Category: Volvo 850

Volvo 850 opinions, troubleshooting advice, diagnosis, repairs, scheduled maintenance, tutorials and more… includes the rare and awesome 850 T5-R, 850 R and 850 Platinum sub-models

REAR-WHEEL-BEARING-REPLACEMENT

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:

Roll Over Valve Hose Replacement -

DIY 1997 Volvo 850 Roll-Over Valve Hose Replacement

The past few times I’ve tried to fill up the gas tank the pump keeps shutting off after just a few seconds, no matter how slow you try to pump in the fuel. It took me a while to finally get the tank full. This is new behavior for this car. As part of the diagnosis, I decided to check out the roll over valve to make sure that it was allowing the vapor from the tank to pass through to the charcoal canister during fueling.