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by optowalt
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Resetting the "Time for Regular Service" Message
Replies: 9
Views: 13104

Re: Resetting the "Time for Regular Service" Message

Worked on my C70. Thanks, it was driving me crazy.
by optowalt
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

Cute, and you're so right
by optowalt
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

Sorry but you have to explain this one to me.
by optowalt
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

yea. All gone
by optowalt
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

PM answered
by optowalt
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

I think I fixed facebook.
BTW, it's free and you want it delivered????
by optowalt
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

OK. Last move. Listen to the facebook video and if a member wants the car, come and get it. That's right, FREE! The builders need it gone by next Sunday. If not, it's the junkyard and I don't want that to happen. This is for members only! Contact me at [email protected].com
by optowalt
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5



Here you can hear the engine
by optowalt
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

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by optowalt
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

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by optowalt
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

I'm sorry it takes me so long to respond but this working for a living ain't all it's cracked up to be. This was our daily driver for my wife. Back in 2016, early summer I decided to do the PCV system. I watched the online video (thanks Robert. You are a lifesaver) and dove in. It was a learning pro...
by optowalt
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

How about if I throw in the filter in the trunk?
by optowalt
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

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by optowalt
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

No one interested? It's a clean car for a good price. I'm still trying to figure out how to upload pictures.
by optowalt
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: 98 S70 t-5

It's in good shape compared to a lot I have seen. I just can't bring myself to junk it'
by optowalt
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 t-5
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

98 s70 t-5

posted on Craigslist. For someone on here, 1000.00 or best offer. My project must go. Been sitting for over a year and the wife enough is enough.

https://cnj.craigslist.org/cto/6014542072.html
by optowalt
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Say a prayer for Robert! Topic is solved
Replies: 88
Views: 8410

Re: Say a prayer for Robert! Topic is solved

I stayed off the computer for a little while and look what I found. Robert, feel better. We need you around here. And don't try to change your pacemaker batteries yourself. It's not a DIY.
by optowalt
Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: perplexing problem 06 c70
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: perplexing problem 06 c70

Having to lift the engine would turn me off. They also replaced the flywheel and that added to the bill. It was apart anyway so why not.
by optowalt
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: perplexing problem 06 c70
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: perplexing problem 06 c70

Finally bit the bullet and had the clutch changed. Clutch, pressure plate, throw out bearing, slave cyl and flywheel. $2950.00 for the lot. I wasn't going to change the flywheel but it was apart anyway. I forgot how low the clutch should grab. Before the change it grabbed near the top of the release...
by optowalt
Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: perplexing problem 06 c70
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: perplexing problem 06 c70

I had the fluid changed but no big change. I never thought of the European sites. I'll try that next. And Thanks Made in Japan. I forgot about Swedespeed. I'm getting closer to just biting the bullet and changing the clutch. But the dealer wants $2300.00. Ouch.
by optowalt
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: perplexing problem 06 c70
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: perplexing problem 06 c70

I looked at the brake fluid and saw it had a lot of floaters in the liquid. If the brakes and clutch share the hydraulics, I think a fluid change is in order.
by optowalt
Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: perplexing problem 06 c70
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

perplexing problem 06 c70

I have a six speed manual trans. Seems the clutch holds the car steady at lower speeds but if I step on the gas in 5th or 6th gear, the clutch slips. The revs are steady and then they slip up aprox 500 rpm then back down to normal and grab again. My mechanic shrugged his shoulders and the dealer saw...
by optowalt
Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 s70 gl central Jersey
Replies: 0
Views: 387

98 s70 gl central Jersey

I have a 98 s70 gl I need gone. We just found out there is no compression (or very little) in cyl 3. It needs a reasonable amount of work but the wife said it has to go. It needs a pcv job, motor mount and there is a rattle in the front suspension. Also a dent in the rear door which should be easily...
by optowalt
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 coolant blowback
Replies: 12
Views: 1207

Re: 98 s70 coolant blowback

I didn't drain down the coolant to do the pcv. I refilled the tank``and burped the system. But the thermostat could be plugged. The car did sit for a few months till I got around to the job. Yes Robert, it is a turbo. No I didn't disconnect the fan or ECT. The top hose gets hot but I forgot to check...
by optowalt
Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 coolant blowback
Replies: 12
Views: 1207

Re: 98 s70 coolant blowback

I looked at the cap and there are cracks around the vent hole on top. I'll replace it and see what happens. When I ran the car with the cap off, it seemed fine but maybe it wasn't run long enough. One trip with the cap loose should tell a lot. I'm just glad there should be no connection between the ...
by optowalt
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 coolant blowback
Replies: 12
Views: 1207

Re: 98 s70 coolant blowback

Thanks. I'll check tomorrow.
by optowalt
Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 coolant blowback
Replies: 12
Views: 1207

Re: 98 s70 coolant blowback

the cap was tight and didn't blow off. It looks like it blew through the cap. The trans fluid is red and doesn't have any coolant in it. Can the pcv replacement and pressure problem be connected? It ran fine before the pcv job.
by optowalt
Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 coolant blowback
Replies: 12
Views: 1207

98 s70 coolant blowback

OK, so I read the posts everyday and I have learned a lot. I felt good enough to do my pcv on my turbo. Robert DIY did it in 18 minutes (give or take) so I felt good about doing it in two days taking my time. I took it out for a test drive and got aprox a mile when the trans cut out. It also spit ou...
by optowalt
Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: C70 retractable top
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: C70 retractable top

I'll give them a call tomorrow and report in. I just think the dealer is hustling me. But all leads help. Thanks
by optowalt
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: C70 retractable top
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: C70 retractable top

OK, so the dealer found the cylinder and today a service writer called me at work and told me that I now need a hinge for the roof, hydraulic hoses that were supposedly blown and none of this will be covered by the extended warranty. 2200.00 bucks and it sounds like a hustle. All these parts seemed ...
by optowalt
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: C70 retractable top
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: C70 retractable top

Wow! That's why
I love this site. Everyone is so helpful. Thanks. I'll look into this. I would rather have a new part but this is a great option.
by optowalt
Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: C70 retractable top
Replies: 6
Views: 623

C70 retractable top

So,we bought an 06 c70.after 2 months, one of the top's hydrolic cylinders blew out. Now the dealer is having trouble finding a new one. Any thoughts?
by optowalt
Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: C70 retractable top
Replies: 0
Views: 209

C70 retractable top

So,we bought an 06 c70.after 2 months, one of the top's hydrolic cylinders blew out. Now the dealer is having trouble finding a new one. Any thoughts? (Oops. Sorry for the double post)
by optowalt
Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: where's Robert?
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

Re: where's Robert?

ok, Thanks
by optowalt
Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: where's Robert?
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

Re: where's Robert?

He sounds like a real good guy.. His video's have been an enormous help. Hope he is having a good time.
Thanks for the heads up
by optowalt
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: where's Robert?
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

where's Robert?

where's Robert?? He started his cross county trip and we have heard nothing since.
by optowalt
Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 2006 c70 Do I want it?
Replies: 11
Views: 988

Re: 2006 c70 Do I want it?

abscate wrote:5 liter synthetic oil penalty for withholding information on this thread...

It's a manual....of course you should buy it....

LOL
by optowalt
Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 2006 c70 Do I want it?
Replies: 11
Views: 988

Re: 2006 c70 Do I want it?

OK, so I bought the car and it's great (one day old). 6 speed man trans, all work done by the dealer, bought and traded back to the same dealer so I have all the records. Now I have to figure out what to sell to clear the driveway a little. Just before it was traded the guy put in new brakes all aro...
by optowalt
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 2006 c70 Do I want it?
Replies: 11
Views: 988

Re: 2006 c70 Do I want it?

it's from a dealer but we haven't talked about warrantee yet. I plan to go see him tomorrow. I buy my dealer only parts from them and the seem like stand-up people. I still have to convince my wife it's a good idea. She wants an XC60. I'm trying to recapture my youth.
by optowalt
Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 2006 c70 Do I want it?
Replies: 11
Views: 988

Re: 2006 c70 Do I want it?

anyone have an opinion about the 06 C70?
by optowalt
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 2006 c70 Do I want it?
Replies: 11
Views: 988

2006 c70 Do I want it?

One of my 98 s70 s needs more work than I want to put into it. I found an 06 C 70 T 5 M for12000.00 at a dealer nearby. Any opinions? I come to the experts for this. Retractable hardtop. 79,000 mi. One owner. 218 hp.
by optowalt
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:52 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1996 850 GLT Fuel Filter Connector
Replies: 19
Views: 2370

Re: 1996 850 GLT Fuel Filter Connector

I just went through the same thing. I couldn't beleive how easily the old hose snapped. I replaced mine with a piece of gas line and two clamps. I seems to be working fine for now. Maybe I'm missing someething but I will try it till something bad happens ( I hope not )
by optowalt
Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Thanks Rspi!
Replies: 9
Views: 1101

Re: Thanks Rspi!

OH ROBERT, tell me it ain't so!! One of your fixes didn't work? LOL
by optowalt
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale

OK Thanks anyway.
by optowalt
Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale

High pressure turbo or Low preasssure turbo. Look in the owner's manuel
by optowalt
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: 2004 Volvo C70 for sale

HPT or LPT?
by optowalt
Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:41 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1995, 850, No Start
Replies: 16
Views: 1756

Re: 1995, 850, No Start

I had a similar prob with my s70. When I turned the key, the temp guage registered like it was warmed up already. I replaced the temp sensor and the prob was solved. It seems the ecu reads that the engine temp is up so it sends less gas to fire the engine up. Just a thought.
by optowalt
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 passenger window fell down.
Replies: 2
Views: 239

98 s70 passenger window fell down.

So the wife calls and says it's real cold. The window regulator somehow let go. I took the door panel off and removed the regulator plate. The large D shaped gear attached to the motor has seperated from the linkage that raises and lowers the window. How is it attached? I don't have any parts rollin...
by optowalt
Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 abs module
Replies: 10
Views: 986

Re: 98 s70 abs module

BEJinFbk wrote: Avoid getting in any wrecks! Sorry - My foot must have slipped on the mental "posting filter" clutch pedal. Sometimes the voices just find their way out. My apologies for the corny humor. Thats ok. I enjoy corny humor. I guess I have nothing to worry about. Thanks for all the advice....
by optowalt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 abs module
Replies: 10
Views: 986

Re: 98 s70 abs module

sound advice
by optowalt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 abs module
Replies: 10
Views: 986

Re: 98 s70 abs module

What should I expect to be different? I know pulling the unit has to do something.
by optowalt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 s70 abs module
Replies: 10
Views: 986

98 s70 abs module

I'm sure this has been adressed many times in the past but here gos. If I remove the abs module and send it to be repaired, is it ok to drive the car till the mod gets back?? Any thingsI have to do to make it driveable>
by optowalt
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Engine Temp jumping wildly '99 XC70
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: Engine Temp JUMPING ALL OVER!?

temp sensor . And while you are at it, change the thermostat. You will be there anyway.
by optowalt
Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Performance, Tuning & Aftermarket
Topic: No Turbo? No Problem! Part 3. It's FF#38!
Replies: 14
Views: 11888

Re: No Turbo? No Problem! Part 3. It's FF#38!

I just love the pic of you and your kid holding the manifolds. I give my kid those looks lots of times.
by optowalt
Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Wet under floormat on Drivers side 99 V70
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Wet under floormat on Drivers side 99 V70

after I pinched both hoses in the engine compartment with visegrips , I followed some advice and put two garbage bags together and put them under the core to collect the coolant from the outlets. No Muss, No Fuss.
by optowalt
Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Wet under floormat on Drivers side 99 V70
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Wet under floormat on Drivers side 99 V70

Just did my s70 last week. It took aprox 1.5 hrs but I took my time so plan on about an hour. I ordered from IPDusa http://www.ipdusa.com/ They also have a youtube vidio that shows how easy it is and is step by step.Make sure you watch the vid before you start. You can wait till you have time but yo...
by optowalt
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:39 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t
Replies: 7
Views: 1857

Re: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t

If you want it , let me know. You tow it and it's yours.
by optowalt
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:32 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t
Replies: 7
Views: 1857

Re: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t

Grey. aprox 155000 mi. Auto trans. Outside body and frame are fine. Inside is rough.. It was my daily driver untill I needed a muffler. I parked it and wanted to restore it but time and money got scarce. It has sat for a couple of years but it was running fine before that. I just have to move it now...
by optowalt
Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t
Replies: 7
Views: 1857

Re: WTB 90 740 turbo, m/t

I have an 88 760 turbo lookjing for a home. What do you have in mind?
by optowalt
Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Performance, Tuning & Aftermarket
Topic: Importance of Reseting Fuel Trim (LTFT).
Replies: 23
Views: 44714

Re: Importance of Reseting Fuel Trim (LTFT).

Thanks for the info. So far it's working. I'll know after a week or so. You guys are great. Walt
by optowalt
Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Performance, Tuning & Aftermarket
Topic: Importance of Reseting Fuel Trim (LTFT).
Replies: 23
Views: 44714

Re: Importance of Reseting Fuel Trim (LTFT).

This may fix my problem. Thanks. But will it work on all years? I have a 98 and found some fixes work on 99's but not 98's.