rest of the key is a standard blank. Could the Cell batteries have been damaged by running car on dead battery or during installation, some issue that is causing the cell battery to be engaged to the point of poor recharging? Loosen the 10 mm bolt and, with a screwdriver or small pry bar, open the terminal a small amount. I suggest another key battery replacement and if that fails to help, another key. Backups can be cut at any competent key shop. I thought it was 1200 because the first time I brought it in they thought it was the battery and they changed my spark plugs etc.
Insert and remove old fob once. Connecting the wires backwards may cause several thousand yes, thousand dollars worth of damage to the electronics of the car. The system without Smart Entry does not have the black rubber push button on the driver side handle and has a black plastic Toyota logo on the back of the key fob. The prius needs so little current to start its onboard computers that even a dead battery can boot it up if its moderately warm outside. It's also possible that it was defective from the manufacturer - it should have taken considerable effort to bend that terminal.