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I bought a 2015 V40 D2 last month, this message has come up on the display for many many times (see attached photo), however it comes on and off, does not stay in the "message".

I have took the car to the dealer once because they have 90 days warrenty but I was told no error code was detected from diagonose reading. Each time when the message came up, it simply went away by push the exit button on the left stick and the car did not appear to drive abnormarlly at all (but I have only driven this volvo for more than half an hour).

Should error always stored in the computer once it came up? Is it becasue their diagnostic tool is not good enough?

Anyone could give any suggestions?
 

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Limp mode is usually only triggered by an engine fault code. Are you doing anything specific when the message pops up or driving in a certain way or place?
 

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Limp mode is usually only triggered by an engine fault code. Are you doing anything specific when the message pops up or driving in a certain way or place?
It happened mostly during higher speed driving, on the motorway. But happened once just after Turing on the engine while setting off. For me this message does not affect me anything, the car did not slow down or anything with this message in screen. I tried both pushing the OK button and leaving it untouched, both case I could drive normally. Therefore please forgive my ignorance but what is limp mode? Many thanks.
 

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Limp is a type of limited performance mode when there is an issue with the engine. I would look to see are there any fault codes, i dont know if a basic OBD2 scanner would work, i found a chinese copy of the VIDA/DICE scanner for mine, approx 50 GBP on ebay
 

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Limp is a type of limited performance mode when there is an issue with the engine. I would look to see are there any fault codes, i dont know if a basic OBD2 scanner would work, i found a chinese copy of the VIDA/DICE scanner for mine, approx 50 GBP on ebay
I had limp mode once and a basic OBD2 scanner was able to read the fault code - turned out to be a faulty temperature sensor. Worth a try.
 

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Limp is a type of limited performance mode when there is an issue with the engine. I would look to see are there any fault codes, i dont know if a basic OBD2 scanner would work, i found a chinese copy of the VIDA/DICE scanner for mine, approx 50 GBP on ebay
The problem for me is whenever the message comes up, it does not bring any noticable impact on driving, apart from the message and turtle on the display... No matter I chose to do something about it (press buttons) or not, the message always disappeared in the message centre after stop and restart the engine...
 

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The problem for me is whenever the message comes up, it does not bring any noticable impact on driving, apart from the message and turtle on the display... No matter I chose to do something about it (press buttons) or not, the message always disappeared in the message centre after stop and restart the engine...
The message may go away from the message centre, but the DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code) that should have been raised when the event happened should have been logged in the ECM's fault history.

For example, I had a failure to start at a set of traffic lights a few months ago accompanied by the dreaded 'Engine Service Required' message that needed the ignition cycling before the engine would start again, and the condition and warning then cleared. I got to work and called Volvo Assist, and the tech's handheld ODBII scanner (they don't use VIDA/DICE as they can't be guaranteed to have internet access) showed a logged DTC for the Crank Position Sensor reading out of range, which he then erased from the log.
 

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The message may go away from the message centre, but the DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code) that should have been raised when the event happened should have been logged in the ECM's fault history.

For example, I had a failure to start at a set of traffic lights a few months ago accompanied by the dreaded 'Engine Service Required' message that needed the ignition cycling before the engine would start again, and the condition and warning then cleared. I got to work and called Volvo Assist, and the tech's handheld ODBII scanner (they don't use VIDA/DICE as they can't be guaranteed to have internet access) showed a logged DTC for the Crank Position Sensor reading out of range, which he then erased from the log.
Does all OBDII scanner clear the code after scanning? That might be the problem because I used one of those once, a bluetooth one shows error code on my phone but I assumed the code would appear again when I took the car the my dealer, which did not happen even though the error message came up after I ran the scan myself.
Do you also know if the code stored in the car actually has a millage or time limit before it disappears? I just could not figure out why the dealer could not detect anything when the message was there the day before I took it to them. I did drive around 100 miles or so after seeing the message.
 

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engine reduce turtle 2019

Hi !
I bought a 10/2018 V40 T2 last year , and yesterday this message has come up on the display for FIRST TIME.
The car was parked all day that was horribly hot (39 degrees on the car).
After I turned on car and lowered my windows ... car stopped working. After 5-10 min.pushing brake padel & start button - dosplay show "start in progres". nothing happened.
I managed to close the windows and lock the car. After that..I call Volvo assistent in Croatia/Hrvatska.
For a couple minutes of talking on phone I tried to turn on the car again ... which worked !
He told me ... car work in SAFE mode !!!???
Tomorrow I will go to VolvoCentar Zagreb- services, on computer diagnostics.



If this happens in the center of town, the traffic light ... I hope to find a mistake in the system - after all this is a new car.
 

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My car has been through much higher temperatures so that shouldn't be an issue. Looks like a faulty spark plug or something on first sight. Dealership should be able to find out in no time and I'm assuming it's still under warranty.

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I bought a 2015 V40 D2 3 years ago, yesterday evening ,when I tried to start my car this message has come up on the display for many many times. I couldnt my engine. I was shocked. There was no problem in my car.

I have took the car my private service and he cpnnected on computer diagnotics.
There were 4 faulty codes :
ECM - P060600
ECM - P038300
ECM - P060A00
ECM - U016700


Plz help me and give suggestions. My car is so new 40000km. How can be occure this problem. The engine failed down. I am very disappointed. The normal warranty (2yeas+ 1 yeasrs) finished. Who will pay expenses.
I didint do any faulty things, this problem suddenly occured.

Anyone could give any suggestions?
 

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I bought a 2015 V40 D2 3 years ago, yesterday evening ,when I tried to start my car this message has come up on the display for many many times. I couldnt my engine. I was shocked. There was no problem in my car.

I have took the car my private service and he cpnnected on computer diagnotics.
There were 4 faulty codes :
ECM - P060600
ECM - P038300
ECM - P060A00
ECM - U016700


Plz help me and give suggestions. My car is so new 40000km. How can be occure this problem. The engine failed down. I am very disappointed. The normal warranty (2yeas+ 1 yeasrs) finished. Who will pay expenses.
I didint do any faulty things, this problem suddenly occured.

Anyone could give any suggestions?
Check your battery, fuses and wires. So many module errors probably indicate an issue with power supply.
 

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We actually checked the battery, lights headlights already working. The car try to start but 5-6 seconds later it fail down and the fault code screen apeared.(with turtle reduce enigne performance).
What do you think
 

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We actually checked the battery, lights headlights already working. The car try to start but 5-6 seconds later it fail down and the fault code screen apeared.(with turtle reduce enigne performance).
What do you think
The fact that the headlights come on doesn't necessarily mean that the battery is fine ;). There is something wrong with at least one glow plug and the immobilizer according to the error codes you posted, where the latter (immobilizer) could be the reason for stalling. But this could easily be caused by a fault ECM or crappy battery / wires (or your car key). So it's a bit of a gamble based on your information and a few error codes that seem to come from an universal car reader.

If you want more specific error codes I'd recommend to get a Volvo dealer or specialist (or hobbyist!) involved that can access your car with Vida. That should give you more detailed error codes and clues where to look for.
 

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The repairmen said that the brain was broken. ıt can be possible? He says we need to renew the brain .
He checked somethings battery,pulg etc..After that i did everythıng , most probabaly the error is in the brain. So that we must renew it. But i am still unsure.
 

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Reload ECU sofware to latest version, could be...still think if nothing's wrong, its more of a faulty sensor...I guess once the ECU is refreshed, you would know for sure.
 

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This exact same thing happened to me. I think it's from the car standing still at the dealership. My auto stop start doesn't work either. When the reduced engine performance turtle shows his head then it's normally when I've been driving less economicly. Example flooring it away from the lights.... Mines automatic and if I push the gas past half way to accelerate more than few times I get the message.

I was going to drive in geartronic to get the engine to rev a little higher than the automatic box settings.
Whild it's under warranty
 

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The problem for me is whenever the message comes up, it does not bring any noticable impact on driving, apart from the message and turtle on the display... No matter I chose to do something about it (press buttons) or not, the message always disappeared in the message centre after stop and restart the engine...
I have a 2017 v40 d2 Auto and I constantly get this turtle and reduced engine performance but it seems to be completely false as the performance is not reduced. The car is not in limp mode ever and the light simply vanishes. I also get the engine warning light sometimes with 'check'. It is still under manufacturers warranty and has been back several times but no error code is stored. It is however extremely annoying!!!!
 
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