How to Open Your 2012 Volvo XC90 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2012 Volvo XC90 Key Fob and Change Battery

If your car key fob is no longer open doors properly, the battery most likely must to be changed. In this article, we walks you through how to open your keyless entry remote and change your Volvo key battery.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Prior to disassembly keyless entry remote check all that you need: flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step instruction

Inside of your keyless entry remote installed coin battery. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to pry apart your key fob with pry tools. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh 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.

Before assembling fob’s case, verify that all functions works by pressing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob case for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

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Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Key fob of Volvo XC90 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Price for CR2032 batteries are under $4 build upon the size packaging, type and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery change. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can replace battery in your 2012 Volvo XC90 remote key fob yourself. Most difficult part is to disassembly fob’s case. It's pretty simple with our step by step guide.

The price to change the battery inside remote key fob can run anywhere $50-600 depending on the make and the service pricing.

You should change batteries inside key fob of Volvo XC90 at least every three years. The lifetime of battery vary on usage time, operating conditions and quality. Famous brands cells usually will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2012 Volvo XC90: key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced, multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  2. Models: 2004-2015 Volvo XC90