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Won't start... the key light...
Won't start... the key light is blinking
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Just purchased less than a year ago. 2012 nissan maxima
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I put the key in the blinking thing..thinking that my battery to the automatic "keyless" starter was weak
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: There is an icon of a car flashing in the dashboard
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Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Nissan
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
My phone battery is low
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7/18/2016
Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have very little phone battery... and need to get home
Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

do you have one or 2 keys ? if you do try the other key.

check battery in the key fob ?

the blinking light on dash is the car telling you it cant recognize the key

try resetting the system

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )

2- Hold cables Toghether for 20 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 10 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

if that dont work you need to a have a diagnostic scan and retrieve the anti theft module faults to know what failed, the key module, hood switch door switch etccc.

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Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

i m sorry hope it works for you

let me know ,that is the best you can do with out a diagnostic scanner .

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