2012 Volvo XC70 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

2012 Volvo XC70 Key Fob Battery Replacement Instructions

Key fob allow access to your Volvo. Once the remote key fob battery is discharged you not to be able open car from distance. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. Everything you need is outlined in this article.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

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

Step by step guide

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

Gently try to disassemble your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Replace 2xCR2430 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Change old batteries with fresh 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that all is functioning by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

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

Video of keyless entry remote opening

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Volvo XC70 require 2xCR2430 batteries. Price for CR2430 batteries are under $6 depending on the type, size packaging and brand you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Key fob 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 2012 Volvo XC70 keyless entry remote yourself. Most difficult part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our instruction.

Dealer service price for change the battery in keyless entry remote is from 50 to 600 dollars depending on the make.

Key fob batteries in Volvo XC70 should be changed every 3-4 years, but this will vary based on their amount of use and build quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your XC70 has low key battery indicator on dashboard, key fob buttons not working, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or signal strength reduced, it's probably battery change inside remote key fob required. Installed battery is dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49266
  2. Models: 2008-2016 Volvo XC70