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#4929 of 5338 Re: configuration advice needed 2007 camry SE [moskowa]
Mar 26, 2007 (6:07 pm)
It will likely be difficult to obtain the SE without the moonroof, considering the way Toyota "bundles" options (in fact, not according to what's shown in the brochure).
I have a 2004 Camry with a moonroof, and no doubt the 2007's is similar. There is some wind noise with the roof tilted open, but it's not that extreme at 55-65 mph. If you open it all the way, you'll definitely get more noise, but there is an accessory deflector sold by Toyota (I don't have it).
Still, I often ride around with the roof fully open on my commute (55 mph roads).
You can always leave the roof closed and just enjoy the view by opening the sunshade!
#4930 of 5338 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE
Mar 30, 2007 (6:52 am)
Been busy reading the owners manual like crazy and need everyone's insight. My new 2007 Camry LE with V6 came with a total of three (3) keys...2 with wireless and the remaining valet key which is NOT suppose to open either glovebox or trunk. Can anyone try using their valet key to open a completely locked Camry via the driver side door then once inside use the trunk latch (located on the driver side left door sill) to open the trunk? Did Toyota not think this through properly or did I just find a undocumented means of using a valet key to gain access to the tunk for access everyone's secured valuables?
Can anyone who has had a former Toyota extended warranty let me know how long it took to obtain paperwork from Toyota once they purchased their extended warranty? I got the original 1-piece sales literature from the dealship with limited verbage but would like to know minute details such as do they provide road towing?, loaner rides during a weekend especially if the Camy is in the shop for a protracted stay, etc.
Finally, if and when the 3yr/36k warranty lapses and you get a damaged tire requiring a complete tire replacement does this mean if the tire repair facility somehow damages one of the air presure sensors and a replacement is required, do we have to eat the cost of bringing the vehicle to a Toyota dealership getting rid of the offending air pressure dash light since the replaced tire might or might not have it's original "personized" sensor intact. Sounds simple but in New York City I believe we will fail inspection if there exists either a DTC or any vehicle dash indicator. Tahnks everyone!....
#4931 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [swong6]
Mar 30, 2007 (7:14 am)
Go back and read the manual about the key.
#4933 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [swong6]
Mar 30, 2007 (7:59 am)
Valet Key....correct. The manual is misleading. The valet key will allow entry into the car, which then the floor lever will allow entry into the trunk (even though the valet key doesn't directly open the trunk).
TirePressure.....Each of the 5 tires has a transmitter, which transmits it's 7digit ID# and it's pressure. The TPMS computer monitors these to ensure all are within tolerance. If you have to replace a sensor, be sure to have the tire dealer write down the new ID#. There is a dealer initialization process that they go thru, using a hand held TPMS tool.
The service manual for TPMS, indicates that there is a small black reset button to the left of the glove compartment (after opening it). I haven't personally done this, and proceed further on your own risk....all standard legal and self diagnosis disclaimers apply. It appears that the reset process is as follows. Inflate all the tires to their correct pressure. Turn on the Ignition, hold the reset button for greater than 3 secs. When the initialization begins it will blink the TPMS light 3 times, on and off for a second each. The TPMS ECM will then begin reading the sensors, taking approximately a minute per read. The initialization is completed, when the ECM reads successfully from all 5 sensors the pressure.
Note: it is not real clear to me whether this reset process can be used if a sensor was replaced, or whether this is just used to reset after a low tire pressure detection. There is a separate area of the TPMS service manual, which has a statement that the dealer intialization has to be used to 'register' the new TPMS ID.
#4934 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [kiawah]
Mar 30, 2007 (8:17 am)
I currently have a 2007 Camry Hybrid with the Smart Key system, and no valet key, so I can't say for sure, but it seems to me that on previous Camry's I have had, most recent 2003, there was a lever in the trunk to deactivate the "inside the car lever", so access to the trunk could be locked out. Can anyone confirm this? (I could be dreaming, as I never had a use for the valet key anyway....)
Isn't that why the folding rear seats have the levers in the trunk???
#4935 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [jbollt]
Mar 30, 2007 (8:23 am)
The only lever in the trunk (I4 LE) that I see, is the safety yellow locked person trunk release. Nothing that I have seen which prevents the trunk from opening with the floor lever.
#4936 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [kiawah]
Mar 30, 2007 (8:35 am)
ok, according to toyotaiguide.com, on page 48 of the owner's manual, it talks about how to provide security for the trunk, by using the key in the trunk lock and turning it to the left, disabling the inside lever.
#4937 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [jbollt]
Mar 30, 2007 (8:42 am)
You are correct...it works! It's actually on p47, and you have to turn the trunk key counterclockwise....and then REMOVE the key from the turned counterclockwise horizontal position. Do not allow the key to turn back to vertical position.
This alleviates Swong 6's concern about being able to get into the trunk, via the valet key.
#4938 of 5338 Re: 2007 Valet Key opens trunk!--> V6 Camry LE [kiawah]
Mar 30, 2007 (8:54 am)
You're welcome! I knew that there HAD to be a way!