How to replace door window switch Volvo vehicles

If your Volvo drivers window is not working, the problem could be a defective window switch.

In this guide, you will find step-by-step instructions on how to replace door window switch on Volvo vehicles. Replacing the window switch on most Volvo cars and SUVs is a very simple procedure and typically doesn't require removal of the door panel. 


  • Volvo window buttons no longer work
  • Door window switch buttons are dirty
  • You can roll Volvo window up but not down
  • You can roll Volvo window down but not up

Keep in mind that Volvo window may not work due to  broken window regulator or motor. 

What you will need


  • Dash trim removal tool


  • Use an interior trim tool and insert it on the side of window switch. You can also use a flathead screwdriver but be cautious¬†to not damage the door panel.¬†volvo window switch replacement


  • With the trim tool on the side of the switch, pull up on the window switch.¬†window switch removed volvo  XC70, V70, S60, S40, V40, V50, XC60, XC90, S60, S70, S80, C30 and even 240


  • Disconnect the wire harness from your Volvo window switch.replacing volvo drivers window not workingPress the small tab on the connector then pull it from the window switch.¬†volvo drivers door window switch connectors


  • Install the new Volvo window switch. First connect the electrical connector until you hear it "click", which means the connector has locked in¬†the switch. Next press the new Volvo window switch down firmly until it is flush with the door panel.¬†install window switch volvo XC70, V70, S60, S40, V40, V50, XC60, XC90, S60, S70, S80, C30 240


That's it. 

These instructions should help you replace window switch on Volvo vehicles such as XC70, V70, S60, S40, V40, V50, XC60, XC90, S60, S70, S80, C30, 240.

In most of these models, you don't need to remove the door panel. For models where you need to remove the door panel to remove the window switch, this article will help you remove the panel. 



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