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The security light it's on solid?
Did you try inserting the key fob into the fob slot?
does the remote still lock and unlock the doors?
Just to be sure, are the brake lights coming on when you step on the brake pedal?
Do you know?
Oh, they don't.. Did this just start out of the blue?
oh, they aren't..
First make sure your battery isn't dead
Hook up jumper cables and then get in the car and see if the brake lights come on. If they don't tap on the brake pedal a number of times and see if the lights come on. If you can finally get them on, Then try to start the car.
What did this sound, sound like?
Oh, what kind of clicking sound would it make?
Cause if you get a rapid clicking, that is a weak battery
But fast beeping sounds odd.
Do you have remote start or something in the car?
The remote locking and unlocking is good.
Now lets get into the car and before you press the start button
Step on the brake pedal
and look for the reflection of the brake lights
if they don't come on, then tap the pedal rapidly and see if you can get them to come on.
once you have the brake lights on, hold your foot on the brake pedal, then try to start the car.
you may have a bad brake light switch
you could also have a dead battery in the remote..
but the brake lights should come on if you step on the brake pedal
That is the thing you need to really see.
If you can try to put something behind the car to see the reflection of the lights
try that, and let me know.
Try tapping the brake pedal rapidly until the lights come on. Then see if it will start if you can get the lights on.
The fact that the brake lights are not coming on, could be the whole problem
so don't try to start the car till you get those lights on.
because they are not coming on, it may put the car in lock mode, which is why the fobs stop working.
This is a common problem on the 2007 through the 2010 Altima's.
It's a simple brake switch
you may be able to get them from your local auto parts store.
It's easy to replace as well.
it's just a little tight under the dash. That is the only thing
The brake switch just twist locks.
So you just need to unplug it, then twist it, and it will release so it can be removed.
Then once you get the new brake switch, put it in, set it's adjustment on the switch, then just twist to lock it and plug it in and your good
If the brake lights are faint, it could be your battery.
but you should have no problem getting the brake lights to come on, so it most likely is going to need a brake switch
wouldn't hurt to see what it does with a jump, just remember to try tapping on the brake pedal to get the brake lights on before you try to start it
Well if you have any more questions on this, you can always return to this question and I will continue to assist you.
or if you like to just let me know how you make out, you can do that also. I like hearing how people make out
That's fine. If your not comfortable doing it your self.
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