How to Start a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob

Nissan Key Fobs

Nissan key fobs are very convenient. It’s nice to be able to start yournew Nissan automobile and get on with your Ridgeway commute without having to fish your key out of our pocket. But what if your key fob battery dies? What if you lose your key fob? Don’t worry. Our team at Gunter Nissan of Martinsville has put together a handy guide below on how to start a Nissan with a dead key fob. We also explain where to get a Nissan key fob replacement and how to do a Nissan key fob battery change!

How to Get into a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob

  1. Push the small release latch on the back of the key fob towards the outside of the fob.
  2. Slide the hidden emergency key out.
  3. Use the emergency key to open the driver’s door of your vehicle.

How to Start a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob Using the Key Fob Port

  1. If your vehicle has a port for your key fob, your key fob will work without the battery.
  2. Insert your key fob into the port.
  3. Step on the brake or clutch pedal as you press the START/STOP button.

How to Start a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob Without the Key Fob Port

  1. If your vehicle does not have a port for your key fob, press the key fob against the START/STOP button.
  2. Step on the brake or clutch pedal as you are pressing the START/STOP button.

Nissan Key Fob Battery Change

  1. Remove the hidden key.
  2. Insert a small flat head screwdriver into one of the two notches that are on the end where the key slides out. Gently pry the sides of the key fob apart.
  3. Take note of where the dead battery is and remove it.
  4. Install a new CR2025 battery, negative side up.
  5. Reassemble the key fob and test it. 

How to Get a Nissan Key Fob Replacement

What if you lost your key fob or it’s broken beyond repair? Don’t feel bad. That’s happened to more than one Martinsville driver! Ourparts center would be glad to help you get a Nissan key fob replacement. We can also help you with a Nissan key fob battery change. 

Gunter Nissan of Martinsville is Here to Help

If you’re still having trouble with your Nissan key fob after reading this guide, let us know! We’re here to help with any of your automotive issues. Why not take a look at ourservice specials? And if you found this post to be helpful, check out our otherservice tips. We’re conveniently located near both Danville and Roanoke. So, drop by orcontact us today!


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