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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Smart key system

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.

Antenna location

  1. Antennas outside the cabin
  2. Antennas inside the cabin
  3. Antenna outside the luggage compartment

Toyota Highlander. Antenna location


Effective range (areas within which the electronic key is detected)

When locking or unlocking the
doors

The system can be operated when the electronic key is within about 2.3 Ft. (0.7 M) of an outside front door handle. (Only the doors detecting the key can be operated.)

Toyota Highlander. Effective range


When starting the engine or
changing engine switch modes

The system can be operated when the electronic key is inside the vehicle.

When opening the glass hatch and
locking or unlocking the doors

This system can be operated when the electronic key is within about 2.3 Ft. (0.7 M) of the back door opener switch.

Alarms and warning indicators

An alarm sounds and warning messages are displayed on the multi-information display are used to protect against unexpected accidents or theft of the vehicle resulting from erroneous operation. When a warning message is displayed, take appropriate measures based on the displayed message.

When only an alarm sounds, circumstances and correction procedures are as follows:

Alarm

Situation

Correction procedure

Exterior alarm sounds once for 5 seconds The glass hatch was closed while the electronic key was still inside the vehicle and all the doors were locked. Retrieve the electronic key from the vehicle and close the glass hatch.
An attempt was made to lock the vehicle while a door was open. Close all of the doors and lock the doors again.
Interior alarm sounds continuously The engine switch was turned to accessory mode while the drivers door was open (or the drivers door was opened while the engine switch was in accessory mode). Turn the engine switch off and close the drivers door.

Battery-saving function

The battery-saving function will be activated in order to prevent the electronic key battery and the vehicle battery from being discharged while the vehicle is not in operation for a long time.

?Electronic key battery-saving function

When battery-saving mode is set, battery depletion is minimized by stopping the electronic key from receiving radio waves.

Press twice while pressing and
holding . Confirm that the
electronic key indicator flashes 4 times.

While the battery-saving mode is set, the smart key system cannot be used. To cancel the function, press any of the electronic key buttons.

Toyota Highlander. Electronic key battery-saving function


Conditions affecting operation

The smart key system uses weak radio waves. In the following situations, the communication between the electronic key and the vehicle may be affected, preventing the smart key system, wireless remote control and engine immobilizer system from operating properly. (Ways of coping: )

Note for the entry function

When the vehicle is not driven for extended periods

To operate the system properly

Make sure to carry the electronic key when operating the system. Do not get the 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 may not be detected correctly and the system may not operate properly. (The alarm may go off accidentally, or the door lock prevention function may not operate.)

If the smart key system does not operate properly

Customization

Settings (e. G. Smart key system) can be changed.

(Customizable features: )

If the smart key system has been deactivated in a customized setting

Certification for the smart key system

Fcc id: hyq23aab fcc id: hyq14fba

Note

: 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. Fcc

warning

: changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

Note

: this device complies with industry canada licence-exempt rss standard(s).

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.

Fcc id: ni4tmlf12-1 fcc id: ni4tmlf12-2 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.

This device complies with industry canada licence-exempt rss standard(s).

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.

Warning


Caution regarding interference with electronic devices

  • ´people with implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should keep away from the smart key system antennas. The radio waves may affect the operation of such devices. If necessary, the entry function can be disabled. Ask your toyota dealer for details, such as the frequency of radio waves and timing of the emitted radio waves.

    Then, consult your doctor to see if you should disable the entry function.

  • Users of any electrical medical device other than implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should consult the manufacturer of the device for 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 toyota dealer for details on disabling the entry function.

Glass hatch
Opening the glass hatch The glass hatch can be opened using the glass hatch opener.  vehicles without a smart key system press the button to pop up the glass hatch. Raise the glass ...

Adjusting the seats
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