Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Key, locks and alarm / Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade

Volvo XC90: Key, locks and alarm / Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade

The detachable key blade can be used to unlock the vehicle from the outside, e.g. if the battery in the remote key is discharged.

Unlocking

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade Pull the front left-hand door handle to its end position to access the lock cylinder.

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade Put the key in the lock cylinder.

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade Turn the key clockwise 45 degrees so that the key blade is pointing straight rearward.

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade Turn the key blade back 45 degrees to its original position. Remove the key from the lock cylinder and release the handle so that it returns to its original position against the vehicle.

  1. Pull the door handle.
    • The door will open.

NOTE

When the door is unlocked using the detachable key blade and then opened, the alarm will be triggered. The alarm must be deactivated manually; see separate section.

Locking

The left-hand front door can be locked by inserting the detachable key into the door's lock cylinder.

The other doors have lock mechanisms in the side of the door that must be pushed in using the key blade. The door will then be locked mechanically and cannot be opened from the outside.

The doors can still be opened from inside.

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade

Manual door lock. This is not the child lock.

  1. Remove the detachable key blade from the remote key.
  2. Insert the key blade into the opening for the lock mechanism.
  3. Push in the key until it stops, about 12 mm (0.5 inch).

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade The door can be opened from both the outside and the inside.

Volvo XC90. Locking and unlocking with detachable key blade The door cannot be opened from the outside. To return to position A, open the door using the inside door handle.

NOTE

  • The door's lock controls only lock that specific door, not all doors simultaneously.
  • A manually locked rear door with activated child lock cannot be opened from either the outside or the inside. The door can only be unlocked using the buttons on the key, the central locking button, the keyless locking system * or Volvo On Call.

* Option/accessory.

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