Volvo 850 Made from 1993 to 1997, this Volvo line was available in both a wagon and a sedan, both with were graced with several trim levels.

95' 850 GLT Key Fob Programing

Old 06-26-2018, 10:26 AM
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Default 95' 850 GLT Key Fob Programing

I picked up a 1995 850 glt a few weeks back and its running well, did 1400 miles on it just last week. However it was missing a key fob for locking the doors. So I talked to a more versed local who has had Volvos for years, he got his mechanic to give him a spare fob he had that "should work" it's black with horizontal button layout. So I checked the box behind the glove box and it is a CWTFWB1G and the used fob is a CWT5859Y?(it is very worn but I think that's right. I plan on picking up a new battery today if I get a chance. So first questions first is will this combo work? I tried getting the car ready to pair to remote and I cannot get the dash light to start blinking after the 5 key off\on cycle. I do know of one fault in the central lock system; the fuel door lock had been disconnected. It appears this was done as it doesn't unlock with the car when I hooked it back up for testing. I did reconnect the fuel door lock and try a few more tests that were still unsuccessful. Any tips?
Old 06-27-2018, 05:14 PM
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One FOB does not work on another vehicle.
Old 06-28-2018, 07:03 AM
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Tony, I've read in several posts on this forum and other sites that you can in fact use a fob from another vehicle. Just has to be from another 850 and match the FCC id. I was on looking to confirm if that id needed to match 100% vs partial. I know with some radio ids the first few digits are a manufacture and the last part is unique. I was checking to see if anyone saw any issue with the combination of ids I posted. The second part of my question had to do with the car not entering its "pairing" mode to allow for a replacement fob to be connected.
Old 07-01-2018, 09:11 AM
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Call dealer with your vin and theyll tell you which fob you need.
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