Learn how to change the Nissan key fob battery on various transmitters used on Nissan vehicles. Below, you will find step-by-step instructions and videos showing how to install a new battery in a Nissan key fob.
These instructions apply to multiple Nissan vehicles, even those equipped with the intelligent key.
Nissan Intelligent Key Battery Replacement
Instruction on how to replace the battery on Nissan’s intelligent key. This remote is often used on Nissan Maxima, Rogue, Altima, and 350Z.
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- Remove the metal key.
- Press on the small release tab shown in the picture.
- The metal blade key can manually open the driver’s door or trunk.
- Separate the housing.
- Look to the backside of the key. A plastic wedge or small flat screwdriver separates the key housing.
- Remove the old battery and install a new one.
- Remove the old battery and install the new CR2025 battery. Make a note of the battery orientation. Do not rotate the battery. Make sure the negative side of the battery is facing you.
Nissan Keyless Remote Battery Replacement
Owners of the Nissan Rogue, Murano, Almera, Leaf, Sentra, Primera, Versa, Xterra, Altima, Maxima, Pathfinder, Juke, and Cube will find this guide helpful. Lastly, this is a video on changing the battery on the Nissan key fob found on older models.
We hope you find the Nissan Key Fob Remote Battery Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Nissan.
Frequently Asked Questions
I keep on accidentally pressing the panic or open trunk button.
You may accidentally press the buttons if you have owned a Nissan with the key fob remote shown in this tutorial. If so, consider adding a key fob cover for Nissan keys. It will greatly reduce the chances of the buttons being pressed.
How to start a Nissan if the key doesn’t work?
Press the brake, and press the start button. Nothing happens. Nissan didn’t even crank. If your push button is not starting the car, follow these troubleshooting steps: Check the main battery.
Check key fob batteries are in good condition.
Faulty brake switch. If you are sure that the car battery and key batteries are in good condition, you should check the brake switch.
How do I start my Nissan if the keyless remote/intelligent remote fob battery has died?
You must insert the key fob in the slot designated for manual starting.
The Nissan key fob doesn’t work. How do I start the car?
The RKE transmitter may have a low or dead battery if the car does not start. To start the car, put the Key Fob’s nose side against the ENGINE START/STOP button and push to operate the ignition switch. For more help, see our Diagnose Vehicle Problems Like a Pro guide.
How can I protect my worn Nissan key fob remote?
You may want to consider adding a cover to protect your remote. The covers can protect the buttons and the key fob remote itself. We recommend using a Silicone Key Fob Cover for Nissan, which protects the keyless remote. If you accidentally drop the key, a cover will better protect it from water.
What are some part numbers for Nissan remotes?
FCCID Numbers found on Nissan / Infiniti models:
285E3JA05A; 285E3JA02A; KR55WK4B903; 315MHz
285E3-JA05A; 285E3-JA02A; KR55WK48903
KRSSWK48903 ; KRS5WK48903; KR5SWK48903