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DIY: 1998 V70 REAR Cam Seals

DIY: 1998 V70 REAR Cam Seals using SKF 11809
(1999+ models are somewhat different)

There are a few DIYs for REAR Cam Seals but sometimes little tricks (i.e. ow to mark and how to remove seals) are not mentioned.

I just installed the SKF Rear Cam seals using SKF 11809. In every respect, it looks identical to the Volvo seal.

Senior MVS Forum member CN90 shows us how to DIY our P80 Volvo rear cam seals. His annotated photos are just outstanding. Thanks ’90!

using SKF 11809 (1999+ models are somewhat different)

There are a few DIYs for REAR Cam Seals but sometimes little tricks (i.e. ow to mark and how to remove seals) are not mentioned.

I just installed the SKF Rear Cam seals using SKF 11809. In every respect, it looks identical to the Volvo seal.

I bought the SKF 11809 Seals from local SKF dealer (semi-truck parts dealer): $6.50/each = $13.00 total. NAPA autoparts also sells this SKF 11809 seal for $9.50/each, make sure you ask specifically for this seal. Anything other brand, you will be a guinea pig. Local Volvo dealer wanted $33/each!!!

Tools

  • – Allen keys
  • – Torx keys
  • – 8-mm and 10-mm sockets
  • – 36-mm socket (the same socket used for Axle work): to drive seal in. This socket happens to be perfect because its O.D. = 47.50mm, which prevents the seal from being driven too far (read on…).
  • – Hammer
  • – Sheet metal screws
  • – White-out (or some touch up paint) to mark the parts for easier install!

DIY: 1998 V70 REAR Cam Seals using SKF 11809!


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