Key Fob Remote Programming Instructions for a 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser

Time needed: 5 minutes.

KEY FOB REMOTE
Step-By-Step How To Programming Instructions

1.Prepare Vehicle
With the key OUT of the Ignition, OPEN and UNLOCK the Driver’s door.

2.Enter Programming Mode – Step 1
Perform the following steps within 5 seconds:

a. INSERT key into Ignition (Do NOT turn) and PULL the key out.

b. INSERT key into Ignition (Do NOT turn) and PULL the key out.

3.Enter Programming Mode – Step 2
PERFORM the following steps WITHIN 40 seconds:

a. CLOSE then OPEN Driver’s door.

b. CLOSE then OPEN Driver’s door.

c. INSERT key into Ignition (Do NOT turn) and PULL the key out.

4.Enter Programming Mode – Step 3
PERFORM the following steps WITHIN 40 seconds:

a. CLOSE then OPEN Driver’s door.

b. CLOSE then OPEN Driver’s door.

c. INSERT the key into the Ignition and LEAVE it in the Ignition.

d. CLOSE the Driver’s door.

5.Enter Programming Mode – Step 4
TURN the Ignition to ON position (Do NOT crank engine) then back OFF.
– Do this ONCE to retain existing remotes programmed and ADD NEW remote..
– Do this TWICE to ERASE all existing remotes programmed and ADD NEW remote.
– Do this THREE times to CHECK how many remotes are programmed to the vehicle.
– Do this FIVE times to ERASE all existing remotes programmed.

6.Enter Programming Mode – Step 6
REMOVE key from Ignition. The power door locks will respond by cycling the locks from LOCK/UNLOCK to signal successful entry into Programming Mode.

7.Program Remote
Perform the following steps within 40 seconds:

a. PRESS and HOLD the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons on the remote simultaneously for 2 seconds. RELEASE.

b. PRESS and HOLD the LOCK button and hold for 2 seconds. RELEASE.

The vehicle will respond by cycling the locks from LOCK to UNLOCK to indicate successful programming of the remote.

8.Program Additional Remotes
REPEAT Step 7 for any additional remotes to be programmed, including working ones.

9.EXIT Programming Mode
OPEN Driver’s Door to EXIT Programming Mode.

10.Test Remotes
TEST all remotes. Programming is complete.

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Programming Notes:

  • Verify the following prior to following these instructions
                       Your vehicle is equipped with keyless entry, and
                       You have a key fob remote that is compatible with your vehicle.
  • Obtain ALL remote transmitters for this vehicle.
  • If you have a remote head key with a transponder chip, this procedure will ONLY program the remote portion. You’ll need a Professional Auto Locksmith to cut and program the transponder key that will start the vehicle.
  • If you have a remote head key without a transponder chip, this procedure WILL work for your vehicle.
  • This procedure DOES NOT work for smart proximity remote key fobs.

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