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Remote control key/PCC - replacing the battery
The battery* in the remote control key may need to be replaced.
Remote control key - functions
The remote control key has functions such as locking and unlocking the doors.
Remote control key
Amongst other things, the remote control key is used for locking/unlocking and starting the engine.
Key positions - functions at different levels
To enable the use of a limited number of functions with the engine switched off, the car's electrical system can be set in 3 different levels - 0, I and II - with the remote control key. This owner's manual describes these levels throughout using the denomination "key positions".
The remote control key can be used to set the vehicle's electrical system in different modes/levels so that different functions are available; see Key positions - functions at different levels.
Type approval - remote control key system
Type approval for the remote control key system can be read in the table.
Remote control key - range
Remote control key functions (in its basic version) have a range of approx. 20 metres from the car.
Remote control key - losing
If you lose a remote control key then a new one can be ordered at a workshop - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.
Locking/unlocking - indicator
When the car is locked or unlocked using the remote control key the direction indicators confirm that locking/unlocking was correctly performed.
Remote control key - personalisation*
The key memory in the remote control key means that certain settings in the car can be individually adapted for different people.
Remote control key - electronic immobiliser
The electronic immobiliser is a theft protection system that prevents the vehicle from being started by an unauthorised person.