Problems & Fixes: Volvo S60 R 2004-2007

Maintenance and performance related to the Volvo S60 R.

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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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 31, 2016

Replace the connectors on the CVVT

Here’s a great write-up by (now) MVS Contributor v-45magna on how to replace the connectors on the CVVT when there doesn’t seem to be any other option! If you are replacing your CVVT solenoid and the plug is different than your previous one and you are looking for a way to make it work, here […]

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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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August 24, 2016

2001-2007 Volvo V70 Fuse Troubleshooting

MVS member daparish had a strange electrical event on his 2005 V70: Had to have vehicle towed after 2 flat tires on freeway, after tires installed got car back started and drivable, but: no power windows function (front both sides) no functions from drivers door control panel or passenger panel no central locking function from […]

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