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What size heatsinks do I need for CEM?

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What size heatsinks do I need for CEM?

Post by volvodork » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:35 am

Finally happened to me on hot/humid day on drive to work: Limp mode which went away after car cooled off for drive home. Pretty sure it's the 2001-2204 CEM overheat issue and want to do the chip heatsink and shield removal. I think the size for the big chip is 22mm as mentioned in posts, but what is the size for the flash chip others have mentioned but didn't see a size for it. Want to do both while I'm in there. Might even put in the box fan for good measure since it's already exhibited problems.
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Re: What size heatsinks do I need for CEM?

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:38 pm

Did you get codes when went into Limp mode? I have been having limp mode on hot days on 2001 V70, have not heard that 2001 models had known CEM over heat issues. My codes indicate a problem with Canbus signal to ETM.



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Re: What size heatsinks do I need for CEM?

Post by volvolugnut » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:55 pm

For heat sink size and details see:
https://www.volvoxc.com/forums/showthre ... 04-CEM-CPU
Lots of info here on what and where to buy.
For my situation, after many times of hot start failures and limp mode, I will be getting Xemodex to remanufacture my CEM. Today it failed to idle without surging after cooling over night at CEM temperature of only 74F. I removed the CEM this morning and contacted Xemodex.
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Re: What size heatsinks do I need for CEM?

Post by abscate » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:58 pm

Thanks for digging up that’s post, lugnut


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