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2004 Toyota Matrix. One remote works, other does not and battery is good. Is there a reset or any programming necessary? Last owner never used this dead remote and it sat in a closet. Battery's been replaced but it still doesn't work.

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Programing a remote is not hard but it is timing is every thing!
set up. driver's door open all others closed.
all movements are done at one second intervals.
1 insert the key in the ignition and remove it twice
2 close and open the door twice.
3 insert and remove the key once
4 close and open the door twice.
5 insert the key
6 close door
7 rotate key to run back to off and remove.
(locks should cycle once)
8 press both the lock and unlock buttons for a second on the remote.
9 press the remote's lock button (locks should cycle once more)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013


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SOURCE: How do I reactivate the wireless remote control

To Program Wireless Remote Transmitters:
Begin with:
The driver's door open and unlocked.
Key out of the ignition.
1.Insert and remove the key from the ignition switch 2 times within 5 seconds.
Steps 2 and 3 should be performed within 40 seconds.
2.Close and open driver's door TWICE.
3.Insert the key into the ignition and remove it.
Steps 4 - 6 should be performed within 40 seconds.
4.Close and open the driver's door twice.
5.Insert the key into the ignition.
6.Close the door.
7.Turn the ignition switch from "Lock" to "On" and back to "Lock" at about 1 second intervals to select the desired mode:
1 time for ADD mode.
2 times for REWRITE mode.
3 times for CONFIRMATION mode.
5 times for PROHIBITION mode.
8.Remove the key from the ignition.
9.To confirm your mode selection, the power locks will now cycle "lock" to "unlock" a number of times corresponding to your key cycles in step 7.
If Confirmation or Prohibition modes have been selected, opening the door will complete the procedure.
10.For Add or Rewrite modes do the following within 40 seconds of Door Lock confirmation:
A.Press both transmitter Lock and Unlock buttons simultaneously between 1 and 1.5 seconds and release.
B.Within 3 seconds of step A press the transmitter Lock button for more than 1 second and release.
^If the transmitter has been successfully programmed, the power locks will cycle "lock" to "unlock" once at this time.
^If there are problems with the transmitter or the procedure up to this point, the locks will cycle twice. If this occurs, verify that you have received the correct transmitter, and then repeat the above procedure.
C.If multiple remotes are to be reprogrammed, repeat steps A and B.
11.Open the driver's door to conclude programming mode.

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