Lexus, a line of luxury vehicles manufactured by Toyota, uses its "SmartAccess System," a keyless access card, to lock, unlock and start its cars. The system is a transmitter that works from as far away as 20 feet as you approach the car. The key includes a number that's unique to each Lexus, so replacing it isn't as easy as having a generic key cut at a hardware store.
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Look for the key card that came with the car. It should contain the number for the key. You can use that number to call a dealer or high-security locksmith and get a new key. The card can often be found with other ownership papers and manuals that you received when you got the car.
Contact the dealer where you bought the Lexus. If it's a Lexus dealership, they may have retained records so you can get a key without knowing the unique number. This would probably be a good time to ask them for more than one duplicate key, as well as the number.
Find your vehicle identification number. It's usually a string of 17 characters stamped on a plate on your dashboard, underneath your windshield. The VIN can help your dealer or locksmith identify the type of key you'll need.
Collect your ownership papers and identification. Your car dealer or any reputable locksmith will want proof that you own the car before handing over a new key. It's a good idea to have a driver's license, passport, car title and registration to prove your identity and ownership.
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