Category: Drivetrain

Volvo Drivetrain: AWD Systems, CV Joints, Bevel Gear etc., discussion, answers and DIY tutorials. These are the pieces that move your Volvo forward and backward.

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Angle Gear Fix – AWD Volvo 2001-2006 S60 / S80 / V70 / V70 XC/XC70 / XC90

If the angle gear leak is only from the angle gear vent, only replace the vent with the new style vent. If the leak is from the angle gear halves, separate and reseal the angle gear housing according to the following procedure in conjunction with the removal and replacement procedures in VIDA.

Axle clicking sound? What to do, and when to do it.

Axle Death Click Click Click

Are you hearing a click sound from your front wheels? That’s the CV joints dying. They exist on front-wheel drive and AWD vehicles so that you can turn your front wheels. It’s a way — “articulation” — to get power from the engine to the wheels. You can either replace the axles (“half-shafts”), or if it’s not too late, you can re-grease and re-boot your existing axles.