Jump to content

  •  

Photo

2000 Camry keyless entry


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 Jamesclarke79

Jamesclarke79

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • Toyota Model:2000 Camry

Posted 07 March 2011 - 02:51 PM

Hello all,

First time user here, hoping someone can help.

I dropped the keys to my 2000 Camry the other day, not the remote will not work. The central locking etc still works but I have to unlock it with the key. Is there someway of buying a blank remote and programming it, or do I have to take my car to the Toyota dealer to fix?

Another question, my car smokes a bit on start up, what are possible reasons for this?

Have something to contribute?

Sign in or register to start a topic...

 

#2 Milgram

Milgram

    Advanced Member

  • Regular Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 114 posts
  • Toyota Model:Camry Touring V6
  • Location:

Posted 07 March 2011 - 10:22 PM

Replacement remotes are available from Toyota. They are generally in stock at dealers and the last time I bought one, they cost around $40-$50.

You can easily reprogram the remote yourself using the instructions in the owner's manual or the dealer can do it for you (usually for a fee). Given it is extremely straight forward to program a new remote, it is not worth paying someone to do it for you in my opinion.

As for smoke on start up, you probably need to be a little more specific about the colour of the smoke.

Blue smoke could indicate oil burning and possibly worn valve seals, although I would think this would occur all the time and not just at start up. White smoke is likely to be condensation, usually you get this on cold mornings when moisture is likely to have formed inside the exhaust. I find condensation disappears once the car has reached normal temperature. I also find that it is possible to get a little bit of condensation on cold start up even when the weather is warm.

#3 rigby75

rigby75

    Member

  • Regular Member
  • PipPip
  • 17 posts
  • First Name:robert
  • Gender*:Male
  • Toyota Model:1999 Camry
  • Year: 1999
  • Location: New South Wales

Posted 05 June 2011 - 08:32 AM

Warren Toyota at Liverpool charge me $43 for a remote and programed it for free.

The smoke is most likely valve stem seals my does the same worse after a really cold night. i would not worry unless it is using more then a litre of oil between services. I used Valvoline oil but am going to try castrol next service to see if it makes a different.

Edited by rigby75, 05 June 2011 - 08:35 AM.



Not what you're looking for?

Register now, we have a huge community of enthusiasts to answer any questions you might have



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users