How much does a Volvo replacement key cost?

How much does a Volvo replacement key cost?

How much does a Volvo replacement key cost?

To replace a Volvo key ranges between $200-$1200. However, that price may vary depends on the availability of code, type of key (chip, fob, “push to start”, remote), your location, time of day, and more.

How do I get a replacement Volvo key?

A list of independent repair facilities and/or locksmiths known to Volvo that can cut and code replacement keys can be found:

  1. on Volvo’s website
  2. by calling Volvo Customer Care 1-800-458-1552.

Can you reprogram a used Volvo key fob?

You need to have the remote programmed with software. The car needs to be there, you can’t just mail the remote off. Join AAA and call them to reprogram your key, just have to be colorfull with your story.

How do you start a Volvo S60 with a dead key fob?

Insert the key fob into the ignition slot. This will turn off the alarm and allow the vehicle to be started as normal by pressing the Start / Stop button while depressing the brake. The vehicle will recognize the key fob even if the fob’s internal battery is dead.

Why are Volvo keys so expensive?

Why are Volvo keys so expensive to replace? Replacing BMW keys requires knowledge of the Volvo electronics system, which is among the most sophisticated systems in the automobile market. However, this customization also makes the process of replacing a Volvo keys more complex than it is with keys for other vehicles.

Can a locksmith make a Volvo key?

Go to a local locksmith to see if they can make Volvo keys for you. If the key you need made is not one that requires an immobilizer chip, then a locksmith will be able to make the keys.

Do you need to reprogram key fob after battery replacement?

After you have realized your key fob’s malfunctioning results from the dead/weak battery, you would need to buy a new replacement battery. The following steps would guide you on how you can easily reset your key fob, as the majority of the key fob does not function properly again when the battery has been replaced.

Can I drive my Volvo without the key?

With the 2019 Volvo XC40 arriving next spring, you’ll be able to grant a person access to the car via an app. The person borrowing the car will be able to access and start it all with a smartphone, so you don’t need to physically hand over a key. There’s no option to accept payment for use of the car just yet.

Who can program a Volvo key fob?

In the late 90’s Volvo started to add chips or transponders to their keys. These keys must be programmed by the Volvo dealer or a highly skilled Automotive locksmith.

Do Volvo keys have chips?

Volvo keys are made with transponder technology to protect the vehicle against theft. If a key is put into the Volvo ignition without a chip or with a chip that does not match up with the antenna immobilizer, then the vehicle will not start.

Is the key fob on a 2004 S60 AWD?

I recently purchased a 2004 S60 2.5T AWD. The car battery was dead on arrival and the key fob had no back and no battery. I’ve read where if either or both of these batteries are dead, I would have to have the key fob reprogrammed.

What happens if you lose your key fob on a Volvo?

On a different car (2005 XC70) that had actually lost key codes (this is as rare an occurrence as hen’s teeth). The DIM showed “starting prevented” and starter wouldn’t budge.

What’s the model year of a Volvo S60?

Help, Advice, Owners’ Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo’s stylish, distinctive P2 platform cars sold as model years 2001-2007 (North American market year designations). I recently purchased a 2004 S60 2.5T AWD.

Do you need a battery for a key fob?

The battery in the fob is for the remote buttons. The key itself for starting the car uses a transponder chip. No battery required. Oh, and don’t buy anything key or fob related from eBay.. it will be a waste of money. I’ve learned a lot about this recently as I just had two keys and fobs made for my car..