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    "charging issue that you are having" - Is the...

    "charging issue that you are having" - Is the battery not staying charged? Voltage will fluctuate, and can be ~11 volts idling with accessories on.

    You can replace the regulator with the...
  2. a - You cannot use any dvd based Vida - (2014 d...

    a - You cannot use any dvd based Vida - (2014 d was the last) to download a program (from volvo) into any module. "Programming" exceptions would be the auto up window limit, headlamp on or off with...
  3. this may be where I found the Vida answer ...

    this may be where I found the Vida answer

    https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?186818-Vida-DiCE-Unofficial-Installation-Guide/page3

    Copied from post #95

    "No Valid Subscription -...
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    After scanning you should print the summary and...

    After scanning you should print the summary and leave the codes to be able to easily get to the diagnostic suggestions, then after fixing (or checking suggestions) erase. Run car and do a full update...
  5. 1. Xemodex figured it out - and offers something...

    1. Xemodex figured it out - and offers something that Volvo does not -

    2. system time change does not work, (tried that first on 1/2/2017) you have to change the expiration date in a Vida file. ...
  6. OK 1. I have never heard of a dealer (or a...

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    1. I have never heard of a dealer (or a subscription owner) downloading software into a USED part, and to the best of my knowledge VIDA can't program a control unit that's already programmed.
    ...
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    Generally - No - but I never tried a used ETM...

    Generally - No - but I never tried a used ETM (tried other used modules, that would not work)

    Again - Xemodex is a good resource for module information - they might be able to reprogram a used...
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    Looks like fuse #7 in the b fusebox goes to the...

    Looks like fuse #7 in the b fusebox goes to the throttle module - you have a 2001 - how old is the throttle?

    If the fuse keeps blowing either the wiring to the throttle is damaged and grounding...
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    That or lack of fuel due to being out of gas or a...

    That or lack of fuel due to being out of gas or a fuel pump that's not working properly!

    (you start with the basics, and places someone has touched previously)
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    https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-a-tes...

    https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-a-test-light-circuit-tester
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    That's correct, there's not a fuel pump control...

    That's correct, there's not a fuel pump control unit on cars without a fuel pressure sensor on the injector rail.

    BTW the fuel pump control unit varies the speed of the pump on those cars, where...
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    Yes there is (on a 2001)- see post 28, it's on...

    Yes there is (on a 2001)- see post 28, it's on the CEM
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    There is only an intank pump on this model, you...

    There is only an intank pump on this model, you can hear it with a stethoscope touching the top of it. Most 940's had a fuel pump mounted under the drivers seat you could easily hear as well as an...
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    Your latest scan had a 261 fuel trim upper limit...

    Your latest scan had a 261 fuel trim upper limit code. That means the O2 sensor thinks it's lean - the ECU will then fire the injectors longer to make up for what it thinks is a lean condition. Upper...
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    I am sympathetic, sometimes problems are...

    I am sympathetic, sometimes problems are difficult to diagnose.

    You should check fuel pressure after (or shortly before ) it fails - you could have a fuel pump that is not delivering enough...
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    Yes there are two sensors, I think the one that...

    Yes there are two sensors, I think the one that DOES NOT send a signal to the outside temp gauge is the one that reports to the ECU. And if it thinks it is 150 degrees outside when it is 32 - the...
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    As a shop owner/tech I did not allow anyone to...

    As a shop owner/tech I did not allow anyone to "Try" stuff that might fix a car. (unless i could keep it in stock or return it) I would not allow myself to rip off people and sell them stuff they...
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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...
  22. 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...
  25. 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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