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Engine system service requested message means?

What does engine system service requested message means?

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On Most cars it means to take it in for routine maintenance, Oil change etc. A lot of newer cars have this feauture to remind you to do the oilchanges.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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    mr-fix Jan 20, 2015

    Not in Volvo. This message is an error report that is not related to standard DTC code which would turn on the engine indicator.

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