Volvo V70, S60, S80 & XC90 Instrument cluster fault

Common Volvo instrument cluster fault

SRS Service message and complete dashboard failure


This Volvo instrument cluster is a very common failure for Volvo models built from 2000 – 2009, the common complaint is that the instrument cluster will fail completely with no lights or working gauges, only the engine management light will remain on.

The fault will usually start as intermittent (after driving for a few minutes) but will become permanent if left without correcting. You may also get the ‘SRS-AIRBAG SERVICE URGENT’ message show up on the instrument display.


We can rebuild your original dashboard instrument cluster within 2-3 working days and provide an unlimited mile lifetime warranty.




Common Failure symptoms:

  • Backlight failure
  • Loss of gauges
  • SRS-AIRBAG SERVICE URGENT warning message
  • Complete failure of the dash cluster


Common fault codes:

  • SRS0004 - SRS Lamp Faulty Signal
  • DIM0002 - ABS Faulty Circuit
  • DIM0003 - SRS Faulty Circuit
  • DIM0005 - Red Lamp Faulty Circuit
  • DIM0006 - Orange Lamp Faulty Circuit


Common failing part numbers:

  • 69294-640T / 69594-710T / 69294-650T / 69294-750T
  • 8637994 / 8602472 / 30746107 / 8602883

(Don’t see your part number? Don’t worry we cover all numbers for this cluster)


Test and rebuild:

Full functionality testing on our bespoke HIL (Hardware-In-the-Loop) rigs allows us to identify all internal faults with this Volvo instrument cluster. When we rebuild the cluster we use only the highest rated components to ensure that it never fails again.



No coding is required as all programming is retained during testing and rebuild – just plug and play.



We have rebuilt these Volvo instrument clusters for Volvo main dealers and independent specialists all over the globe, so you can be assured of our very high standard of work.



Lifetime unlimited mileage*


How do I get my unit rebuilt?

To pay for the rebuild select your model above and then click: Get yours rebuilt

Print the payment/booking confirmation email.

Package the Volvo dashboard instrument cluster inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box).

Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).

Once received we will test, rebuild and return your instrument cluster with an unlimited mileage lifetime warranty. (if your unit turns out not to be faulty then we will refund your payment less a small testing fee and return shipping)


What if I don’t want to pay up front?

This is not a problem, if you prefer this option then follow the following steps:

Fill in and submit this test form.

Print the booking confirmation email.

Package the Volvo dashboard instrument cluster inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box).

Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).

Once received, we will test your dashboard cluster and call you to advise on the outcome of testing, if your unit is faulty and you choose to go ahead with the rebuild then we will take payment over the phone using a debit/credit card.

We will then rebuild your Volvo dash cluster and return it to you with an unlimited mileage warranty.

If you require further information regarding this Volvo dashboard instrument cluster, then please contact us.

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Comments on "Volvo V70, S60, S80 & XC90 Instrument cluster fault"
John kerr says: 21/02/2024 07:21:13
Speedo rev counter high beam indicators lights mileage trip fuel gauge all working but coming up with abs fault no brakes warning 5 in total after putting in touch screen can you help
ECU Admin says: 27/02/2024 17:27:29
Hi John, send us a copy of your diagnostic scan and we can look into this for you. contact us
Dorcas Ekong says: 12/03/2023 06:49:30
Do you repair ECU for Volvo penta engines
ECU Admin says: 13/03/2023 10:22:01
Hi, we certainly do. For more information please see the following link:
Dan says: 19/10/2022 22:08:02
My 06 xc70 was parked for 9mo. I just jumptarted and it runs fine but the tach speedofuel and temp gages turn are dead. Odo and trip are lighted but gibberish. Message center seems normal . No weird messages higbeam is fine. Low fuel light is on. Signals and traction indicator is still working. How do I know If the problem is the cluster and not one of the ECU/control modules?
ECU Admin says: 20/10/2022 09:54:56
Hi Dan, this initially sounds like a cluster fault. However, a diagnostic scan of the vehicle will reveal further information
Nicole says: 25/08/2022 00:13:01
Hi, having problems with my volvo s60 dash has gone blank, I press on the trip reset and the dash comes on again for 10 mins then shuts down again. Any advice? Thanks
ECU Admin says: 25/08/2022 09:37:20
Hi, complete failure of this cluster is common. Get it over to us and we can test and rebuild for you.
Alexander Tinnikov says: 11/10/2021 15:49:31
Vovlo v70 2002 instrument cluster is not working. How can I fix it (I already removed it) - sening, payment and how long it will take?
ECU Admin says: 12/10/2021 09:24:56
Hi Alexander - we can help with that. To get started please see the following link
Stuart Mitchell says: 30/07/2021 20:40:50
These amazing technicians have just repaired my 2002 v70 instrument cluster,, and a perfect job they've done as well,,, thanks lads,,, fantastic job,,, regards Stuart
ECU Admin says: 02/08/2021 10:01:29
Thank you Stuart! It's great that we have been able to help you out.
Adrian Heritage says: 28/01/2020 22:02:06
Hi We have a 2003 Volvo XC90 D5 auto Car runs fine but instrument cluster led is playing up all gauges inc Fuel,Temp,Oil light,Battery work fine also Rev counter,Speedo,Indicators,High beam,Dash backlight all work fine. But Mileage,Trip,Outside temp,Gear selection come & go putting up half symbols that are incomplete and mean nothing also looks like a very faint red transmission light bottom right corner. Orange hazard light on for some while and parking sensor warning (faulty rear sensor)
ECU Admin says: 29/01/2020 10:06:33
kurt says: 23/11/2019 21:24:30
2002 volvo v70xc wagon 173,000 miles Instrument display goes off and on. Lights will not shut off when car is not running. Drains the battery even when car is off.
ECU Admin says: 25/11/2019 12:05:49
Hi Kurt, we offer test and rebuild on that instrument cluster, please see the following for further information:
Chris johns says: 28/08/2019 12:30:57
XC90 2008 DIM repair-air bag service urgent and total loss of gages REM- Rear lights , anti skid, headlight levelling Believe its fuses 20 upward
ECU Admin says: 28/08/2019 17:09:15
Hi Chris, if you are having issues with your XC90 instrument cluster we can test and rebuild that for you. Please see the following link for further information:
dennis dyson says: 14/07/2019 11:32:23
I get the faults you have described above when I am driving, which is dangerous because I do not know what speed I am doing.When I stop the car it does not always start again.It entails me taking off the battery terminal and putting it back on and then it starts. Any idea what the problem is?
ECU Admin says: 15/07/2019 11:06:40
Hi Dennis, it sounds like you have the common fault for this type of instrument cluster, we can test and rebuild your unit. Just select your vehicle from the list near the top of this page to see the full rebuild price and shipping information for your instrument cluster.
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