C30, C70, I (1998-2006), I (2000 - 2009), I (2002-2014), II (1999-2007), II (2004-2012), II (2005-2009), S40, S60, S80, V50, V70/XC70, Volvo, XC90

Volvo hidden menu and DTC check

Check the Volvo hidden menu for DTC (diagnostic trouble codes) in your car electronic modules. This will help you with troubleshooting fault before connecting to diagnostic interface like VIDA DICE.

Also if your check engine indicator is on, you can quickly find out which module is causing this and is it safe to continue to travel.

Volvo C30, S40, V50, C70:

Volvo S60, V70 XC70, S80, XC90:

Warning!

Do this at your own risk!
We are not responsible for any loss or damage.

Volvo hidden menu – procedure

  1. Turn ignition to II position.
  2. Press and hold READ button on the left stalk.
  3. Press twice rear fog lights button. You should see “CHECKING DTCS” message on the DIM.
  4. Release the READ button.
  5. After few seconds you should see “DTCS IN VEHICLE” message.
  6. Use READ button to browse through the hidden menu.
  7. Modules will be listed with information about present DTCS:
    • DTC SET – errors found in module
    • CHECKING – waiting for information from module
    • READY – no errors

Volvo hidden menu modules list (all models)

  • ABS – Anti-Lock Brake System
  • ADM – Additive Dosing Module
  • AEM – Accesory Electronic Module
  • AFM – AM/FM Tuner Module
  • ATM – Antenna Module
  • AUD – Audio Module
  • AUM – Audio Module
  • BCM – Brake Control Module
  • CCM – Climate Control Module
  • CEM – Central Electronic Module
  • CPM – Combustion Preheater Module
  • DDM – Driver Door Module
  • DEM – Differential Electronic Module
  • DIM – Driver Information Module
  • ECM – Engine Control Module
  • EPS – Electrical Power Steering Module
  • ETM – Electronic Throttle Module
  • IAM – Integrated Audio Module
  • ICM – Information Control Module
  • KVM – Keyless Vehicle Module
  • LPG – LPG Module
  • LSM – Light Swith Module
  • MMM – Multimedia Module
  • MPM – Media Player Module
  • PAM – Parking Assistance Module
  • PDM – Passenger Door Module
  • PHM – Phone Module
  • PSL – Power Seat Left
  • PSR – Power Seat Right
  • REM – Rear Electronics Module
  • RTI – Road Traffic Information Module
  • SAS – Steering Wheel Angle Sensor
  • SHM – Seat Heating Module
  • SRM – Sunroof Module
  • SRS – Supplemental Restraint System
  • SUB – Subwoofer Module
  • SUM – Suspension Module
  • SWM – Steering Wheel Module
  • TCM – TransmissionMessage Channel Module
  • TMC – Traffic Message Channel Module
  • TRM – Trailer Module
  • UEM – Upper Electronic Module
  • WMM – Wiper Motor Module

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