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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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TechTipTuesday: 2002-2004 Volvo Instrument Cluster Removal Video

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 …

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TechTipTuesday: Cars with DSTC posting fault codes for break pressure sensors

Volvo P2 Cars with DSTC Break Pressure Sensor Fault Codes TechTipTuesday Tip of the Day: This test helps diagnose causes for cars with DSTC posting fault codes for break pressure sensors. To determine whether it is a BCM issue or an issue with the sensor, swap connectors from Break Pressure Sensor 1 to Break Pressure Sensor 2. If the code now …

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TechTipTuesday: CEM REPAIR TIPS

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 …

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TechTipTuesday: Trouble Communicating With BCM or DEM

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 …

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TechTipTuesday: ICM Interference Diagnosis

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 …

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