How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Volvo XC90 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2004 Volvo XC90 Key Fob

Remote key fob grant access to your Volvo. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead you not to be able close trunk or doors remotely. In this post, we walks you through how to open your key fob and replace your Volvo key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2004 Volvo XC90 remote key fob take

Before you start to open key fob make sure that you have all recommended tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin battery. Carefully try to pry apart your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Remove 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with new one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the charge cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

After the new battery installed, verify keyless entry remote functionality by pressing buttons. If everything working good, assemble your keyless entry fob's body in reverse order.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your keyless entry remote body for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to change the battery video guide

Volvo XC90 Key FOB Remote Battery Change CR2032

Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Volvo XC90 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2004 Volvo XC90. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery inside fob is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the brand and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Volvo XC90 at least every three or four years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, quality and operating conditions.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to replace battery in your Volvo XC90: low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2004-2015 Volvo XC90