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1997 850 Lost Key

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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1997 850 Lost Key

Post by Craigd2599 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:14 pm

Okay boys...
I think I know the answer to this one but:
Daughter lost her ignition key for her 1997 850. We only had one key for that car. How screwed am I?


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2007 S40 Previously: 2 850's and an S80
Waiting for that "R" model barn find

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Re: 1997 850 Lost Key

Post by RickHaleParker » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:27 pm

There is no chip for pre-99 cars so no programing.

A dealer or an authorized locksmith can order a pre-cut key from Volvo. They will need the VIN number and proof of ownership. Some can cut from VIN number onsite.
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.

Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.

Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, Plant Torslanda Sweden.
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1997 S90, B6304S, AW30-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4 - Sold

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Re: 1997 850 Lost Key

Post by misha » Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:45 am

You guys are lucky....EU cars have chipped keys from '96.


'97 850 2.5 20v /fully equipped/ Motronic 4.4 / polar white wagon
'91 Citroen XM 2.0 SI /fully equipped/mandarine red metallic
History of Volvos in the family:
'71 144 S
'73 144 De Luxe
'78 244 DL
'78 244 DL
'79 244 GLE
'85 340 GLS

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Re: 1997 850 Lost Key

Post by Craigd2599 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:34 am

RickHaleParker
Thank you sir!


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2007 S40 Previously: 2 850's and an S80
Waiting for that "R" model barn find

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