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Q: What is the valet key?

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What is the valet key?

A: The valet key is an extra key with limited ...

The valet key is an extra key with limited functions. It can be used for turning on and off the vehicle, and for locking and unlocking the driver’s door. However, the key cannot be used to unlocking the passenger doors on the tailgate. This key is best used for when you need to leave the car with someone, such as a valet service.

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