Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

The rear wheel bearing comes as an assembly. I priced the bearing assembly at my local dealer and they wanted about $200 (plus shipping) for the part and it would take 3 to 5 days to get it in. I started checking parts houses and the only place that could get it was NAPA for $106 (taxes and shipping included) and it would be in tomorrow. Here are the steps for replacing the wheel bearing:

Largest Volvo Recall Ever

Volvo biggest-ever recall

This is the largest-ever recall for Volvo. All these Volvo models manufactured between 2006 and 2019 are impacted by the recall and are eligible for a free repair…

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10K Mile Roadtrip – What to Bring?

I am planning a spring trip from RI to Alaska, returning by way of CA and the southern route. The trip will probably be close to 10K miles. I want to have on hand critical, show stopping devices that would be hard to come by without ordering and waiting for parts. My List so far includes a good set of tools, oil, oil filter, fuel filter, air filter, radiator hoses, coolant, cell phone, cap, rotor, plugs and wires and transmission fluid. This is a 98 V70, early model low-pressure turbo AWD.

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History Of The Volvo Amazon

It was on the 3rd of August that the new four-door Volvo Amazon was shown to enthusiastic Volvo dealer at a conference in Skövde. The car on display…