Mechanics

REMOTE DOOR LOCK

1998 Volvo S70

Electrical problem
1998 Volvo S70 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 99992 miles

I recently had trouble removing the ignition key, but solved it by pusshing the gearshift harder to the park position. I then had the problem of turning the key to the engine start position, and solved that, at least for now by using WD-40 into the lock. At about the sme time I was unable to lock the doors with the remote without them immediately unlocking, tho I was able to lock/unlock all dooors and trunk with the key and with the lock/unlock button on the driver door. Aty the present time the door locks will not function with the remote, and I have two remotes and the batteries are new. Do the remotes require reprograming, or is there a fuse in the circuit that may cause the trouble. Thank you for any help you can provide to solve this problem. Bill
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Itchyfoot18@verizon.net
February 6, 2009.




Hello .. thanks for the donation .. much appreciated

Hope this helps .. let me know

PROGRAMMING REMOTE CONTROLS
Ensure all doors, hood, and trunk are closed. Turn ignition on and off at least 5 times in 10 seconds. Indicator LED should start to flash. Leave ignition on. Once indicator LED starts flashing, first remote control must be programmed within 15 seconds.
Press button on first remote control. Programming is acknowledged by indicator LED lighting for about 2 seconds. Indicator LED will then start flashing for 10 seconds. Program second remote control within 10 seconds while indicator LED is flashing. Turn ignition off. Test remote controls. Up to 3 separate remote controls can be programmed for vehicle.

SERVICE CAMPAIGN 83 - IGNITION SWITCH REPLACEMENT
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): GROUP 33, NO. 0002

Related Ref Number(s): GROUP 33, NO. 0002
ARTICLE BEGINNING
SERVICE CAMPAIGN NO: 83 D, STARTER/IGNITION SWITCH, REPLACEMENT
Model(s): 1998 Volvo S70, V70
Section: 3 - Electrical Systems & Instruments
Group: 33 - Starter Motor
Bulletin No.: 0002
Date: May 1998
REFERENCE
TP6001201, Section 6,7(60-64, 70-77) Front end, steering 850 1992-
PART REQUIRED
PARTS INFORMATION
Description Part Number Qty.
Starter switch94478041

STARTER/IGNITION SWITCH, REPLACEMENT
Remove
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
NOTE:The steering wheel does not have to be removed to replace the starter switch.

Release the lock for the tilt/telescope adjustment and pull the steering wheel toward the rear of the vehicle and lock the wheel in this position.
Remove the steering column covers. See Fig. 1 .
REMOVING ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS
Carefully separate the connector from the starter switch.
Remove the two screws that holds the starter switch to the ignition lock. Carefully remove the starter switch from the ignition lock.
INSTALLING IGNITION SWITCH
Before installing the starter switch; make sure that the center key hole in the starter switch is properly aligned with its corresponding dowl key in the ignition lock. Reconnect the wiring connector to the ignition switch.
REINSTALLING PANEL AND STEERING WHEEL COVERS
CAUTION:Route the wire harness for the starter switch so that no chafing and/or pinching can occur when reinstalling the steering column covers.

Reinstall column covers.
Reconnect battery.
Set radio code.
Fig. 1: Removing/Installing Steering Column Covers


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ADJUSTMENTS
GEARSHIFT CABLE
Shift gear selector lever to Reverse. Disconnect gearshift cable at transmission rod arm. Move transmission rod arm forward to "P" position. See Fig. 1 .
NOTE:DO NOT move transmission cable to adjust selector lever position. Transmission cable position must not be altered.

Ensure vehicle is in Park by attempting to roll vehicle. Move transmission rod arm to "R" (next position). Apply a small amount of grease to rod arm pin. Carefully reinstall cable on transmission rod arm. Ensure gear selector does not move during installation.
Move gear selector lever to Neutral. Push lever forward, but DO NOT touch lock button. Play should be felt. Move gear selector lever to Drive. Push selector lever backward, but DO NOT touch lock button. Play should be felt.
Fig. 1: Adjusting Rod Arm


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Dave H
Feb 6, 2009.
Hi Dave, Your previous instructions on how to program my remote was unsucessful, as I do not have a LED on the remote. There is only lock, unlock, and trunk. Must this remote be programed by a dealer, or can I do it? Thanks, Bill

This should work on your vehicle. The LED Indicator is on Top Center Of Dashboard. Not on the keyfob. You need to watch this indicator when programming and do the programming in the time specified or it will not work !

PROGRAMMING REMOTE CONTROLS
Ensure all doors, hood, and trunk are closed. Turn ignition on and off at least 5 times in 10 seconds. Indicator LED should start to flash. Leave ignition on. Once indicator LED starts flashing, first remote control must be programmed within 15 seconds.
Press button on first remote control. Programming is acknowledged by indicator LED lighting for about 2 seconds. Indicator LED will then start flashing for 10 seconds. Program second remote control within 10 seconds while indicator LED is flashing. Turn ignition off. Test remote controls. Up to 3 separate remote controls can be programmed for vehicle.

Dave H
Feb 7, 2009.
Hi Dave, No luck with the reprogram, as the LED light never came on after several tries. Any other things I could check? Tried sending this message before. Bill
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Hi Mike, Did you have any suggestions as to why my LED light didn't come on when trying to reprogram the remote? I've never had an anti theft device installed. Would that be the reason for the LED not coming on? No one has answered this evening except you. Thanks, Bill

Sorry didn't get back to you sooner. All 1998 models are fitted with the VGLA system. Try this test ! If this does not work, i'm afraid it will need a Volvo diagnostic tool to locate the exact fault ! Let me know

REMOTE CONTROL
Turn ignition switch to OFF position. Remove ignition key from ignition switch lock cylinder. Depress lock button on remote control 3 times within 5 seconds. Remote control is now reset. Unlock vehicle using remote control. If locks operate when lock button is depressed, system is okay. If locks fail to operate when lock button is depressed, go to next step.
Replace remote control batteries. Unlock vehicle using remote control. If locks operate when lock button is depressed, symptom has been repaired. If locks fail to operate when lock button is depressed, fault is still present.

LED CIRCUIT TEST
Turn ignition switch to ON position. Disconnect VGLA control module. If LED indicator goes out, go to step 3. If LED indicator light remains lit, go to next step.
Check for short to ground in Red wire between VGLA control module connector terminal B-4 and LED indicator connector terminal No. 1. See WIRING DIAGRAMS. Repair as necessary. Go to step 4.
Replace VGLA control module. See VGLA CONTROL MODULE under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION. Go to next step.
Turn ignition switch to OFF position. Reconnect all disconnected components. Turn ignition switch to ON position. Connect scan tool and use activation function to command LED light to come on (scan tool will display LED =). The LED should flash 3 times. If LED light flashes 3 times, symptom has been repaired. If LED does not flash 3 times, fault is still present.

VGLA CONTROL MODULE
Removal & Installation
Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove single Torx screw from driver's soundproofing panel below dashboard and remove panel. Locate VGLA control module under driver's side of dashboard, left of steering column. Slide control module to the left to release. Disconnect electrical connectors and remove control module. To install, reverse removal procedure.

Volvo Guard Lock and Alarm (VGLA) system contains a control module capable of controlling the functions of the alarm, the central locking system (power door locks), courtesy light and blower motor. Door key on driver's side has lock/unlock functions, as well as the ability to arm/disarm the anti-theft system in case of lost or damaged remote controls. Passenger's door lock cylinder is no longer available. Rotate driver's door lock key once to unlock driver's door only. Rotate driver's door key a second time within 10 seconds, and all doors and the trunk/tailgate will unlock.
Alarm system is activated by depressing LOCK button on remote control or by locking driver's front door or trunk using standard door keys. Central locking system's remote control, setting device and lock cylinder micro-switches send signals to central locking relay, which in turn sends a control signal to alarm control module. When alarm is armed using lock button on remote control, the indicator lights (parking lights) will flash once. When alarm is disarmed using unlock button on remote control, indicator lights will flash twice.
After 5 seconds of arming alarm with either key or remote control, indicator LED goes out and starts flashing. This indicates that alarm has been activated. If hood, trunk or any door is open when system is activated, LED will not come on. When doors, hood and trunk are closed, LED will start flashing to indicate that all alarm loops have been activated. Alarm is protected by input signals from standard door contacts, contact on hood catch, contacts on rear window, level sensor, glass break sensor and ultrasound sensors. Alarm controls output signals to starter immobilizer, indicator lights and siren. See Fig. 1.
Remote control will not function until ignition key is removed from ignition switch lock cylinder. If no door is opened within 2 minutes of depressing the unlock button, doors will automatically lock.
Another function of the VGLA module is activating the blower motor to dry the evaporator. If the A/C compressor has been activated for more than 4 minutes and the ignition switch is turned off, the VGLA control module activates blower motor after 50 minutes to dry evaporator core for 5 minutes to prevent odors from accumulating. When the fan is activated, the VGLA control module ignores signals from the ultrasonic sensors. Normally the movement of the air inside the vehicle would trigger the alarm system.

Dave H
Feb 8, 2009.
Hi Dave, Haven't tried this one yet. Waiting for my Brother-in-law to give me a hand. He's an electrician. Will let you know how it turns out after the 23rd. Of this month. Thanks, Bill


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