Need more info on VIDA DiCE Purchasing ?
Longtime MVS Forums member Neil needs VIDA and DiCE guidance:
I have played with Volvos for 40 years, and I am tired of taking the car to the dealer for stuff I could diagnose myself and fix as a hobby. I like the challenge of learning (retired Engineer!).
More About The Vida Dice
DICE is a tool that is used together with VIDA All-in-one software to diagnose and troubleshoot Volvo vehicles from and including model year 1999. This is the latest Volvo tool to replace the well-known VCT2000 device. It has integrated Bluetooth module, this allows more comfortable work, no need of cable connection to PC now! DICE is connected to the vehicle’s OBD diagnostic socket. When connecting to the vehicle, DICE is powered as long as the battery is charged. Device has a folding hook that is designed for hanging the unit from one of the grab handles in the vehicle for example. DICE is equipped with four status LEDs that indicate the status of the software, the USB and Bluetooth communication and the interface to the car. Also there is a DC input where a battery cable or adaptor (12V) can be connected, it is used when upgrading and troubleshooting the DICE device. Features: Fault-tracing o General diagnostics and tests o Diagnostic trouble codes and associated procedures o Symptom-related diagnostic procedures o Wiring diagrams Repair o General safety information o Component location o Service programs o Removal, replacement and installation o Overhaul instructions o Cleaning, Inspection and Adjustment o Installation instructions, accessories Product specification o Visual identification o Design and function o Specifications, electrical/electronic o Specifications, mechanical o Mechanical schematics and diagrams o Gas, Vacuum and Fluids Schematics/Diagrams Bulletins o General Information Bulletins o Manual Update Bulletins o Product Fix/Special Tool Bulletins o Recall/Service Campaign Bulletins o Emission Recall Campaign Bulletins o Service Manager Bulletins o Parts/Accessories Bulletins o WB, mechanical tools Set includes: DiCE device OBD-II cable USB A to MINI USB angled cable DVD with VIDA All-in-one DVD with wiring diagrams (for Volvo S40 (04-) & V50 2004; for Volvo all models 2005-2009) Carrying case
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