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I haven't driven my 2013 maxima in about 4 months. The

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I haven't driven my 2013 maxima in about 4 months. The security indicator light is blinking like I think it should but the car won't start. Lights come on so I don't think it's the battery. I don't really have to tow it to a dealer like the manual says, do I?
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: I don't know what that is
JA: I'll pass this info along to the Nissan Mechanic so that he can get you a quick fix. Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing except trying to start it and nothing happebs
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Chad ,Welcome To JustAnswer, I'm reviewing your question and I will be be posting a replay ASAP

Your security anti theft alarm is triggered on

try below procedure and let me know

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconnect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )

2- Hold cables Together 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 driver door side (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

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You mean touch the battery cables to each other for 20 seconds?
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok I will try and get back to you in about 5-10 minutes
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

ok sounds good , if that dont work we need a diagnostic scanner and retrieve fault codes from anitheft module

Chad (aka-Customer

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can't get the battery cables off. I'm going to have to have a friend come over tomorrow who is stronger than I am. Thank you for your help and I will respond again tomorrow. Thank you!
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

ok sound good just let me know ,

Chad (aka-Jhook1398)