March 22, 2010

In-car valve stem seals replacement

No More Blue Smoke

An outstanding writeup on changing the valve seals and the camshaft seals. Thanks woah!

1996 Volvo 850, 160K miles, with high oil consumption, high hydrocarbons in the California smog test, and, in addition to occasional stinkiness, the dreaded blue cloud upon rev after 10-minute warm idle

In-car valve stem seals replacement, Volvo 850

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Tags 850, C70, S70, Tutorial, V70, V70 XC, valve stem, valve stem seals, XC70
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