Then with the key fob remote select your remote and then try to operate the vehicle with remote. Once the case is clicked together simply slide the mechanical and electronic halves back together. On the other side of the motherboard you will find the battery. Two more smaller screws hold the inside of the key together. Insert the key in ignition.
But perhaps it's not your lucky day and the dealership is closed, or maybe you just don't have time to make the trip. Your local watch repair will perform this action for you for a very small fee. Inside you will find the batteries in a metal assembly. You should not need to program the fob if you are just replacing the battery. Slide this strap to the side and you will see an opening between the halves of the fob.
This should be okay, as long as the engine is off. Replace the metal key in the fob to finish the job. Turn unit over and press the black button located on the opposite side of the silver button you used to remove the emergency backup key, while pulling straight out to reveal the battery tray. But trying to put that cap back on correctly so it won't fall off, took the better part of five minutes to get it to sit correctly. Wiggle the back to unhook it from the rest of key and lift it off.
This is the most common thing I see at my shop. Also car shows fuel pressure? My key is for an 2001 A8 but all may be the same. Otherwise May be keyfob needs to be reprogrammed. Reverse the steps above to put the key fob back together. A Lexus dealership will be happy to replace a battery in your remote key, often free of charge if it's still under warranty. Press any single button on the keyfob you wish to pair, you should hear a chime as each Keyfob is paired with the security system. Walmart jewelry shop will do it for the price of the batteries.
Start by removing the often very tight screw and gently pry the cover off from the key edge to the keyring edge. Changing the battery doesn't make it lose it's program though. It should come out easy at this point. First you need to read the back of the fob. Lexus loves to equip their cars with some not-so-obvious features. Unfold your key first push the silver button.
There are so many things to love and enjoy about your Lexus , but these features deserved some special attention. This will pry open the fob. I think it might have something to do with re-registration of the fob inside of the car. It is the only way, they have to use a computer. Take the flat part of the key, put it in the indentation, and twist. Push gently with a screw driver into that gap, pushing against the lid that you want push open.
Then find a small Phillips screwdriver, a coin a 20p piece usually works well and a paperclip. As I date not open turn more space afraid will damage. Put the inside of the key back together using the two small screws. This takes a little more effort as there is a rubber grommet on the battery tray which provides friction. In order to get the fob to work again, you must insert the key in the drivers door and lock the car while pushing down on the lock button , then try opening it with the remote.
If the remote s faulty then key fob will not get programmed. You should now be able to lift the lid without any problems. Use the paperclip to pop out the battery and insert the replacement, taking care that the battery is the right way up. Also car shows fuel pressure? Everything said in the first message is correct for this car except in order to get the fob to work again, you must use the key to start the car. You most likely broke the battery hold down. Use a small flat blade screwdriver to lift the free edge of the battery and slide it out away from the retaining tabs. Nov 28, 2012 Keyfob remote reprogramming is not very difficult but on some cases it can be done by dealer service tools.