What is DiCE?

DiCE is the Middleman DiCE is electronic hardware that connects your Volvo to a computer running Volvo diagnostic software called VIDA. It allows two-way communication between VIDA and a Volvo car, primarily to enable a mechanic to either get diagnostic information from the Volvo to fix a problem, or to update the Volvo with the… Read the full article…

XC60 – Buy Extended Warranty?

MVS Volvo Forums member chapel is thinking about buying a 100k mile XC60 and putting a $3k extended warranty on it. Smart? Wife and I are thinking of getting a 2010 T6 R-design It’s just about to pass 100k miles and we’re looking at possibly getting an aftermarket warranty So for a 5 year plan… Read the full article…

How to Buy a 1997-2000 Volvo XC70

MVS Contributor theWIFEs_S70 is thinking about buying a AWD P80 Volvo. So what should he look for? What are this model’s gotchas? Hey guys, just wondering, what gives with these XCs. http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/cto/5691539787.html I know 4-wheel drive vehicles are more expensive to own. And get less gas mileage, especially in the city. But this price almost… Read the full article…

Rare Yellow T-5R For Sale

Yellow T-5R

Here’s a rare Yellow T-5R for sale for sale on Craigslist by a MVS Volvo Forums member Euro_Hobbs: This car was to be my ultimate baby, I’ve owned it a little over a year, I wanted one for years and finally came across one locally, unfortunately with my job and location I do not have the… Read the full article…

How to Buy a Volvo V50

Interested in a Volvo V50? Here’s a few comments and tips by owners on how to buy a Volvo V50… MVS Forums member mathy221984: A few things I would check are the: Suspension (drive over speed bumps and listen for cluncks) which could be something as simple as a spring seat or a strut. Motor… Read the full article…