Pull the Head the Easy Way – Volvo 5-Cylinder
MVS Contributor jpgurley shows us how to pull the head of a Volvo 5-cylinder the easy way, with a documented outline of his steps: I am certain that both Volvo Service Manual and ALLDATA tell you how to do it the hard way. To use their methods, you would want a a lift and lots […]
Pro Tip: How to Store a Car
MVS Volvo Forums Contributor mecheng documents his 2-year storage efforts of his 1998 S70: After successfully storing a car for 2yrs with no issues, I can say bits and pieces of the info given is correct. Yes, make sure you run the stabilizer through the engine and not just dump it in the gas tank. […]
Tune Up & Engine Bay Basics
New to DIY’ing? Start here. These are wonderful iPD overview videos for the novice DIY’er. The video’s host goes over where parts are in the engine bay, what they do, and why they’re important. Tune Up Talk 2001+ models http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLnNqCKlwww Tune Up 850/70 series models http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZtJWq7xd68 Tune Up Basics for Volvo 200, 700, and 900 […]
Does a battery with a too-large capacity for the vehicle cause damage? MVS Forum member tjai had the battery in an S60 replaced with an 800CCA three years ago and has been experiencing electrical issues ever since including power seat operation and a/c flow. A mechanic explained that a battery with a larger capacity than […]
Access Volvo Dealer Repair Records?
Can you get records on a car’s work done at Volvo dealers? No, sorry.