2012 Volvo S60 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2012 Volvo S60 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob grant easy access to your Volvo. If the remote key fob battery is discharged you not to be able unlock car remotely. In this post, we explained how to disassembly your car keyless entry remote and replace your Volvo key battery step by step.

What type battery does 2012 Volvo S60 remote key fob required

Replacing batteries in keyless entry remote require two CR2430 batteries and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • 2xCR2430 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A coin battery installed in the your keyless entry remote. Move the key out of the way if it is in the remote key fob.

Delicately try to open your key with pry tools. Replace CR2430 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with new one CR2430. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check position on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, make sure that all functions works by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to put the two halves in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob shell firmly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of keyless entry remote disassembly

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Volvo S60 require 2xCR2430 batteries. Price for CR2430 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

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

Yes, you can change battery in your 2012 Volvo S60 keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty easy with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the car and the service station.

You should replace batteries inside key fob of modern cars at least every 4 years. The lifetime of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These symptoms will warning you that it's perhaps time to replace battery in your 2012 Volvo S60: 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:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49266
  2. Models: 2011-2018 Volvo S60