How to Open Your 2013 Volvo V60 Key Fob & Change Battery

How to Open Your 2013 Volvo V60 Key Fob & Change Battery

If your Volvo key fob is not unlock doors properly, the cell battery probably must to be changed. Yes, it is possible to change the battery in your remote key fob with our instruction. All you need is explained in this post.

What type battery does 2013 Volvo V60 key fob take

Before going to open key fob be sure that you have all required tools and materials: 2 CR2430 batteries and flat head screwdriver.
  • 2xCR2430 batteries
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your V60's key fob

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

Delicately try to open your keyless entry remote with pry tools. Replace CR2430 batteries with flat head screwdriver.

Replace 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 polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling fob’s case, make sure that all functions works by pressing buttons on remote key fob.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Delicately try to assemble the two halves together by hands from top to bottom. If your key fob body tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Video of key opening

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Volvo V60 use 2xCR2430 batteries. Price for CR2430 batteries are under $4-6 depending on the brand, size packaging and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

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

Replacing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2013 Volvo V60. Most of car manufacturers think about clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Auto repair shop's pricing for change the battery in key fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Keyless entry remote batteries in Volvo V60 should be replaced every three or four years, but this will differ based on their amount of use and battery quality. If your keyless entry remote reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop working and make trouble for you.

If your V60 fob's battery more than 4 years old, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors, signal strength reduced or has low key battery indicator on dashboard, in most cases battery replace in keyless entry remote needed. Currently installed battery is weak with a high probability, but if it's not fix, fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: KR55WK49266
  2. Models: 2011-2018 Volvo V60