In need of a replacement key or key fob for your Nissan vehicle? If you’ve lost your keys altogether or simply need a new key fob battery, count on the Nissan parts experts and certified technicians at Nissan of North Olmsted for your key replacement needs.
Nissan vehicles of the past often has keys that consisted of a simple keyblade which was cut to match the ignition and lock cylinders on the doors. Advances in technology have led to the implementation of smart keys. Found on many popular Nissan vehicles, these smart keys offer added security and convenience for drivers.
Smart keys feature sophisticated encryption and radio frequency technologies for additional theft protection. Because these keys rely on an internal battery, frequent use of these keys can lead to a weakened or dead battery. The certified Nissan parts specialists and technicians at Nissan of North Olmsted will be able to diagnose the condition of your key and determine if a replacement is necessary.
Keys are a security-related component of your Nissan, meaning that it may be required to bring verification of ownership if having a key replaced. The key may need to be re-programmed to your vehicle depending on the specific year and model of your Nissan. Helpful items to bring along with you include your driver’s license, current vehicle registration, the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of your Nissan, and the key that needs replaced (if possible).
Should your key only require a battery replacement, the process could take as little as 15 minutes. If you’d like, you can schedule an appointment for key replacement at your convenience.
Following replacement, the dealership needs to test both the remote and mechanical function of the key.