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Volvo 940, 960, S90 & V90 Problems & Fixes

Volvo 940, 960, S90 & V90 opinions, advice, repairs, maintenance, tutorials and more.

May 18, 2015

V90 Fitting Rear Mudflaps

MVS Volvo Forums member Martin Calva details his attempts to find the right Volvo part number, and install rear mudflaps on his V90.

V90 Fitting Rear Mudflaps
November 14, 2014

Should I buy a 1996 Volvo 960?

good tips on this year of 960, what to look for, what to expect when buying a used Volvo

Should I buy a 1996 Volvo 960?
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
April 12, 2014

OBD-I LED Code Reader & DIY Instructions

Volvo Forum Contributor and all-around DIY uberguru Ben850 fabricated an OBD-I code reader. OBD-I cars are typically model year 1988 to 1995, and have a more crude way to display codes… by displaying a series of light flashes (like Morse code) rather than storing and outputting codes in a more “human readable” fashion that OBD-II does.

These OBD-I cars diagnostic boxes are small and black, and found in front of the shock tower on the driver’s side (LHD markets).

OBD-I LED Code Reader & DIY Instructions
April 7, 2014

Repair PDFs for Many Older Volvos

They’re not downloadable, but Volvotips.com has a nice set of PDFs for the following Volvos: – Volvo PV 444, 544 and Duett – Volvo Amazon – Volvo 140 and 164-series – Volvo 1800-series – Volvo 240- and 260-series – Volvo 740, 760 and 780 – Volvo 940 and 960 – Volvo 850 Repair PDFs for […]

Repair PDFs for Many Older Volvos