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Repair Database Tag: ecu

February 10, 2015

Do our cars get used to one brand of fuel?

MVS Forums Member huzzsaba: Recently on a road trip, I filled up like I usually do at Canadian tire and got decent gas mileage that I usually get which is around 22 mpg. On the way back, I had to fill up at shell because there was no Canadian tire around, and I got the […]

Do our cars get used to one brand of fuel?
January 7, 2015

ECU Failure in a ’99 V70-XC

A rare ECU failure, something that’s becoming more common in Volvo P80 models as they age. Here’s what it looks like from a diagnosis viewpoint. 1999 V70XC I’m stuck – I need ideas.

ECU Failure in a ’99 V70-XC
October 25, 2014

Volvo 850 Repairs & Fixes

Here is a legacy list of various 850 repairs I’m moving to the VRD, for posterity. Replacement of entire sunroof system Member, atikovi was having trouble with the sunroof not working properly and decided to go to a junk yard and retrieve an entire unit- frame, motor, cables, etc. He then documented (with pictures) how […]

Volvo 850 Repairs & Fixes
October 23, 2013

Does my Volvo have Motronic 4.4?

Does my Volvo have Motronic 4.4?

Does my Volvo have Motronic 4.4?
August 20, 2013

SAS Delete Theory

For those of you who also own Volvo, you would be familiar with “SAS Delete”. Remember that virtually all European cars (Volvo, VW, Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche etc.) use the same setup for SAS, i.e., same Pierburg air pump, same air valve, similar ECU monitoring system.

SAS Delete Theory