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So I took it in.....he used a machine he said was "Vida"(I asked for Vida machine to be used)  it had digital readings but the codes did not look like the above pic(14\8\16 post) on this thread and I could not see VIDA anywhere as he flicked through to specs of car to Aircon unit?

He said all the aircon system and voltages are correctly working and that "Vida" does not show it to be the "module" which is the "resistor" working or not working?

The last replacement fix I was told Vida said it was the "relay" and was replaced in the box under the hood.

So his diagnosis is that his "VIDA" machine does not show if the resistor is faulty and the only way to confirm it is the resistor, is to replace it, to see if it fixes the problem??

Booked in for the 31\7\17 to see if issue.

Now I asked VIDA determining if the 3 lights that light up the "headlight switch" but mechanic says it does not show if an issue on Vida for the globes being out in that area. Later in the conversation he said he can check the main computer to see if that picks up a fault....I have replaced in the past and only the "green one" now works as the others have remained off for over 10 years!

mmmmm Will I get this fixed within a year?

 

 

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Driving to work today BOTH the DSA and ECM light came on. Stopping had the DSA disappear but the ECM stayed on.

This usually means the Temp sensor needs another replace.

Hoping a reset will fix it and will aim to get it checked tomorrow from mechanic.

Here is my youtube video of this occurring before: 

 

I have now done 236K kms

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Rang mechanic. Hoped in car and NO error codes displayed. Drove to petrol station. Fuel in car. No error code until 20kms from mechanic. Drove to mechanic and reset codes. Temp sensor again!

Drove to work and home later in the evening, No error codes.

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Drove to work today and nearly same spot the ECM and DSA light appeared and stayed on. Stopped at work and 8hrs later started to no DSA light but ECM remained on.

Then when slowing to traffic lights the car "shuddered" and seemed like it would not stop or would konk out. Then a pause in accelerating from zero, but then returned to driving fine. Also the DSA light reappeared?

 

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You have the vida codes? How far / fast are you going on that ride when it happens at the same spot? The ABS light doesn't come on until ~35-40mph and 15-30 seconds of that speed when you have a bad speed sensor and it's finally out of a percentage range compared to the other corners. No ABS light right?

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So today I drove to work with the ECM light on. Parked and worked. 8hrs later started car and no codes\lights on? Drove for 10minutes at 100kms and then a shudder and loss of power with the ECM and DSA lights appearing. Going up a hill I lost power and did not go down a gear? But the rest of FLAT drive home no noticeable change in driving home stop\start at traffic lights and average 60km\h. Fuel economy seems poor as well?

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Told it is the "ignition coil" and he is going to replace more than one?

This is what was causing the ECM  error and the power loss?

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So The Fan Resistor cost $193.93 including GST.....but when I rang Volvo they said it was $180AU

The 2 X coil pack that are Aftermarket cost $187

He replaced the Lead set aswell for $86.46

Charged me Freight for parts of $22!

I noted he had topped up the coolant again....no charge....

Now I notice a black scuff mark on the back left corner of car on returning home :(

This year alone its been over $2K AU to service and keep it going.

 

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