The videos and instructions on this page will help any Volvo owner learn how to open the hood in their car. This applies to S60, V70, XC70, XC90, S40, V50, C30, C70, S80, XC60.
- Open the driver's door. If the car battery is dead, use the metal key that is inside your keyfob to unlock the driver door.
- Locate the hood release under the dashboard on the driver's side.Another picture of Volvo hood release. Sometimes the hood release is deep down under the dashboard and has a RED handle. Pull the hood release to pop open the hood.
- Go to the front of the hood and press on the hood latch by sliding your hand under the hood.On some models, the latch is at the center front of the hood. In this Volvo XC60 the hood latch is front corner of the hood by the driver's headlight.
- Lift up the hood and ensure that it will stay up on its own.