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My name is ***** ***** issue im having is on a 2003 nissan

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Customer: hi, my name is ***** ***** issue im having is on a 2003 nissan x-trail.... when i turn the key to ignition position "on" the red immobiliser light flashes 6 times then goes back to flashing intermittently.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the immobilizer light is flashing it's because the key has not been validated. The most likely causes would be the key itself or the immobilizer module.

Have you tried a second key?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi. Thanks for the reply, however it came too late as the vehicle is now in a garage. Full refund of this service has ben applied for . thanks.
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

You're welcome.