Question about Renault R18

1 Answer

Aftermarket anti-theft device

We just purchased a 98 Nissan Sentra that ran perfectly, no problems, but it has a TSS anti-theft device that you have to scan a little disk on the keychain before the car will start. We've had it less than a week, and yesterday it started fine,but as I was driving out of the driveway, it died and now will not start. Thinking it had to do with this anti-theft device, my husband disconnected the wires and reconnected them directly to the original wires, but the car still won't start. It is getting gas and spark, and we replaced the spark plugs just in case that was it. Now since he worked on starting it all day yesterday, the starter burned up. Is there something else he needs to do to disconnect this anti-theft device? The car was running perfectly, and now it won't start at all, with no warning signs. I called the 1-800 number on the back of the scan thing, but it's a gay porn number now! We are replacing the ruined starter today, but how can we be sure this anti-theft device is totally disconnected. We just want the normal car ignition back! Thanks for any help you can give!

sgrinage@comcast.net

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 19 Answers

Oranges are blue.

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I reset the anti theft system in a 1999 Nissan sentra


See a Nissan dealer..that way thieves can't use this info to steal your car..........or anybody else's car....comprende?

Oct 12, 2014 | Nissan Sentra Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 2002 nissan sentra xe can't start. it wants to but it just won't turn over. it sounds like the car is out of gas but we just put gas


H Mkawaauhau, If the engine is turning on the starter but refusing to start, you may have one or more of several problems. I believe you should have a diagnostic scan carried out on the vehicle. the problem would seem to be the crankshaft or camshaft pick up sensor, a fuel delivery problem or the on board alarm anti theft unit. Regards John

Aug 25, 2012 | 2002 Nissan Sentra

1 Answer

Changing the battery


Could be the anti-theft system. Do you have one on this model ?

Aug 05, 2012 | 1995 Nissan Maxima

1 Answer

No power to fuel pump for a 89 nissan sentra


Hi Gresse, Have the fuel pump relay checked for operation and also check the fuse. Sometimes these vehicles are fitted with an anti theft device which may remain dormant for years and suddenly begin working for no apparent reason. If that is the case you will need to have the key re encoded. regards John.

Mar 29, 2012 | 1989 Nissan Sentra 4 Door

1 Answer

I am having the same issue with my anti-theft device in my 2003 Alero. Last year it stopped running and would not turn-over. $400 later, Brakemax said they just had to reset the anti-theft device. oK,...


the shop that told you they ripped it out only ripped you off unless they removed some aftermarket alarm system i,m a gm mechanic and if you remove the factory anti-theft on a 2003 olds alero it will not run ever again until re-installed make sure your battery is charged good turn igntion switch to run position but do not try to start security light should be flashing let car sit with switch on and light flashing for ten minutes light should stop flashing now start your car this is how to reset anti-theft was that worth $400.00 and again why let a bussiness named brakemax look at a no start condition keep on and you will be BROKE to the max HOPE THIS HELPS AND STAY AWAY FROM THEM YOUR FRIEND @ HELPMAX

Aug 30, 2010 | 2003 Oldsmobile Alero

2 Answers

My nissan ssentra is having problems cranking i already put a fuel pump repair kit on what else can it be


Spark? Did you check it for spark? Oil? Gas? Coil ok? How about them wires? The crank sensor is a big one, or the ecu itself, coil pac., anti theft device? Get it narrowed down to a fuel problem or an electrical problem. Hope this helps.

Aug 13, 2010 | 2006 Nissan Sentra

2 Answers

2004 NISSAN SENTRA . THE VOLUME OF THE RADIO STOPPED WORKING. THE KNOB WORKS, THE BUTTONS FOR DIFFERENT RADIO STATIONS WORK. THERE IS JUST NO VOLUME.


same this happned to me in my 2006 sentra. the volume for the radio is gone. i can tune, its just barely audible/ quiet. weirdly though it sounds perfect when playing CDs. i almost thought maybe it got switched in to mute mode or something. did you figure out your problem?

Jun 17, 2010 | 2002 Nissan Sentra

1 Answer

The ignition in the vehicle i want to purchase was punched out and i am having problems starting the car. there is an anti theft device installed and i was wondering if that would have anything to do with...


you can remove the ignition switch (the electrical part) from the ignition lock (the key and lock part} and put a screwdriver in the switch part, and turn it like it was the key. as far as the anti theft part goes it may be an aftermarket alarm system installed on the starter circuit.
if that is the case it usually only keeps it from turning over not running.
so you may be able to just bypass a relay,
Look for a wire that someone cut in half up by the switch, and attached there own wire to both ends. just remove there wires and reattach, or temperarily jumper the factory wire back together. see if it turns over.

Nov 04, 2009 | 1990 Nissan Maxima

1 Answer

I need to get another key fob for a tss anti-theft device on my t


You could try keylessride.com. click on the products tab and then directly under it click on remotes. It will prompt you to enter your year make and model and then give you pictures of factory and dealer installed remotes. If you cant find it there you can call them and give them the numbers inside your remote and they can tell you if they are still available. Prices arent bad either

Jun 21, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Club Cab

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

328 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Renault Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4807 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70374 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...