Locking with the remote control key
Remote control keyThe figure is schematic - parts may vary depending on car model..
Press the remote control key button to lock.
The driver's door must be closed in order for the lock sequence to be activatedIf the car is equipped with keyless locking/unlocking then all side doors must be closed.. If any of the other doors or the tailgate is open, then these are not locked and their alarms armed* until they are closed. The alarm's movement detectors* are activated when all the doors and the tailgate are closed and locked.
Be aware of the risk of locking the remote control key in the car.
- A remote control key or Key Tag left in the car will be deactivated when the car is locked and the alarm is armed using another valid key. The "Deadlock" function is also deactivated. The deactivated key is reactivated when the car is unlocked.
- A Red Key left in the car will be deactivated even when the car is locked using Volvo On Call, and reactivated when the car is unlocked using Volvo On Call or by pressing the key's unlock button.
Locking when the tailgate is open
If the car has been locked while the tailgate is open, be careful not to leave the remote control key in the cargo area when the tailgate is closed and the car is completely lockedIf the car is equipped with keyless locking/unlocking and the key is detected inside the car, the tailgate will not lock when it is closed.*.
Unlocking with the remote control key
Press the remote control key button to unlock.
If none of the doors or the tailgate is opened within two minutes of unlocking, they are locked automatically. This function prevents the car from being left unlocked unintentionally.
When the remote control key does not work
Always try moving closer to the car and making another unlock attempt.
If it is not possible to lock or unlock with the remote control key, the battery may be discharged - in which case, lock or unlock the driver's door with the detachable key blade.