2013 Lexus RX350 – Steps for Making Copy of Car Key

Steps for Making Copy of Car Key – 2013 Lexus RX350

    1. Program the new key fob by the part number.

    For successful programming use original equipment manufacturer (OEM) key fob when possible.

  • a. Connect programming equipment to the vehicle’s OBD-II port.
  • b. Choose vehicle year make and model from the tablet connected to programming equipment.
  • c. Keep driver’s door open and engage emergency lights.
  • d. Bring existing (original) key fob to push-to-start button and wait for 1 beep.
  • e. Bring new (un-programmed) key fob to push-to-start button and wait for 2 beeps.
  • 2. Test operations of newly programmed key fob.

    Keep original key far away from the vehicle to avoid interference.

  • a. Press lock, unlock and trunk buttons to test functionality.
  • Note: If programming unsuccessful do not proceed to the next step.

    3. Take out driver’s door lock.

  • a. Read the code from the door lock.
  • Note: Alternatively, use vehicle identification number (VIN) to purchase lock code from the manufacturer.

    4. Cut the key.

  • a. Enter lock codded into key cutting machine equipment.
  • b. Cut key from each side.
  • Note: The key cutting process takes about 10 minutes.

    5. Test the newly cutted key.

  • Put lock back and test door locking and unlocking functionality.

Congratulations! Your 2013 Lexus RX350 key is ready.