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Old 06-26-2018, 07:40 PM
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Default How To Unlock and Start Your Toyota Prius With a Dead Key Fob

A dead key fob will not prevent you from entering and starting any modern automobile. Here's the trick to opening and then starting the Toyota Prius even with a dead fob.

Every modern automobile can be unlocked and then started even if its key fob is dead a doornail. Automakers use a variety of methods to ensure that when the battery dies you are not left stranded. The methods vary a bit from automaker to automaker, but with all Toyota vehicles, the method to unlock and then start the vehicle is the same. We will demonstrate using the Prius as our example.

Unlock Your Prius With a Dead Key Fob
The first thing you will need to do is look closely at your key fob. There should be a little button along the side. Depress that button and then pull on the end of the key fob as shown in the image above. A metal key will be revealed magically. That key then goes into the lock on the driver's door old-school style and you then turn it and open the door.

How To Unlock and Start Your Toyota Prius With a Dead Key Fob
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