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Volvo S60 R 2004-2007 Problems

Maintenance and performance related to the Volvo S60 R.

February 4, 2016

Throttle Body vs. New MAP Sensor

This thread documents that the P0106 code is often resolved by throttle body cleaning, not MAP sensor replacement. Saves users about 250 USD. Specific to the NA 2003 and 2004 Volvo P2 models. jkatz: Two years ago I bought a 2003 V70 FWD (no turbo) and I was getting an intermittent CEL that would come […]

Throttle Body vs. New MAP Sensor
January 27, 2016

Which is Better? 13G, 13T, 15G Turbochargers

Confused about turbos for Volvos? If 13G, 13T, 15G, 16T, 18T, and 19T make you think of womens’ dress sizes, this post will help you understand what fits on your Volvo and why.

Which is Better? 13G, 13T, 15G Turbochargers
December 10, 2015

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm

MVS Volvo Forums member MarcM’s S60 was misbehaving at low RPMs… P2 coil resistance measurements save the day. Ended up being coil #3.

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm
October 23, 2015

Stolen S60 R Spotted, Chased, Caught

NSFW (language) Two Volvo techs out on a drive spot and chase a car thief in a customer’s stolen S60 R. This happened 3 days ago in Oklahoma. The dashcam date is incorrect.

Stolen S60 R Spotted, Chased, Caught
October 17, 2015

2001 V70 Outer Tie Rod Replacement

E170_Driver documented the job of replacing his 2001 V70’s outer tie rods to eliminate what he describes as annoying front wheel shimmy.

2001 V70 Outer Tie Rod Replacement