How to Start a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob

2019 Nissan Pathfinder Silver

Picture this: You’re running late for work, and when you go to unlock your Nissan vehicle, nothing happens. If you’re in this predicament, the most likely issue is that your Nissan key fob battery has died and requires replacement. If you need to get driving to Arlington right away, thankfully it’s possible (and easy) to start your vehicle without the key fob. Find out how with Wolfchase Nissan below, and get in touch to get your Nissan key fob battery replacement.



Unlocking Your Nissan

Before anything else, you’ll of course need to unlock your vehicle and get inside. Even when you’re in need of a Nissan key fob replacement, you can still get into your car when you follow these steps:

  1. Flip the key fob over, then push the small release latch.
  2. Pull out the concealed emergency key from the bottom of the fob.
  3. Insert the emergency key into the driver’s side door and unlock it to enter.

It’s that simple! You’re all set to cruise Memphis with your temporary key until you’re able to get a Nissan key fob battery change.

Starting Your Nissan

Now that you’ve gotten into your Nissan, you’ll need to know how to start it. If your vehicle has a key fob port, insert the fob in the port and tap the brake pedal or clutch while pressing the START/STOP button. If your vehicle does not have a port, you’ll need to step on the brake or clutch while pressing the key fob up against the START/STOP button. If you’re still having issues getting your Nissan started, there might be another issue at hand.

How to Perform a Nissan Key Fob Battery Change

When you discover that your Nissan key fob battery is dead, you’ll want to replace it as soon as possible. Here’s how to change a battery in a Nissan key fob:

  1. Pull out the concealed emergency key you used to enter your Nissan.
  2. Remove the key housing, then take out the dead battery – just be sure to note the battery’s position before you remove it.
  3. Replace the old Nissan key fob battery with a new CR2025 battery, ensuring the negative side of the battery is facing upward.
  4. Reassemble the Nissan key fob, then give it a test run to be sure it’s operating properly.

Of course, if you’re not confident in your ability to perform your Nissan key fob battery replacement yourself, don’t hesitate to reach out to our experts. We’ll be more than happy to take care of your Nissan key fob battery replacement quickly.

Get Additional Nissan Key Fob Assistance at Wolfchase Nissan

Need expert help for your Nissan key fob replacement? Turn to the state-of-the-art service center at Wolfchase Nissan near Cordova! Our certified service techs know all the ins and outs of Nissan technology, and will have no problem assisting you. Finding an appointment that fits your busy schedule is simple with our online scheduler – if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us or give us a call at 800-721-9279. Whether we’re helping you learn how to change a battery in a Nissan key fob, how to check your oil, how to fix a dent or scratch, and of course, getting you behind the wheel of a new Nissan – we’re always standing by to help.

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