Category: Volvo 240

Volvo 240 opinions, advice, repairs, maintenance, tutorials and more.

Diagnosing Bad Engine Mounts

The RPM are 840 on both “N” and “D”, however when I throw it on the “N”, the sound goes away.I tried, having it on “D” and holding the brakes, to raise RPM to about 1100, and that is when the noise is most evident.The best described it is a very low intensity roar and slight vibration.

sunroof fix

Sunroof Seal Repair

To repair this I first scraped/filed off as much loose rust as I could and pried the frame as far away from the glass as I could without breaking anything using wooden wedges and continued to clean as much rust out as possible. I then applied a rust converter to the remaining material.

A tow-behind camper on a Volvo 240 roof

Camper on a 240

For no reason at all, here is a photo of a camper on the roof of a Volvo 240. Looks like a European-market magazine ad.

Volvo 240 Tattoo

Volvo 240 Tattoo

My mind did a full hard reset when I saw it. What blew my mind? A “240” tattoo. You can find this Volvo 240 tattoo adorning the leg of the wonderful Amy L, who lives on the East Coast of the U.S.

Airborne 240 Turbo

Airborne 240 Turbo!

No, your eyes don’t deceive you — that’s a Volvo you see leaving the runway (an airborne 240 turbo to be exact)! Today, we’ll take a look back…