Problems & Fixes: Volvo S60 R 2004-2007

Maintenance and performance related to the Volvo S60 R.

November 8, 2016

How to Remove Intake Manifold

How to get the intake manfold off? New MVS member Skkele: I’m doing a PCV replacement on my P2 V70 at 62k miles, it started consuming oil at an alarming rate. I am having trouble loosening that last passenger side lower bolt. Any tips other than a universal joint and wobble extension?

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September 29, 2016

ABS Pump Replacement DIY for 2001-2009 S60

New MVS Contributor ReWagner posts a great PDF that shows how to remove and replace the ABS pump in P2 Volvos… For some time I have had an ABS message – with trouble codes BTM0070 (pump motor supply voltage, faulty signal) and BCH0072 (pump motor, mechanical error). The online information that I could find suggested […]

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September 26, 2016

2006 XC70 Evap Pump Volvo Part

Volvo Parts Numbers Don’t Change… The numbers stay the same and the parts change. Check out Neil’s post about  a Volvo evap pump part #31392490 for his 2006 XC70: In my last post I asked if anyone could confirm that the part I purchased from Volvo was the correct part as it looked different to […]

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September 18, 2016

AC Clutch Gap Magnetic Fix – Breadclip Alternative

MVS Contributor coflynn comes up with a brilliant and different approach and fix for the AC clutch gap problem, which is commonly fixed with the classic AC bread clip fix. See images from Volvo that show the AC clutch. He came up with an AC clutch gap magnetic fix. My A/C has been dead for a while, and […]

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