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Hi fellow Toaster owners 馃グ . I Don't like my current Fob and separate key setup.. is there a way to get a fob that combines the two and looks a bit newer and fancier? Something like this?
 

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Yes, as long as the FCC numbers match. The 2005 xB uses a three button key fob remote with these numbers:
FCC: HYQ12BBX, P/N: 89742-52010, RSS-210.
If you find a combined fob and key which works for the Gen1, please post information here.
 

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I did this with spare fobs for my Mazda Protege5.......one with panic, one without

the key part was mazda specific and had to be cut and the circuit board from fob went into shell. One of the shells was drilled for panic and the other had the panic membrane removed from circuit board. The panic button was too easy to hit by accident so I sold that shell. I only use the one I kept occasionally because I have no other keys hanging from it.

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Gonna have to research shell for xB now....
 

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Going off FCC number................

Not flip key but I kinda like this one, $20, key part is toyota 43 and looks right...........thoughts?



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haracteristic:
锟 Condition: 100% Brand New and High Quality
锟 Modified Flip Keyless entry Remote Car Key
锟 Frequency: 315MHz
锟 Chip: 4D67
锟 Button: 3
锟 Circuit Board: with
锟 Battery: with
锟 Blade: TOY43

Applications for: Genuine Part No.: HYQ12BBX, HYQ12BAN, HYQ1512Y
 

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Just in case here's this for handiness since link in other fob threads no worky............

2004 Scion xB Remote Programming



Have all transmitters for the vehicle at hand
1. With the key out of the ignition, unlock and open drivers door (all other doors must be closed)
2. Within 5 seconds,
Insert the key into the ignition (Do NOT Turn it) and Pull key out.
Insert the key into the ignition (Do NOT Turn it) and Pull key out.
3. Within 40 seconds,
Close then open the drivers door.
Close then open the drivers door.
Insert the key into the ignition (Do NOT Turn it) and Pull key out.
4. Within 40 seconds.
Close then open the drivers door.
Close then open the drivers door.
Insert the key into ignition and leave it in the ignition.
Close the drivers door. Turn the ignition to ON then back to OFF (Do NOT Start or crank engine).
Remove the key from the ignition.
5. Within 3 seconds, the power door locks should lock then unlock automatically indicating successful entry into programming mode. Return to step 1 if the door locks do not cycle at this point or try the alternate procedure listed below.
6. Within 40 second,
A. Press the lock and unlock buttons on the remote simultaneously for 1.5 seconds.
B. Immediately after letting go of the lock and unlock buttons, press and hold the lock button by itself.
Within 10 seconds, the door locks should lock and then unlock once indicating successful programming.
(If the door locks cycle twice, repeat steps A and B in step 6 as the remote was not accepted)
Repeat steps A and B in step 6 for each new remote.
7. Open drivers door.
Alternate programming procedure: Have all remotes for the vehicle ready. Toyota Avalon vehicles use step 10a, all other vehicles use 10b.
1. Make sure all doors are closed
2. Open Driver鈥檚 door
3. Insert key into ignition, then remove it
4. Press LOCK and UNLOCK on the vehicle door lock switch at 1 second intervals 5 times.
5. Close and re-open driver鈥檚 door
6. Press LOCK and UNLOCK on the vehicle door lock switch at 1 second intervals 5 times.
7. Insert key into ignition switch
8. Turn the ignition to ON then back to OFF (Do NOT Start or crank engine).
9. Remove Key from ignition
10. Door locks should cycle to confirm entry into programming mode
a. AVALON 鈥 Press LOCK on remote for a minimum of 1 second
b. ALL OTHER VEHICLES 鈥 Press and hold LOCK & UNLOCK together for 1.5 seconds; then press and hold LOCK until the locks cycle
11. Locks should cycle once to confirm programming. If they cycle twice, the programming failed
12. Repeat button procedure to program remaining remotes
13. Close driver鈥檚 door. Test remotes.
 

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Going off FCC number................ Not flip key but I kinda like this one, $20, key part is toyota 43 and looks right...........thoughts?
I like that combined unit. The FCC numbers match, yet Amazon's "Does It Fit Your Car" chart shows it does not work with a 2005 xB. The 2005 OEM key does not have a transmitter chip for starting, and the fob only has unlocks, locks, and panic buttons. I might try one anyway.
 

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04_Toaster, great information. A couple of notes about the remote programming.

The instructions state "Have all transmitters for the vehicle at hand" and "Repeat steps A and B in step 6 for each new remote". Meaning, if you have a remote which is already programmed, and it works correctly, keep it out of range or it will also be reprogramed.

The xB has four programming options:
CONFIRMATION - Check for the number of remotes currently associated to the xB.
ADD REMOTE - Add a remote without affecting existing remotes.
REWRITE - Delete all remotes and to add new remotes.
PROHIBITION - Delete all remotes and disable wireless door lock function.
 

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Yeah, I figured any of them that are correct FCC number with extra features like trunk or hatch button or remote start would of course be ignored. That one pictured above seems to only have lock/unlock/panic that I see. From what I saw so far, all the flip keys seem to have an extra thing or 2 ours wouldn't do anything with......maybe it'd start up the neighbors toyota or pop open their trunk or hatch, lol. There is a closed thread here I read about other Toyota fobs working with the xB so I am focused on the FCC and not so much exactly which models. This thread..........

 

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Also checked alibaba site to see if there are shells to put our circuit board in like I did with my Mazda but didn't find any. What I did run across were flip key shells you could put the circuit board out of combo keys shaped like the one above in. So if the one above works with our cars then you could take board out of it and do flip key as long as key part is compatible to ours.

Like this..........

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you can see inside shell the triangle shaped area for the key above a few posts.

So you would need the combo key above with correct FCC HYQ12BBX and put the circuit board in the tc flip key shell here even tho it says it is for FCC HYQ12BBY. All the buttons in the other pic here match the buttons on the combo key up above so it would seem to be doable.....if the combo one above a few posts with FCC HYQ12BBX actually works our car. I am game to try the combo one above and if it works, buy another one and the shell in this pic and have 2 original setups, one flip key and one combo key.
 

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Somebody tell me this seems like it'll work or just a bunch of hopeful money wasting, lol..............
 

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Also saw these....$40 but correct FCC and extra trunk button to ignore but no assembly required, just cut key and program.



I kinda like the 2 step thing above and not have extra non-functional button......but this one seems to be a go since it is specified for xA/xB
 

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Another style..............


and yet another.............

 

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Either way you look at it it looks like $40 to get there....bottom options say they are for our gen 1 years................from Taiwan
 

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Ordered this one...trying the $20 combo key. Will see about scoring another and a shell to make flip key out of if it works. Will report findings. Coming from CA. If this doesn't work then it would seem the Taiwan $40 options with extra button may be easier option to have flip key...................

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So I think I made things difficult ..I bought two fobs .. so I can get a second key made. And have two switchblade keys. But I do not have a second original key and anywhere i go they want like insane amount of money to copy the key. 馃槴馃槴

Edit: called a dealership and they told me they would cut my keys for 130$ a piece and they would have to reprogram everything for 145$ for each key. And according to them I HAVE to get it done through them . BUT I am now reading up and I see people get their keys cut cheap and they can program their own fobs and there is no transponder chip in an 05" like the dealer had told me for the reason why they could only program my stuff. Now I just gotta figure out where to get it done at a reasonable price 馃.
 

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See about a different dealership or even a hardware store or auto parts and have them copy a working key.

Here is part number and link to a $12 shipped oem uncut key....

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Look at the yrs the key fits in link - says 2004-2015 xB.......and that link is Toyota dealership.

A decent non-ripoff dealership should be able to tell by your VIN and year model that there is no chipped key......not even 2nd gen. The guy at the Mazda dealership was trying to tell me that a few miles down the road the car was gonna stall. I told him to cut the key and I would take my chances. Of course it didn't and has never been issue. It was also regular key with separate fob, just like the first gen setup. I was also there getting the switchblade keys cut.
 

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See about a different dealership or even a hardware store or auto parts and have them copy a working key. Here is part number and link to a $12 shipped oem uncut key....
You are on target; this is the OEM non-transponder key for the xB. The dealer incorrectly quoted replacement for a transponder key.
 

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Success! The combo key programmed up and works just like my other 2 oem fobs do. Ordering another one to put circuit board into the flip key shell and have the flip key too. Got oem key copied for free at Ace Hardware FTW! Works ignition and door key holes like a champ.

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So I am going to end up having 2 oem key/fobs, combo key & flip key............It will end up costing me $47 - 2 $20 combo keys & $7 flip key shell................Just the route I chose, folks can go with the correct FCC ID flip keys listed above in 4 or 5 styles. All said and done there are a bunch of options other than the oem remotes.

There is also a silver oem fob with wrong FCC ID that would probably house our correct oem circuit board but those fobs aren't cheap for just the shell. I like it but really just more expensive similar oem option............

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Got these $5 key chains to hang combo key and house keys on..........

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or this one..............scored it too........

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