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Old 11-20-2013, 10:26 PM   #1
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Key button

Purchased an '02 BS couple months ago. Key I have has a small button on the side of it that I can't find any documentation on. Any clue on what it does?

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Old 11-21-2013, 03:26 AM   #2
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My 2002 base has a tiny button activated flashlight on the valet key. Could this be what your are referring to?
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Old 11-21-2013, 04:17 AM   #3
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Are you talking about the central lock/unlock button near the radio?
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:45 AM   #4
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You're talking about the little square button on the side of the key? You would press that to actually open up the key and access the battery.
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:59 AM   #5
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I have a 2001 Boxster base with no remote key but strictly a manual key with a button which if pressed should light up a small bulb in the key which helps you find the keyhole. I pried it apart after taking the key off the key ring. Inside mechanism is really delicate which operates the light. Got a new battery and replaced the old one.
Worked a few times then the internals broke. If I remember right I pried open the cover of the key with a penknife.
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:30 PM   #6
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The tiny little "button" on the side of the remote key is the pin (on a spring) that holds the keyblade into the remote. If you take the button cap off, it'll be easier to see.

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