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No Keys 2001 S80 options?

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Hey all, Long time reader but dont post much.

I recently got an 05/2001 manufacture S80 2.9 held ransom during a nasty divorce back from where it had been stored.
When I came to possess it there where books, keys etc but when we were finally able to pick the car up this was all gone and damage was done.
I ordered a key from Vin and it works a treat and im 90% through repairing and replacing vandalised items (Interior damage, wiper/Ind stalks kicked out stuff, sugar and so on) but this poor old girl wont start due to the new chip code being different.

Im hoping there is a bypass for this as my nearest dealer is nearly 200 km away and im not fussed about car immobilisation anyway plus every locksmith I spoke to said No Volvo's, cant do them.

Its not expensive to get the dealer to sort the ECU side but its a 200 km tow on a weekday etc and I still would have to get key fobs (Key and Fob are separate items)

Im looking forward to putting some miles on this old girl as she drove really nicely before this crap went down (Not my wife BTW) and my 740 dailies are racking up the miles.

Cheers
Tony
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Re: No Keys 2001 S80 options?

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Go to eBay. There are mail-in services where you send the immobilizer. They program the key if you have one or a new key(s). Then mail it all back to you. About $200 here in the U.S.

Watch the product locations as you go through the listings. You might find one local.
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Cheers Rick,
Already found the guys in Staten Island who seem to be the best at it but theres nothing in Australia and believe me I looked.
My last option is to chat to a guy that does Legit Tunes, Polestar etc but also earlier 850/S70 etc and see if he has a workaround.
Pulling the PCM/ECU in an S80 is a massive pain and doing that, paying $300 plus AUD plus Fedex just isnt worth it but I thought id check here to see if anyone had a VIDA Dice workaround or a plug n play OBDII solution.
Being new to the Y2k plus models doesnt help lol
89 740 Wagon
88 740T HP
97 850
99 V40T
99 S90 (Last of the RWD)
01 S80 2.9
73-77 W116 D and K jet Mercedes
73 C107 D jet 350SLC Mercedes
71 Chrysler Valiants x 2
83/84/86 Range Rovers x 3
And....... A Mini
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bricklurv wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 7:01 am I thought id check here to see if anyone had a VIDA Dice workaround or a plug n play OBDII solution.
If you have a DiCE unit. Yagger in Belarus has done key programming over the internet. You would need to get the details from him. He probably can provide a mail-in service but, I don't know if he does. There might be a repair shop in Australia that uses his services.
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2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000.
2004 S60R, B8444S TF80 AWD.
2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0.
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RickHaleParker wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 12:41 pm
If you have a DiCE unit. Yagger in Belarus
Yagger in the California. :D
Yes, we can offer online service.
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yagger wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 1:10 pm Yagger in the California. :D
Yes, we can offer online service.
You flying the Belarus flag throw me off.
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2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000.
2004 S60R, B8444S TF80 AWD.
2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0.
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RickHaleParker wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 1:56 pm You flying the Belarus flag throw me off.
Yes, I am from Belarus, but now, I leave in California. ))
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Re: No Keys 2001 S80 options?

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yagger wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 1:10 pm
RickHaleParker wrote: Thu May 21, 2020 12:41 pm
If you have a DiCE unit. Yagger in Belarus
Yagger in the California. :D
Yes, we can offer online service.
Thank you!
If this works out I have more work for you Yagger, In Australia it is Dealer or nothing.

I will contact you in the next few weeks.
89 740 Wagon
88 740T HP
97 850
99 V40T
99 S90 (Last of the RWD)
01 S80 2.9
73-77 W116 D and K jet Mercedes
73 C107 D jet 350SLC Mercedes
71 Chrysler Valiants x 2
83/84/86 Range Rovers x 3
And....... A Mini
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