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Key Hello, We have a 99 Maxima and we have lost one of the two keys. The dealership told us it would cost $200 including reprogramming it. Do you have any other suggestions? Please help.

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  • pcesarproano Jul 28, 2008

    I hace a Nissan Altima GXE 1999 i Would like to Know where can I find the remote control unit.

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  • junk4vj Jan 03, 2009

    I had the same issue come up when I bought my 99 Nissan Maxima from a used car dealer that was Nissan. They only had one key and no remote, when the car originally came with a remote, a valet key and a second key. In order to get the additional keys, I had to have a whole new set made and programmed for about $200 and that was in 2003. I doubt there are after market keys for the car - and, apparently, just having a key id number isn't enough because the new keys can't be set to the old number. Ask a dealer.


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1999 Nissan Maxima, car was running shut it off, now won't start, replaced crank sensors, cam sensor, mass air flow, and fuel pump. The security light stays on when cranking, is it possible that the key could be no good, or is their another problem

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It should not cost more than $130 to get the key and program both of your keys together. Key is around $85 and the programming for your key is easy, so it shouldn't cost more than $45 or 1/2 hrs. of labor. Those keys are easy to program, not like the new style (I-key) that Nissan uses now adays. Your key is the old school key/old style. The dealer is RIPPING YOU OFF if they are charging you $200.

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