Check Engine Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure on Volvo S80

There have been reports of a failed ABS Control Module causing the ABS and Check Engine warning lights to illuminate. Repair or replacement of the failed module will be required to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 129,364 (70,000–218,000)
8 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2006, 2007
42 people reported this problem
21 people shared problem details
2000 Volvo S80134,000
I have dash lights that come on and off all the time. Break failure,check engine, traction control. What is going on? I don't even know if the car is safe. I think it runs great but what do I know?
2004 Volvo S80141,000
2004 S80 lights, odometer, trip meter, ABS, Brake lights, Engine service, etc. All of the common symptoms listed for the Brake Control Module.
2006 Volvo S8075,000
ABS warning light went on, but after stopping engine and start again the warning is gone.
1999 Volvo S80178,000
constanly comming on are check engine lights, abs lights, brake
I noticed that Check Engine Light is on.continually with the little yellow icon . I had my car serviced. about one month ago radiator flush, oil change. I have extended warranty a little nervous about finding the right repair shop. I am fearful that If I return to Volvo Lovering. I will really be taken for a ride
Starter engages then stops and lights come on. Message window under speedometer says: Brake System Service Required After the dust settles and things stop flashing the Check Engine light and the ABS light are on. I haven't fixed the problem; it is Saturday, the repair shops are closed and I really would like to at least be able to start my car.
1999 Volvo S80152,034
Check engine light on. Dealer verified problem.
misc abs and brake system failures and spedo - tach - temp gagaes stopping, a/c stops, cruise control stops car drives OK Lifting battery cable and re-connecting sometinmes helps worse in warmer weatyer - it was fine all winter and just returned
1999 Volvo S80199,000
Intermittently brake and power steering warning light come on, and car sometimes disables itself. Looking for a solution, please help. I have a 1999 Volvo s80
2004 Volvo S80151,700
abs light on - need service
2000 Volvo S80170,000
Abs,check engine ape bag lights light up on start, but go away after a few. Computer read out stays it is speed sensor. Had abs lines work on already.
2001 Volvo S80109,132
I have replaced the ABS two times and I just got the light on AGAIN!!
2003 Volvo S80127,000
check engine light service required and low performance
2004 Volvo S8090,000
Intermittent problem that renders the car undriveable. Car starts, error lights illuminate, ABS fault error message appears and then the car stalls. The ABS system has been checked and there is no mechanical issue. The dealership service technicians believe that one of the computer modules has gone bad but they cannot isolate the error to a specific module. Replacing all of the modules would cost more than the car is worth at this point.
ABS lights coming on intermittently for quite a while. Front & rear brakes repaired and checked fully working. Now Check Engine light coming on because ABS module not communicating with engine module. ABS light still on only occasionally.... Pricey repair to replace ABS control module and requires flashing done at only a Volvo dealership.
2006 Volvo S80144,471
2007 Volvo S8095,000
Check engine light on, sporadic performance issues, message center warning also sporadic. Car will stall (very dangerous, hard steering, little brake action). This happens after a long, continuous drive, then slowing down. No diagnosis yet, will update when dealer sees car today.
YEP, me too. I ordered replacment part from ebay, attempting to replace old one tonight myself. The housing is behind the air filter. I'll give update after I attempt!
2003 Volvo S80109,500
ABS Computer Control Failure. Cost $1600 at dealer
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