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Key stuck in position 1 and 111, wont start

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Key stuck in position 1 and 111, wont start

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So yesterday night, was about getting home, car suddenly lost power, everything went off, tried restarting, nothing works, found out the key wont move down to start and wont move to zero, tried to do the shift lock, still nothing, tried removing the battery terminals, still nothing, steering locked, battery new, jiggle the key, the parking lights come on, no radio,no power windows working. Its a 2007 c70, i need help.
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Re: Key stuck in position 1 and 111, wont start

Post by MoVolvos »

Looks like an older C70

07 S80 - Maybe
https://repairpal.com/my-key-fob-is-stu ... remove-309
jaurora on July 22, 2016
This happened to me with my 2007 Volvo S8 V8 when I was replacing the battery. The immobilizer was activated during the replacement (likely by accessing the interior to manually lock the car) & when I inserted the key to start the car, nothing happened & it kept the key. I went to the Volvo dealer for help and was advised to do a factory reset - disconnect both +ve & -ve leads from the battery and tie them together for 5 min. Reconnect & start. It worked. Note that just disconnecting & reconnecting one lead from the battery after the key was stuck did not work (I tried that before going to the dealer).


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