How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Clifton B. Your Own Question
Clifton B.
Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 3844
Experience:  ASE Master Certified Tech, Nissan Master Certified Tech, 12 yrs. experience in auto repair.
6166830
Type Your Nissan Question Here...
Clifton B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I inserted the mechanical key in the slot left of the

Customer Question

I inserted the mechanical key in the slot left of the steering wheel push it all the way in pressed the start/stop button and it does not turn over. Now how do I get the key out it appears to be stuck and I still can't start my car
JA: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?
Customer: No it was just servi ed a couple of weeks ago
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2012 altimA
JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing wS wrong with it. It wouldn't start with the automatic with the intelligent key and so I pulled out the mechanical key stuck it in the slot to the left of the steering wheel pushed it impressed the stepped on the brakes press the start/stop button again and it still won't start and now the key is stuck so how do I get the key out and how do I start my car
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No just the above
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

hi my name is ***** ***** i can help

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hope so
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

you should have inserted the remote and just the key

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

we can talk by phone if you like ?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I did
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Just the mechinical ley
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

you will have to first get the key out then put it back in the remote then in the slot

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
How
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
R u there
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

the slot is under spring pressure so the back of the slot is pushing the key

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Si what do I do
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

you will need a long small tool that can be use to push into the slot and push the back of the slot in then pull the key out

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Like what.....
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

screwdriver

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

do you have any more question

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

if you have no more question please rate the service before you go as this is the only way for me to get pay thanks.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have questions cant get key oit and car wont start
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No im not paying for receiving no help!
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

ok i am still here

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

did you try what i told u

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

can the remote work the door locks ?

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

r u there

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I pulled out the mechinical key in the first place because the door locks didn't work
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

ok did you replace the battery in the remote ?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Now the key appears to not be straight in
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have to go to dealer for thT
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Dont i
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

no you can get the battery cvs and replace it

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ill do that but will it start with the key stuck
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

there are two small slots in the back side of the remote use a small flat blade to pop the remote open you will see the battery look at the number on the battery get the same battery and replace it flat side of the battery go down this should let you start the car

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

yes it will

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hope thats it...what nattery type
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok poped it open no nattery. Are there two layers
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

yes

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

4 two on back two on front

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
two lauers come off to expose the battery?
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

yes the black cover then the inside come out

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Please tell me exactly what to purchase and ill take it apart later
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Cant get it off
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ih got it
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 months ago.

i cant tell you what battery to get you have to look at the battery in the remote to get the battery number it will say // 2032 or 2025

Related Nissan Questions