Nissan / Infiniti Dead Key Fob Help: Part I, Getting In

Getting into Your Nissan or Infiniti

Retrieving the mechanical key

For a Nissan– and Infiniti-made vehicle, to remove the mechanical key, release Nissan Mechanical Keythe lock knob at the back of the Intelligent Key (remote control or ‘clicker’). Use the mechanical key in the driver’s door key cylinder to unlock the door.

And then in 2017, Infiniti introduced the QX30 AND a brand new key fob. At least to them. So, here’s the deal…


Infiniti Tapered KeyThe second key fob is the spitting image of the fob used by the Mercedes-Benz folks for years. A few old Chrysler Corp. (now FCA) vehicles use it too.

The fob (right) has a tapered tip at one end and a slide lever at the top of the key ring end (1). Slide the lever over and pull the key ring to retrieve the mechanical key.

Click here for video help with Nissan and Infiniti models and key fobs.


Continue to Part II, Getting Started …


* Keep these instructions with you in our Dead Key FOB App.  Search “Dead Key FOB” at your device’s store or click here.

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