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Aftermarket ignition key w/ integrated remote and programming

Discussion in 'Road Side Pub' started by MG0h3, Feb 16, 2019.

  1. MG0h3

    MG0h3 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Not sure where to put this...

    Trying to help the ex wife out. 2008 FJ cruiser and just saw the key and fob are held together with tape.

    Called Toyota...$340 for the key and programming.

    Look online and I see some aftermarket ones for $25. You need to cut and program them. Saw comments that most locksmiths can do all of this.

    Anybody have experience in going this route?


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    jshen Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Lexus did the same to me...and it took all of 5 minutes...damn shame.
     
  4. 03Sssnake

    03Sssnake TK-421 Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    check with ACE hardware. Had them cut and program key and fob for our 2008 Tahoe. They can read the codes from you existing key/fob. I think it was about a hundred bucks and worked like a champ. I checked their site and they can do an FJ.


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  5. MG0h3

    MG0h3 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Awesome thanks guys!

    She already picked up the new unit for 25 off ebay. I'll scope the local ACE!
     
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