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2010 volvo ishift d13@ 500 hp
i bought a volvo couple weeks ago, or, should i say my father-in-law paid for it and signed it to me. WE have run a few runs down south and have agreed the truck needs more. The speed is set at 75, and i would like it at 80 i have the pass-code for diagnostics  and can get to the speed settings but cannot change it.The truck does fine on flat ground but will not pull a hill for anything.....even a light load.

you'll need to go into diagnostics with a program called vcads. if you don't have that on a laptop you wont be able to change it. not sure what a dealer charges but to do something that simple I would think no more then $400. While your in there youll also need to make sure the cruise control is turned up as with the pedal and I would make sure the idle shutdown is turned off too.

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Jeff Drumm


I Can answer any question pertaining to semi trucks and trailers. Have no experience in the automotive field so not able to help in that area.


My experiences in Semi Trucks is. I own my own truck and i presntly maintain a 80 truck fleet. Can handle any questions pertaining to a truck have tore apart and rebuilt every aspect on them. Fleet I deal with is Mainly Volvo trucks and a handful of freightliners. Work on automated transmissions on a daily basis along with carrier apu's. With engines my specialty is the 60 series Detroit but do work on the cummins isx the n-14 and the ism. and also the Volvo engines.

Have a College Degree from university of northwestern ohio in diesel and agriculture mechanics. Have 10 years behind the wheel driving a truck and 4 years working on trucks full time. Also have grown up on a farm so have been tinkering on trucks and tractors all my life.

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I've gone through online schooling and have received certificates from webb wheel, Timken and Volvo academy.

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