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New battery on 99 Volvo 960 ,power but wont start,? security…

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New battery on 99 Volvo 960 ,power but wont start, ? security system reset?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Yes and no

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 960 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes ,checked fuses

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Volvo
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Volvo Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

There are quite a few things that can cause a no start condition, especially depending on exactly what is happening. If you do hear the alarm going off and the problem was caused by replacing the battery then it's just going to be a matter of pressing the unlock button on the key fob to disarm it, assuming everything is in working order.

What specifically happens when trying to start the engine?

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