Question about 1996 Nissan Maxima

1 Answer

Key fob no longer unlocks car doors or trunk

Doors and trunk no longer unlock with key fob. replacing battery does not work either. can't find a bad fuse either.
96 nissan maxima se

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    new Fob won't work.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Neither of the fobs will unlock the doors. It also is a push start , but won't start the car unless I plug them into the dash board charger.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    could this possibly be the key fob battery dieing?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,533 Answers

You may have to replace the remotes and then have them reprogramed for the car because they do go bad but if there is an autozone near you they will test the remotes for free

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My trunk wont open after un locking cars security system but after unlocking trunk from inside of car trunk latch works as long as trunk is open


No mention of make/model but does key fob open doors OK? If so it isn't the fob batteries... Could still be a bad button on the fob but it could be a balky solenoid on the trunk latch. Maybe try 12V direct to the solenoid?

Jan 02, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

2006 Cadillac STS driver side door lock doesn't activate when I approach the car (as it's supposed to). Key fob also doesn't activate the lock or unlock features. All other doors and trunk operate...


It actually sounds like the micro switch in the drivers door that reads the key fob is bad, if the key works and the fob works on the other doors and the trunk. You will most likely need to have the door handle replaced, they're not very expensive by themselves but it can be a lot of work. Cadillac CTS Door Handle Repair Micro Switches Replacement 2nd Gen The video is a 2008 cts but will give you a good idea of whats wrong and whats required to fix it

Feb 03, 2014 | 2006 Cadillac STS

2 Answers

2001 Mercedes 430 Doors won't lock-trunk won't unlock--OBDII reads 888 Sounds like fuse. Can you help?


Hi, if all of the locks on your Mercedes fail to open (or close) first check your key fob to make certain that its battery is working. Replace the worn out battery, if necessary. If key fob is working, you may have a faulty key fob, which can be repaired or replaced by taking it to your dealer.
If just one lock won't open on your Mercedes, then the problem may rest with broken wiring, a bad solenoid, or perhaps with a blown fuse. Check your fuse box first to determine if a blown fuse is keeping the lock from working. If so, replace the fuse.
You likely have a shorted door lock actuator, which you can replace with a new unit for the lock that is not working. If a door unlocks, but will not lock again, then replace the door switch.

Besides there is not OBD II 888 code, i have never heard or seen it before...

Feb 07, 2011 | 2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

1 Answer

1999 porsche 996 replaced key fob battery disconnected battery now trunk releses are locked and cant access battery.How do you open frt trunk manually


Assuming the car battery is ok (if not, buy a male to male cigarette lighter at the auto store and connect to another car until charged enough to unlock the doors...but don't try to crank the ignition!). The trunks won't open if the battery went dead with the alarm set because arming the alarm physically locks the releases.

Sounds like the key code is switched off because you replaced the key fob battery. Try unlocking the car manual with the key in the door lock. Then switch the ignition on to reactive the keyless entry. If this does not work, you might also try pressing the fob unlock button with the key in the door lock until the dash led flashes.

Jun 10, 2010 | 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera

3 Answers

My Porsche Key fob no longer unlocks the doors


Insert key into door barrel or ignition lock and turn key, whilst doing this press the unlock/lock button, the led on the dash should flash to indicate this has initialised the key to the car, then remove key and test operation of remote. If this fails then a new remote plus coding to the car by your dealership is needed

Feb 16, 2010 | 2005 Porsche 911

2 Answers

But a used 2006 solara but key fob does not remotely open trunk. Any suggestions?


Yes, insure that you have power to the trunk lock inside trunk, If not could be lose/broken wire or shot fuse. I am sure the key fob does work for the doors? If not have key fob battery replaced. Also, a quick check on power to trunk lock, check to see if have remote power button inside car, if it works power is good. Defective key fob would then be indicated.

Sep 18, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Solara

1 Answer

2001 TA WS6 - Horn and key fob not working


Horn problem is either bad horns or failed clockspring behind steering wheel which is the connection for the airbag and horn buttons.

Mar 29, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Firebird

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Nissan Maxima Logo

950 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60541 Answers

Phil Lovisek
Phil Lovisek

Level 3 Expert

705 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21927 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...