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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
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 6 months ago
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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.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
That didn't work goes into alarm mode with the relays clicking but not honking horn
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 6 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

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 6 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Still nothing
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 6 months ago

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

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