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Greetings. I lost my key and need your help. I

Greetings. I lost my key and need your help. I can't afford a new security key (plus tow, plus programming) for my 2000 nissan pathfinder and don't really need the ''security'' system anyway. I have a standard key which unlocks the doors but won't start the car due the the ignition security. Could you please tell me how to disable the ignition security system so I may drive using my regular key the good old-fashioned way? Thanks.

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The only way to solve this, is to take the car to the local dealer, and hand over some green for them to reprogram it.
The problem is, that it's far too complicated, to just remove the immobiliser setup.
Like so many vehicles.
I hope you manage to get it sorted, without too much expence.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009


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