Toyota Corolla Manuals

Toyota Corolla: Steps to take in an emergency / If the electronic key does not operate properly

If communication between the electronic key and vehicle is interrupted or the electronic key cannot be used because the battery is depleted, the smart key system and wireless remote control cannot be used. In such cases, the doors can be opened and the engine can be started by following the procedure below.

■ When the electronic key does not work properly

  • Make sure that the smart key system has not been deactivated in the customization setting. If it is off, turn the function on.
  • Check if battery-saving mode is set. If it is set, cancel the function.

NOTICE

■ In case of a smart key system malfunction or other key-related problems

Take your vehicle with all the electronic keys provided with your vehicle to your Toyota dealer.

Locking and unlocking the doors

Use the mechanical key in order to perform the following operations:

Toyota Corolla. If the electronic key does not operate properly

1 Locks all the doors

2 Unlocks all the doors

Turning the key unlocks the driver’s door. Turning the key again unlocks the other doors.

■ Key linked functions

Toyota Corolla. If the electronic key does not operate properly

1 Closes the windows and moon roof (turn and hold)

2 Opens the windows and moon roof (turn and hold)

WARNING

■ When using the mechanical key and operating the power windows or moon roof

Operate the power window or moon roof after checking to make sure that there is no possibility of any passenger having any of their body parts caught in the window or moon roof.

Also, do not allow children to operate the mechanical key. It is possible for children and other passengers to get caught in the power window or moon roof.

If you lose your keys

New genuine keys can be made by your Toyota dealer using the other key (vehicles without a smart key system) or mechanical key (vehicles with a smart key system) and the key number stamped on your key number plate...

Starting the engine

1 Vehicles with a continuously variable transmission: Ensure that the shift lever is in P and depress the brake pedal. Vehicles with a manual transmission: Shift the shift lever to N and depress the clutch pedal...

Other information:

Toyota Corolla 2019-2024 Owners Manual: RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert) function


The RCTA function uses the BSM rear side radar sensors installed behind the rear bumper. This function is intended to assist the driver in checking areas that are not easily visible when backing up. System components A - Meter control switches Turning the RCTA function on/off...

Toyota Corolla 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Turning the high beams on/off manually


■ Switching to the low beams Pull the lever to its original position. The Automatic High Beam indicator will turn off. Push the lever away from you to activate the Automatic High Beam system again. ■ Switching to the high beams Press the Automatic High Beam switch...

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Engine immobilizer system

The vehicle’s keys have built-in transponder chips that prevent the engine from starting if a key has not been previously registered in the vehicle’s on-board computer.

Never leave the keys inside the vehicle when you leave the vehicle.

This system is designed to help prevent vehicle theft but does not guarantee absolute security against all vehicle thefts.

Operating the system

Toyota Corolla. Engine immobilizer system

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