Green key indicator light stays on
2008 Nissan Qashqai

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elizabeth61
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Mar 24, 2013 (8 years ago)
Bought car second-hand last January. In September, whilst out with family, car refused to start after our first stop. Jump started and went off for lunch. Again wouldn't start, so jumped again, off to garage and new battery bought. Everything okay until today, when again it refused to start after visiting my brother. Jumped it again, but obviously there is an electrical fault somewhere. The green key indicator light stays on, and could not find anything in the manual, so not sure if this should always stay on, or whether this is anything to do with the battery problem - or just a coincidence. Anyone any ideas, or had the same problem?

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Car: Nissan Qashqai
Model Year: 2008
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
Legend
19,364 points

Mar 24, 2013 (8 years ago)
From a Nissan manual,

From the manual:

The Intelligent Key continually consumes
battery power as the key receives
a signal to communicate with the vehicle.
Battery life of the Intelligent Key is
about 2 years, although it varies depending
on the operating conditions.
When the battery of the Intelligent Key
is low, the green blinking key warning
light goes out about 30 seconds after
the ignition switch is turned to ON. If the
battery runs down, replace it with a new
one.

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