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Battery check. Starter OK. Still will not start. Think might

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Battery check. Starter OK. Still will not start. Think might be anti theft systen
JA: Does the battery look like it's leaking? And does it have a strong smell -- like sulfur?
Customer: No new battery
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2005. Solara
JA: Are you fixing your Solara yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: New battery. Taken starter off and had checked OK. Security system is flashing. Use key to lock and unlock
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

Hi Im David. give this a shot.

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.

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

just checking in to see how its going.....

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