Toyota Highlander HV 2009 Owners Manual

Immobilizer system

Immobilizer system

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Before driving
1-7. Theft deterrent system
Immobilizer system
System maintenance
The vehicle has a maintenance-free type of immobilizer system.
Conditions that may cause the system to malfunction
If the key is in contact with a metallic object
If the key is in close proximity to or touching a key to the security system
(key with a built-in transponder chip) of another vehicle
The vehicle's keys have built-in transponder chips that prevent the
hybrid system from starting if the key has not been previously regis-
tered in the vehicle's on-board computer.
Never leave the keys inside the vehicle when you leave the vehicle.
Vehicles without navigation system
The indicator light flashes after
the “POWER” switch has been
turned OFF to indicate that the
system is operating.
Vehicles with navigation system
The indicator light flashes after
the “POWER” switch has been
turned OFF to indicate that the
system is operating.