V-Loader Directions

Requirements

  • PC Computer
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Genuine Volvo Vida Dice® or Compatable Cable
    (VIDA does not need to be installed)

Setup PC

  • Install Driver File (Download and Run)
    a download link will be emailed to you
  • Download V-Loader ME7.x Flasher Software (Download and Save)
    a download link will be emailed to you

 

License V-Loader

  • Run V-Loader.exe
  • Click Generate License Request
License V-Loader
  • Enter Your Details and Click Generate Request
Enter V-Loader car details
  • Save VLIC File
  • Email VLIC File to Dealer
Save VLIC File
  • Obtain VLIC-LIC-KEY by email
  • Open V-Loader.exe
  • Click Add License
License V-Loader
  • Obtain VLIC-LIC-KEY by email
  • Open V-Loader.exe
  • Click Add License
Add KEY
  • Software will be licensed
V-Loader Licensed

 

Reading the ECU (Obtaining the Original Software)

  • Ensure LAPTOP is connected to a power supply
  • Recommend Battery Charger on the Car
  • Put Key in POS 2 (IGN ON)
  • Run V-Loader.exe
  • Place Laptop on its own (not on your lap)
  • Click Read ECU
  • WARNING the DASH WILL SHUT DOWN DURING READ
  • This process takes about 7 minutes
  • DO NOT TURN KEY OFF DURING PROCESS
  • DO NOT PLAY WITH CABLES OR LAPTOP DURING PROCESS
V-Loader ME7 Flasher

 

Writing the ECU (Programming the New Software)

  • Ensure LAPTOP is connected to a power supply
  • Recommend Battery Charger on the Car
  • Put Key in POS 2 (IGN ON)
  • Run V-Loader.exe
  • Place Laptop on its own (not on your lap)
  • Click Write ECU
  • WARNING the DASH WILL SHUT DOWN DURING READ
  • This process takes about 2-3 minutes
  • DO NOT TURN KEY OFF DURING PROCESS
  • DO NOT PLAY WITH CABLES OR LAPTOP DURING PROCESS
V-Loader ME7 Flasher