Re: Strange things happening to my S80 after installing a new battery - Help!
Interesting. If I replace the SWM are you saying that fixes the
indicators, the electric windows and all the other stuff? I think you
read only part of my post. Try again.
On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 11:24:13 GMT, "Big Dick" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Try this first.
>Remove both pos and negative cables from the battery.
>Touch both bare cable ends together for 5 seconds.
>This will discharge any stored temp memory in all of the
>of the brains. Re-connect the battery cables.
>If the problem returns is sounds like the SWM or
>Steering Wheel Module might be faulty.
>Probably nothing that installing a new battery caused.
>The 1999 and 2000 models have an update for the SWM.
>The SWM may also need to be replaced.
>"Don" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Two weeks ago I had Walmart put in a new battery in my S80-T6. They
>> did exactly as the manual instructed them to do by waiting ten minutes
>> with everything turned off before disconnecting the battery. They
>> disconnected the + and the - in the order the manual said. Everything
>> worked great for a week. Then the indicators stopped working. The
>> right front window wouldn't go up or down. I couldn't change the radio
>> channel from the steering wheel.
>> I thought it was a fuse and checked all fuses under the hood and in
>> the car. Then I simply disconnected the battery and reconnected it.
>> All was fixed ...... until last night. Now the strange weird stuff has
>> begun again. If I disconnect the battery again I'm sure it will be
>> fixed for awhile anyway ..... but that's a pain.
>> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Could it be that Walmart
>> installed the wrong battery in my car? I have no clue what is causing
>> this and I'm hoping not to fork out $200 to Volvo to tell me.