Smart key question

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by oldbenz1, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. oldbenz1


    Jul 11, 2019
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    My smart key recently was acting up- sometimes needed several attempts before allowing my 2011 Sonata Ltd 2.0T car to start. A new battery in key the fob fixed the problem, but now I wondered if there is a way to start the car if the smart key is lost or damaged. Same question for unlocking the car or opening the trunk. I did not find any reference to this in the owners manual - did I miss it or is it not mentioned in the manual?
    oldbenz1, Sep 23, 2019
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  2. oldbenz1


    Jul 30, 2017
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    Albany, NY
    May be the guys who steal cars would know how to start a car with out the smart key
    I just don't know. Sorry.
    Other than towing the car to a safe parking spot and going to the dealer with proof of ownership,
    what can you do? Hopefully the dealer can get you another smart key based upon the VIN
    avisitor, Sep 25, 2019
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