How do I reset my Volvo immobilizer?
If the immobilizer is activated, but it shouldn’t, you can reset it by disconnecting power to the Engine Control Module. Look at the fuse box in the engine bay or side of the dashboard. Find the fuse that says Engine Control Module (ECM) and unplug it for at least 5 min. Reconnect it and try to start the engine.
What is the immobilizer on a Volvo?
The electronic immobiliser is a theft protection system that prevents an unauthorised person from starting the car. The car can only be started with the correct remote control key.
What causes a Volvo S40 not to start?
The most common reasons a Volvo S40 won’t start are a dead battery, an alternator problem, or failed starter.
How do you fix an immobiliser problem?
Many immobilizer problems can be fixed simply by simply replacing the battery in the key fob. Many transponder keys depend on a small battery to relay the security code to the car immobilizer. Be careful replacing the battery so you don’t accidentally damage the transponder chip inside.
How can I start my car without an immobiliser?
You can bypass the immobilizer by placing the key in keyhole hence deactivating the car’s immobilizer to remote start. The added security with Mobokey allows the security to be activated as soon as the phone moves away from the car, so you don’t have to worry about car security.
Does Volvo xc60 have immobiliser?
The car is fitted with a system which makes it possible to track and locate the car and to remotely activate the immobiliser, which prevents starting the engine. The remote-controlled immobiliser with tracking system is activated. The car cannot be started. Contact Volvo On Call Service Centre.
How do you start a Volvo s40?
Hold the clutch pedal fully depressed. (For cars with automatic gearbox – Depress the brake pedal.) Press the START/STOP ENGINE button and then release it. The starter motor works until the engine is started or until its overheating protection triggers.