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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.

October 2, 2015

Swedish Car Parts Heater Core Review

MVS contributor BEJinFbk reviews the Swedish Cart Parts Heater Core he installed in his 1998 V70 R a week ago.

Swedish Car Parts Heater Core Review
July 21, 2015

AC Shim Fix: Are Zip Ties the New Bread Clips?

Outstanding AC Bread Clip Fix photos by erikv11 and BlackThunder. Outstanding recent AC Bread Clip Fix followup by osmium, vvvolvo, jreed, C@lvin, grushton, rspi, oragex, and of course MVS Forums moderator abscate. Good pictures of various options for shimming the AC clutch including bread clips, zip ties, zip-ties, zipties… are zip ties the new bread […]

AC Shim Fix: Are Zip Ties the New Bread Clips?
July 20, 2015

V70 Climate Control (ECC) Blower Fix w Pix

MVS Volvo Forums moderator abscate took the time to show us how he replaced his 1999 V70 Climate control (ECC) blower.

V70 Climate Control (ECC) Blower Fix w Pix
June 30, 2015

P2 Cabin Filter Replacement

P2 cabin filter replacement

Replaced the cabin filter on the P2 today

Two Torx 20 screws to undo the kick panel, then u clips in three places

4 Torx 20’screws to drop the filter cover.

I snapped out the plastic block and went with the thick filter over the thin.

IPD has a great video on their website

P2 Cabin Filter Replacement
June 26, 2015

How COLD is your AC? What’s Your Temp Drop?

Good thread on procedure to measure AC charge on P80 cars from expert jimmy57… MVS forum user cn90’s opening question: Since I bought the car new (1998 V70) in 1998, our family has noticed that the AC is “cool”, not ice cold. AC Clutch checked/shimmed and gap is 0.30mm. Compressor runs well, zero issues. Low […]

How COLD is your AC? What’s Your Temp Drop?