How to Open Your 2005 Volvo XC70 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2005 Volvo XC70 Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Volvo keyless entry remote isn't working properly, the battery likely needs to be replaced. In this article, you will benefit from knowing how to open Volvo keyless entry remote and change a weak battery DIY. If you gonna solve to do it at home near XC70, use this instruction, but don't forget to check everything you need before you start.

What is the battery remote key fob use

Before beginning disassembly key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: flat head screwdriver and one CR2032 battery.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Simple steps to change the battery in your car's key fob

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your remote key fob. Carefully try to open your fob with pry tools. Change one CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Now it's time to install new battery in keyless entry fob's case. 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, check key fob by pressing buttons. If everything is functioning, assemble your keyless entry fob's shell in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Inspect your key 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


Remote key fob of Volvo XC70 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the brand, type and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not needed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2005 Volvo XC70 key yourself. Most difficult part is to open fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

Car service price for change the battery in remote key fob is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Volvo XC70 at least once in 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's possible time to change battery in your Volvo XC70: signal strength reduced, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, low key battery indicator on dashboard and multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2004-2007 Volvo XC70