Where is the steering lock fuse on a 2009 Nissan Altima?
Pop your hood and remove the top of the fuse box on the driver side. There is one clip in the front and one in the back. Once the lid is off, turn it over and there should be a diagram of which fuses control which function. Look for “STEERING LOCK” which is a red 10A fuse and remove it with the pliers.
How do I get my 2009 Nissan Altima out of theft mode?
To reset the security system or immobilizer in Your 2009 Nissan Altima depress the key fob’s panic button for five seconds. Then press the lock button twice standing 10 feet away from the vehicle. Now depress the unlock button twice. Your immobilizer should be reset.
How do I get my car out of steering lock?
The steering wheel lock is directly connected to the ignition cylinder. To unlock your steering wheel, use your left hand to wiggle the steering wheel left and right with significant force. At the same time, use your right hand to turn the ignition key from the LOCK position to the ACC (accessory) or START position.
How do you unlock the steering wheel on a 2009 Nissan Altima?
To lock your steering wheel intentionally, follow these quick and easy steps:
- Turn off your car and take the keys out of the ignition.
- Turn the steering wheel one way or the other until you hear a click.
- Your steering wheel will lock until you return, unlock the steering wheel, and start your car.
How do I get my Nissan Altima out of anti-theft mode?
First You will need to lock the vehicle using the key in the driver’s door and then unlock it using that key as well. Next You will need to put the vehicle in the on position without the engine running and wait for the antitheft light to turn off. This can take up to 5 minutes.
How do you know if your car is in anti-theft mode?
If the security or anti-theft light is flashing when you attempt to start your car, and the engine does not crank or does not start, you have an anti-theft problem. The system may not be recognizing your key or keyless entry signal, or there may be a fault in the anti-theft module, keyless entry system or wiring.
Why does the steering wheel lock when the car is off?
Your steering wheel is likely locked because there was a bit of force on the wheel as you turned the car off last. Unlocking it will require using the ignition key in the same way you would when starting the vehicle. If the key will turn and start the vehicle, the wheel will unlock with the ignition cylinder.
How do you unlock a steering wheel without the key?
You must have noticed that the steering will lock when you turn off your car and remove your key. So, to unlock your steering wheel on a push start button, you have two options. You can try depressing the brake and press the push start button once while moderately shaking the steering wheel back and forth.
Why does my steering wheel lock up while driving?
If your steering wheel locks up while the car is in motion, perhaps the most likely culprit is a lack of power steering fluid, or dirty power steering fluid. If damage has caused the system to spring a leak, this could lead to a lack of fluid pressure in the system.
Are there any problems with the Nissan Altima steering lock?
Nissan agrees to ‘service campaign’ to fix 2009-2010 Nissan Altima and Maxima steering locks. March 7, 2017 — Nissan Altima and Maxima steering lock problems will be fixed for free after the automaker announced a “service campaign” for 243,000 model year 2009-2010 Nissan Altima, Altima Coupe, Altima Hybrid and Maxima cars.
What kind of steering lock does Nissan Maxima have?
Although not a recall, the service campaign will fix steering locks that have plagued Altima and Maxima owners for years and caused owners to send their bank accounts into shock. The cars are equipped with electronic steering column locks (ESCLs) that lock the steering wheels when the Altima and Maxima cars are parked and turned off.
How to remove steering lock from Nissan genuine?
Unplug white clip by squeezing the top clamp and pulling. Excellent, now on the right side there are two break away screws on the right side. I read on a Nissan forum that you take a chisel and make an indent to place a flat head in.
Is there a problem with the steering lock?
The piece in question that was the problem… quoted by Nissan is the “steering lock.” Monday, 6 February 2017, I received a call from the dealership to confirm my car issue (lock steering) and the cost was going to be $1104 to repair, with my military discount the cost was $985.46.” – 2010 Nissan Maxima owner / Woodbridge, Virginia