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My key fob didn't work on 2004 s40. I changed battery still

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Hi. My key fob didn't work on 2004 s40. I changed battery still didn't work. I got in with metal key part. No alarm but car didn't start. No lights on dash came on but immobiliser light was flashing. Lights were in middle park setting. Is key damaged or car battery dead? Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Andy replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I am a Volvo dealership technician. I am going to try to help with your question. If the parking lights were left on, I would suspect a dead battery first in this case.

Expert:  Andy replied 1 year ago.

I would try to jump start the car. If it starts, I would have the battery tested and charged (or replaced if necessary)

Expert:  Andy replied 1 year ago.

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