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Make your own Code Reader DIY!

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Thanks Py for posting this information. If you don’t have the diagnostic boxes and are having trouble with a commercial code reader your OBD-II port might not be exactly what your code reader is looking for. In this case, you can make your own code reader that you can use like the original diagnostic boxes. Page 2 of this thread explains how!

Code Reader DIY
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Bonus! 10 Interesting Volvo Facts

  • In Latin, the word Volvo means: I spin. Today however the nearest meaning is “I roll”.
  • Volvo was founded in 1924. The two founders were Gustav Larsson and Assar Gabrielsson.
  • The ÖV 4 is the first Volvo car. The first car was sell-ready in 1927. The 2-Liter, 4-cilinder car got the nickname: Jakob.
  • Volvo’s very first commercial vehicle was the Type-1 truck. The release year was 1928. In the same year, Volvo released the second car, the Volvo PV 651. Volvo manufactured a total of 1383 of both vehicles in the first year; of which automaker exported 27.
  • This trend saw a sharp rise in 1932 when Volvo released a good amount of 10,000 vehicles, both trucks and cars.
  • The company, however, started making a large-scale profit from the year 1935. The first luxurious car by Volvo was the PV36, which could carry six passengers at a time. The design of this iconic car paved the path for future Volvo cars to come. I came in the market with a price tag of 8,500 Swedish kronor.
  • Volvo touched a landmark in 1941, with the sale of its 50,000th vehicle; this is a unique achievement considering the time when WWII was in full swing.

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3 Comments

Jose Jimenez says:

my volvo is s70 GLT turbo ; and the car shows the check engine light, the code is po172
system too rich (bank 1) . can you please help me ,were to start so i can fix this problem. thanks for your help.

John E. Palmer says:

Need help and advice in diagnosing an ABS brah
ke fault

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