Volvo News & Repairs

1996 Volvo 850 R For Sale, $1500, Eugene Oregon

850r

Emergency sale, at this point. Save me from the crusher type of sale.  It’s not mine. Craigslist ad, MVS forums post condition: fair cylinders: 5 cylinders drive: fwd fuel: gas odometer: 201000 paint color: black size: mid-size title status: clean transmission: automatic type: sedan I’m selling my ’96 850R and need it gone before the end of April and I don’t want to have to… Read the full article…

DIY: 2005 XC90 Heater Core Replacement

2005 XC90 Heater Core DIY

Overview CN90 continues his documented DIY tear with this fine 2005 XC90 Heater Core Replacement piece. The cabin heater in his XC90 was blowing lukewarm air. Now it’s hot again. UPDATE, outside temp today was in 32F. Normally, it is lukewarm with the OLD heater core. With this brand-new Heater Core, it is so HOT… Read the full article…

MVS Newsletter – Volvo News – March 2018

Mvs Newsletter March 2018

Volvo News – March 2018 The biggest news in the Volvo world is of course the Volvo XC90 Uber test vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona ten days ago. Polestar 1 hybrid supercar is available for preorder for $2500. It’s only available as part of Volvo’s new subscription-based ownership model named “Care… Read the full article…

P3 XC70 Dog Taxi LOL

P3 Volvo XC70 with "DOGTAXI" license plate

My friend in Santa Fe, New Mexico, checking out a P3 XC70 Volvo wagon (see P2 or P3 XC70? for more) with “DOGTAXI” on the plates! And a Sweden flag sticker. Awesome!