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Anti theft system reset on a 2007 Nissan xterra : Car won't

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Anti theft system reset on a 2007 Nissan xterra
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with Nissan. The Nissan Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Car won't start..I change the start and still won't start
JA: Figuring out why a car won't start can be a challenge - it could be a simple repair, or something a bit more complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just change the starter..and try to get a jump..
JA: Is there anything else the Nissan Mechanic should be aware of about your Nissan?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** will try to assist you ,

1-you mentioned anti-theft reset is the security light blinking or steady or off when u insert key and turn to on position?

2- may i ask why starter was changed ?

3- how this problem started ?

4- do u have a code reader & what kind if you do ?

let me know ,thank you

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

how many keys you have for it ?

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

you can try this reset procedure .

1- Close all the doors , hood & trunk from the master switch from driver side ,leave driver side window open and close it by pushing lock button on master switch

2- You have to wait 30 secs and then unlock the driver door using the key

3- Then wait another 30 secs and open the door , this should reset system if no malfunction is in system .

and also have you tried disconnecting the battery for 10 min ?

and is the headlight flashing or any horn going off before this happened?