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Just replace timing belt and water pump on a 2003 Toyota

Customer Question

Just replace timing belt and water pump on a 2003 Toyota Highlander 3 L while replacing the belt the battery went dead charge the battery now the alarm system have the car disable I have the key I do not have a key Fob. Using the scanner the security system does not have communication check all the fuses the fuses are good with driver side door the key will unlock it but it will not lock in on the passenger side door the key will not lock or unlock the car
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 2 months ago.

Thanks for posting

It may have an aftermarket added on alarm system, you can try this which works on most to disarm it:

Key out of the ignition

disconnect the negative battery cable and leave door open

put the key in and turn to on

reconnect the cable

enter and close the door try to start.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
That didn't work goes into alarm mode with the relays clicking but not honking horn
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 2 months ago.

See if there is an on/off switch on the left kick panel or a red LED that can be pushed in on ot just below the dash

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
There is a red button to the left of the steering wheel and it does reset the alarm or the horn
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 2 months ago.

Push it in turn the key on and hold the button until the light stops flashing.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Still nothing
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 2 months ago.

Sorry, that's all I got, I'll see if someone else can help

Expert:  Craig Manning replied 2 months ago.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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