How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Volvo S80 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2012 Volvo S80 Key Fob

If your car key is no longer unlock doors correct, the cell battery most likely must to be replaced. In this article, we demonstrate how to disassembly Volvo keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery yourself. If you gonna solve to do it at home near S80, use this guide, but don't forget to check tools and materials required before you start.

What type battery does 2012 Volvo S80 keyless entry remote required

Prior to open keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 2xCR2430 batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 2xCR2430 batteries

Step by step instruction

A tiny button cell battery installed inside the your keyless entry remote. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Carefully try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change two CR2430 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Get new batteries and install it inside keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be installed with the same polarity as was an old. Your key fob will not work if you by mistake place battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by pressing buttons on circuit board.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. If your keyless entry remote shell tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volvo S80 use 2xCR2430 batteries. Most CR2430 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after keyless entry remote battery change, reprogramming not required. Key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Replacing your keyless entry remote battery is easy to do in 2012 Volvo S80. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote disassembly.

The cost to replace the battery in key can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Volvo S80 at least every 3-4 years. lifespan of battery differ on frequency of use, operating conditions and quality.

If your auto key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, has low key battery indicator on dashboard or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery replace in keyless entry remote required. Currently installed battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, remote key fob replace or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49266
  2. Models: 2007-2016 Volvo S80