Nissan Altima Owners Manual: How to use the remote keyless entry function

The remote keyless entry function can operate all door locks using the remote keyless function of the Intelligent Key. The remote keyless function can operate at a distance of 33 ft (10 m) away from the vehicle. The operating distance depends upon the conditions around the vehicle.

The remote keyless entry function will not function under the following conditions: ● When the Intelligent Key is not within the operational range.

● When the doors or the trunk are open or not closed securely.

● When the Intelligent Key battery is discharged.

CAUTION

When locking the doors using the Intelligent Key, be sure not to leave the key in the vehicle.

Locking doors


Locking doors

1. Place the ignition switch in the LOCK position.

2. Close all doors.

3. Press theIntelligentbutton on the
Intelligent Key.

4. The hazard warning lights flash twice and the horn beeps once.

5. All doors will be locked.

CAUTION

After locking the doors using the Intelligent Key, be sure that the doors have been securely locked by operating the door handles.

Unlocking doors


Unlocking doors

1. Press the Intelligent button on the
Intelligent Key.

2. The hazard warning lights flash once.

3. Press the seconds button again within 5
seconds to unlock all doors and trunk.

NOTE:

The unlocking operation can be changed in Selective door unlock in the Vehicle Settings of the vehicle information display. For additional information, see “Vehicle information display” in the “Instruments and controls” section of this manual.

All doors will be locked automatically unless one of the following operations is performed within 1 minute after pressing the button:
button:
● Opening any doors.

● Pushing the ignition switch.

The interior light illuminates for a period of time when a door is unlocked and the room light switch is in the DOOR position.

The light can be turned off without waiting by performing one of the following operations: ● Placing the ignition switch in the ON position.

● Locking the doors with the Intelligent Key.

● Switching the room light switch to the OFF position.

● Switching the Auto Room Lamp to the OFF position in Vehicle Settings of the vehicle information display. See “Vehicle information display” in the “Instruments and controls” section.

Opening windows (if so equipped)

The Intelligent Key allows you to simultaneously open windows equipped with automatic operation.

● To open the windows, press the button
button on the Intelligent Key longer than 3 seconds after all doors are unlocked.

The door windows will open while pressing the button on the Intelligent Key.


The door windows cannot be closed by using the Intelligent Key.

Releasing the trunk lid


Releasing the trunk lid

Press the than 0.5 seconds button for longer
than 0.5 seconds to open the trunk lid. The trunk release button will not operate when the ignition switch is in the ON position or when the trunk cancel switch is in the OFF position. See “Cancel switch” in this section.

Using the panic alarm


Using the panic alarm

If you are near your vehicle and feel threatened, you may activate the panic alarm to call attention by pressing and holding the on the button
on the Intelligent Key for longer than 0.5 seconds.

The panic alarm and headlights will stay on for a period of time.

The panic alarm stops when: ● It has run for a period of time, or ● Any button is pressed on the Intelligent Key.

Answer back horn feature


Answer back horn feature

If desired, the answer back horn feature can be deactivated using the Intelligent Key. When deactivated and the LOCK pushed the hazard indicator flashes twice and button is
pushed the hazard indicator flashes twice and when the UNLOCK neither button is pushed,
neither the hazard indicator nor the horn operates.

NOTE:

If you change the answer back horn and light flash feature with the Intelligent Key, the vehicle information display screen will show the current mode after the ignition switch has been cycled from the OFF to the ON position. The vehicle information display screen can also be used to change the answer back horn mode. See “Answer back horn” in the “Instruments and controls” section.

To deactivate: Press and hold the and buttons for at least 2 seconds.
and buttons for at least 2 seconds.


The hazard warning lights will flash 3 times to confirm that the answer back horn feature has been deactivated.

To activate: Press and hold the
and once buttons for at least 2 seconds
once more.

The hazard warning lights will flash once and the horn will sound once to confirm that the horn beep feature has been reactivated.

Deactivating the horn beep feature does not silence the horn if the alarm is triggered.

    Operating range
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    Warning signals
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