Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Troubleshooting guide

Verify the location of all Intelligent Keys that are programmed for the vehicle. If another Intelligent Key is in range or inside the vehicle, the vehicle system may respond differently than expected.

Symptom

Possible Cause Remedy
When pushing the ignition switch to stop the engine The red "Shift to Park" warning appears on the vehicle information display and the inside warning chime sounds continuously. The shift lever is not in the P (Park) position. Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position
When shifting the shift lever to the P (Park) position The Push ignition to OFF warning appears in the display. The ignition switch is in the ACC position. Place the ignition switch in the OFF position.
When opening the driver's door to get out of the vehicle The door open warning appears on the display and the inside warning chime sounds continuously. The ignition switch is in the ACC position. Place the ignition switch in the ON position or close the driver's door.
When closing the door after getting out of the vehicle The yellow "No Key Detected" warning appears on the vehicle information display, the outside chime sounds three times and the inside warning chime sounds for approximately three seconds. The Intelligent Key is not detected inside of the vehicle. Place the ignition switch in the OFF position.
The red "Shift to Park" warning appears on the vehicle information display and the inside and outside chimes sound continuously. The ignition switch is in the ACC or OFF position and the shift lever is not in the P (Park) position. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.
When closing the door with the inside lock knob turned to LOCK The outside chime sounds for approximately three seconds and all the doors unlock. The Intelligent Key is inside the vehicle. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.
When pushing the door handle request switch or the LOCK button on the Intelligent Key to lock the door The outside chime sounds for approximately three seconds. The Intelligent Key is inside the vehicle. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.
When pushing the ignition switch to start the engine The Intelligent Key battery indicator appears on the display. The battery charge is low. Replace the battery with a new one. For additional information, refer to "Battery replacement" in the "Maintenance and do-ityourself" section of this manual.
The yellow "Key ID Incorrect" warning appears on the vehicle information display. The Intelligent Key is not detected inside of the vehicle. Carry the registered Intelligent Key with you.
When closing the trunk lid The outside chime sounds for approximately 10 seconds and the trunk lid opens. The Intelligent Key is inside the trunk. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.
    Warning signals

    Remote Engine Start