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Nissan micra ( keyless) wont start after new battery fitted

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by Renovationgirl, 31 Mar 2013.

  1. Renovationgirl

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    I had to have a new battery fitted on micra , now although the ignition lights all come on it won't start , even using the emergency key.
    It's as though it doesn't recognise the key any more, does this need resetting after a new battery? If so, can only a main dealer do this? If so methinks I'm in for a big bill!
    Had to have car transported home from battery shop!
     
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    Google Nissan micra key reprogramme, it should give you the info you need.
    It's a long procedure but it may work.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    I'd have thought any shop that fits batteries for a living would have been familiar with different car makes and their little quirks. Who paid for the transporter after they had fitted the battery??
     
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    Breakdown company transported me , just inconvenient few hours wasted and no car, its one of these keyless ignition cars but even with emergency key wouldn't start.
     
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    So Essex girl, how did you get it working?

    I have an 07 Micra which uses a key to start the ignition.

    But I dont know how to open it if the car or remote fob batteries are flat!

    Its a nice simple car but has some funny design features!
     
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    Tony, living in Essex, but not from here originally, can understand the female population here could easily interpret your 'Essex Girl' comment as a bit insulting, bearing in mind the way the TV likes to portray them.
     
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    Ha ha ha I am an Essex girl and proud of it!
    Some really talented people come from Essex and we are not all towies!

    The garage manager where it was towed to fixed problem , took all of a couple of minutes but he wouldn't tell the mechanics how he did it!!
    I think I read something about Re disconnecting the battery and then getting rid of residual charge then reconnecting, but I may have got this wrong, I am a mere Essex girl lol!

    I will ask him how he did it though in case I have to disconnect battery again.
    Luckily was in a breakdown service so tow didn't cost me.
     
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    It would be helpful if you could find out what to do!

    I assume he did not make any charge? Or did he?

    When I had to remove and charge the battery on my older 07 model it took ages to start although that could have been a petrol flow problem as it had not been used for about four weeks. Previously it had not been used for several months but started quickly with a jumplead.
     
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    No he didn't charge, it was not a case of it not turning over and just not starting , it was dead, radio , lights worked but didn't recognise key code,nissan dealer told me to have it towed there, tank god I didnt, can you imagine what they would have charged!
     
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    Tony Glazier (Boiler engineer extraordinaire) - Agile
     
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    So how did you know where to get it towed to if it was not a Nissan dealer?

    Do you have any idea what they did?

    Or can you find out?


    Tony cleaning wood stove in France last month. Installed it two years ago!
     
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    The breakdown driver phoned a local garage he knew had a visiting guy that Re set key codes, he said bring it in. Didn't need this guy as manager did it, but when I picked it up he was not there to ask, and, as I said. He wouldn't tell the rest of mechanics. I had it services and mot'd while there ( as it was booked in another garage for this when it broke down) and they were very reasonable so will use them again.
     
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    The breakdown driver phoned a local garage he knew had a visiting guy that Re set key codes, he said bring it in. Didn't need this guy as manager did it, but when I picked it up he was not there to ask, and, as I said. He wouldn't tell the rest of mechanics. I had it services and mot'd while there ( as it was booked in another garage for this when it broke down) and they were very reasonable so will use them again.
    :)
    Ps we have same wood stove as you in our place in Bulgaria! But ours needs cleaning! Lol
     
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