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Toyota Sienna 2010-2020 Owners Manual: Starting the engine

Toyota Sienna. Starting the engine


  1. Shift the shift lever to P and apply the brakes.
  2. Touch the Toyota emblem side of the electronic key to the engine switch.

    An alarm will sound to indicate that the start function cannot detect the electronic key that is touched to the engine switch if any of the doors is opened and closed while the key is touched to the switch.

  3. Press the engine switch within 10 seconds after the buzzer sounds, keeping the brake pedal depressed.

In the event that the engine switch cannot be operated, contact your Toyota dealer.

Stopping the engine

Shift the shift lever to P and press the engine switch as you normally do when stopping the engine.

Replacing the key battery

As this above procedure is a temporary measure, it is recommended that the electronic key battery be replaced immediately when the battery depletes.

Alarm (if equipped)

Using the mechanical key to lock the doors will not set the alarm system.

If a door is unlocked using the mechanical key when the alarm system is set, the alarm may be triggered.

Changing engine switch modes

Within 10 seconds of the buzzer sounding, release the brake pedal and press the engine switch.

The engine does not start and modes will be changed each time the switch is pressed.

When the electronic key does not work properly

Locking and unlocking the doors and key linked functions
Using the mechanical key in order to perform the following operations. Locks all the doors Unlocks the door(s) Turning the key rearward unlocks the driver’s door. Turning the key onc ...

If the battery is discharged
The following procedures may be used to start the engine if the vehicle’s battery is discharged. You can call your Toyota dealer or qualified repair shop. If you have a set of jumper (or booste ...

Other materials:

ECM / PCM Processor
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Problem symptoms table
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