Nissan Key Fob Programming Instructionsby Tara Kimball
The Nissan keyless entry system is controlled with remote transmitters that are programmed for each individual vehicle. If you want to add a transmitter to your car or replace an existing one, buy a replacement remote from a Nissan dealership. You can pay the minimum labor rate for a service center to program the remote, or save substantial money by programming it at home in minutes.
Sit in the driver's seat of your Nissan. Close and lock the doors.
Insert your key in the ignition. Turn the key to "ACC," turn it off and remove it from the ignition. Repeat this process six times in rapid succession. Watch for the emergency lights to flash twice.
Insert the key into the ignition. Turn the key to "ACC." Push and release any button on the remote. The hazard lights will flash to acknowledge the new remote. Unlock and lock the driver's door and then press any button on the next remote to program multiple transmitters.
Turn the ignition key to "OFF" and remove it from the ignition when complete.
- "2004 Nissan Maxima Factory Service Manual"; Nissan USA; 2003
- "2006 Nissan Altima Factory Service Manual"; Nissan USA; 2005
Things You'll Need
- Ignition key
Tara Kimball is a former accounting professional with more than 10 years of experience in corporate finance and small business accounting. She has also worked in desktop support and network management. Her articles have appeared in various online publications.