Repair Database Tag: ecu

September 3, 2016

ECM Airflow Motor is Important

MVS Contributor oragex made a video speaking about the importance of the ECU/ECM airflow motor. ECM airflow motor is important for keeping your car’s computer cooled down as it draws air from the cabin compartment. These little motors go bad limiting the airflow but can easily be replaced! Caution

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October 16, 2015

Which ELM 327 To Buy?

So you want to use a phone or tablet to access your Volvo’s codes, reset procedures, and all the goodies you’re locked out of without an expensive scan tool. Since the age of dedicated scan devices is over, you can now use devices you have, like smartphones and tablets. But you need a bridge, something […]

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September 16, 2015

Bluetooth OBDII Connect To ECU

MVS Forums contributor ESL explains how to connect to your Volvo’s ECU via Bluetooth adaptors: Torque uses the standard OBDII emission diagnostics. If you can’t connect with Torque, the first thing I’d try to do with Torque is find a way to force it to use the ISO 9141-2 protocol. If you can somehow monitor […]

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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 […]

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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.

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