How to Start a Nissan with a Dead Key Fob

August 11th, 2021 by
Basic Key Fob

Key fobs are one of the best instruments that come included with modern vehicles today. By simply having it on your person, you can start your Nissan vehicle with the push of a button. But like all battery-powered instruments, you have to replace the battery when the fob goes dead. There are tried and tested ways to replace your Nissan key fob battery.

Use this guide to learn the proper Nissan key fob battery change, so you can do it at home. You can also visit our Brainerd service center if you find it hard or don’t have the time to do it, where an experienced technician will help you. They change the fob battery or start a Nissan key fob replacement. Contact or visit us at our Nisswa-area dealership for the best auto service in Brainerd!

Opening your Nissan Vehicle with a Dead Key Fob

It’s a new process learning how to start your Nissan with a dead key fob, but first things first, you need to get into the vehicle. You can do this by following these steps while still needing a Nissan key fob replacement:

  • Flip the key fob over, then push the small release latch
  • Pull out the hidden emergency key from the bottom of the fob
  • Insert the key in the driver’s side door and unlock it to enter

This is an alternative way to get into your vehicle with a dead Nissan key fob battery. Once you get your vehicle started, stop by our Aitkin-area dealership for Nissan key fob replacement or repair. 

How to Replace a Nissan Key Fob Battery

There’s an easy way to conduct a Nissan key fob battery change from home, which can be done in no time and get you back onto the Bemidji roads. Use the steps below to quickly replace a Nissan key fob battery:

  • Remove the hidden key you used to get into your Nissan.
  • Remove the key housing and take out the old battery after taking note of the position.
  • Replace the CR2025 battery, making sure the negative side of the battery is facing up toward you.
  • Put the key fob back together, and test it to ensure it works properly.

Visit Tanner Nissan and Get Your Nissan Key Fob Battery Changed

If you find these steps hard or you want to learn how to start your Nissan with a dead key fob, stop by our Brainerd dealership or schedule an appointment with our world-class team who will gladly help you out. Contact or visit our dealership for further service and assistance!


More from Tanner Nissan

  • What is the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Towing Capacity?

      If you’re a Nisswa driver looking for an SUV that’s got your number, you should definitely consider the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder. It’s got a wide suite of amenities that are available to every driver, but it’s also a rugged vehicle that’s built for weekend adventures in Aitkin or wherever you’re headed. The 2022 Nissan…

  • 2021 Nissan Sentra Interior

      The Nissan Sentra became all-new in 2020, and for model year 2021, it’s improved even more for Nisswa drivers. What makes this Nissan model such a smash hit with local drivers? For one, it’s the Nissan Sentra interior, a spacious and well appointed cabin that’s ready for you to discover for yourself. We’ve got…

  • 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Trim Levels

      If you’re in the market for a new midsize SUV, the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder redesign is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! The latest model year offers a refreshed cabin design, new standard features, and the latest innovations in driver-assistance safety. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder models are slated to arrive at Nisswa-area dealerships this…

Posted in Tanner Nissan