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Chapter 6 - Locks and alarm


pg. 87 Locks and alarm


Remote control and key blade 88
Locking and unlocking 92
Locking the glove compartment, Child safety locks 93
Alarm 94

pg. 88 Remote control and key blade

Remote controls
Two remote controls that also function as ignition keys are provided with your car. The remote controls contain detachable metal key blades for manually locking or unlocking the driver's door and the glove compartment.

USA - FCC ID: LTQVO315TX

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Canada - IC: 3659AVO315TX

Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Loss of a remote control
If either of the remote controls is lost, the other must be taken with the car to a Volvo retailer. As an anti-theft measure, the code of the lost remote control must be erased from the system.
A separate label with the code of the key blade is supplied. Store the label in a safe place. Take the label to a Volvo retailer when ordering new keys. A maximum of six remote controls/key blades can be programmed and used for one car.

Immobilizer (start inhibitor)
Each of the keys supplied with your car contains a coded transponder. The code in the key is transmitted to an antenna in the ignition switch where it is compared to the code stored in the start inhibitor module. The car will start only with a properly coded key. If you misplace a key, take the other keys to an authorized Volvo retailer for reprogramming as an antitheft measure.

USA - FCC ID: LTQWFS 125VO

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following condition: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Canada - IC: 3659A-WFS125VO

Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

CAUTION!
Never use force on the narrow section of the remote control - this is where the transponder is located. The car cannot be started if the transponder is damaged.

pg. 89 Remote control and key blade




Remote control functions
1. Lock - Press the Lock button on the remote once to lock all doors and the trunk. The turn signals will flash once to confirm locking.
2. Unlock - Press the Unlock button on the remote once to unlock the driver's door. The turn signals will flash twice to confirm unlocking.
After a short pause, press the Unlock button a second time within 10 seconds to unlock the other doors and the trunk. A long press (at least two seconds) opens all side windows.

NOTE:

  • Flashing confirmation for locking and unlocking may be customized in the vehicle's Personal settings menu. See page 61 for more information.
  • The two-step unlocking function can be changed so that one press of the Unlock button unlocks all of the doors and the trunk. See Personal settings on page 61 for more information.
    3. Approach lighting - As you approach the car:
    Press the yellow button on the remote control to light the interior lighting, position/parking lamps, license plate lighting and the lights in the door mirrors (option). These lights will switch off automatically after 30, 60 or 90 seconds. See the Personal settings on page 62 for information about adjusting the time setting.
    4. Unlock trunk- Press the button once to unlock the trunk lid only.
    5. Panic alarm: - This button can be used to attract attention during emergency situations.
    To activate the panic alarm, press and hold the red button for at least 3 seconds or press it twice within 3 seconds. The turn signals and horn will be activated.
    The panic alarm will stop automatically after 30 seconds. To deactivate, wait approximately 5 seconds and press the red button again.

    NOTE: This button will NOT unlock the car.

    pg. 90 Remote control and key blade



    Removing the key blade

    Key blade
    The key blade can be removed from the remote control. When removed, the key blade can be used as follows:

  • To lock/unlock the driver's door
  • To lock/unlock the glove compartment (see page 92)
  • For valet locking (see the explanation in below)

    Removing the key blade
    Slide the spring loaded catch (1 in the illustration shown) to the side and pull the key blade (2) out of the remote control.


    1. Locking points, key blade in place 2. Locking points, key blade removed

    Reinserting the key blade in the remote control
  • Hold the remote control with the pointed end down.
  • Carefully slide the key blade into its groove.
  • Gently press the key blade in the groove until it clicks into place.
    The doors can be locked or unlocked using the detached key blade.
  • Turn the key in the driver's door lock once to unlock the driver's door only.
  • Turn the key again (within 10 seconds) to unlock the other doors and the trunk.
  • One turn with the key toward lock in the driver's door locks all doors and the trunk.

    Valet or service locking
    By utilizing the remote control with the key blade removed, the valet locking feature enables you to block access to the trunk and glove compartment for e.g. valet parking or when the car is brought to the retailer for service.

    pg. 91 Remote control and key blade

    With the valet locking function activated:

  • The vehicle's doors can be locked or unlocked
  • The engine can be started
  • The glove compartment cannot be unlocked
  • Access to the trunk is blocked (the trunk lid cannot be unlocked or opened, and the rear seat backrests are locked in the upright position)

    To activate the valet locking function:
    1. Remove the key blade from the remote control
    2. Turn the key blade 180° clockwise in the glove compartment lock to activate the function. (A message appears in the information display.)
    3. Give the parking attendant or service personnel only the remote control (with the key blade removed)
    Turn the key blade 180° counterclockwise in the glove compartment lock to deactivate valet locking.



    Weak battery in the remote control
    When the battery begins to lose its charge, the Information symbol in the instrument panel (see page 39) lights up and REMOTE BATTERY LOW VOLTAGE is shown in the information display.

    Replacing the battery in the remote control
    If the range of the transmitter is noticeably reduced, this indicates that the battery (type CR 2032, 3V) is weak and should be replaced. To replace the battery:
    1. Remove the key blade.
    2. Place the remote control with the keypad downward. Remove the screw (1) using a small slotted screwdriver.
    3. Remove the cover.
    4. Note how the + and - sides of the battery are positioned on the inside of the cover. The plus side of the new battery (marked on the battery) must face downward.

    CAUTION!
    When replacing the battery, avoid touching the electrical circuitry in the other half of the remote control.

    5. Pry out (2) and replace the battery. Avoid touching the battery and its contact surfaces with your fingers.
    6. Press the cover back into place and tighten the screw.
    7. Reinsert the key blade in the remote control.

    NOTE: The old battery should be disposed of properly at a recycling center or at your Volvo retailer.

    pg. 92 Locking and unlocking




    Locking/unlocking the car from the inside
    The switches near the door opening handles on the driver's and front passenger's doors can be used to lock or unlock all doors and the trunk, and to set the alarm.

  • Unlocking:
    Press in the upper section in the lock button. A long press (at least two seconds) also opens all the side windows.
  • Locking:
    Press in the lower section of the lock button.

    NOTE:

  • The doors cannot be opened by pulling up the lock button.
  • Each door can also be locked manually using the lock button on that particular door. This applies only if the car has not been locked from the outside.
  • The doors can also be unlocked (and the door opened) by pulling the handle in the door twice.

    Opening the trunk from the inside

    Opening the trunk from the inside
    U.S. models only

    The car is equipped with a florescent handle on the inside of the trunk lid, which can be used in an emergency situation to open the trunk from the inside.
    Pull the handle down to release the trunk lid. After use, the handle must be pushed back into its original position before the trunk can be closed.

    pg. 93 Locking the glove compartment, Child safety locks




    Locking the glove compartment
    The glove compartment can only be locked and unlocked using the detachable key blade on the remote control. See page 90 for information on removing the key blade from the remote control.

  • Unlock the glove compartment by turning the key a quarter of a turn (90°) counterclockwise. The key slot is vertical when the glove compartment is unlocked.
  • Lock the glove compartment by turning the key a quarter of a turn (90°) clockwise. The key slot is horizontal when the glove compartment is locked.



    Manual child safety locks, rear doors
    The controls are located on the rear inside edges of the doors, and are only accessible when the doors are open.
    Use the ignition key blade or a screwdriver to turn the control.
    A. When the slot in the control is in the horizontal position, the door cannot be opened from the inside. The door can be opened from the outside.
    B. When the slot in the control is in the vertical position, the door can be opened from the inside.

    pg. 94 Alarm

    The alarm system
    The alarm is automatically armed whenever the car is locked with the remote control.
    When armed, the alarm continuously monitors a number of points on the car. The following conditions will trigger the alarm:

  • The hood is forced open.
  • The trunk is forced open.
  • A door is forced open.
  • The ignition switch is tampered with
  • An attempt is made to start the car with a non-approved key (a key not coded to the car's ignition).
  • If there is movement in the passenger compartment (if the car is equipped with the optional movement sensor).
  • The car is lifted or towed (if the car is equipped with the optional inclination sensor)
  • The battery is disconnected (while the alarm is armed).
  • The siren is disconnected when the alarm is disarmed.


    The alarm indicator light
    The status of the alarm system is indicated by the indicator light on at the top of the dashboard (see illustration):

  • Indicator light off - the alarm is not armed
  • The indicator light flashes every two seconds - the alarm is armed
  • The indicator light flashes rapidly before the ignition is switched on - the alarm has been triggered. The message "ALARM TRIGGERED, CHECK CAR" will also be displayed.
  • Fault in the alarm system: If a fault has been detected in the alarm system, a message will be shown in the information display. Contact your Volvo retailer to have the alarm system inspected and repaired if necessary.

    Arming the alarm
    Press the LOCK button on the remote control, or press the central lock button on one of the front doors with the door open. One long flash of the turn signals will confirm that the alarm is armed.

    Disarming the alarm
    Press the UNLOCK button on the remote control or unlock the doors with the key control. Two short flashes from the car's direction indicators confirm that the alarm has been deactivated and that all doors are unlocked.

    Turning off (stopping) the alarm
    If the alarm is sounding, it can be stopped by pressing the UNLOCK button on the remote control or by inserting the key in the ignition switch.

    Audible/visual alarm signal
    An audible alarm signal is given by a battery powered siren. The alarm cycle lasts for 30 seconds.

    pg. 95 Alarm



    1. Disconnecting the sensors. 2. Not in use

    The visual alarm signal is given by flashing all turn signals and turning on the interior lighting for approximately 5 minutes.

    Temporarily turning off the accessory alarm sensor(s)
    In certain situations it may be desirable to turn off the accessory inclination and movement alarm sensors if, for example, you drive your vehicle onto a ferry where the rocking of the boat could trigger the alarm or if a pet is left in the vehicle with the doors locked.
    1. Turn the ignition key to position II and then back to position 0 and remove it from the ignition switch.
    2. Press the button (1). The LED in the button will remain on for one minute after the key has been removed from the ignition switch or until the car is locked.

    Important

  • The accessory sensors are automatically reconnected to the alarm system the next time the vehicle is unlocked and then locked again.
  • This function will not turn off the vehicle's standard alarm.

    U,S.A. FCC ID: MAYDA 5823(3)

    This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

    Canada IC: 4405A-DA 5823(3)

    Movement sensor DA5823 by Dynex Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

    pg. 96




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