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Car isn't showing current even when i hit the sulf or press the keys of remote.is it a battery problem or fuse is blown?

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Are the OTHER remotes working properly? If so, there is no wiring issues. It is rare that wiring can cause the remotes to be inoperative...Sadly, I have observed many remote/fobs that simply fail. I would advise both of you to take your fobs to your local Toyota dealer, and have the Service Dept check the RF output from the remotes on their hand-held detector. This is the only way to determine if the fob/remote is indeed working. No RF = no lock/unlock. All Toyota dealers should have this box, it is a required special tool. The part number for the detector is 00002-09001-01

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With the fuse in,and the engine off,start pulling ,relays,one,at a time,the relay that you pull that drops the voltage will be the one that is stuck,this fuse controls the ignition relay.This relay is stuck,and needs to be replaced,by the way,try unplugging the alternator to see if the voltage drops also,cause the 13.5 voltage that was tested on this alternator concerns me,this is not good,really should be 14.25 when bench tested,on the vehicle,with everything on,headlights and ac on high blower motor setting,it should read 13.65 volts,to 14.25 volts at the battery.Now on the bench,it should have read closer to 14.25 volts.If it is any lower than this range,the alternator is not working correctly.If this was at all helpful,please rate,and thank you.

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You will need a auto electrician that specialises in alarms to disconnect or reprogram it. The alarm system has a back up battery usually inside the main controller, this will not solve your problem, you will find it has several ways of immobilising your vehicle, the remote will need to be re programmed to your alarm system, i have seen an auto electrician fix this problem in 10 minutes but they will not tell you how, toyota might also be of some assistance but they are not very helpful unless they have the car. Find yourself a cheap tow truck and get it towed home unless you can find a mobile auto electrician. Do not waste your time with disconnecting things, they are designed for that specific reason, keep the thieves from cutting, disconnecting, towing etc to steal your car.

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Hello and welcome to FixYa!
If that's the case then the starter is surely faulty that's why you hear a tick sound but be sure that the battery has a good charge. If the battery is strong and it still fails to start then surely is a starter problem. But if it starts on a new battery then the old battery is worn out and needs replacement.
Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Posted on Aug 11, 2011

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They are mated, there is no need to reprogram them. I assume that the key starts the car and the problem you are having is that the remote does not lock and unlock the doors. If you have a second key and it works properly then your first key/remote is broken or you have the new batteries in wrong. If you push and hold one of the buttons there should be a light that flashes on the remote. (some do not have this). A replacement remote has to be ordered at the dealer and will either come pre-programmed for your car, or they will do it when the key shows up. Nothing the home user can do here really.

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