Key Programming: Toyota Tacoma 1998-2010

Key Programming Toyota Tacoma 1998-2010

Toyota Tacoma 1998-2010 Key Programming Procedure

 

The following are the key programming procedures for the year 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Toyota Tacoma.

 

Toyota Tacoma 1998-2001

TO DELETE ALL BUT ONE KEY FROM THE UNIT:

1. Depress and release brake and accelerator pedals once, doing both at the same time.
2. Put an existing master key into the ignition. Leave the key in the LOCK position; do not turn it.
3. Press and release the accelerator pedal, six times, within 15 seconds of inserting the key.
4. Within 20 seconds of Step 3, press and release the brake pedal seven times.
5. The dashboard security light will flash. This confirms that all keys (except the one currently being used) have been deleted.
6. Within ten seconds, remove the key from the ignition cylinder. This is now the only key still programmed to work.

ADD KEY:

1. Press and release the brake and accelerator pedals once, doing both at the same time.
2. Put the existing master key into the ignition.
3. Press and release the accelerator pedal five times within 15 seconds.
4. Press and release the brake pedal six times within 20 seconds and remove key.
5. Insert new key into ignition within ten seconds.
6. Press and release the accelerator pedal once within ten seconds.
7. The security light will turn off after 80 seconds. This indicates that the new key is now registered.
8. Remove new key. Press and release the brake pedal once.

 

Toyota Tacoma 2002-2010

Keys can be programmed using the Code-Seeker on most 32 bit systems.

TO DELETE ALL BUT ONE KEY FROM THE UNIT:

1. Simultaneously depress and release brake and accelerator pedals 1 time.
2. Insert an existing master key into the ignition cylinder. Do not turn the key from the OFF(LOCK) position.
3. Within fifteen seconds of inserting the key, depress and release the accelerator pedal six times.
4. Within twenty seconds of completing the above step, depress and release the brake seven times.
5. The security light will flash, indicating all keys other than the one being used have been deleted.
6. Remove the key from the ignition cylinder within ten seconds. It will be the only key still programmed to work.

 

ADD DUPLICATE KEY:

Requires one working Toyota/Lexus Master key.

1. Make sure all doors and windows are closed.
2. Insert Master key into the ignition cylinder.
3. Cycle the ignition cylinder from ON to OFF five times.
4. Open and close the driver side door six times.
5. Remove the Master key and insert the new duplicate key.
6. TURN THE IGNITION CYLINDER ON.
7. The new key will be registered after 60 seconds. The THEFT light on the dashboard will go out, indicating that the programming has been completed.

 

 

About Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma is available in two TRD trim levels: Sport and Off-Road. The Sport is aimed at improving on-road performance, and the Off-Road is aimed towards off-road enthusiasts. Both are available in 2WD or 4WD configurations, with the Off-Road model featuring a rear electronic locking differential. Both variations have TRD-exclusive seats and bed-mounted 400-watt AC power inverters. A dealer-installed TRD supercharger was available for the 1GR-FE. Through Toyota dealerships, TRD supplied a cold-air intake and cat-back exhaust system. Additionally, TRD cosmetic components are available, including an aluminum front skid plate, shift knobs (A/T and M/T), a radiator cap, an oil filler cap, and an exhaust tip. TRD also provided seat covers for these Tacomas, however they were only available for the 2005–08 versions (the 2009–15 vehicles include airbags in the seats, whereas the 2005–08 models do not).

The TRD Sport package is available in two configurations. The entry-level trim includes a color-matched grille, color-matched front/rear bumpers/door handles/mirrors, and a hood with a nonfunctional scoop, Bilstein shocks/struts, a stainless steel exhaust tip, and aluminum 17-inch wheels with 265/65R17 tires. The second level contains the preceding but also includes a towing kit (oil and transmission coolers, fan clutch), as well as a heavy-duty high-output alternator and battery. Mechanical limited-slip differentials were standard on the 2005–08 model years. The 2009–15 model years use an open differential paired with a brake-assisted “automatic limited slip” rear differential, which functions similarly to a VSC system.

 

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