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My VW I had a Vag-Com and I could read and clear all the codes and get into all the secret ecu areas and tweak stuff, is there a device like this for the S40?
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (Oldman)

I have not tested these myself but maybe this:<br><A HREF="http://www.obd-2.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.obd-2.com</A>/<br>or this:<br><A HREF="http://www.obd2allinone.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.obd2allinone.com</A>/<p>The latter does not include any software but has many links to compatible SW packages. The S40/V50 (like all new Volvos) use CAN protocol. These both should be compatible and they offer money back guarantees.
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (FinnSpeed)

Grab this one, <A HREF="http://www.actron.com/product_detail.php?pid=16298" TARGET="_blank">http://www.actron.com/product_detail.php?pid=16298</A><p>It works well and is inexpensive.<p>edit: amazon has it for $61.49 + free shipping.<p><A HREF="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0007LEG2K/ref=sr_11_1/002-5921397-0768840?%5Fencoding=UTF8&v=glance&n=15684181" TARGET="_blank">http://www.amazon.com/gp/produ...84181</A>
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (Oldman)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Oldman</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">nd get into all the secret ecu areas and tweak stuff, </TD></TR></TABLE><p>what could you tweak using a code reader?
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (bpwrightwv)

Digimoto should work as I contacted them awhile back and asked if the S40 was compliant with their stuff and they "said" yes but I havent seen it in action for myself to verify. But its a PC based system that can really get into some tweaks if you want to.
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (bpwrightwv)

<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> there were things like base timing etc that could be set on a VW Vag-com and you could erase codes like max engine speed exceeded.. warranty void.. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: is there a code reader for cheap that works with my S40? (Oldman)

I've got a Snap-on MT2500 in my shop, but I'm about to replace it with a new OTC Genesys scanner. Little bit of overkill for a DIYer, but in the shop, it will pay for itself in no time at all. I'm ordering all the software to work with my V50, and all the other Euro cars as well. Should be fun.<p> Al
 
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