The electronic immobiliser is a theft protection system that prevents an unauthorised person from starting the car.

Each remote control key has a unique code. The car can only be started with the correct remote control key with the correct code.

The following error messages in the combined instrument panel's information display are related to the electronic immobiliser:

Insert car keyError when reading the remote control key during starting - Remove the key from the ignition switch, press it in again and make a new start attempt.
Car key not found

Error reading the remote control key during starting - Try to start again.

If the error persists: Insert the remote control key into the ignition switch and try to start again.

Immobiliser Try to start againError in immobiliser system during starting. If the error persists: Contact a workshop - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

For starting the car, see Starting the engine.