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Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly, Auto Service Technician
Category: Volvo
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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after leaving my volvo 240 for a while i reconnected the the

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after leaving my volvo 240 for a while i reconnected the the battery immediately the alarm went off and was unable to start the car i have had the car for over 10 years and did not know it had an alarm. hoping you can help me
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Volvo
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Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.


Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to
assist you with your question.

Try this,disconnect both battery cable ends and leave disconnected for 10 minutes,then reconnect the battery cable ends and put the key in the ignition and turn to the on position but do not start.Leave this way for 5 minutes then try to start,this should reset the system.
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Let me know if you need further assistance. Thank you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Suggestion no good had to call volvo electrician

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Ok. I'm glad you got the issue resolved. Thank you.