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I dropped my key and now the buttons fell out now I'm trying…

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I dropped my key...

I dropped my key and now the buttons fell out now I'm trying to start it it won't I lost the trunk button it just turns over but not start

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Nothing it has the key theft symbol on the dash I want to just start my car

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes I wanna leave

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

Nothing at all but turn the key I want to speak with someone

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Toyota Mechanic should be aware of about your Toyota?

No not at all the car is prefect it's just the theft system won't let me start

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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do you have a spare key

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No I don't have a spare key sir
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Are u there ?
Toyota Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

when you dropped the remote you more then likely broke the transponder chip in the remote you are going to need to order another key they are about 100 dollars

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Okay thank you I know where to Go for like $65 but thanks
Toyota Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

ok if you need anything else let me know please be sure to rate my service when you get the chance if you need info on how to program the key when you get just message me on here i can get it for you

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
How do I deactivate the system so I won't have to deal with this ever again
Toyota Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

you would have to change out the ignition switch with one that doesn't require a transponder key

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Which is like hundreds of dollars?
Toyota Mechanic: cloe0626, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

a new ignition to have put in would be a couple of hundred dollars

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