Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Intelligent key system/engine start function symptoms
Engine cannot be started with all Intelligent Keys.
Follow Trouble Diagnosis Flowchart referring to "SEC-4, "Work Flow"". Determine malfunctioning condition before performing this diagnosis.
Check that vehicle is under the condition shown in "Conditions of vehicle" before starting diagnosis.
Check systems shown in the "Diagnosis/service procedure" column in this order.
CONDITIONS OF VEHICLE (OPERATING CONDITIONS)
Engine start function is ON when setting on CONSULT.
Use Intelligent Key with registered Intelligent Key ID.
One or more of Intelligent Keys with registered Intelligent Key ID is in the passenger compartment.