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I have a volvo V50 (2005). Has suffered from intermittent

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I have a volvo V50 (2005) . Has suffered from intermittent "electrical" faults .e.g false messages on console (like "power steering failure), or door lock/window open and close failing. These have been intermittent and cleared up either on next restart or after a few days. Last occurrence more serious - again spurious messages on console, windscreen wipers continually on, cannot use indicators, automatic door lock not working. Any ideas?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Peter Zavarelli replied 7 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This can be due to a fault with the CEM ( central electronics control module).This control module controls much of the electronics.It can act up internally causing these issues and can be intermittent like you see here.I suspect your vehicles CEM has to be replaced to resolve this fault.

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Thanks Pete