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Lost ignition key

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on the Volvo S80 model. Sometimes called an "executive car", the S80 was and continues to be Volvo's top-of-the-line passenger car.
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Lost ignition key

Post by mrlookn » Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:27 pm

Can i replace the ignition cylinder and key of a 2004 s80 for the cylinder in the 2001 s80

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Re: Lost ignition key

Post by abscate » Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:21 am

Keys on Volvos one 1999-on are electronically married to the vin in software, so swaps won’t work.

Programming will be required
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Re: Lost ignition key

Post by Fergy » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:37 am

You can (if not yet) but probably some coding will be needed (I was lucky as second hand s80 was have turned off key code.

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