Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Remote Engine Start (if so equipped)

The  button will be on the


The NISSAN Intelligent button will be on the
NISSAN Intelligent Key® if the vehicle has remote engine start.

This feature allows the engine to start from outside the vehicle.

The following features may be affected when the remote start feature is used: ● Vehicles with a manual climate control system will default to the last used heating or cooling mode.

● Vehicles with an automatic climate control system will default to either a heating or cooling mode depending on outside and cabin temperatures. See “Remote start logic” in the “Monitor, climate, audio, phone and voice recognition systems” section for more information.

● Vehicle equipped with heated seats may have this feature come on during a remote start. See “Heated seats” in the “Instruments and controls” section for more information.

Laws in some local communities may restrict the use of remote starters. For example, some laws require a person using remote start to have the vehicle in view. Check local regulations for any requirements.

Other conditions may affect the function of the Remote Engine Start feature. See “Conditions the remote start will not work” in this section for additional information.

Other conditions can affect the performance of the Intelligent Key transmitter. See “NISSAN Intelligent Key® System” in this section for additional information.

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 expect ...

Remote engine start operating range
The remote engine start function can only be used when the Intelligent Key is within the specified operating range from the vehicle. When the Intelligent Key battery is discharged or strong radi ...

Other materials:

Fender protector
Removal and Installation 1. Fender protector 2. Fender protector side cover A. J-clips B. Clips C. Center mudguard screw a. Sheet metal nut REMOVAL 1. Remove the engine under cover. Refer to EXT-34, "Removal and Installation". 2. Remove the screw from center mudguard. 3 ...

Can communication circuit
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Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle)
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