ECU Re-Flashing Service

Late 90s and early 2000 models using the 1st and 2nd generation of the transponder keys. What can you do if you lost your only car key and can you really avoid the high cost of a new ECU (Engine Control Unit) in that case?

Acura & Honda  – Early models (97 – 2003 Acura RL & RSX) often requires a new ECU install if you no longer have both red (master) and black key.

Lexus & Toyota from 1997 to 2006 (Specific models) requires  a new ECU or refreshing of existing one prior to programming a new key.

Service available for 97-2006 Selected TOYOTA, LEXUS, HONDA & ACURA Models.

Models requires ECU re-flash:


  • Toyota Prius 01-03
  • Toyota Sequoia 03-07
  • Toyota Sienna 98-03 (optional transponder)
  • Toyota solara 99-01 (optional transponder)
  • Toyota solara 02-03 (Re-flash for V6 Cyl)
  • Toyota 4Runner 99-00 (Optional Transponder)
  • Toyota Avalon 98-04 (re flash)
  • (optional transponder)
  • Toyota Camry 98-01 (reflash) (optional transponder)
  • Toyota Highlander 01-03 (V6 Cyl engine)
  • Toyota MR2 00-05 (reflash)
  • Lexus is300 01 (reflash)
  • Lexus LS400 97-00 (reflash)
  • Lexus LX470 99-00 (reflash)
  • Lexus ES300 98-01 (reflash)
  • Lexus GS300 98-01 (reflash)
  • Lexus GS400 98-00 (reflash)
  • Lexus RX300 99-03 (reflash)
  • Lexus SC300/SC400 98-00 (reflash)
In addition, early Honda & Acura models needs to be re-flashed as well, prior to programming a new key.
  • Honda prelude 98-2002 (reflash)
  • Acura NSX 97-05 (reflash)
  • Acura  RL 96-04 (reflash)

Pricing Guide

With our price packages you've got an option to ship/ bring your ECU for re-flashing, or have a Smart S Locksmith come to you and perform the service on site. On-site service includes trip charge and labor. Take a look, select the best fit for you and let's get started! These packages are the simplest, fastest approach to getting the support you need for your ECU Re-flashing service.

Give us the time and place, and we'll handle the rest!

You Ship & We Re-Flash

  • You ship the ECU
  • Same day service
  • Keys Not included!
  • Programming Instructions
  • Professional Service
  • Extra keys available
  • Cash/ Credit or Debit
  • No warranty

On-Site Service

  • We come to you
  • Same day service
  • Keys included! (Optional)
  • Key code
  • Professional Service
  • Extra keys available
  • Cash/ Credit or Debit
  • 2 yr warranty

1yr warranty for all repairs. Some repairs require a deposit.