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Key wont come out of the ignition on my volvo s70

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    2000 v70 wagon key is stuck its like the key mis not go all the way back or possible the transmission is not hitting a sencor correctly.I need to know this fix before I go pay big $$$$$$ to have this fixed. is this an ignition problem.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    The shiflock override button is not releasing. The center console shifts and can sometimes put pressure against the button and make it stick. Be careful if you try to pry it up, it may crack. If anything has ever been spilled near your gear shift it may promote the problem too. Mine had coffee with cream & sugar. Once detailed it hasn't occurred anymore.

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I had this problem when i pressed the shiftlock override and it didnt pop back out. try prying the shiftlock override out a little then try.

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Try some graphite lubricant spray in the ignition work key once key is out check key to see if it is even or replace key .good luck

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: The ignition key on my 1998 volvo S70 will not come out

Try a little wd 40.My T5 wouldn't let the key go when engaging PARK.A few squirts of wd 40 down the shift mechs solved the problem

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: volvo s70 radio code

what is the radio code for 1998 vovlo s70

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SOURCE: my s70 1198 volvo's radio says off what do i do??

You have to put the battery on a charger and leave the key turned to the accessory position, meaning the car is not running but the radio still displays off. You will have to wait approximately 50 minutes to 2 hours till the word "code" is displayed.Once that has occured, you can put in your code and it will work. Or you can drive around for that length of time until it says code and you will input the correct code and you radio will work. I did this on a long trip.

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