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Hi I have a 1999 2.5 deisel pickup, When i bought the car 3

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Hi I have a 1999 2.5 deisel pickup, When i bought the car 3 years ago there was only one key, I purchased another key but the chip is not working there for the new key cant start the car because of the Imobiliser.
My old key is broken what I want to know is can I disconnect the imobiliser?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  indy-tech replied 5 years ago.

The Immobilizer can not be disconnected .

What i suggest you do until you can get the new key programmed is to tape the head of the old key to the new key so the car will start , the old working chip (in the head of the Key) must be in the same area as the new key when inserted into the ignition .
this woll trick the system into thinking the coded key is in the ignition.

Keys can be coded by your local dealer .

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

tryed that it dosn't work

Expert:  indy-tech replied 5 years ago.
Hi Shaun.
Remove the steering column cover and tape the key right next to the antenna.
Then try and start .if the new key you are using is a code type then this will not work you will have to get a normal uncoded key cut and then use the tape on system.

Try this then get back to me .

Rgds Greg