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- car locksmith Have you lost or broken the keys to your Toyota? Do you wish to copy transponder key, sidewinder or key fob remote? Looking for a modest price and convenience key replacement solution?

Great news

Okey DoKey Locksmith offer 24/7 fast and affordable Toyota replacement key. Call (832)408-0006 for immediate assistance, free estimate and scheduling. Our expert mobile car locksmith come to you to copy or replace your lost keys on-site.

Furthermore, we can solve all your Toyota ignition, locks and key concerns.

Does Toyota use transponder keys?

transponder keys Toyota started using electric keys in 1998. The first models to use this key was the Avalon, Camry, Landcruiser and Sienna. Since 2000 most Toyota vehicles adopt the use of transponder keys.

In 2007 few models use proximity key based on the Smart Key System. This technology used as either standard or optional equipment. In 2015 few models switched to a sidewinder encrypted keys.

What's Toyota transponder key used for?

car anti-theft The Toyota immobilizer is a state-of-the-art theft deterrent system. Research shows that immobilisers reduced the rate of car theft by 40%.

How does Toyota transponder and immobilizer work?

Toyota vehicles manufactured and delivered with 2 types of keys. A master key to operate all the locks and a valet key that cannot operate the glove box or trunk locks. Inside the vehile there is an immobiliser programmed to recognize it's specific keys. When the key inserted into the ignition, the transponder sends an RF signal to the engine immobilizer unit. The car will only start if the signal sent by the key matches the one stored in the immobilizer. If the immobiliser doesn't recognize the code, the immobilizer will lock down the engine.

Can I program a transponder key myself?

No! Scion vehicles use an encrypted transponders and need to be plugged to diagnostic equipment.

How do I know if I have a transponder key?

  • Scion XD 2008+
  • Scion XA 2004+
  • Scion FR-S 2013+
  • Scion XB 2004+
  • Scion TC 2005+
  • Scion IM 2016+
  • Scion IA 2016+
  • Scion IQ 2012+

How to duplicate Toyota keys and remotes?

How to clone toyota transponder key?

duplicate car keys Cloning TOY43 key requires proper programming tools. A locksmith or the dealer can cut and clone a duplicate key. The vihicle and a functional master key must be present on-site.

How to duplicate toyota transponder key by VIN?

Duplication by VIN is usually done when the blade is dent or damaged but the chip is intact. Having the VIN, the dealer or a locksmith will get the key-code cuts from Toyota. This process requires compatible diagnostic equipment and programmer, license, a proof of owneship and the vehicle present.

Duplicate Toyota TOY44 keys

Toyota models paired with TOY44 keys have no provision to reproduce keys on-board. To get a back up keys, driver can use cloning or duplication by VIN. This done by the dealer or a licensed locksmith. a specific diagnostic equipment and programmer required and all previous keys are present.

Lost/stolen Toyota key! What to do?

lost key made If you lost all your keys to a Scion, the ECU reprogrammed to accept a new key and reject the old one. This comes as a security measurement guaranteeing the disabling of the old/lost/stolen key.

This recoding interface available only to the Toyota dealer or to a licensed locksmith. This means that the car towed to the dealer or a mobile locksmith will have to come out to the site of where the car is at.

My Scion ignition key wont turn! What to do?

ignition repair There are many reasons for ignition problems! Please check our article about ignition repair and replacement.

How much is a replacement Toyota key?

Service Price
Car Lockout $60-$120
Locked keys in trunk $60-$190
Door lock rekey/repair/change $160-$280
Lost key replacement $120-$200
Duplicate car key $100-$180
Remote/Flip keys $200-$300
Keyless entry device $220-$320
Ignition repair $110-$180
Key extraction $80-$130
Ignition replacement $160-$280
ECU re-flash $225-$285

* Estimates above includes the technician coming out to you the parts and the labor.

Final price depends on:

  • The state of the lock and the computer in the vehicle.
  • The type of equipment that the technician need to use.
  • The type of key that you would like to have.
  • The chip configuration.

The tech will diagnose the vehicle and provide a price for you to approve before doing anything.

How long does it takes to make a key?

emergency locksmith Our emergency mobile vehicle lock smith are on a line of duty 24 hours 7 days a week 3-hundred and sixty-five days a year. Ready to handle all your Toyota keys and locks troubles. We usually arrive at customer location fast.

Our workshop van is completely decked with recent diagnostic, cutting and programming tools able to restore keys onsite. A key replacement process for a vehicle usually done same day.

We feel content in granting a budget price and reliable services. Give us a call at (832)408-0006 for a FREE ESTIMATE and our Toyota expert will arrive to your place ASAP. Okey DoKey Locksmith is always here to meet your needs in a professional way.


  2. wikipedia - Smart Key System
  3. - The largest online community dedicated to all things Scion.
  4. edmunds - American online resource for automotive information.

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