Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I unlock the trunk with the electronic key?

asked by on

How do I unlock the trunk with the electronic key?

A: The electronic key allows you to unlock you...

The electronic key allows you to unlock your trunk without actually using a key. If the electronic key is on your person (for example, in your pocket or your purse), then you can unlock the trunk by pressing the unlock button on the face of the trunk. The trunk has a sensor that detects when the electronic key is on your person. When the sensor detects the key, then the trunk will unlock with a press of the trunk unlock button.

Tip

The trunk will automatically be locked when the doors are locked.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Do I need to change the oil filter and drain and refill the oil when the oil is low or do I just drain and refill the oil? 2014 Toyota Corolla

Hello - great question! Good for you as a new (to you) car owner, being cautious with a used, unfamiliar car. For sure, check it often for the first few months until you get a sense for whether it consumes...

Q: How do I use the utility hook?

The utility hook is located in the trunk, and can be used to hold light items such as grocery bags and purses. To use the utility hook, simply place the handle of a bag or item around the hook securely....

Q: Key not turning in ignition

Hi there. This problem is caused by a lack of mobility in your ignition cylinder. The bumps on your key depress a series of channels in the cylinder in the correct combination of order for it to release it's locking...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...