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by ez4u
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 S70 Alternator $40 bucks
Replies: 0
Views: 756

98 S70 Alternator $40 bucks

I have a used alternator that I bought and never got arround to putting it on....ended up selling the car,
98 s70 but im sure it will on similar modes.
$40

im in the dc area.
thx
by ez4u
Wed May 01, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Goodbye Volvo S70
Replies: 10
Views: 879

Re: Goodbye Volvo S70

...you mean boxy...lol
by ez4u
Wed May 01, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Goodbye Volvo S70
Replies: 10
Views: 879

Goodbye Volvo S70

I've had a S70 for the past 7 years. Advice from this forum and its members have saved my behind numerous times. Nevertheless, I no longer own a Volvo and don't plan on getting one in the future. Hopefully, I won't offend anyone when I say...Volvos are unnecessarily over engineered maintenance hogs-...
by ez4u
Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 V70 2.4T bad ignition coil replacement...
Replies: 46
Views: 85423

Re: 2001 V70 2.4T bad ignition coil replacement...

Ironically, I changed the spark plugs about 5k miles ago, with NGK brand. They weren't the cheapest but priced mid range. So, I thought they should be ok. Bougicord ... Is this the park plug brand or the wire brand?
Thanks
by ez4u
Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 V70 2.4T bad ignition coil replacement...
Replies: 46
Views: 85423

Re: 2001 V70 2.4T bad ignition coil replacement...

image.jpg Hey guys, I have a 98S70 non turbo, I have a P0304 cylinder 4 misfire detected. When I tried to change the cylinder coil, mine are different. Plz see pic. So, now I don't know if I should change the spark plug wires or the main coil which delivers elect for all five cylinders. Any suggest...
by ez4u
Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Double Fuel Consumption + Rough ??
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: S70 Double Fuel Consumption + Rough ??

What year?(Later models went to electronic throttle controls, I believe, which is where I would start if you have one of those) Turbo or non-turbo (NA)? Possibly a vacuum hose failed (there are plenty)...any gas smells? Then, failing that... Does your throttle operate normally? Does the engine rev ...
by ez4u
Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Double Fuel Consumption + Rough ??
Replies: 6
Views: 870

S70 Double Fuel Consumption + Rough ??

Hi,
My mpg fule economy has doubled in the last week plus a noticible loss of power. Today, it stareted running rough + super high fuel consumption (45 mile trip=6 Gallons) + loss of power. Yet there is no code. Any ideas?

Thanks
by ez4u
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

If you take the car somewhere/anywhere to fix it will cost you a lot! But I'm sure you knew that. The main bearing/clutch on the compressor failed on my car. The compressor was fine, but in order to get the bearing and clutch out, I had to get the compressor out. It was just easier to replace the en...
by ez4u
Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: AC Compressor Clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: AC Compressor Clutch

Stuck again :!: If it wasn't for the above two inputs I wouldn't have even gotten to this part so thank you very much. The mentioned link has excellent info, however it's not very clear on getting the clutch off the compressor. Using the three threated holes I've gotten off the 1st plate, but now I ...
by ez4u
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: AC Compressor Clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 574

AC Compressor Clutch

Hi,
How do I get the clutch out?
I've taken the 10mm nut off from the center of the clutch plate. Don't want to pry or force anything and risk damaging anything. There must be a method...anybody done this before ...ideas?
thanks.
by ez4u
Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: ac compressor replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 694

Re: ac compressor replacement

How did you handle the freon...just let it escape or collected it somehow?
thx
by ez4u
Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

Planning to change the ac compressor this weekend...whats the best way to deal with the freon?
thanks
by ez4u
Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

The AC complressor clutch finally seized up and started smoking. Good thing the wife was almost home. Changed the belt and bypassed the ac. The noise it gone! Thank you Lee for all your help.
by ez4u
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

finally got the time to work on this issue...after getting to the serpantine belt....It seems as if after rerouting the belt and bypassing the ac....the belt might touch. So I put it all back together and hopefully I'll get some answers here from folk that have done it before. I did not take the ac ...
by ez4u
Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

yea...I'm gonna try the bypass belt as suggested earlier, this way I'll be sure before spending more money. Thanks.
by ez4u
Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: S70 AC Noise

Thank you,
by ez4u
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 AC Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

S70 AC Noise

98S70 the AC compressor makes horrendous noise. After lots of $$ and headache I've narrowed it down to the AC. The AC works fine.The noise is from the outside, I've chnaged the belts and pullys. I've even the alternator-thinking that it was causing the noise, but the noise is still there. The noise ...
by ez4u
Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: air pump and check valve on v70 1998
Replies: 18
Views: 4670

Re: air pump and check valve on v70 1998

Is there anyway to test the check valve? This way I don't spend $80 bucks for nothing.
thanks
by ez4u
Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts

Sounds like a great plan. Electrical diagnostics is my weakest trait (..among a few others..). Q1: what kind of a tester should I get? There is a Lowes, Homedepo, Wal-Mart etc nearby. Q2: During start, current is drawn OUT from the battery, but then after the alternator kicks in...current flows from...
by ez4u
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:07 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts

Yes I have run a backup line from battery to the fuse box. However, I don't see how it could be the battery cable that is going bad? The battery cable goes from the battery to the starter...why would this cable cause sudden death? Especially after the car has been started? Unless I'm missing your po...
by ez4u
Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts

1998 S70 non turbo 170K. Well, ...didn't think it was the battery but replaced it anyway to make myself feel better. (It would restart right away, tested by repeating several times. I even left the seat heat and lights on for ten minutes on battery alone and then restarted). Cleaned the terminals .....
by ez4u
Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: air pump and check valve on v70 1998
Replies: 18
Views: 4670

Re: air pump and check valve on v70 1998

jblackburn wrote:About 5 and 7 o' clock in the middle of the fat part. Just let the drill bit bite through the plastic and stop - don't let it go way in there or you could probably mess something up.
Have a picture by any chance? Diagram?
by ez4u
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

S70 Anomaly Stalls Restarts

Hi, Did a search but couldn't find anything....don't even know where to start...any help/advise will be greatly appreciated.... S70 with 170K, no check eng light & no codes. Car starts normally, then suddenly stalls dead! Seems like an absoloute electrical failure. The instrument cluster goes comple...
by ez4u
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: car stalls after running?? any help appreciated
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: car stalls after running?? any help appreciated

what is IAC? and where is it exactly located?
thanks
by ez4u
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Oxygen Sensor Cable Plugs
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: Oxygen Sensor Cable Plugs

Thank you, I would have never guessed...
This website and its members are absolutelyamazing!
by ez4u
Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Oxygen Sensor Cable Plugs
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Oxygen Sensor Cable Plugs

hello, 98 S70...need to replace the o2 sensor....however can't get the cable unplugged. Don't want to cut the cable no break the plugs. Seems like there should be a trick to unclip them or something...anyone have any ideas??? plz see pic below (yellow circle)...top view, taken next to the brake flui...
by ez4u
Sat May 21, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Brake Pads that don't squeal
Replies: 38
Views: 9598

Re: Brake Pads that don't squeal

Any Updates? The squeel still there?
by ez4u
Thu May 19, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Reseting Codes without a reader....
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Reseting Codes without a reader....

98 S70- check eng light was on. I disconnected the battery for repairs and now that I connected it again, the check eng light is OFF. I'm assuming the system doese a self test of some sort? so....if the problem is fixed, the light should not come on again? is this a correct hypothesis?
by ez4u
Thu May 19, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Testing SAS and Vacume Valves ??
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Testing SAS and Vacume Valves ??

98 S70- Just replaced the air pump....it was full of water. Before I go and spend $$ on all the valves, Is there a way to test the SAS valve and the other vacume check valves associated with this unnecessary system?

Thanks in advance.
by ez4u
Thu Oct 28, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 To Flush or Not to Flush?
Replies: 4
Views: 380

Re: 98 S70 To Flush or Not to Flush?

Thanks guys....this has been great help.
By the way, where do I get the magnetic drain plug?
by ez4u
Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 To Flush or Not to Flush?
Replies: 4
Views: 380

98 S70 To Flush or Not to Flush?

Hello All, I have a 98 S70 with about 155k miles. The transmission shifts fine, however I don't think the transmission fluid has ever been changed and the fluid is very dirty (looks brown). Some questions for my enlightenment..... Does Volvo recommend servicing/flushing the transmission fluid? If so...
by ez4u
Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:43 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start

After reading other threads of this forum regarding engine stalls.....I tried the MAF sensor, and WALA!....that was it. The MAF sensor was the culprit. Thank you everyone for your posts and help.
by ez4u
Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start

Maybe its some kind of a sensor? o2? any ideas? thanks
by ez4u
Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start

Checked the Fuel pressure and it remains constant at 44psi, changed the cap,rotor,and spark plugs...and its still doing the same thing. I checked the check engine light which is has been saying (Secondary Air Injection system) for the last 6 months! which I have not yet fixed. Does this air pump hav...
by ez4u
Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start

Its not the relay....changed it this morning and its still doing the same thing. What do you suggest next? I will check the presure as soon as I get a pressure gauge....Q: anything in particular to look for?...is the pressure supossed to read constant? because I'm assuming that it will drop when as ...
by ez4u
Sun Aug 08, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: 98 S70 Cuts Out????help??

Thanks lee,
How do I check the fuel pressur? Which relay is it and where is it located? Do I need special tools?
Thanks again for your help.
mw
by ez4u
Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:58 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start
Replies: 9
Views: 798

98 S70 Cuts Out minutes after engine start

Hello, 98S70...was running fine. Now all of a sudden, it cuts out minutes after engine start. When you restart, it will crack normally, start normally and after a minute or so starts running really rough and finally cuts out. After repeated tries it gets worse and starts rough and then dies immediet...
by ez4u
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Secondary Air Injection System-98S70
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Secondary Air Injection System-98S70

OK, so I tested the $400 dollar air pump and its working :) , but the P0410 code is still there! Is there anything else that could be setting off the check engine light? anything else I could check? thoughts?
thanks
by ez4u
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Testing a Relay?
Replies: 19
Views: 2023

Testing a Relay?

Hello,
How do I test a relay to see if it is working properly or not?
I have the pics attached...I'm assuming I could also hard wire the relay box?...but which prongs? thoughts?

thanks
by ez4u
Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Secondary Air Injection System-98S70
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Secondary Air Injection System-98S70

Got a Check Ingine light with the P0410 code, its Secondary Air Injection system. I have to get emmisions inspection by the end of the month...and don't have the $$ to fix the $400 air pump.
Any ideas around this? just to get through emmisions?
thanks
happy new yr
by ez4u
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Future Volvo Opinion?
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: Future Volvo Opinion?

Thanks,

Is the S80 actually bigger than the S60?
by ez4u
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Future Volvo Opinion?
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Future Volvo Opinion?

Currently we have a 98 S70, thinking of getting a newer Volvo. Was interested in the S60. Doing research, I noticed that the S60 is discontinued after 2009! So, now S40 is too small, and S80 too expensive. Why did Volvo discontinue the S60? Is the new S80 supposed to be the S60 and S80 combined? If ...
by ez4u
Sun Sep 27, 2009 6:22 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Ceramic Brake Noise
Replies: 1
Views: 174

S70 Ceramic Brake Noise

Hello, Had the front rotor and pads(ceramic) changed...no noise. Rear: ceramic pads only, the rotors were still ok. Now the rear brakes makes a loud screech that wakes up the neigbors. Is this because the ceramic pads are new and the rotors old? will it go away with use? or do i have to also replace...
by ez4u
Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 CV Joint Q?
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: S70 CV Joint Q?

Well, finally took it to a shop. Took about 2hrs, three mechanics, lift, and all the shop tools and it would still not come out! Decided to take apart the new axle and only replace the outer half of the axle, before we brake the axle or the trans. However, after taking the old axle apart we found ou...
by ez4u
Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 CV Joint Q?
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: S70 CV Joint Q?

Lee, thanks. Tried it, along with a whole bunch of other tricks. None worked. It would come out 1/8-1/4 inch, but then it would stop. Very weird! I really think the circle pin was jammed/locked. In order to get the wife off my back, ended up putting it all back together, and will take it to a shop. ...
by ez4u
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 CV Joint Q?
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: S70 CV Joint Q?

The Axle is stuck in the transmission....!!! :x , I have tried everything and it will not pull out. Initially, I had it pulled about 1/4 inch, the ATF started to leak, but it would not pull out. Then I pushed it back in, in order to pull it back out,....and now its just jammed! no play, not even a s...
by ez4u
Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 Brake Goof Up
Replies: 2
Views: 274

98 S70 Brake Goof Up

Ok...so here is my goof up... My 1st time changing brake pads on a volvo (Rear pads). It was so simple that, I missed it! Instead of pulling the two pins, I started opening the 4 11mm screws that are on the caliper. Whiling opening the 4th screw, I noticed brake fluid leaking. Overall maybe about an...
by ez4u
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 CV Joint Q?
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: S70 CV Joint Q?

Thanks everyone,

The lost ATF...can u refil with new? Its all in the same chamber?

mw
by ez4u
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:28 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 CV Joint Q?
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

S70 CV Joint Q?

Hello,
In regards to 98 S70, when replacing the axle....when you pull out the axle out of the transmission....does transmission fld flow out? will the transmission have to be serviced afterwards?

thanks
mw
by ez4u
Fri Jul 24, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 S70 stering vibration
Replies: 1
Views: 268

98 S70 stering vibration

Recently, I bought 4 used Michilins from ebay, something that I will never do again. Anyhow, now the Steering wheel vibrates when driving and the car pulls to the left. The alignment was fine before the tires. The tires treads/surface feels fine on my hand, the surface is even. Out of balance tires?...
by ez4u
Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Battery Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 10913

Re: S70 Battery Replacement

Thank you Lee,

where can I get the radio code?

thanks
mw
by ez4u
Thu Jul 23, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 Battery Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 10913

S70 Battery Replacement

Need to replace the battery on my 98 S70, the book at the store calls for a smaller 750/590.....but there is a bigger battery for the S90 which is 850/amp. Can I put the bigger (S90) battery on my S70? will it damage anything?

Thanks
mw
by ez4u
Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Dead Alternator 1999 S70 T5
Replies: 12
Views: 21597

Re: Dead Alternator 1999 S70 T5

there are two belt diagrams shown above......which is the correct routing for a 98 s70?

I have replaced the alt and forgot the serpentine belt routing...
thanks
mw
by ez4u
Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Alternator Noise?
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Alternator Noise?

Hello, I have a 98 S70, its making a loud weird noise. A combination of whining+grinding....at first I thought that it was the trans, but the trans shift fine. Noise increases as the rpm increases...even in park. I thought maybe its the AC compressor? A mechanic friend listened to it and said it cou...