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TechTipTuesday: Differential Electronic Module, Pump and Filter Removal Procedure for Volvo 2003 – 2015

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Today we’re featuring a step-by-step tutorial on how to safely remove your Differential Electronic Module (DEM) from your Volvo. This DEM removal tutorial applies to the following models: All Volvo Models 2003 – 2015 Common symptoms of a failing DEM include: 2003 and newer DEM’S suffer from a variety of failures from communication issues to total network shutdowns. They are ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: Brake Control Module Removal Procedure for Volvo 2002 – 2013

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Today we’re featuring a step-by-step tutorial on how to safely remove your Brake Control Module (BCM) from your Volvo. Common symptoms of a faulty BCM include: ABS warning ligh turns on, hydraulic circuit failures, pump motor failures, faulty wheel speed signals, no communication with BCM, network interference. This tutorial applies to the following models: 2002 – 2009 S60 2002 – 2006 ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: Central Electronic Module Removal Procedure for Volvo 2005 – 2013

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Back by popular demand! These instructions demonstrate how to remove a Central Electronic Module for Volvo 2005 – 2013 S60, S80, V70, XC70, and XC90. Common symptoms of a faulty CEM include: no dash/cluster operation, no power windows or power seats operation, no AC, transmission goes into limp mode, and other numerous communication fault codes. Update: As promised, here’s the link to our ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: Central Electronic Module Removal Procedure for Volvo 1999 – 2004

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These instructions demonstrate how to remove a Central Electronic Module for Volvo 1999 - 2004 S80, 2001 – 2004 S70, V70, XC70, and 2003 – 2004 XC90. Common symptoms of a faulty CEM include: no dash/cluster operation, no power windows or power seats operation, no AC, transmission goes into limp mode, and other numerous communication fault codes. Click here to download our step-by-step ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: 2002-2004 Volvo Instrument Cluster Removal Video

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Hey followers! This week for XeMODeX Tech Tip Tuesday, we’re working on an Instrument Cluster Removal video for 2002-2004 Volvo S60, XC70, and V70. Removing the DIM from your car is an easy process, and should take no longer than 5 minutes. Check back soon for the YouTube link! Update: As promised, here’s the link to our Volvo Instrument Cluster ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: CEM REPAIR TIPS

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VOLVO 2004 AND LOWER CEM Repair Tips TechTipTuesday Tip of the Day: Follow these steps to save yourself a lot of time and headaches. This is more of a #lifehack than a #techtip! Before disassembling your CEM, make sure to take a photo of all your relays and shunts intact, prior to sending your unit in for repairs. This makes it ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: Trouble Communicating With BCM or DEM

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VOLVO 2004 XC70 TechTipTuesday Tip of the Day: Follow these steps if you are having trouble communicating with your Brake Control Module or Differential Electronic Module. This test helps diagnose causes for the following symptoms: - No communication with Brake Control Module - No communication with Differential Electronic Module (no signal) - The only fault code in the system is CEM1A64 Disconnect the large ... Read More »

TechTipTuesday: ICM Interference Diagnosis

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Volvo 2003+ XC90 TechTipTuesday Tip of the Day: Infotainment Control Module (ICM) interference diagnosis. This test helps diagnose causes for the following symptoms: - No Drivers Information Module display; cluster does not operate - Climate Control Module temperature fan control is inaccurate - Infotainment Control Module turns on initially, and then turns off Remove the ICM and bridge CAN wires ... Read More »