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I have 2012 Lexus ES and two key fobs, neither of which

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I have 2012 Lexus...

I have 2012 Lexus ES and two key fobs, neither of which work. One is fairly new (purchased about 5 months ago and never actually used. The other one I changed the battery. Neither on will lock/unlock the doors remotely and neither will start the car. I tried depressing the brake and touching the fob Lexus logo to the start button and then pushing the start button, but it doesn't work. Is there some way to reprogram the connectivity without having to have it towed to the dealership? Thanks

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you changed a battery before?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your ES yourself? What have you tried so far?

See above

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't know what other info he might need.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Lexus
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
cAN A LOCKSMITH RE-SYNC/PROGRAM THE KEY FOBS? THE SECOND KEY I PURSCHASED FROM A LOCKSMITH
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Lexus Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 8 months ago
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Lexus Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 8 months ago

were these fobs ever programed into the ECU ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I believe they were. The first one came with the car, which I purchased used. The second one I purchased from a locksmith who had sent away for the specific fob and then programmed it.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Please respond quickly. I need to resolve this this morning. Thanks
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