How to program Volvo Homelink remote garage door opener

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo HomeLink ButtonsIf your Volvo is equipped with the homelink function, you can program your remote garage door to open with it instead of using the remote.

The Homelink panel is located in the driver sunvisor of your Volvo.

In order to program it follow this steps (be carefully as your garage door may open and close as you do it).

Step 1. Out the key in the ingintion and turn it to position II.

Step 2. Begin by erasing all 3 factory default channels. In order to do this, hold down the two outside buttons (buttons 1 and 3 in the illustration) on the HomeLink® Universal Transceiver for about 20 seconds, until HomeLink®’s indicator light begins to flash. Then release the buttons.

Step 3. Hold your hand-held transmitter (garage door opener, for example) 2 to 5 in. (5 to 12 cm) away from the HomeLink® surface, keeping the indicator light in view. For placement questions, contact HomeLink® toll-free 1-800-355-3515 (Internet:

Step 4. Using two hands, push and hold both your hand-held transmitter’s button and the transceiver button you wish to program. The indicator light will flash first slowly, then rapidly. Rapid flashing tells you the HomeLink® button has been successfully programmed. Release both buttons.

Step 5. If you are programming a rolling code-equipped device (e.g., garage door opener or entry door lock), refer to “Programming rolling codes” chapter below.

Repeat steps 3 and 4 to program the other two transceiver buttons.

If, after several attempts, you are unable to successfully train the HomeLink® Universal Transceiver to learn your hand-held transmitter’s signal, contact HomeLink® toll-free 1-800-355-3515 (Internet:

Programming a rolling code garage door opener

To train a rolling code garage door opener, follow these instructions after programming the desired transceiver button according to the 5 steps above. The help of a second person may make the process easier.

1. Locate the training button on the garage door opener motor head unit. The location and color of the training button may vary. If you encounter difficulty, refer to the garage door opener owner’s manual.

2. Press the “training” button on the garage door opener motor head unit until the “training” light comes on.

3. Press and release the programmed HomeLink® button. Press and release the programmed HomeLink® button a second time to complete the training process. Some garage door openers may require you to do this procedure a third time to complete the training.

The programmed button on your HomeLink® Universal Transceiver should now operate your garage door opener. The original hand-held transmitter can also be used, as desired, to operate the garage door.

This instructions work in Volvo’s equipped with Homelink function (models 850, S70, V70, C70, S90, V90, S40, V40, V50, C30, S60, V60, V70, XC70, XC60, XC90, S80)