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Volvo Transmission

A category devoted to the devices that make our Volvos go forward, backward, and remain still – Volvo transmissions.

October 5, 2015

Volvo 850 Transmission Solenoid Replacement DIY

MVS Forums contributor and fearless Volvo DIY’er polskamafia mjl tackles the Volvo 850 Transmission Solenoid Replacement DIY

Volvo 850 Transmission Solenoid Replacement DIY
September 24, 2015

How to Buy A 2001-2007 Manual Volvo

MVS Forums contributor Dirk is looking for the perfect manual transmission V70. Should he worry about the clutch? Slave clutch cylinder? I’m not familiar with P2 cars, but I want to check out a 2003 V70 this afternoon that looks nice, has a 5-speed and only 64k on it. I did a quick search but did […]

How to Buy A 2001-2007 Manual Volvo
July 10, 2015

Volvo 850 M56 Swap DIY w/ Photos

MVS Forums contributor polskamafia mjl just wrote what may be the best Volvo Auto-to-Manual swap DIY on the Web. M56 Swap Overview This is a write up for replacing the AW50-40 slush box in an 850 with an M56 manual transmission. Most of the necessary information is already out there on various Volvo forums but […]

Volvo 850 M56 Swap DIY w/ Photos
January 29, 2015

Volvo XC90 3.2 Transmission Flush DIY

MVS Volvo Forums member skippyxc90 scores a touchdown (hey, it’s Superbowl 49 in 3 days) with this outstanding Volvo XC90 3.2 Transmission Flush DIY. He performed it on his 2008 XC90. Save a few hundred dollars by doing it yourself. Here’s how. I’m about to perform a complete transmission flush. These are the steps that […]

Volvo XC90 3.2 Transmission Flush DIY
October 13, 2014

ATF Flush Vs Drain And Fill, And Frequency

Nice discussion of flush vs drain and fill, and frequency in this thread. How often do you guys flush your ATF?

ATF Flush Vs Drain And Fill, And Frequency