2000 VOLVO S80 LOST KEYS

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  • slkn2003
  • 2000 Volvo S80

Electrical problem
2000 Volvo S80 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 80000 miles

recently lost keys to car. Replaced with a new key. Dealership tells me that I have to have my car towed in to have software download in order that key will work. Is this true

Sunday, February 8th, 2009 AT 7:16 AM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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The European car insurance companies require cars to have an immobilizer that is able to read the key and if you have not initialized the key to the car, it will not work, so the answer is yes they are telling you the truth and need to have the key and the car to make it work.

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Sunday, February 8th, 2009 AT 9:59 AM

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