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A kill switch is a simple switch that interrupts power to the ignition system. You can attempt to start by cranking the engine over, but power is prevented from getting to the ignition coil / spark plugs so the engine will never start.
A kill switch can be a stand alone anti-theft device or is often part of an anti-theft system - that is operated by the driver often from inside the car. They can be as simple as a small toggle switch that is hidden away or can be related to requiring that the driver's foot be on the brake and the left directional must be on (or other combination of a number of devices) in order to start.
The simplicity of the kill switch relies on either (1) the stealthiness of its location or (2) method of disabling the switch to allow the engine to start and run (as described above). Since most are operated from the driver's seat, feel / look around under the dashboard, seat, console, etc. for a switch or other non-factory or suspect device that can be manually operated. Operate the device and attempt to start the vehicle.
First and foremost does the car start or run? If it does check your manual for location of fuse box and check fuses. If it does not run check your battery connections, and have your battery checked for charge. Now if you are talking about dashboard illumination, check the switch that turns dashboard lights up and down. you might look under dash and check for a loose connection. And if all else fails take it to a qualified Honda service facilities (you might have a short) have the wiring harness checked.
Not totally positive but I believe on your Toyota there are two places that fuses are located. You stated that all fuses under the bonnet are fine and I assume that means under the hood. The other place to check for a blown fuse would be under the dash instrument panel usually located directly above where your left knee would be while sitting in the drivers seat. Hope this is of some help. Good. Luck.
A remote kill switch would be a switch that a mechanic installed, for an owner to prevent theft. It is a "poor mans alarm". If you know that it has a kill switch then you are there. You need to either hire a mechanic to find out what circuit the "kill switch" is integrated into and have it removed or do it yourself. But if you are referring to the "On-board" security system, I need to know exactly what you are working on. (Year, make, model, engine size)
replacing the thermostat on an otherwise good running car is not going to fix a heater, now you know that. yes you are going to have to pull the dash, and it is a complex procedure, to swap the core. i would call a shop which does a lot of heater and A/C work as if you pull a lot of dashboards you get good and fast at it. stay away from a dealer
there should be a fuse in the power line to the alarm that can be pulled. Another possible solution would be to replace the started kill switch located under the dashboard steering column in most cases. If the vehicle is equipped with glass breakage detectors you can try unplugging the detector or motion sensor, again usually located under the dash either under the steering column or behind the glove compartment.
disconnect your battery for six Min's and re attach the post clips. this will reset the alarm board function. if the problem persist, the theft system is failing and will unfortunately have to be replaced or deactivated.
You need to check the ressistor under the dashboard, behind the glove box if that isn't it then replace the switch which you can get cheapier at a salvage yard or on ebay. I just did this and anew switch is $55.00 at my local Ford dealer.