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Nissan Key Replacement

Nissan cars are renowned for being extremely reliable due to their strong engineering and high-end technology. Because of their good reliability, many people choose to own and rely on them for transportation. As technology continues to grow, vehicle keys also improve, keeping up with the improvement in a car’s functionality. Before, a standard Nissan car key would only include a key blade shaped to fit the ignition and lock cylinders of the car. Modern drivers, however, are yearning for cutting-edge and technologically sophisticated vehicles that come with electronically controlled keys.


If you live in or around the area of Auburn, AL, get in touch with us here at R&T’s Lock and Key if you are in need of a Nissan key replacement. We will get you back on the road in no time.

Nissan Key Fobs and Smart Keys

Smart keys are now widely used as a result of advanced technology being put into the newer Nissan vehicles. It’s a key intended to open a locked vehicle electronically. Some cars come with a smart key as standard equipment, while others let you add one as an upgrade. Newer models of smart keys are becoming more and more common.

For drivers, smart keys provide both more security and convenience. Thanks to the transmitters in the car’s bodywork and the radio pulse generator in the key, the key fob can still unlock, lock, or start a vehicle even when it is in the driver’s pocket. In other words, the vehicle’s doors can be unlocked by simply having the key fob nearby. Furthermore, turning a key in the ignition has been replaced by pressing a button when using smart keys. In addition, smart keys offer additional theft protection by utilizing radio frequencies and sophisticated encryption techniques.

However, the power for these keys is provided by an internal battery. These batteries’ strength will ultimately deteriorate from regular use and need to be replaced. Additionally, a day will come when technology will fail and require replacement. If you require a Nissan key replacement, you can count on us here at R&T’s in Auburn, AL. We can take care of your Nissan key fobs and smart key needs.


We are able to replace your key for a fraction of the price the dealership would charge you!

Nissan Key Replacement Requirements

Auburn, Alabama regards R&T’s as a reputable and trustworthy Nissan key replacement service. Our team can quickly replace the keys for your Nissan car or truck if you need them. We have experience working on all models in the Nissan lineup, and we only use genuine key fobs and smart key parts, so your car or truck gets genuine OEM parts.


For a fast and smooth Nissan key replacement service, you must bring a proof of ownership:


Proof of Ownership

Since key fobs and smart keys are made to enhance security, getting a Nissan key replacement will require you to bring proof of ownership. Proof of ownership, which includes the name and the VIN of any car, assures us the car is yours. It’s a standard procedure in the key replacement process. In addition, it ensures the keys are not being made for a stolen vehicle. As a result, we recommend you bring your driver’s license, vehicle identification number (VIN), and current vehicle registration with you for a smooth Nissan key replacement service.

Time Required for a Nissan Key Replacement

The duration and time required for a Nissan key replacement depend on your key’s condition and what needs to be replaced and worked on. For example, a key fob’s battery replacement will only take about 15 to 20 minutes, including the assessment. However, a wait time of 2 to 3 days should be anticipated if a replacement key needs to be ordered. After replacement, the key’s remote and mechanical functionality must be checked. The repair procedure will be detailed on a Repair Order; there can be an additional service fee associated with this procedure.

For more information, you can set an appointment with us at your most convenient time.

Year, Make, and Model of Your Nissan

The year, make, and model of your car is important in a key replacement because a replacement key may require reprogramming your vehicle. For example, a specific Nissan car needs reprogramming and other special procedures for a successful key replacement. Just let us know the details of your vehicle and we will be sure to get you the correct key.

We also provide key replacement services for Chevy, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota, and more!

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repair and replace ignitions

When necessary, we are trained to repair and replace specific Honda, GM, and Ford ignitions. Please contact us ahead of time to verify whether we can service your specific car model.

smart key programming

We can supply and program smart key fobs for your car. Nissan, Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, and other brands are always available! 

auto door unlocks

We have competence in opening automobile doors without gapping the door using traditional reach tools, which can cause water leakage and wind noise.

transponder chip keys

We have a large inventory of transponder keys and remotes for the great majority of automobiles on the road today. When you contact us, we may replace your key the same day.

repair & replace lost keys

Broken or lost car keys are an inconvenient incident that might prevent you from driving your vehicle. We are experts in replacing broken and misplaced automobile keys.

emergency trunk opening

Certain BMW, Mercedes, KIA, Hyundai, and Toyota trunks might be exceptionally difficult to open. We can certainly open your trunk for you.

key extraction

If your vehicle key breaks off in the door or ignition, we can extract the damaged key fragment and produce you a new key right away.


Can I start my Nissan without a key fob?

The mechanical key allows you to unlock your Nissan vehicle and start it old-fashioned by inserting the key into the ignition and turning the key to start the car. Your key fob is not required to start your car because Nissan built the ignition button to function even if the key fob fails.

Can Nissan key fobs be tracked?

Your Nissan key fobs cannot be tracked right out of the box despite their high-tech design. On the other hand, Nissan key fobs can be modified to be equipped with third-party features that will enable you to track them, such as finding your car when it’s being used by someone else or even tracing your key fobs using a smartphone. However, since it’s not from Nissan, it’s not assured. So visit an official Nissan dealer or an authorized and qualified Nissan dealer to customize a tracker to a key fob.

How do you reprogram a Nissan key fob?

Various Nissan car models and key fob types will give you the options to reprogram your key fobs. For the vast majority of Nissan vehicles, the most typical approach is to find the transmitter’s programming button on the key fob and press and hold the button until the door locks and lights start to flash. It will usually take up to 3 seconds for the door locks to flash. Release your programming button as soon as the lock lights stop flashing. A continuous light indicating that the key fob has been programmed should appear. If your key fob was properly programmed, locking and unlocking your car should now function as usual. If you lock your car with a button press, try programming the key fob again. If it doesn’t work, there might be a problem with your car’s wiring or the key itself.

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