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Old 11-26-2018, 05:07 PM   #1
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Default VGA 2.2 Harnesses, connectors and wiring

Attached is a .pdf of a preliminary summary I've written for VGA 2.2 installations applicable for all 9-series.

Notes:

• The connection and harness logic .pdf below is for VGA 2.2 relay p/n 9166157, and summarized from the factory VGA2.2 installation booklet and wiring diagram, and my own VGA2.2 installation.

• The MAIN VGA2.2 wiring harness which connects between the VGA relay and the dash harness is not available as a separate item. You can fabricate the harness using the wiring logic provided. Finding a used harness may prove to be very difficult.

• All ’93- 940/960’s are equipped with pre-wiring behind the instrument cluster for VGA installations.

• All ’96- 940/960’s have enhanced alarm pre-wiring, eliminating the need for extension harnesses.

• Pre ’93 940/960’s are not pre-wired for VGA and would need wiring modification for installation.

• VGA2 and 2.2 systems support daisy-chaining multiple sensors using harness 9134346.

• VGA2.2 basic functions can be changed by the user with the remote, dealer reprogramming is not required unless more advanced functions require re-setting.

• North American installations are not VGA systems, but rather remote unlocking with an audible alarm (should a door be opened while armed). Depending on production year and pre-wiring, VGA can be installed relatively easily.


Pairing the correct remote for VGA2.2 systems

There are two different remotes for VGA2.2 systems that operate on different frequencies and are not interchangeable.

• 9442981 is the correct remote/fob for VGA relay 9166157
• 9442983 is the correct remote/fob for VGA relay 9148881

These remotes are not available in the North American market. One option to obtain a new remote/fob is to find a Volvo retailer in the UK or continental Europe and source it directly, or source a used one from eBay.

The remote/fob p/n is on the backside of the remote/fob and does wear off with use, so ensure that you have the correct remote/fob for the VGA relay p/n.
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File Type: pdf VGA 2.2 conections on alarm relay 9166157 tbricks.pdf (198.5 KB, 16 views)
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