Do you know you can use a $500 Volvo VOCOM Interface instead of a $4,000 Renault NG10 to fully diagnose Renault truck? MUCH cheaper solution!
Below Volvo VOCOM diagnose Renault Magnum 2004 as an example!
Two Volvo VOCOM interfaces available for choosing:
Volvo VOCOM 88890300 for Volvo/Renault/UD/Mack Truck with PTT 2.03.20 $539
Volvo VCADS VOCOM 88890300 for Volvo/Renault/UD/Mack Truck with PTT 2.03.20 $449
Note: Both share same PCB board and same functions. They are difference only in appearance.
Tip: In this case, you use Renault NG3 NG10 Renault Diagnostic, so need 200USD for additional cost.
Volvo VOCOM adapter diagnoses Renault Magnum EURO 3 review:
Connect Volvo VOCOM interface with Renault Magnum using the 12 pin cable.
Open Renault Diagnostic software, click the right truck icon to choose truck model “Magnum”.
Now you can see Volvo VOCOM Renault Magnum main menu as below:
You can diagnose many truck modules like: Engine, Brake, Powertrain, Suspension, Heating/Air conditioning, Speed limiter and Cabin.
In this case, first go to Powertrain system and select “As-Tronic” gearbox ECU.
Turn on ignition. You can see vehicle information listed as below:
Click “Defects present” to check which part get wrong now.
It clearly shows you the EBS system has error. And you can know what exactly the error is and the error solution.
Choose “Defects in memory” and you can see which parts once got wrong.
Go back to choose “Diagnostic” and “Visualization”, you can view truck real-time status.
Input status: Engine speed, gearbox input/output speed, vehicle speed, battery voltage, ECU temperature, oil temperature, air pressure, etc.
Output status: Clutch closing percentage, clutch position, clutch status, etc.
Gearbox actuators engaged.
General visualization allows you to view full system status.
VOLVO VOCOM also allows you to program specific customer parameters for Renault Magnum!
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