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Repair Database Category: Boost

Topics concerning boost: fuel-air mixture, psi, air temperature, turbo models and brands, turbo lag, vacuum hoses…

July 31, 2014

Vacuum Lines on Turbo 1993-2000 850/S70/V70/XC70

MVS Forums Contributor and enthusiast CN90 turns the volume up to maximum and cranks out a beautiful post about a particular Pre-2001 850/S70/V70/XC70 failure point: vacuum lines. [Looking for non-turbo vacuum line routing?] I just want to dedicate a thread strictly to photographing the vacuum lines in these aging Volvos. As the car gets older, […]

Vacuum Lines on Turbo 1993-2000 850/S70/V70/XC70
July 30, 2014

Vacuum Lines on Non-Turbo 1993-2000 850/S70/V70/XC70

MVS forums user Erik goes “full auto” and documents the vacuum lines on non-turbo Volvos in the P80 family: As a companion to a similar thread for turbo cars [vacuum line diagrams for turbo Volvo 850 and Gen. 1 S70/V70/C70/XC70], here is a thread dedicated to documenting the vacuum lines in the non-turbo (NA) 850 […]

Vacuum Lines on Non-Turbo 1993-2000 850/S70/V70/XC70
July 5, 2014

1997 S70 Replaced the 16T Turbo to 9 Blade Turbine

Who rebuilt their turbo? MVS Forums member Fosgate rebuilt his turbo. Here are his words on what he bought and how it went together: Just to give you a bit of feedback on turbo replacement to a cartridge with 9 blade turbine wheel. The car is 1997 S70 T5 (yep we got them in 97 […]

1997 S70 Replaced the 16T Turbo to 9 Blade Turbine
July 3, 2014

S90 Intermittent Hesitation At Low Rpms

MVS Forums member bloodrootfc asks, then answers, a question about diagnosing intermittent hesitation on his Volvo S90 sedan: After getting fed up with “try this” from 4 mechanics, I started doing my own diagnostics with a Torque app and scan tool, and calling the shots. My mechanic works faster than I do, and he does […]

S90 Intermittent Hesitation At Low Rpms
June 30, 2014

Vacuum Hose Diagrams – 1994-2000 FWD Turbos

Vacuum Hose Diagrams – 1994-2000 FWD Turbos