The engine immobilizer system is a theft prevention system using an electronic code. The transponder chip in the key has an electronic code and transmits the code to the vehicle. Only when the electronic code in the chip corresponds to the register ID code for the vehicle, the engine immobilizer system will be canceled and the engine will start.
The engine immobilizer system is automatically set when:
Vehicles with key cylinder-type ignition switch—The key is removed from the ignition switch.
Vehicles with smart key system—The ignition switch is turned off.
The indicator light will start flashing to show that the system is set.
If any of the following indicator conditions occur, contact your Toyota dealer.
^ The indicator light remains on.
^ The indicator light does not start flashing under the following situations.
Vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch—When the key is removed from the ignition switch.
Vehicles with smart key system—When the ignition switch is turned off.
^ The indicator light flashes inconsistently.
The engine immobilizer system is automatically canceled when:
Vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch—
Vehicles with smart key system— You enter the vehicle carrying a key with smart key system and press the "ENGINE START STOP" switch (engine switch).
Even if the key battery is discharged, the engine can be started. See "Smart key system" on page 27 in this Section.
When the system is canceled, the indicator light will go off.
For your Toyota dealer to make you a new key with built-in transponder chip, your dealer will need your key number and master key (vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch) or electronic key (vehicles with smart key system). However, there is a limit to the number of additional keys your Toyota dealer can make for you.
Do not modify, remove or disassemble the engine immobilizer system. If any unauthorized changes or modifications are made, proper operation of the system cannot be guaranteed.
For vehicles sold in U.S.A.
FCC ID: MOZRI-21BTY
FCC ID: NI4TMIMB-1
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause unde-sired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
For vehicles sold in Canada
This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
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