MVS Volvo Forums Contributor kallekula put together a wonderful DIY on setting up DiCE on a MacBook Pro. Because DiCE runs on Windows, you must use Windows inside a virtual machine to make DiCE work on a Mac.
MVS Volvo Forums member -wj- has a 1996 Volvo 850 and needs to read the codes. “Can I get the ecu codes from the ecu without the normal dataconnector thingy? As in, can I connect a led/12v bulb to 2 pins on the ecu, and get the codes? edit: I’ts the motronic 4.3 one by […]
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 […]
What would be the casualty of a failed brake pedal sensor?
It is showing up in ECM trouble codes.
It is a daily driver in rough winter.
Should I replace it with Volvo part number 9441116 for $92?
AliExpress? 2012A? 2012D? XP? Windows 7? These questions sound familiar? Maybe you need to read this Volvo Forum topic, wherein MVS members discuss how they got DiCE running on VIDA. The one I bought from AliExpress was junk. The seller gave me the run around until it was too late to make a claim. It was a […]
MVS Forums member JBRollo: I have been trying to fix a code P1657 on a 2000 Volvo S70 for about a week. No other symptoms at all. Finally noticed that the ETM warning light was not lighting up on start. I first thought someone cut the wire but I got lucky. The bulb had been […]
I been looking on E-bay at this one that I attached, it’s not as good as the one I use to have at work but it looks okay. I’ve been looking at this model for a while cause it was more in my price range but now that I’m bringing in more flow I think I could spend more on something better. Any suggestions for something up to maybe a 100.00 or less if it’s good, this OBDII is mostly for self but sometimes I do side jobs for people. Appreciate any opinions, thanks.
OBD unit is in the engine compartment The Volvo 240, 740, 760, 780, 940 and 960 cars from 1989, non-turbo engines only and 1990 to 1995 for both turbo and non-turbo engines were fitted with an On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) unit in the engine compartment. It is mounted behind the left strut assembly and can be […]
How to reset that annoying Service light without having to go to a dealer.
kelvin6 was nice enough to compile the DTC codes for our cars! Thanks a ton!
These are the A-1 Transmission Trouble Codes (DTC’s) found when utilizing the diagnostic box “A” under the hood on ’93-’95 850’s. The list is up for the first time and comprehensive. I hope it will help our members here.
Your Volvo stores information on how the car is running. If there’s a fault(s), that fault will be stored as a code in the computer’s memory…
You can now get the definitions of Global OBD II (P0) and Enhanced OBD II (P1) Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) online. Simply use the menus below to select your vehicle and request the definition of your OBD II DTC…