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Yes the red light on my nissan alt keeps flashing and my car

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Yes the red light on my nissan alt keeps flashing and my car wont start
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Customer: The red keep blinking off and on everytime i open the door
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Idk if i can yes if i cant no
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 6 months ago.
Hi there,What year and model is your Nissan please?Also, what is happening when you try to start it? Any clicking sounds or anything?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
2012 nissan altama and yes the red light is flash and i can here a clicking is clicking
Expert:  Mike V. replied 6 months ago.
OkIf it's a rapid clicking, then the battery is likely low and you need a jump start. The light flashing is normal unless it's not going out when you try to start it. Usually a single click is the starter itself which I don't think it would be on a car this new. If the light doesn't go out when you try to start it, then you are right it's a security problem. I would start with a jump however. Leave the donor car on it for about 15 minutes and then make a start attempt and let me know.Thanks

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