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Start Your Nissan With A Dead Key Fob

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If you’ve been running errands in Idaho Falls and your key fob suddenly stops working, you don’t need to panic. While you most likely need a Nissan key fob battery change, you can learn how to start your Nissan with a dead key fob with the service team at Ron Sayer Nissan. Follow the steps below to get your Nissan started and to get back on Pocatello roads, then keep reading to see how to get a Nissan key fob replacement or a new battery.


Let’s Get You Into Your Nissan

Learning how to start a Nissan with a dead key fob is easy and only takes a few minutes. The first thing you’ll need to do is get inside your Nissan vehicle, follow the steps below:

  • Flip the key fob over, then push the small latch release button.
  • Pull out your hidden emergency key from the bottom of the fob.
  • Insert the key in the driver’s side door and unlock it.
  • Enter your Nissan vehicle.

Start Your Nissan

Once you’re inside your Nissan sedan, truck, or SUV, you’ll have to start the vehicle to continue your Ammon errands. Follow the instructions below for starting a Nissan with or without a key fob port.

Nissan Vehicles With A Key Fob Port:

  • Take the key fob and insert it into the key fob port as normal. Then tap the brake pedal or clutch as you press the START/STOP button.

Nissan Vehicles Without A Key Fob Port:

  • Step on the brake or clutch as you press the key fob against the START/STOP button.

If you’re still having trouble getting into your Nissan or starting your Nissan with a dead key fob, contact our team and we’ll help you access your vehicle and get you set up with a Nissan key fob replacement.

Get A Nissan Key Fob Battery Change

Now that you’ve gained access to your Nissan, you’ll want to drive to your nearest Rexburg auto store or home improvement store for a Nissan key fob battery change. The CR2025 batteries that are used in your Nissan key fob are relatively cheap and easy to install. Once you’ve got a new Nissan key fob battery, follow the instructions below:

  1. Remove the hidden key you used to get into your Nissan.
  2. Insert the key into the slot at the bottom of your Nissan key fob and turn it gently to open the key fob housing.
  3. Take out the old battery after taking note of the position.
  4. Replace the CR2025 battery with your new one, making sure the negative side of the battery is facing up toward you and that the battery is making contact with the metal parts inside the key fob.
  5. Put the key fob back together and test it to ensure it’s working properly.

Schedule Service At Ron Sayer Nissan

If your key fob is still giving you trouble after you’ve replaced the battery, you may need a Nissan key fob replacement. Schedule a service appointment with the team at Ron Sayer Nissan to have your key fob and your Nissan inspected, then we’ll set you up with a Nissan key fob replacement if it’s necessary. You can also browse our parts center to order a new Nissan key fob and have it shipped to your Idaho Falls home. We look forward to helping you keep your Nissan running mile after mile in Pocatello! Also, learn more about your shaking steering wheel and other car-care tips from our team.

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