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Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician
Category: Toyota
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Experience:  master tech at Toyota dealer
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The security indicator light is flashing and it is beeping

Customer Question

The security indicator light is flashing and it is beeping every 30 seconds
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: No
JA: Not a problem. You can work with the Toyota Mechanic to figure that out. What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2012 XLE
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Turn on and off many times.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I realy on your patience and input to my questions so I can better help you, I read your notes and have a question before we proceed. I s this the original battery in this vehicle?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Original.
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 2 months ago.

Then the first thing I would do is a proper load test on the battery because if it gets low it will trigger the alarm.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Actually I found the problem. It's an odd one. It was a battery problem just not the car battery. It was a battery problem with my garage door opener. The e emergency battery for the garage door was low and was sending a weird signal to the car causing it to have this weird problem we took the battery out of the garage door and it seems to have fixed the problem
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 2 months ago.

Yup that can happen when batteries get low in electronic devices they go haywire. Didn't know you had a garage door opener . But like I said if that battery is original I would replace it soon or you will have the same issue. I don't know if you knew that garages with openers used to open themselves when planes flew over them , radio frequencies effected them. Any way glad you found it good luck.