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Automatic engine immobilizer wo'nt reset

I have a toyota yaris 08, the key won't turn to ACC or to ignition. the key seem to be stuck on the "LOCK" position. when i read the manual, it stated that the automatic engine immobilizer was set causing the key not to turn on. the problem is, i dont know how to reset the system? i tried all the others keys but it doesn't work as well.

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  • jong_ll Dec 21, 2008

    already tried it but still doesn't work. when i turn the steering wheel, it lock and can't turn it anymore. i tried it several times but it doesnt work.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Lost old keys, bought new ones, now cant find position of immobilizer in my 2012 Toyota 8/2012. Vin: JTELV71J100028402

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The immobilizer does not "lock" the ignition, it does not energize the fuel injection relay. What you have is a "locked" steering column. Put the key in the ignition, and pull/turn the steering wheel HARD left or right, whilst turning the key to on or start. Do BOTH at the same time.The action of you pulling on the steering wheel will unlock the steering column.

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Security indicator light

For vehicles without Intelligent Key: This light blinks whenever the ignition switch is placed in the LOCK, OFF or ACC position.

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I just tried this and it worked!
I got it from this site:
http://lifeisafairytale.wordpress.com/2007/08/21/yaris-and-the-maintenance-required-light/

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