Locating OEM-Approved HV Tools: Volvo

When researching procedures for disabling a high-voltage (HV) vehicle, you may notice that many of the procedures require the use of specific tools. Some of them are OEM-specific tools or scan tools. Often identifying and locating where to purchase these specific tools can be difficult.

The RTS team is researching how to find these tools to make it easier for technicians performing these procedures. As we research the location of these special tools, we are compiling the information in a series of OEM-specific articles.

Tools and equipment needed are identified in vehicle-specific service manuals. Volvo HV tools can be found using the following steps:

  1. Go to volvotechinfo.com
  2. Click Special Tools (bottom right of webpage)
  3. Search by:
    • option 1: Click Store to browse the full catalog (upper right corner)
    • option 2: By tool part number (upper right corner)
  4. Click the Search button

When disabling Volvo high-voltage systems, the use of an HV DVOM may be required. Any tools needed for disabling the high-voltage system are typically documented in the vehicle-specific disable procedure.

Always follow OEM procedures when repairing HV vehicles. Make sure to check procedures for the required tools and procedures to help ensure a complete, safe, and quality repair.

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