Richard1979
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new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 3:33 am

I have imported a Nissan Leaf from USA to Norway. The problem is that VIN number is not registrated in Europe. If I lose 1 of my keys, I cannot copy a other one. If I lose both, the car cannot be used anymore..
What can I do? Is it not possible to transfer the VIN number from US to Europe?

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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 4:38 am

Hi Richard, Did you get a 2011 with Tan interior from Meadowlands Nissan in NJ?
Richard1979 wrote:I have imported a Nissan Leaf from USA to Norway. The problem is that VIN number is not registrated in Europe. If I lose 1 of my keys, I cannot copy a other one. If I lose both, the car cannot be used anymore..
What can I do? Is it not possible to transfer the VIN number from US to Europe?
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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 5:22 am

I'd say...don't loose your keys.

Seriously, all these issue you're having should have been things you thought to inquire about BEFORE you decided to go the import route.
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Richard1979
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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 5:23 am

The car is 2011 and I bougt it from a seller in Nashville Tennesse. But the owner of the car live in Geoga

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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 7:30 am

Unless something has changed at Nissan within the last 15 years, you don't need both keys to re-program the car. When I bought a dealer-demo Maxima, they couldn't find the second key but the dealership got a new alarm key fob and new ignition key programmed to work with my car.
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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 8:43 am

Richard1979 wrote:I have imported a Nissan Leaf from USA to Norway. The problem is that VIN number is not registrated in Europe. If I lose 1 of my keys, I cannot copy a other one. If I lose both, the car cannot be used anymore..
What can I do? Is it not possible to transfer the VIN number from US to Europe?
I don't understand the need for two keys in order to duplicate. But, if correct, and you are prone to losing keys, the answer is simple. Get a duplicate while you still have both original keys. ;)
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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 3:17 pm

Today I have 2 keys, but if I lose 1 key, I really ned to duplicate a new one. The problem is that
Is not possible. Because the car is imported from USA to Norway (Europe).. The VIN number is not
In the Europeen database. Nissan here in Norway said that if Iose both keys, the car cannot be used anymore. That is a little scary.

What must be done is to move the VIN number and data from the US database to Europe..

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Re: new keys

Tue May 28, 2013 3:23 pm

It would probably be easier just to have a dealer in the U.S. make you one...
Richard1979 wrote:What must be done is to move the VIN number and data from the US database to Europe..
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Re: new keys

Wed May 29, 2013 8:12 am

TomT wrote:It would probably be easier just to have a dealer in the U.S. make you one...
+1
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Re: new keys

Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:38 pm

ebill3 wrote:
Richard1979 wrote:I have imported a Nissan Leaf from USA to Norway. The problem is that VIN number is not registrated in Europe. If I lose 1 of my keys, I cannot copy a other one. If I lose both, the car cannot be used anymore..
What can I do? Is it not possible to transfer the VIN number from US to Europe?
I don't understand the need for two keys in order to duplicate. But, if correct, and you are prone to losing keys, the answer is simple. Get a duplicate while you still have both original keys. ;)
I have a equipment that can handle it including decoding a PIN code for a immobilizer :D

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