To exit programming mode open the driver's door Note: pay careful attention to the timing of the intervals especially in steps 10 and 11. Follow the upper Radiator hose back to the block your Thermostat should be there. In the end, once I had the correct remote in hand, it programmed successfully the very first attempt. Cycle the power locks 5 times. Insert the key into the ignition don't turn it and pull it out.
Press the remote control unlock button 5 times in 1 second intervals. If the key fob reprograms, the locks will lock and unlock or vise versa. What is the difference between the two batteries? Now get a puddy knife or something from your toolbox to clean and remove the old gasket. If it shifts have some one make sure the brake lamps work,if the fuse blows before you shift listen for the pop you have a short in the brake lamp circuit or a bad bulb. Remove key from ignition switch 9.
Wait 6 seconds and press the unlock button once to activate memory erase. Drive door is open all other doors are closed c. Teeth on old key may be wearing down. It is recommended that you have your alternator and battery tested every year just to be safe. Check to see if a small red light flickers when you press a button. The first way is to go to the dealership and let them do. If you do not have the owners manual for your Toyota you can use a Haynes or Chilton repair manual that can be purchased at most auto part stores.
Unless you turn it off, it's already on. System should now lock and unlock vehicle. Now the key fob, map lights, and the rear hatch lights do not work and the clock keeps resetting. It locked again without the battery in it. On 88 which I've done and 95 which I own also which is starting to get noisy and I will have to do soon as it is annoying to listen too at times especially when cold but both look basically the same under the dash.
Donations are not tax deductible. Snap the two pieces of the key fob together and test the buttons to make sure they are working. Within 40 sec close and open driver's door twice 6. Then, on the right side of the car your left if you are facing it , is your horn little round black thing simply remove… Buy new unit from dealer and you will see what you have to do, the speedo cable and e-brake cable pass through floor in the same piece. When I popped open the Toyota key fob, the buttons went flying across my desk. The battery hold down bracket has two rods that secure it to the battery base plate. I unlocked it and again it locked.
As for the transponder keys, I took the keys to Home Depot and they cut them both. If the battery terminals or battery cables are corroded you can use baking soda and water to help dissolve the excess corrosion. You may use a small flathead screwdriver to gently pry out the dead key fob battery. You only need to loosen the battery cable enough so that you can wiggle it back and forth and slide it off of the negative battery post. Depending on your year and model you may have the newer style battery. Loosen all the lug nuts 1 full turn.
If the button is sticking, I would reccomend you take the entire remote apart as much as you can including pulling the buttons out. All you have to do is adjust the valve on the guage by turning it to where it is in the… Parking brake on and leave it in gear or in park if its an auto transmission. Then shoot in alot of lubricant. Insert and remove key from ignition switch 5. Be sure to remove the cable from the rod before you free the hold down bolt. To remove the positive battery cable from a Toyota 4Runner you just have to turn it back and forth until you can lift the terminal from the battery post. Check your car manual to see what is the correct battery.
Tools Needed: Small Flathead Screwdriver, Note: If your Toyota key fob is still not working after replacing the battery you may need to program it to the vehicle again. Note: I am not a registered charity. See the Toyota Engine Battery Size Chart at the bottom of the page. If your battery died within it's warranty you may return it to the store you bought it from for a prorated discount on a new battery. I checked the interior fuses, all good.
Quickly open and close the driver's door again and push a button on the 2nd remote. Perform these steps within 40 seconds. Repeat steps A and B in step 6 for each new remote. The issue wasn't mechanical at all. The Toyota 4Runner battery hold down rod uses a 10mm nut that can be take off with a open ended wrench or a deep well socket. There will be two long pins running through the assy and through the pads.
So how do I get the fobs programmed to work again? Engine batteries lose cranking power over time and should be checked or changed every 3-4 years for reliability. I had already replaced the battery in mine a couple years ago, and that worked. They were very responsive and helpful with a programming issue I was having. The one stated for Sequoia is incorrect and you must follow the directions for Tundra vehicle in order for programming to work. If the Toyota key fob is still not working after you replaced the you may need to reprogram it to the vehicle or if you purchased a new Toyota key fob it will also need to be programmed to your Toyota. That is impossible to say and depends on many different factors and variables that affect battery life and performance. If you are not comfortable reprogramming your key fob you will need to take it to the dealership for reprogramming.