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I unlocked my car using the key fob and it unlocks fine. I turn the key to start the car and the car loses all power. The indicator lights all turn off.

After opening the driver side door the power turns back on again. At this point sometimes I am able to start the car sometimes the power just goes off again and I have to open the door to get the power to come back on.

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Hello John, It sounds to me that you could have corroded battery terminals at the battery or at the starter.

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http://www.autokeysquad.com/nissan-fob-programming



i hope this can help you.. :)

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