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    Why are you buying cam sensors? In my part of...

    Why are you buying cam sensors?

    In my part of the country have never seen a bad one on a 99 and up car.

    And yes Vida should be able to give a live readout on them.

    I know on the early cars...
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    To program a NEW Volvo ECU (or any other control...

    To program a NEW Volvo ECU (or any other control unit or remote or key that requires software) requires a VIDA subscription. VIDA is an online product now, 2015 was the first year they switched to...
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    I apologize, I did not mean to write something...

    I apologize, I did not mean to write something that would upset you.

    " not sure why" - As a shop I was constrained by how many hours I could charge for each job. Volvo suggests 1.7 hours as a...
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    OK - an engine running on 4 out of 5 will not run...

    OK - an engine running on 4 out of 5 will not run "pretty much fine". So, when you start grasping at straws (let's replace the ecu!) back up and take a new look. Review history and what's been...
  5. Edmunds.com says an average 06 xc70 with 170,000...

    Edmunds.com says an average 06 xc70 with 170,000 miles is worth ------------------ $797!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Dealer retail is about $1500!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (A perfect car (a unicorn) is worth $2000)
    ...
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    The cam sensor in that video is the early one...

    The cam sensor in that video is the early one used in the 1991-1998 cars. Have seen (and replaced) many bad ones that eventually prevent the car from starting. Usually a cam sensor code appears...
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    You need to find somewhere for + and - 12 volts?...

    You need to find somewhere for + and - 12 volts?

    You don't have to go directly to the battery. (but without a wiring diagram that might be easier than finding where factory accessories can hook up...
  8. Your 2005 has VVT on both cams. With 160k...

    Your 2005 has VVT on both cams.

    With 160k miles your engine is probably leaking oil because the PCV system is clogged.

    You will be wasting your time (and ruining a new cam belt) if you don't...
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    Does the engine spin over when it "won't start"?...

    Does the engine spin over when it "won't start"?

    I trust you have some sort of Aftermarket remote starting system. How does that system tell the CEM there is a key present? The transponder in a...
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    Never had a bad one in my part of the world, -...

    Never had a bad one in my part of the world, - and 1991 (960) was the first year that style was used. Tech would say they found a bad one, I would buy one, they would try it, then i would put the new...
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    Instructions are in VIDA, go to Repair, click...

    Instructions are in VIDA, go to Repair, click "removal, replacement and installation", choose "Electrical system", under "instrumentation" click on "sensors for check and warning systems", pick your...
  12. Thread: Soft suspension

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    Camber is not adjustable on either the front or...

    Camber is not adjustable on either the front or the rear, and my car (15 xc70) gets inner tire wear on the FRONT - and being a FWD car (except when needed) the front tires wear much quicker. During...
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    There are 2 outside air temp sensors, they are...

    There are 2 outside air temp sensors, they are the little bumps on the bottom of the outside mirrors. Left and right air temp sensors have different functions, can't remember which does what but the...
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    There's an outside temp code stored - what temp...

    There's an outside temp code stored - what temp is being reported to your CEM/ECM? You can click on the code and VIDA will give you diagnostic help.

    A bad/erratic temp sensor (outside or engine)...
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    Any remote you purchase will have to be linked to...

    Any remote you purchase will have to be linked to the car using a VIDA subscription - so I always purchased remotes from the dealer. I'm not sure if any aftermarket (made in china cheap clone) would...
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    And try to put the clamp back exactly where is...

    And try to put the clamp back exactly where is was to avoid any possibility of an air leak
  17. The subframe has to be moved to get to the sway...

    The subframe has to be moved to get to the sway bar
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    A Xemodex throttle module can be preprogrammed...

    A Xemodex throttle module can be preprogrammed and would be plug and play. A module from the Volvo dealer (new ones are available aftermarket also) has to be programmed using a VIDA subscription...
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    You might have a malfunctioning DIM - instrument...

    You might have a malfunctioning DIM - instrument cluster. You could try chatting with Xemodex and see if your symptoms are something they have seen before.
  20. Has anyone removed the transmission or front sub...

    Has anyone removed the transmission or front sub frame recently?

    If so the seal where the steering column goes through the firewall becomes dislodged and allows air and noise from underneath the...
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    No

    No
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    What is the history on the throttle module? 2001...

    What is the history on the throttle module? 2001 had the Magnetti Marelli (sp) throttle that had a 100% failure rate - There is a test in VIDA to have the ECM move the throttle plate - but you...
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    - No But a company such as Xemodex can...

    - No

    But a company such as Xemodex can reprogram a used CEM to work.
  24. Welcome, hopefully this forum can help! Let's...

    Welcome, hopefully this forum can help!

    Let's start with the basics. The low beams are the outside bulbs. (the H-11's). The H-9 is the high beam.

    There does not appear to be a fuse for low...
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    I trust the battery is spinning the engine over....

    I trust the battery is spinning the engine over. -

    So I would start with the basics.
    Codes (since you have VIDA)
    Compression
    Spark
    Fuel (you have fuel pressure, but is it gas? - cars have...
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