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Keyless / remote control - Toyota vienta vxi

My remote control is finshed with flat battery. Today I sent my to Toyota Service Centre and try to get a new. I was been informed that the computer system in my car is disabled to accept a new remote control. They only can duplicate a new one from an working control or re-install the whole computer system in my car (which will cost me a lot). Is that true?

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Thanks Toyota Ed, I sent my car to Toyota Service Centre again regarding this problem. The final answer is my computer system in the car is not working with remote control.
I understand that the Tech people just follow their procedure and give me this answer.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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No, not true. We replace remotes regularly, and have never had a need for a "working" remote. The keyless entry system does not "disable" itself. Hope this helps.

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