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Toyota Camry LE How do you disable the anti-theft system.

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How do you disable the anti-theft system. Everytime I try to start the car the alarm goes off and then the car won't start--it just clicks.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Eric replied 5 years ago.
Hi

ok try the steps below to reprogram the alarm system.

1. Start with key out of the ignition, drivers door is open all others closed and
drivers door is unlocked.

2. Insert key into ignition (Do not turn) and pull it out.

3. Perform these steps within 40 seconds.
A. Using the power door lock switch on drivers door perform 5 lock/unlock cycles starting
with lock. Use an even pace and try to go about one cycle per second.
(1 cycle = 1 lock and 1 unlock.)
B. Close, then open drivers door.

4. Perform these steps within 40 seconds.
A. Using the power door lock switch on drivers door perform 5 lock/unlock cycles starting
with lock. Use an even pace and try to go about one cycle per second.
(1 cycle = 1 lock and 1 unlock.)
B. Insert the key in the ignition cylinder.
C. Turn the ignition to ON (Do NOT Start) then back to OFF.
D. Turn the ignition to ON (Do NOT Start) then back to OFF.
E. Remove the key from the ignition.

5. Within 3 seconds the power door locks should cycle automatically indicating successful entry
into programming mode. Return to step 1 if the locks do not cycle at this point.

6. Perform these steps within 40 seconds.
A. Press the lock and unlock buttons on the remote simultaneously for 1 second.
B. Immediately after letting go of the lock and unlock buttons,
Press the lock button by itself and hold for 2 seconds. Within 3 seconds the door locks
should cycle once indicating successful programming. If the door locks don't cycle or
cycle twice, repeat steps A and B, your remote has not been accepted.
C. Repeat steps A and B in step 6 for each new transmitter.

7. Close drivers door.

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