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I have a massive problem, the remote for my ZZE122 is not working (even with a new battery) and after searching the forum for over 1 hour, I have discovered that I have a slave key which does not unlock any of the doors either. Is there a way I can get into my car without breaking any glass? Can I get a master key cut from my slave key? Please help....

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Im not entirely sure of the locking mechanism, but I'm assuming if you're handy with a coat hanger you should be able to get it.. or get road assistance out to do it for you.

After that I'm pretty sure that you can go in to the Toyota dealer, or get Toyota out - or they subcontract someone - to recode a key for you - presuming you provide them with sufficient identification and proof that it's your car, of course.

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The slave key will still unlock the doors and work in the ignition to start the car. All it won't do is allow you to add/ delete new keys and remotes or work in the glove box and boot lock if you have one. The best way to see how your key has been coded into the cars immobilizer is when you stick it in the ignition and turn the car on see if the security light goes one straight away ( Master) or stays on for a second ( Slave) Also if you have a remote key it will be coded in as a Master.

If the key isn't working in the door it could be a couple of things.

First, it could be the wrong key, did that key originally work in the door, have the doors been rekeyed or was the ignition rekeyed and that is what you have? ( It's probably not this one)

Secondly, the key is worn and the lock is un lubricated which is why it isn't working. Lubricate the lock with Inox or WD40 to flush the crap out of the lock, try your key again with gently wiggling it, if it turns with a bit of a wiggle your key is worn. To fix this get a new one CUT TO CODE!, not have a copy done and the local cobbler where they trace all the wear onto a new transponder key, get it done properly.

Worst case call a Auto Locksmith, don't waste your time with the dealer, they will get you to tow it in and if they can't get into it with the key guess who they call.... a Locksmith :)

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I'm not sure if the key has ever worked in the doors as I have always used the remote. I tried it in both front doors and even the boot and still No luck. I will try again tomorrow when it is light and let you know.

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Good news. I sprayed the passenger and drivers doors and let it soak in for a few minutes, then sprayed again and gave the key and almighty jiggle in the passenger side, and it unlocked and let me in. I still can't unlock the drivers side, but it lets me lock it but at least I can get in and drive the car again. Thanks for all your help

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