Problems & Fixes: Volvo Interior: Seats, Switches Etc.

Volvo Seats, Carpet, Cup Holders, Switches, Controls, Dash, Surfaces

September 15, 2016

P80 Wagon hatch dimensions

MVS Contributor j-dawg: I need to load a ton of junk into my car soon, and I couldn’t find any info on the intertubes, so I measured its cargo area dimensions and put them in this picture. My car has basically no rear cargo options, eg: grocery nets, cargo bay cover, dog cage, third row […]

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September 9, 2016

2001-2007 Volvo Steering Wheels

MVS member tabormeister posted a great writeup in the Volvo Forum about the different types of Volvo steering wheels for P2 Volvos, compatibility, and how to mix-and-match parts from them to get the steering wheel you want. Hi there. If you, like me, are thinking about upgrading/swapping your P2 car’s steering wheel, this thread is […]

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August 30, 2016

S60 – Door Handle – Replace the whole panel?

MVS member ppitts’ 2001 S60 has a interior drivers side door handle that keeps popping its anchor off of the handle (actuator). Is the only solution a $450 new panel? No! I have a 2001 S60 that needs a new interior drivers side door handle. The actuator keep jumping out of the groove in the […]

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July 13, 2016

P2 Seat’s Leather Lasts Longer Than P80

This post got me thinking about seat leather. Sleddriver: My front seat leather is pathetic. Even using Lexol on a regular basis didn’t help. Let that sink in. Even with care*, the leather failed. Mine too. I used “Eagle” brand (automotive) leather conditioner for years starting when I got my 850 in the summer of […]

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April 19, 2016

Peeling Pillar Trim Fix – Double Sided Tape!

MVS Moderator MadeInJapan shows us how to fix peeling pillar trim with double sided tape. It’s a simple yet brilliant solution. Like the famous DIY for interior door trim, it’s another in a long line of inexpensive fixes to make our Volvos look like new again. I have been racking my brain on how to […]

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