Problems & Fixes: Volvo Climate Control: Heat & AC

Everything to do with climate control on Volvos – switches, air conditioning, pollen filter, evaporator, heater core, AC recharging, heat, vents, flashing/blinking climate control lights.

August 25, 2016

Pin Outs On A 2000 ECC Motor Calibration

Is your Volvo’s climate control clicking from the dash when you adjust the cabin temperature? If so, it could be the blend motor. Blend motor = ECC motor = the thing that blends hot and cold air to give you that perfect 70 degrees from the vents. If Your Climate Clicks… The clicking means it’s at […]

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August 4, 2016

2006 XC70 AC Problem – Leak in Condensor

MVS Contributor IdahoBob has an AC problem with his XC70. He tried charging it, no luck. His XC70 developed a small leak in the AC condensor. IdahoBob: My ’06 XC70 developed a small leak in the AC condensor. I installed a new, aftermarket (Chinese) condensor, and then took the car to the local Volvo guy. He charged […]

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May 27, 2016

How To Get The Blower Motor Out – Volvo V50

MVS member thewhitegorilla asks and answers his question: how to get the blower motor out of a Volvo V50? It’s a pain in the tail, I’m 3/4 of the way getting it out but can’t release the catch and twist the motor out. Any experienced help will be appreciated. But in answer to your question […]

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February 16, 2016

Volvo 850 How-To Bypass AC Thermal Switch

Phil: “Since it’s that time of season and I had problems with my A/C thermal causing me problems I thought I would do a ‘how-to’ on bypassing it. I couldn’t find anything with pictures so here you go…” First pic is of the A/C thermal (after I’ve cut the wires on both ends) but it […]

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