Your Toyota 86 doesn’t want to start? Have you tested everything? Battery, alternator, spare keys… And you have the feeling that the trouble originates from your immobiliser ? It is certainly plausible, in fact that it is in question if your car no longer wants to start or stalls when starting for no reason. You want to disable the immobiliser on your Toyota 86 ? You are on the good article, we have created this post to help you see more clearly and solve your concerns related to this component. First, we will see how the immobiliser functions on your Toyota 86, then the different methods to disable it.


How your immobiliser system functions on Toyota 86

Before describing the different solutions available to you, here is a short intro to show you the intent and functions of the immobilizer in your Toyota 86. This electronic element appeared 30 years ago and aims to prevent the theft of your Toyota 86. Indeed, thanks to a transponder and an antenna (coil) included in the key, and, a immobilisation control box included in the ECU and a reception antenna on the neiman, your Toyota 86 will go each time you place the key in the ignition, it controls that the code emitted by your key is in fact the one asked by your immobilization box. It is only at this moment, that it will enable you to start. It is thanks to RFID technology (chip in the key) that this system will work.

The different possibilities to bypass the immobiliser on your Toyota 86

Enter the code to turn off the immobiliser

First technique, your key no longer enables your Toyota 86 to start, you want to disable the immobiliser of your Toyota 86, but first of all you should try this procedure to start it and take it to a garage check that you can not execute a less significant process to bring back the normal start of your vehicle. Indeed, with your vehicle you should have a spare key (which you should try and which should start your Toyota 86), but if you don’t have it you should at least have the “code card”, it includes the start code. Thanks to this code, you will still be able to start your vehicle by entering it manually. To do this, turn on the ignition, use your centralized button to enter the digits, several quick presses (example: 2 for digit 2) then a stop of one and a half seconds to confirm the digit and resume, duplicate the process until you have entered the whole code. This should let you start your Toyota 86 without having to remove the immobiliser.

Fix your key at a key specialist or your dealer

If in spite of a battery swap, different attempts to enter the immobiliser code on your Toyota 86 still doesn’t work, it’s almost certainly your key that’s at issue. We can understand that you still want to bypass the immobiliser device from your Toyota 86. Indeed, your transponder must have been damaged or must have fallen off your key. To correct this trouble, only solution, go to a key specialist (also available on the internet) or, at your car dealer who can repair your Toyota 86 key. Depending on who you go to the repair should cost you about 100 euros if you still have a duplicate or your “code card” and about 350 euros at your car dealer if you have no support and you want a new functional key, it will avoid you having to remove the immobilizer from your Toyota 86.

Manually remove your immobilizer

Although you may be attracted to bypass the immobilizer from your Toyota 86, this is not advised at all for several reasons. First your Toyota 86 would be much more vulnerable to theft attempts. Indeed, without an immobiliser box, simply doing “the wires” may be enough to start it. In addition to that, your insurance, in case of theft most likely won’t refund you if it knows that the immobiliser on your Toyota 86 has been removed, bypassed or deactivated. This if you still want to do it, some websites online still give the methodology, we have made the choice not to disclose it, because it could help people with bad intentions.

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