Get New Keys Today! (323) 538-3170Toyota LogoWhat would you do if you suddenly misplace or lose your Toyota car keys? And what would you do if you lose and later recover your Toyota car? Possibly, you would consider key replacement.

With so many Toyota vehicles cruising on various roads around the globe, Toyota company has been producing different types of keys for security purposes. Among these keys include:

1. Toyota car transponder car keys

The Toyota car transponder car keys feature is embedded in the car key’s plastic body. Toyota introduced this type of Toyota key in 1995. It is configured in a way that your vehicle computer just reads the codes after you turn the key in the vehicle ignition. This means in case your car’s transponder is missing or broken, the engine will not start. Every transponder key has a passive chip will functions without a battery. Since every key comes with a unique code, obtaining another key will require you to reprogram your vehicle’s immobilizer control unit.

2. the standard metal keys

Toyota KeyThe standard metal car keys have two variations: regular cut key and laser cut key. Although some people look at this ancient Egyptian innovation as having been timed out, it is still an excellent choice for individuals who are not good at cramming codes. Many people still associate the standard metal car keys with security and solidity. It seems, even with the high-tech innovations, the standard metal keys are not anywhere near extinct.

3. Toyota chip keys

In a bid to make their cars more secure, Toyota introduced the transponder chip technology in 1998. Consequently, key replacement became a costly affair, and car theft became harder, though not impossible.Initially, Toyota chip key cars did not allow deletion or addition of keys from the car computer. In this situation, replacement and re-flashing of the car’s engine control computer was the only way out if you happen to lose your chip key. This is because the engine control stored the key database.

4. Toyota Car Smart Keys/ Toyota proximity keys

In the year 2000, Toyota started using smart keys. In fact, Toyota Car Smart Keys is one of the latest innovations that has rendered car keys obsolete.

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When a vehicle is outfitted with Toyota Smart Key, you can access it without having to fish around purses, pockets, or backpacks for keys. The system’s key fob usually transmits a coded signal to the car provided it is within range. This makes unlocking the door as easy as just touching the driver’s door handle.

In some Toyota models, starting the car is as simple as pressing a single button.

In case you decide to have a key replacement, bear in mind that the locksmith will require some pieces of information from you. You should provide your Toyota car number, to enable the locksmith determine the exact and model and make of your car. this will allow him to configure a key that is most suitable for your vehicle.

If you wish to acquire a new Toyota car, it is important you decide the type of key you would love to use on your vehicle. As such, you will make your purchase accordingly.

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