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1998 V70R Turbo vacuum line – How to get it off?

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How to Replace Vacuum Hoses that go to Turbo

“As far as getting that red coded vac line to the turbo off, the one below the compression bypass valve, I sprayed a lot of WD-40 on that fitting from below. Then, from above , kneeling on the engine, with some long, 45 degree needle nose pliers (long ones – 7″ or more; best $8 I have spent in a while) reached down and pulled the hose off pretty much with brute force.”

1998 V70R Turbo vacuum line – How to get it off?

Bonus! More on the Volvo V70R

As the replacement for the popular 850 T-5R and 850 R, the V70 Rwas unveiled in May 1997. Similar to the previous generation R models it featured a unique leather/Alcantara interior with diamond stitching on the seats. Further styling touches were a special front bumper, blue gauge faces for the instrument cluster, two special colours and special alloy wheels. All US cars were equipped with 16 inch alloy wheels, other markets had 17 inch wheels available at extra cost or as standard equipment. Standard equipment was substantially upgraded over normal models with a few options available such as a trunk mounted CD-changer,Volvo’s self developed Road and Traffic Information (RTI) navigation system or an upgraded stereo system.

Bonus! Volvo Facts

How far will your Volvo take you? American Irv Gordon drove three million miles over 47 years in his Volvo P1800. He’s the first person ever to clock up that mileage in the same-originally owned vehicle. Even more impressive is that he achieved this feat without replacing the engine.

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