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There is a little key on the dash that came and my car won't

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There is a little key on the dash that came and my car won't start at all. I have put key fob in hole and held
JA: Have you checked the fob's battery?
Customer: Yes I have 2 one was dead and other wasn't and it still didn't work. The little key went away but car wouldn't start. I held key to ignition and still wouldn't come on.
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2009 Nissan Alitima
JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I went to store and it started fine but when I came back out to
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Leave the car wouldn't start at all. Could it be battery?

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

When you try to start the car, do you have a Yellow key light on?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.

That is a indication of Steering lock control unit failure. How handy are you ? I have a trick that may be able to get the car started, but the steering lock control unit would still need to be replaced..

Let me know..

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No I have already towed some place

Ok.. Well the vehicle will need to have the Steering lock control unit replaced for your issue. That is your problem if you had a Yellow Key light, and I am sure the steering wheel was not locked.

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Thanks Jay!

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