NISSAN MAXIMA WILL NOT RECOGNIZE KEY

  • Tiny
  • bradjudyriddle
  • 1999 Nissan Maxima
  • 6 CYL
  • 120,000 miles

1999 Nissan Maxima. Got an oil change and car would not start to leave shop. Mechanic says the car all of a sudden does not recognize the key's computer chip. We are having it towed to dealership for car to be re-programmed. What would have caused this? Oil changers deny putting car on computer or doing anything with car besides changing the oil, replacing a fog lite and replacing air filter.

Friday, July 29th, 2011 AT 4:01 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 29,806 posts

Did they take the battery off? Although this should not cause a problem like this.

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Saturday, July 30th, 2011 AT 4:37 PM

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