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Common problem, a small switch in the door lock breaks and does not activate the lock, all works from the key not remote, driver door recognises door not locked will unlock all doors, to repair you have to replace drivers door lock or just live with the key, I do
Chances are there might be a broken wire in one of the door boots that hold the wires...open ur pass. Door by the hinges,theres a rubber boot try wiggling it with your hand and run switches..try all doors
I had a similar problem w
recently bought 2003 S80.Several points: 1) Access your locking selonoid
through the trunk interior panel ... loosen a few hex bolts and slide
out for maintenance; 2) I fixed my lock by simply using light
teflon-based oil (like for bike chains). I exercised it a few times and
it works beautifully; 3) Not sure on your model, but gas door on the '03
unlocks when you push the associated release button under the headlight
control switch. It is not designed to unlock w the key (again, check
owners manual for your year). Hope this helps.
master_pre08-04-2007, 09:35 AMYeah,
the fuel door on my 2000 S80 is connected with the door locks. In order
for it to open you have to unlock all the doors to the car.
Sssnake08-14-2007, 03:39 PM
I removed the locking mechanism and applied a little silicon graphite
and now it works like a charm.
Try resetting the electrical system by locking and unlocking the doors with your key in the driver's door 5 times in a row. A service manager at a Volvo dealer showed me this after they did some work on my car and on the way home the sunroof wouldn't close.
I have a 2001 S80 that I have to reset the electrical system like this every time I disconnect the battery. All kinds of stuff stops working...sun roof, door locks, lights, radio, windows, etc. Just reset like described and everything should start working again.