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FAQ for VOLVO VIDA DICE Diagnostic Tool V2014D

FAQ for VOLVO VIDA DICE Diagnostic Tool V2014D

Q: I have tried on 5 computers. The software showed “VIDA NOT OK”, how to fix?

A: Volvo dice 2014D version or later version requires to install on Win7 64bit and please carefully read the .txt file “Read me”
about the computer configuration requirements.

Q: “Windows cannot find driver software for your device” error.

A: This yellow warning icon says the Dice Driver is not installed successfully. Please confirm your computer system meet the following requirement.

Windows 7 professional operating system
It need to be Internet Explorer 8
Computer memory need over 3GRAM
C:// must have 40GB space
Software must install on C://
It must be NTFS format

Q: when I go VIDA All-in-one after I input the password ADMIN, it does not accept anything.
A: Please install “Vida_patch”, after complete installation, restart the computer, then it will accept.

Q: Can I use Volvo Vida Dice software to run on Mongoose for Volvo Vida Dice Diagnostic Cable?
A: No, you can’t.

Q: If it read fault code and do programming for my 2000 Volvo S80 t6?
A: It can do fault code for your car, but can’t do programming for it.

Q: If this item can read and edit BCU of Volvo s40?
A: No, this item is simply diagnostic tool, can read and edit BCU

Q: Does Volvo Dice work with my Volvo 850se 1996 year car?
A: Yes, it does. Generally Speaking, Volvo Dice works with Volvo from 1996 to 2013 year, it depends on the specific car model and Volvo Dice version.

How to reset Volvo S60 SRS Airbag warning light by VOLVO VIDA DICE Diagnostic Tool?

How to reset Volvo S60 SRS Airbag warning light by VOLVO VIDA DICE Diagnostic Tool?

If you recently got an “SRS Airbag Service Urgent” warning light and would like to get it reset, this guide might be helpful. Here I used VOLVO VIDA DICE Diagnostic Tool clone with a Dice brought from eobdii.fr and did it on my 2003 Volvo S60 AWD 2.5T.

Disclaimer: This is how I did my car so it may be different from other and now I am sharing my knowledge to you. The modification, if carried out is of responsibility of you.

System requirement:

1.O/S: Windows 7 prefer (The 2014A vida is compatible with Windows 7 system. )
2.Browser: Internet Explorer 8
3.Computer memory: Over 2GRAM
4.C Disk storage: 40GB space

Volvo Vida  Dice Software:



First install the Volvo Vida Dice 2014D software. Follow this video to install it: https://youtu.be/MfWNsue_mAw.

Connect your Dice to VIDA and your car.
Click on Vehicle Profile and under “Communication tools” select your Dice to “Read your car”.
Steps to reset “SRS Airbag Service Urgent” warning light:

1. First open up the software and go to Fault Trace.
2. Then delivery tab.
3. Scroll down and click “READ ALL” to get all your error code.(get all error code check first)
4. After error code get checked click on “ERASE ALL” to clear all code.

Hope this help your guys with your SRS warning light.

Volvo Truck Diagnostic Tool Volvo VCADS Pro 2.40 Version FAQ

Volvo Truck Diagnostic Tool Volvo VCADS Pro 2.40 Version FAQ

Q1: Volvo VCADS has no USB cable, then which cable to connect with the computer, how to connect with the car?
A1: No, Volvo VCADS has no USB cable, it has COM cable, please input the COM cable into the computer COM port and communicate with the computer.

Q2: How to update Volvo VCADS Pro?
A2: Once we have the newest software, we will send you via CD or via Email.

Q3: Volvo VCADS (SH10-B) VS Volvo VCADS (SH10).
A3: Volvo VCADS (SH10-B) can diagnose the truck with 16pin diagnostic socket; Volvo VCADS (SH10) can’t do, as the following picture shows.
There are 3pcs of cable connected with the car: Volvo 14pin to 16pin cable, Volvo 8pin to 16pin cable, RSR32 to 16pin cable.


There are 2pcs of cable connected with the car: Volvo 8pin cable and Volvo 14pin cable.


Q4: The Volvo VCADS software works ok on windows XP. but the control unit will not connect to the laptop. The com connection is ok.
When I plug the unit into the truck diagnostic port the power light comes on and the blue USB light flashes very fast in a random sequence.
I have connected it through the RS232 lead and the RS232 light on the control box does not light up at all.
I have a message saying “ERROR 10104
Communication problem with control unit or vehicle
No connection through the USB cable at all.”

A4: It is the COM PORT setting problem, your computer COM PORT should be set as the same as the software COM PORT.
We have video tutorial to follow in the CD or free download on our website.

Q5: What’s the difference between SH10-B and SH10?
A5: Volvo VCADS (SH10-B) can do 16pin car, Volvo VCADS (SH10) can’t do 16pin car, also these two VCADS User ID is different.