Problems & Fixes: Volvo S80

Volvo S80 opinions, advice, repairs, maintenance, tutorials and more

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 20, 2016

New ETM Dead out of Box

MVS Contributor precopster ran into a frustrating problem: a bad Magneti Marelli ETM… a new ETM dead out of the box. As if Volvo owners didn’t have enough trouble with 1999-2002 Volvos with failing/failed electronic throttle modules, now we have an example of a brand new ETM failing… right out of the box! See the MatthewsVolvoSite ETM […]

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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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