In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Further to Mike's message there is a switch actuated by the door locking
> indicator button which is for actuation of central locking function. This is
> only on driver's door so that the driver's key can operate the central
> locking function. This has to be wired into the alarm or immobiliser
> circuitry for central locking to work from a remote fob.
> All the best, Peter.
> 700/900/90 Register Keeper,
> Volvo Owners Club (UK).
> "Mike F" <"mikef2316()"@allsttream.nett> wrote in message
> > "Don B." wrote:
> >> I have a 1995 940 sedan I'm trying to put keyless entry in.
> >> I was checking the drivers door lock and it has what appears
> >> to be the same actuator as the other doors but has to be
> >> shifted manually (to lock and unlock the door).
> >> Question: Is what's connected to that lock functionally the same
> >> if wired differently? Can I use it and just rewire in order to make it
> >> keylessly actuate the drivers lock? Or am I going to have to install
> >> another actuator?
> >> Or, should I just scrap the idea of having this convenience!
> >> Any help is always appreciated
> >> Thanks
> >> Don B.
> > While the "box" that contains the actuator (passenger doors) and the
> > switch (driver's door) look the same they're (as I've implied) not.
> > There is a combo switch/actuator that was used on the 780 models, and
> > maybe was included in some alarm kits. So you need to install some kind
> > of actuator, what's there is only a switch.
> > --
> > Mike F.
> > Thornhill (near Toronto), Ont.
> > Replace tt with t (twice!) and remove parentheses to email me directly.
> > (But I check the newsgroup more often than this email address.)
On the 7/900 cars, since the lock rod moves with the key as well as the
knob, one switch is used. The switch is really a proximity device that
triggers the relay to power the servos up or down.
The goal when driving is to miss the maximum number of objects.