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My fob/remote key not working anymore - 2008 Toyota Highlander

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  • John Oni
    John Oni Apr 15, 2014

    Actually the car was bought floded, so i got a fob and its not working with the car...thanks

  • RJ Keck
    RJ Keck Apr 15, 2014

    Well, I have no idea what "bought floded" means, but if that key fob didn't come with that car, then it won't work until the dealer re-programs it.

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Most likely cause is worn out battery. They use the small circular watch-type batteries. If you don't know how to open the fob case without damaging it, just take it to a Toyota or Lexus dealer and let them do it. It's alot cheaper than paying for a new fob.

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2012 Dodge Ram: Ignition Key will not release? http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/2012-dodge-ram-ignition-key-will-not.html
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