Mr. Locksmith Auto. Programming remotes for a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder

Today at Mr. Locksmith Auto I was asked to program remotes and keys on a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder. The keys programmed in very easily using the Zed Full but the remotes were a problem, I suspect the batteries were at issue, I asked the client to replace the batteries and indicated that I would send him instructions for ob board programming for the remotes. I thought about it and figured I would put it up here so that anyone with this type of vehicle could program their own remotes and bypass paying someone to do it, when it is pretty easily done by anyone.

IMPORTANT: Please make sure the batteries in the remotes are fresh and providing the proper voltage to send a signal.  Before entering programming mode, have in possession all of the transmitters you will be Using on the vehicle. Once you program the transmitter, all previous codes will be erased from the memory. The other transmitters will not be functional until you program the transmitters again.

1. Close and lock all doors with the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch.

2. Insert key into ignition and remove it from the ignition key cylinder at least six times within 10 seconds. Your Hazard Lamps will flash if you have performed this step successfully. NOTE: Withdraw key completely from ignition cylinder each time. If this procedure is performed too fast, system will not enter programming mode.

3. Insert key into the ignition cylinder and turn to the ACC position.

4. Within 5 seconds, push ANY button on the remote transmitter. Your Hazard Lamps should flash. NOTE: Do not press the button more than one time in the above step. If the button is pressed more than one time, the programming procedure will not be successful.

5. If there are any remaining transmitters (including the old ones), unlock then lock all doors using the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch and within 5 seconds, push ANY button on the next remote. Your Hazard Lamps should flash. Repeat this step for each transmitter (including any existing transmitters).

6. Turn the key to the OFF position, remove keys from the ignition, unlock doors using the driver’s side power lock/unlock switch and open the driver side door.

This is the standard procedure for programming Nissan remotes from this era vehicle.

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