Volvo XC70 & V70XC

Volvo XC70 opinions, advice, repairs, maintenance, tutorials and more

How to Remove Intake Manifold

How to get the intake manfold off? New MVS member Skkele: I’m doing a PCV replacement on my P2 V70 at 62k miles, it started consuming oil at an alarming rate. I am having trouble loosening that last passenger side lower bolt. Any tips other than a universal joint and wobble extension?

ABS Pump Replacement DIY for 2001-2009 S60

New MVS Contributor ReWagner posts a great PDF that shows how to remove and replace the ABS pump in P2 Volvos… For some time I have had an ABS message – with trouble codes BTM0070 (pump motor supply voltage, faulty signal) and BCH0072 (pump motor, mechanical error). The online information that I could find suggested […]

2006 XC70 Evap Pump Volvo Part

Volvo Parts Numbers Don’t Change… The numbers stay the same and the parts change. Check out Neil’s post about  a Volvo evap pump part #31392490 for his 2006 XC70: In my last post I asked if anyone could confirm that the part I purchased from Volvo was the correct part as it looked different to […]

New ETM Dead out of Box

MVS Contributor precopster ran into a frustrating problem: a bad Magneti Marelli ETM… a new ETM dead out of the box. As if Volvo owners didn’t have enough trouble with 1999-2002 Volvos with failing/failed electronic throttle modules, now we have an example of a brand new ETM failing… right out of the box! See the MatthewsVolvoSite ETM […]