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How do I reactivate the wireless remote control transmitter for a 2004 Toyota Camry XLE? I replaced the battery and the transmitter still does not work.

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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.

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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  • its420_us Sep 03, 2010

    Did you get the job done? I hope it went well for you. The steps are the exact steps Toyota outlines, and I know it seems a little confusing but it does work if you follow the steps. Your feedback and rating would be appreciated. Most users would want to charge you for this info; I've never asked anyone for a penny. I take my personal time to try to help those in need.

  • keithhillier Jun 15, 2011

    I followed directions above with all variations I could see. Locks cycled and remote lock & unlock work - but they did already. Remote Start however still does not work. Any thoughts appreciated.
    June 14, 2011

  • Nnadozie Nick Okwumuo
    Nnadozie Nick Okwumuo Sep 23, 2011

    Thanks very much bro, i had a similar problem and the pep boys within my area wanted to rip me off. I did follow your steps religiously and the stuff worked like magic. You are da bomb


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