How to Start a Nissan with Dead Key Fob

2020 Altima Interior

If you press the buttons on your Nissan key fob but your Nissan key fob battery is dead, you might be thinking the worst. However, if you’ve got a dead Nissan key fob battery, you can count on the service and parts pros at Douglass Nissan of Waco to get you off on the right foot in Woodway. Need a Nissan key fob battery replacement? We hope to be the team that gets it done for you!

Getting Inside Your Nissan

First off, Hewitt drivers should get inside their Nissan vehicle. You might need a Nissan key fob replacement, but you’ll still be able to get into your car and go regardless.

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

Starting Your Nissan

After you get inside your McGregor Nissan, you’ll need to know how to start your Nissan. If you’ve got a key fob port on your Nissan vehicle, you can put the fob in the port and tap the brake pedal or clutch as you press the START/STOP button. If you don’t have a port, just step on the brake or clutch as you press the key fob against the button.

Nissan Key Fob Battery Change

To avoid repeating these steps, you’ll want to replace the battery in your Nissan key this way:

  1. Remove the hidden key you used to access your Nissan.
  2. Take the key housing out and take out the old battery after making sure you know where the position is.
  3. Replace the CR2025 battery and make sure the negative side of the battery is facing up toward you.
  4. Reassemble the key fob back together and test it to make sure it’s working right.

Get Your Parts from Douglass Nissan of Waco

If additional help is what you need with your Nissan key fob replacement or you’re still facing issues, it’s time to schedule service online with Douglass Nissan of Waco in Waco. Schedule with our handy online service form and we’ll get you back on the road in no time! 

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