1998 Nissan Sentra Random Switch

Asked by Sep 21, 2010 at 03:55 PM about the 1998 Nissan Sentra GXE

Question type: General

My fiance and I recently bought this car from craigslist. A few days ago I noticed this random tiny switch on the drivers below and left of the hood open switch and near the door. I have no idea what it does and I really want to know! please email me if you know at c_quinn@cox.net

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It's likely a kill-switch, possibly installed alongside an aftermarket alarm. I'd have someone remove it, unless you're particularly concerned with it getting stolen by an idiot - any professional thief is going to look for just such a switch, or hotwire the car in such a way as to make that little switch irrelevant.

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