May 27th, 2007, 05:57 PM
Cellphones can disable Nissans
I saw an interesting article today.
I can see it now. Some pranksters creating such a device and placing it on or near the doors of the nissan dealership... That should do wonders for the test drives or potential customers.
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May 27th, 2007, 06:31 PM
May 27th, 2007, 08:31 PM
ack.....guess what make of car I have....
If the world doesn't stop annoying me I will name my kids ";DROP DATABASE;" and get revenge.
June 6th, 2007, 04:59 PM
Isnt that only for the cars that have the smart key? So if you dont have a new nissan aardpsymon dont worry :-)
June 6th, 2007, 06:43 PM
I guess women are more vulnerable as they tend to keep everything in a handbag?
I remember that causing problems on more than one occasion. They would put their handbag on the desk next to their VDU. If the VDU went south it would scramble their credit cards and stuff
June 6th, 2007, 06:50 PM
Haha dont you love technology! I love how they "cant be reprogrammed" but they can be altered from cellphones? Something seems wrong there.
I cant imagine what people say when it happens to them: "Oh no I have to actually turn the key!"
June 6th, 2007, 06:58 PM
I don't believe that they can't be reprogrammed. It is just that the user and dealer cannot do it, and it isn't worth the delay sending them to Nissan?
June 6th, 2007, 07:27 PM
The article says they cant be reprogrammed thats why I say that. You are right dealers probably cannot do it but it is possible. I would think it is since they are so sensitive from other interference.
Solution stop keeping your cellphone in the same pocket or purse as your keys and give dealers access to programming they i-keys.
June 6th, 2007, 07:43 PM
This isn't a big enough problem to make it economical to do anything more than provide replacements via the dealerships.
June 6th, 2007, 07:49 PM
I could see how in the wrong hands the machines that program them could be used maliciously. You would see people starting any car from a push of a button every where you go!
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