2008 Toyota Highlander Ignition Chip Key Transponder Programming Instructions

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How to Program a 2008 Toyota Highlander Ignition Transponder Chip Key

Step by Step How to Programming Instructions:
If your Highlander has a Standard Chip Key use the following instructions.

  1. Enter vehicle and close all doors

  2. Insert master Toyota key in and out of ignition cylinder 4 times. On the 5th time leave the master key in the ignition cylinder

  3. Open and close driver’s side door 6 times

  4. Remove master key from ignition cylinder.

  5. Verify that security light on the information display is solid, indicating that the car successfully entered programming mode

  6. Insert new transponder chip key

  7. Watch security light blinking for about 60 seconds

  8. When security light goes out, your new key should be successfully programmed

  9. Remove new key from the ignition cylinder

  10. To verify that your new key is able to deactivate anti-theft system: security indicator light on the information display should disappear when inserting properly programmed key into ignition cylinder

  11. If programming is unsuccessful start over at step 1
If your Highlander has Push Button Start Ignition it is not on board programmable and requires specialized equipment or a qualified professional to program smart key remote fobs.

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