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2005 Volvo s40: it wont start or even turn..steering wheel..plastic

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I have a 2005 Volvo s40, and it won't start or even turn over. The car is telling me that there is a steering wheel problem and service is needed. When the plastic key is placed into the slot, it doesn't make its usual noise. Any advice?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Mike, volvo Tech replied 8 years ago.

I would suggest trying a hard reset and this involves taking the battery cables off and touching them together for aprox. 30 minutes. If this doesnt work you will have to take the car to a volvo specialist that has the VIDA computer system to see wha tis wrong. steering lock modules do go bad. try the reset first.

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