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Manual key only opens driver's door. Passenger side door & trunk do not open with it.

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I am new to this forum. I beg pardon if this question sound very silly. I have a RAV4 2003 with power door lock. Purchased it as used car from the original owner. The original did not have remote key. He gave me the manual key. So, I have only the manual key.

The problem is that I cannot open the passenger side door and trunk with manual key. Every time I need to open the trunk or the passenger side door, I need to unlock them using power lock/unlock button in the driver side.

Could you please shed some lights? I would really appreciate.
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On our '06 to unlock the other doors we have to turn the manual key in the unlock direction twice. Once just unlocks the driver's door.
 
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valet key

This sure sounds like you got a valet key, which was designated to only open the driver's door. You'll probably want to go to the dealer to get a 'real' key that opens them all.
 

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This sure sounds like you got a valet key, which was designated to only open the driver's door. You'll probably want to go to the dealer to get a 'real' key that opens them all.
Thanks a lot for the input. After you indicated the possibility of valet key, I did more search online, and it looks like I have valet key. My key only moves clockwise. It does not move counterclockwise.

Do you know if independent locksmiths will be able to do it?. I heard that dealers charge outrageous fees for master key. any suggestion?
 

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If it is a valet key it won't open the glove box either.
 
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