Nissan Key Fob Replacement
need to be replaced entirely, rely on the Nissan certified technicians and parts experts for all of your key
About Nissan Key Fobs and Smart Keys
In the past, your typical car key would feature nothing more than a simply key blade cut to fit the ignition and lock
cylinders of the vehicle. Modern technology available with the latest Nissan lineup has led to the widespread use of
smart keys. Smart keys offer both additional security and added convenience for drivers. Simply having the key fob
on your person and within range enables the doors of the vehicle to unlock. Pressing a button has replaced turning a
key in the ignition when smart keys are used.
Smart keys use radio frequencies and sophisticated encryption technologies to provide added protection against
theft. An internal battery is used to provide power to these keys. Through everyday use, after awhile, the strength
of these batteries will lessen, and eventually require replacement. Trust Nissan certified technicians and
parts specialists to determine the condition of your key and if a replacement is necessary.
What do I need to bring?
Keys are a security-related component, which means that you may be required to bring verification of ownership if
you need a replacement key. Depending on the year and specific model of your Nissan, a replacement key may require
re-programming to your vehicle. It’s a good idea to bring your driver’s license, and current vehicle registration along
with you to Newton Nissan South.
How long does it typically take?
If your key needs is a new battery, the replacement process can take as little as 15 minutes. Should a
replacement key need to be ordered, depending on the specific year and model a wait time of 2-3 days should be
expected. Feel free to schedule an appointment at your convenience.
Both the remote and mechanical function of the key will need to be tested following replacement. In order to
complete the process, the dealer will need access to your vehicle – either at the dealership or at the location of