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Old 05-01-11, 02:11 PM   #226
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^ Your dealer has to program it for you. It's part of the "Lexus Personalized Settings." Technically, you're only allowed to change the programming once for free, and they charge you after that. However, if you're going in for service or a recall, they'll usually do the programming for free.
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No way you did 3.4 seconds in a 250! Pft
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Old 05-01-11, 03:32 PM   #228
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ahh i see! thanks for letting me know.

would u happen to know how i can enable this option? could u steer me in the right direction as i dont really have an idea of how to enable it? thanks in advance.
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^ Your dealer has to program it for you. It's part of the "Lexus Personalized Settings." Technically, you're only allowed to change the programming once for free, and they charge you after that. However, if you're going in for service or a recall, they'll usually do the programming for free.
What he said.

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No way you did 3.4 seconds in a 250! Pft
cloo is just yanking our chains

I think that is a 60 foot time...
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we know about the trunk, but are you able to lock the keys in the car? or does it sense it and keep that from happening? i dont wanna find out the hard way ya know? thanks Jeff, lol
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trunk won't lock if keys are in the trunk

don't you have two key fobs?
test it just for peace of mind
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Keys cannot be locked in the car. Keys cannot be locked in the trunk on 06-10 models, 11+ models do not have the receiver for the trunk any longer.

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Old 05-02-11, 09:17 AM   #233
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Keys cannot be locked in the car. Keys cannot be locked in the trunk on 06-10 models, 11+ models do not have the receiver for the trunk any longer.

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You can technically lock a keyfob in the car, it just requires use of the second fob

I found this out when my wife left her jacket with fob in her jacket in the car and I tried to lock it using the door handle button and it wouldn't let me... I was sure Lexus wouldn't make this scenario impossible, so I hit the lock button on the other fob I had on me and it locked.


(I'd imagine this'd work with one fob in the trunk of 06-10 models too)
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Yeah, you could also roll down the window, close the door, reach in and hit the lock button, then hit the auto up and pull your hand out, heh.

At least with your scenario you have another key fob, but that would potentially suck if you were dropping someone off at the airport or something and then they left and you didn't have your key.

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can I unlock by touching the rear door handles?
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can I unlock by touching the rear door handles?
Nope. It can only be unlocked from the front.
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Nope. It can only be unlocked from the front.
I had an ES loaner and I could do that.
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yes you can do that on an ES but you asked about the IS
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Keys cannot be locked in the car. Keys cannot be locked in the trunk on 06-10 models, 11+ models do not have the receiver for the trunk any longer.

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If there is no receiver in the trunk, how does it unlock when I walk-up from directly behind the car and press the button located on the trunk? Using one main receiver?
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Yeah, you could also roll down the window, close the door, reach in and hit the lock button, then hit the auto up and pull your hand out, heh.

At least with your scenario you have another key fob, but that would potentially suck if you were dropping someone off at the airport or something and then they left and you didn't have your key.

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Uh, auto up?
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