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Posted by Gregory Harris on August 7, 2006, 1:24 am
 


Took my Prius to the car wash today, after my car was washed, the
Keyless Smart Start was broken.  I had to place my key in the slot
rather than leave it out and in the car like I always do.  Any ideas
offhand as to what could be causing this?  Think it's related to the car
wash or just a coincidence?

Granted that the remote lock/unlock works I'm not sure it has anything
to do with my fob to car transmission but I am not a Mechanic.  I'll
take it to the dealer soon, but any thoughts offhand would be much
appreciated.  Thanks!


Gregory Harris
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Posted by Michelle Steiner on August 7, 2006, 6:06 am
 




There's a button on the dash underneath the steering wheel.  When they
washed the inside of the car, they must have pushed that button; it
turns off Smart Start.

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Posted by Julian C. Lander on August 7, 2006, 10:12 pm
 

And I think that it also gets turned off if you
put the key into the slot. The way to fix it is
to push the button; it's in the owner's manual.
(I always have to look for it--it's pretty low.)

Julian C. Lander



Posted by Michelle Steiner on August 7, 2006, 11:02 pm
 



No, putting the fob into the slot does not turn off smart start.

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