Locking and unlocking

Locking and unlocking using the remote key

Updated 1/31/2020

Locking and unlocking using the remote key

All doors and the trunk lid can be locked and unlocked simultaneously using the buttons on the remote key.

Locking with remote key

16w17 - SPA - Remote Key with buttons

The illustration is generic - details may vary according to vehicle model.

Press the button on the remote key to lock the vehicle.

To activate the locking sequence, the driver's door must be closedIf the vehicle is equipped with keyless locking/unlocking*, all side doors must be closed.. If any of the other doors or the trunk lid are open, they will be locked and the alarm will be armed once they are closed.

Note

Be aware of the risk of locking the remote key in the vehicle.

  • If the remote key or key tag is left in the vehicle, it will be deactivated when the vehicle is locked and the alarm set using another valid key. The key will be reactivated when the vehicle is unlocked.
  • If the remote key or Red Key is left in the vehicle, it will be deactivated even if the vehicle is locked using Volvo On Call, and will be reactivated when the vehicle is unlocked using Volvo On Call or another valid key.

Locking when the trunk lid is open

Note

If the vehicle is locked and the trunk lid is still open, make sure that the remote key is not left in the trunk when the trunk lid is closed and the entire vehicle is lockedIf the vehicle is equipped with keyless locking/unlocking and the key is detected inside the vehicle, the trunk lid will not lock when it is closed.*.

Unlocking with remote key

Press the button on the remote key to unlock the vehicle.

Automatic relocking

If none of the doors or trunk lid are opened within two minutes after being unlocked, they will automatically relock. This function reduces the risk of inadvertently leaving the vehicle unlocked.

Remote key not working

Note

Move closer to the vehicle and try to unlock it again.

If the remote key is not working to lock or unlock the vehicle, its battery may be discharged. Use the detachable key blade to lock/unlock the driver's door instead.


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