2004 Volvo XC70 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2004 Volvo XC70 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

Remote key fob grant easy access to your XC70. If the key fob battery is weak or dead you will not to be able lock doors remotely. In this article, we explained how to open Volvo key fob and replace a weak or dead battery DIY. If you choose to do it at home near XC70, follow our guide, but first make sure you have tools and materials required.

What size battery does 2004 Volvo XC70 keyless entry remote take

Prior to open key fob check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and CR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny coin battery installed in the your key fob. Gently try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Battery must be placed with the same polarity as was an old. Your remote key fob will not work if you mistakenly put battery wrong way.

After the new battery installed, check keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote case firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Keyless entry remote of Volvo XC70 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Usually, after remote key fob battery replace, reprogramming not required. Don't be scare of this procedure, because often it's described in user's manual.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2004 Volvo XC70 key yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our guide.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in key fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of modern cars at least once in 4 years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your Volvo XC70: key fob buttons not working, low key battery indicator on dashboard, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and signal strength reduced.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2004-2007 Volvo XC70