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Volvo S80 Problems

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

February 4, 2016

Throttle Body vs. New MAP Sensor

This thread documents that the P0106 code is often resolved by throttle body cleaning, not MAP sensor replacement. Saves users about 250 USD. Specific to the NA 2003 and 2004 Volvo P2 models. jkatz: Two years ago I bought a 2003 V70 FWD (no turbo) and I was getting an intermittent CEL that would come […]

Throttle Body vs. New MAP Sensor
December 10, 2015

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm

MVS Volvo Forums member MarcM’s S60 was misbehaving at low RPMs… P2 coil resistance measurements save the day. Ended up being coil #3.

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm
October 12, 2015

2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY

MVS Forums member abdomar528 documented this Volvo S80 turbo swap with many good photos to illustrate the steps he took during his oustanding 2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY. Here’s an example of what abdomar wrote for Step 15: “BEFORE placing the oil return line seals back into position, you want to use some silicone […]

2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY
September 18, 2015

1999 V70 T5 Turbocharger Wastegate Adjustment

MVS Forums moderator Abscate shows us how to adjust the turbo wastegate, with photos and video.

1999 V70 T5 Turbocharger Wastegate Adjustment
September 16, 2015

Bluetooth OBDII Connect To ECU

MVS Forums contributor ESL explains how to connect to your Volvo’s ECU via Bluetooth adaptors: Torque uses the standard OBDII emission diagnostics. If you can’t connect with Torque, the first thing I’d try to do with Torque is find a way to force it to use the ISO 9141-2 protocol. If you can somehow monitor […]

Bluetooth OBDII Connect To ECU