Replacing batteries in the remote key/ PCC

Replacing batteries in the remote key/ PCC  - Remote key and key blade - Locks and alarm - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

The battery/batteries in the remote key/PCC should be replaced if:

  • The information symbol lights up and a text appears in the information display. and/or
  • the vehicle's locks repeatedly do not react when a button on the remote key/PCC is pressed within approximately 60 ft (20 m) from the vehicle.

Battery type CR 2430, 3 V (one battery in the remote key, two batteries in the

Battery type CR 2430, 3 V (one battery in the remote key, two batteries in the PCC)

Opening the remote key/PCC

1. to the side. Slide the spring loaded catch to the side.

of the remote key. Pull the key blade straight out of the remote key.

2. the hole behind the spring loaded catch and carefully pry up the cover. Insert a small screwdriver in the hole behind the spring loaded catch and carefully pry up the cover.

NOTE NOTE

Turn the remote key with the buttons upward so that the batteries do not fall out when the cover is removed.

Replacing the batteries

CAUTION

When handling batteries, avoid touching their contact surfaces as this could result in poor battery function in the remote key.

3. Note the position of the battery's (+) or () sides.

Remote key (one battery)

1. Use a screwdriver to pry out the old battery.
2. Insert a new one with the (+) side downward.

PCC (two batteries)

1. Use a screwdriver to pry out the old batteries.
2. Insert the first new battery with the (+) side upward.
3. Insert the plastic spacer over the battery. Insert the second new battery on top of the plastic spacer, with the + side downward.

Re-assembling the remote key

1. Press the remote key's cover into place.
2. Hold the remote key with the slot for the key blade up.
3. Carefully slide the key blade into its groove.
4. Gently press the key blade in the groove until it clicks into place.

Old batteries should be properly recycled.

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