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Re: Keyless remote entry problem!

On Jan 31, 6:00 pm, Don Fearn <[email protected]> wrote:
> I think it was Maggie <[email protected]> who stated:
>
> >Ok so I just purchased a 2003 Toyota Corolla and love the car! However
> >what I do not love is that the keypad/fob is not working. The
> >dealership I bought the car from was not a Toyota one so they have no
> >idea. I've tried putting a new battery in, no such luck. I've been
> >researching it since I got the car two nights ago (This is a very BIG
> >pet peeve of mine!) and have gotten to a place where I'm not sure what
> >to do.

>
> >Originally I was going to purchase one that matched my FCC ID # and
> >then attempt to reprogram it myself to avoid the dealerships fees
> >however not I'm not so sure that if I do that it will even work again.
> >I read something about it might not being the keypad itself but the
> >transmitter that could be broken?

>
> >Any suggestions?

>
> With the new battery in the keypad, try this:
>
> This was stolen from a Scion site, but it works on my '05 Camry; it
> seems reasonable it would work on your '03 Corolla as well (it's a
> little like doing the Hoky-Poky ;^)
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Here are the procedures to manipulate the remote door lock system. As
> you can see they are hardly difficult programming exercises. Any
> competent mechanic should be able to do it in 20 minutes including
> time for paperwork, coffee, sharing a dirty joke with the next guy,
> and a cigarette break. Competence, in this case, means the ability to
> read and follow instructions, not even knowing anything about cars.
>
> As with anything, try these at your own risk. If you accidently
> reprogram your engine to produce 200HP don't blame me!
>
> There are four different modes you can use to program remote door lock
> functions.
>
> Confirmation mode allows you to check the number of transmitters
> recorded.
> Add mode allows you to add a transmitter without disturbing existing
> transmitters.
> Rewrite mode allows you to replace all existing transmitters with new
> ones.
> Prohibition mode erases all transmitters and turns off the remote door
> lock function.
>
> Confirmation mode. To check for the number of remotes programmed into
> the car:
>
> Start with the key out of the car, driver's door open and unlocked.
>
> 1.Insert key in ignition and pull out
> 2. Within 5 seconds, insert the key in the ignition and pull out
> again.
> 3. Within 40 seconds, close and open the driver's door twice, then
> insert and remove the key from the ignition again.
> 4. Within 40 more seconds, close and open the driver's door twice,
> then insert the key in the ignition and close the driver's door.
> 5. Turn ignition switch from LOCK to ON to OFF three times, leaving
> the key on for one second and off for one second each time.
> 6. Remove the key from the ignition lock.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves at about 2 second intervals.
> The number of times that the doors lock is the number of remotes that
> are programmed into the car. If the car locks/unlocks 5 times, there
> are no codes registered.
>
> Add mode. To add a remote without disturbing existing remotes:
>
> Start with the key out of the car, driver's door open and unlocked.
>
> 1.Insert key in ignition and pull out
> 2. Within 5 seconds, insert the key in the ignition and pull out
> again.
> 3. Within 40 seconds, close and open the driver's door twice, then
> insert and remove the key from the ignition again.
> 4. Within 40 more seconds, close and open the driver's door twice,
> then insert the key in the ignition and close the driver's door.
> 5. Turn ignition switch from LOCK to ON to OFF, leaving the key on for
> one second and off for one second.
> 6. Remove the key from the ignition lock.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves once.
>
> 7. Within 40 seconds, press the lock and unlock buttons on the
> transmitter at the same time and release.
> 8. Within 3 seconds, press either switch and release.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves once if the registration was
> successful. They will lock and unlock twice if the registration
> failed.
>
> 9. If you have other remotes to program, go back to step 7 within 40
> seconds.
> 10. Insert the key in the ignition or open a door to complete
> registration.
>
> Rewrite mode: To erase all remotes and add new ones:
>
> Start with the key out of the car, driver's door open and unlocked.
>
> 1.Insert key in ignition and pull out
> 2. Within 5 seconds, insert the key in the ignition and pull out
> again.
> 3. Within 40 seconds, close and open the driver's door twice, then
> insert and remove the key from the ignition again.
> 4. Within 40 more seconds, close and open the driver's door twice,
> then insert the key in the ignition and close the driver's door.
> 5. Turn ignition switch from LOCK to ON to OFF twice, leaving the key
> on for one second and off for one second each time.
> 6. Remove the key from the ignition lock.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves twice, indicating that you
> are in rewrite mode.
>
> 7. Within 40 seconds, press the lock and unlock buttons on the
> transmitter at the same time and release.
> 8. Within 3 seconds, press either switch and release.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves once if the registration was
> successful. They will lock and unlock twice if the registration
> failed.
>
> 9. If you have other remotes to program, go back to step 7 within 40
> seconds.
> 10. Insert the key in the ignition or open a door to complete
> registration.
>
> Prohibition mode: To erase all codes and disable wireless door lock
> function:
>
> Start with the key out of the car, driver's door open and unlocked.
>
> 1.Insert key in ignition and pull out
> 2. Within 5 seconds, insert the key in the ignition and pull out
> again.
> 3. Within 40 seconds, close and open the driver's door twice, then
> insert and remove the key from the ignition again.
> 4. Within 40 more seconds, close and open the driver's door twice,
> then insert the key in the ignition and close the driver's door.
> 5. Turn ignition switch from LOCK to ON to OFF five times, leaving the
> key on for one second and off for one second each time.
> 6. Remove the key from the ignition lock.
>
> The doors will lock and unlock themselves 5 times at about 1 second
> intervals.
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Good luck.
>
> -Don
>
> --
> It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats


geez, all this needs is guzzle beer and spin each time you hear the
doorlocks click...
 
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