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Nothing you can do , except make it worst . All vehicles from 2000 on have a transponder chip inside the key head . You need a factory or some other professional type scan tool to read codes in the theft - deterrent module . You can't guess an fix the problem . You can buy a launch scan tool for about $800.00 that would work. You need to know the code stored .

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NVIS (NISSAN VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM-NATS) PFP:25386 Description UBS00MOP ? If the security indicator lights up with the ignition switch in the ON position or "NATS MALFUNCTION" is displayed on "SELF-DIAG RESULTS" screen, perform self-diagnostic results mode with CONSULT-II using NATS program card. Refer to BL-102, "NVIS(NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System-NATS)" . ? Confirm no self-diagnostic results of NVIS (NATS) is displayed before touching "ERASE" in "SELF-DIAG RESULTS" mode with CONSULT-II. ? When replacing ECM, initialization of NVIS (NATS) system and registration of all NVIS (NATS) ignition key IDs must be carried out with CONSULT-II using NATS program card. Therefore, be sure to receive all keys from vehicle owner. Regarding the procedures of NVIS (NATS) initialization aand all NVIS (NATS) ignition key ID registration, refer to CONSULT-II Operation Manual, IVIS/NVIS. SEF543X

2006 Nissan... | Answered on May 26, 2019


Check what other vehicles use that engine then Google again

2006 Nissan... | Answered on May 23, 2019


check if the silicon was correctly applied and if no water parth ways have been blocked or try using VECTORREINS SILICON

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 07, 2019


Check that your brake lights work as the brake light switch sends a signal to release the shifter lock solenoid .

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Jun 16, 2018


Have your temperature sending unit/sensor checked for proper operation, it may not be working and not placing the engine into cold start mode so it will start easily. This is like the old style automatic choke that's stuck open.

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 26, 2018


It could be your thermostat inside your radiator hose. They are a common thing to fail, but luckily relatively cheap and easy to DIY with some automotive background.

Thermostats usually work with a spring that allow them to have a closed "door" while your car is still cold working its way to optimum operating temperature. (Usually around 200°F depending on vehicle. You can check with a parts store for your thermostats rating) Once hot the thermostat opens to keep the engine from continuing to get hotter to the point of overheating.
When a therm. gets stuck in the open then your vehicle will usually not allow cabin heat in efforts of keeping emissions down. Cold running engines produce more hydrocarbons = not environmentally friendly.
This could also trigger a code that could set your check engine light. Before you go changing anything you should stop at an auto part shop where they can check what codes are stored for free. Codes aren't black and white though so do some research after as well.

A bad thermostat would set codes such as

•P1221
•P0128

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Nov 19, 2017


Where is the fuel filter on a 2006 Nissan xterra?

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 24, 2017


Does your car overheat too?
If so, you could have a faulty thermostat, an air pocket in your cooling system or maybe even a leak somewhere. My truck's heat would only work while I was driving, then stopped working altogether while the engine started to overheat. I changed the thermostat, then the heat would blow hot/cold/hot/cold, I didn't realize you had to bleed the air out of the system after changing the thermostat. I did that and now the heater and engine run great.

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Aug 26, 2017


Disconnect the battery to take all the power out of the ECU. Check each fuse manually buy pulling each one. Wait two hours, put the key in the ignition but not turned, and reconnect the battery. Wait a further 15 minutes. The ECU and antitheft system will be reset. Cross fingers and start the vehicle.

2006 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 07, 2017

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