Toyota Camry: When the steering lock cannot be released - Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles with a smart key system) - Driving procedures - When driving - Toyota Camry Owners ManualToyota Camry: When the steering lock cannot be released

The smart key system indicator light

The smart key system indicator light (green) will flash quickly.

Check that the shift lever is set in P. Press the “ENGINE START STOP” switch while turning the steering wheel left and right.

    Steering lock
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