I think since you have the exact same model as me eg the 1. Safety and crash data from and. . Dealer of course made no mention of this problem. I have been stranded 5 times in the past two days not including all the other times.
Once it's in that mode, all I have to do is pull the Steering lock fuse, right? Start engine do not put in gear step outside of car and manually turn wheels left and right by hand. That's how it's done on the 370Z. Nissan knows this part is faulty and refuses to pay for the item. The dealership told the repair shop what needed to be done to fix the problem. The repair shop replaced the steering column and the car would crank. Not only the ignition interlock but also with the accelerator.
But my question is this; if I remove the whole key assembly, will that just keep the steering wheel from locking, or is there another assembly that does that part? My car was doing just fine. Is there something I can do to disable it permanently aside from just breaking a key off in the cylinder and leaving it on run. Just a thought, if you haven't already tried it. When I went to leave for lunch the car would not start. At first we thought it was the brake switch again, we had that replaced a few years ago, but after doing some reading it seems it is the steering lock.
This is obviously a problem that Nissan should address and is not something that their customers should have to pay for. 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. If you or anyone you know has had this same issue on the same model please comment below so that we can get in touch with you. I got back to my car opened the door went to start the car and it would not start. If enough people share this level of detail they may open an investigation on this issue and demand a recall. You have all the relevant info and have it all sorted with the right understanding.
Correction: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will replace both left and right side front strut insulators free of charge. Your repair definitely occurred while that warranty was in effect. Head lights come on, but the window will not come down or radio will not come on. If you do not give them the vin number of the car the correct lock may not be given to you. I am stating only one. Whelp, I tried the hammer method along with moving the steering wheel up and down for a few hours the other night, and nothing. I called Nissan Customer Affairs who flat out told me no, it was not covered because the extended warranty date had passed.
If you need further help, reach me via phone at Jul 19, 2014 Make sure your brake lites work? The problem won't occur while driving, but the problems that do occur have caused owners a ton of grief and expense. I Googled the issue and found out it was a steering lock problem. Make sure you unplug the wires of the air-bag. I really like Nissan overall, but this is junk. Never would I have thought in my life I would be grateful to have an airbag smash my face. I will know everything by tomorrow and will keep you guys updated! My foot was to the floor and nothing.
Odd thing about it, is I was planing on removing the fuse today. I will never buy or lease another Nissan Again. If you have previously paid for repairs to your Electronic Steering Column Lock, you can submit a request for reimbursement on this website by clicking on the Reimbursement Form tab. I called the local Nissan dealer — they immediatly thought it could be the steering lock module if that was it I would have to have it towed. Thanks In Advance That sucks. I purchased a 2010 Versa 1. What are the chances of the steering column lock, brake lock, and electronic security system all going out, individually, at the same time.
The service should take less than one 1 hour to complete, but your Nissan dealer may require your vehicle for a longer period of time based upon their work schedule. Please help with any info as to if anyone can point me in the right direction. Any who turns out it's because the steering lock control unit needs to be replaced. Been driving on borrowed time. The same part was recalled for the Nissan gtr why not own up to your crappy part and take care of the customers. I just got off the phone with my dealer.