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Locked door with remote switch, it would not unlock so I

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locked door with remote switch, it would not unlock so I used the key to open the door. The alarm is still activated, car won't start. i tried disconnecting negative to the battery, then reconnected and hit the remote to unlock, alarm continues. I found the valet button, tried that with the unlock the door press the button, car won t start, alarm continues.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: engine does not turn battery is two years. i changed the battery in the remote
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2000XE?
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, tried the disconnect negative
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: held the valet button, changed the battery in the remote
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jay replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

These cars do not have a valet switch for the alarm. If it has one, it's a after market alarm. When the alarm is going off, are the parking light flashing and dash lights?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no flashing lights
Expert:  Jay replied 3 months ago.

The alarm goes off with no flashing lights?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
my car is at the park,I have to walk to the park, I can't use the phone right now, expecting two calls, battery will run down, I cant charge in the car
Expert:  Jay replied 3 months ago.

Give that a try and let me know how you make out

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