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Experience:  AutomotiveTechnician at brantford toyota
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Droped fob in creek and security will not let me start the

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droped fob in creek and security will not let me start the car after manually opening the door with the key
JA: Have you checked the fob's battery?
Customer: the fob is broken
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: the fob is broken and I need to start the car after manually using the key to get in
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Please cancel this request I thought it was real time and $5
Expert:  nelson freitas replied 9 months ago.


Thanks for using JustAnswer, My name in Nelson. I am a certified automotive mechanic and I am currently working at a Toyota Dealership.

Sorry for the late reply, the site is built with many experts many of us do this in our spare time. And Im sorry I was not on earlier to see your question.

I just have a few questions for you pertaining when you try to start the car.

When you unlock the door does the alarm go off?

Also when you are sitting in the drivers seat is the LED on the start button green?

Lastly, Have you tried to hold the key fob in front of the push button to see if the vehicle will start?

Please try these things and let me know what results you get.


Also If i have been helpful at all, please leave feedback accordingly. Thank you

Expert:  nelson freitas replied 8 months ago.


Just checking in to see if the key fob is now working?