Toyota 4Runner Locksmith - Lost Keys What To Do, Options, Costs, Tips


Are you wondering what are the types of Toyota 4Runner keys? This article will tell you everything you ever wanted to know, just keep on reading to the end.

Types of Toyota 4Runner Keys

Toyota 4Runner Locksmith - Lost Keys What To Do, Options, Costs, TipsIf you lost the keys to your Toyota 4Runner and want to make a new one, the price to make new one will depend on the year your vehicle was produced.

One great thing about Toyota 4Runner is that for most of its model years, the company adopts a simple locks and keys mechanism. You can easily make a key copy for one of the older models of a Toyota 4runner in most hardware stores. You can as well go to a Toyota dealership or purshase the key on Amazon and look for locksmith shop to have a key copy made for you.

Toyota 4Runner Locksmith - Lost Keys What To Do, Options, Costs, TipsWe are very familiar with Toyota 4Runner keys and can help you if you are experiencing any problem with your key; whether you want to have a new key made or repair your ignition, we are capable and well-equipped to provide you with the service you are looking for.

What to Do When You Lost Your Toyota 4Runner Key

There is no need to panic when you lost your Toyota 4Runner key, you can have a new one made. Replacing your lost keyis possible at the Toyota dealership for or with a mobile locksmith. If your 4Runner use a transponder key it always better to call the locksmith for the most affordable prices.

Here are types of Toyota 4Runner keys by year:

hykokeys For Toyota 4Runner that was made in the years 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, or 1997 the keys that come with them are very simple and probably easy to make. In fact, there is a way you can save money by doing some of the work by yourself; you can do this by simply disassembling the lock on the passenger door side and then find the key code stamp. Note that the key code will be stamped on your Toyota 4Runner door ninety percent of the time. What you will now do is to simply take this key code to a reliable car locksmith and ask them to make a new key for you.

For Toyota 4Runners that were made in the following years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, or 2002, they come with what is known as transponder chip key. It works differently from the one above; this one needs to be programmed to your Toyota 4Runner's immobilizer. This is not something that you can do by yourself because apart from programming the key in these years, you will also be required to reflash your ECU which needs the knowledge and expertise of professional technician with proper tools. You can do this in a mobile locksmith coming out to your location or by towing the vehicle to the Toyota dealership. By calling a locksmith you can also save money if you have full coverage insurance. Your insurance coverage may pay for the cost without any deductible or increasing your insurance premium.

Finally, Toyota 4Runners made in the following years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, or 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, comes with a transponder key and you will need to cut and program the key to your SUV. You can either do this at a locksmith store or go to a Toyota dealership. The only difference between the two is the type of service you will receive; a locksmith can come to your location and get the job done which is more convenient than taking your vehicle to a Toyota dealership.

What to Do When Your Toyota 4Runner Key Get Stuck in Ignition

This is problem usually occur due to two reasons;

  1. The first reason may be due to a defect in your key. In most cases, you cannot see these defects with a naked eye because they are so small. Copying the key will not fix the problem. The optimal solution to this problem is to stop using the key and have a locksmith company make a new one for you using your Toyota 4Runner's VIN number or key code.
  2. Another reason why Toyota 4Runner keys stuck in ignition may be that one of the parts located inside the ignition cylinder is stuck. You can easily correct this problem by seeking for the services of a mobile locksmith company. A reliable locksmith company can easily rekey your ignition lock or even change it.

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