Here’s an interesting take on the degree of theft-proofness of Volvo cars, by a “former tow truck driver and professional thief (Repo man)” TerrDawg. TerrDawg » As a former tow truck driver and professional thief (Repo man) the one car in the 80’s and 90’s we absolutely hated was Volvos … The lock out kit included […]
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Tell the MVS Moderators you appreciate their work to keep your Volvo on the road. It’s the last day of the Moderator Appreciation Drive, so don’t wait! See the tally here. The MVS Moderators have together made 59 thousand posts, every one helping Volvo owners like you, and maybe you specifically. These guys do it to help others. They […]
MVS Contributor Joost (jvl) bought his 1999 V70 XC — our Wagon Wednesday car — two years ago. Being a camping enthusiast, it fits his lifestyle well. My name is Joost and I live in The Netherlands. I’m 28 years old and work on infrastructure projects as a project leader. I’ve always liked tinkering and […]
Wondering if you need to change the transmission fluid in your P1 generation — 2004-2012 — Volvo S40/V50? MVS user cleve33 had a similar question after his mechanic recommended every 30k miles and worrying it was just a cash grab. Turning to the good people of the MVS forum, he asked how often to change […]
What we have here, folks, is a rare Volvo. The owner, a Swede I think, has a Garagenet page for it. Apparently he has it repainted fairly often. Interior full leather in the middle Black half-leather front and rear 960 dashboard wood panels Gray interior throughout the car except seats and door sides 960 door […]
Volvo News Luminar’s lidar is on display in a Volvo concept car, and the point is to show how the laser-based sensor dovetails with Volvo’s system for reading pedestrians’ body language. At the impressive distance of 250 meters, Luminar’s lidar can provide enough detail to let Volvo do what the carmaker calls “pose estimation.” Volvo’s […]
If you’re looking to change the coolant (antifreeze) on your modern Volvo, slow your roll! There’s a couple things you need to know beforehand that could save you major frustration, and possibly even ruining your beautiful automobile. MVS user headrc recently asked the MVS forum how to open the draincock on his 2012 Volvo XC70 […]
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