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by MoVolvos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2013 C30 Fuel Filter Location
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: 2013 C30 Fuel Filter Location

Why post this answer at all? Under a shield? How totally useless. The diagrams that you mention are pointless and show no detail as to route of the components. If you don't know, don't post a reply as an answer. I'm working on an 09 C30 and have come across the same issue. Guess I'll call the deale...
by MoVolvos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers
Replies: 6
Views: 66

Re: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers

* https://carmanuals2.com/get/volvo-c30-2013-owner-s-manual-37084 While looking for the jacking points on our 08 I found something on the lug nuts. You can download a Manual for your 2013 in the link above. On page 199 it shows the different lug nuts. I would continue to use only the taller ones for...
by MoVolvos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 22
Views: 236

Re: Oil recommendation

I used 5w-40 castrol full synthetic. I'm using just a regular STP filter, but I'm planning to change it again at 3000 because the old oil was not in good condition. But when the oil looks in better shape I'll switch to the mahle filter. The engine feels more responsive and a little quieter. Also I ...
by MoVolvos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Does the coolant lubricate the water pump?
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Re: Does the coolant lubricate the water pump?

Spilled coolant will make the belt squeal I thought by adding moisture to a worn dry or loose belt provided friction so it's one of the methods to test / eliminate a squeaking belt. It could also be a coincidence but he could spray some 303 to soak the belt for a day and it should not come back, un...
by MoVolvos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers
Replies: 6
Views: 66

Re: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers

* My son removed the wheels each time we worked on the car and it's with him at school so I don't remember the lug nuts. It is plastic and Volvo has a kit with all, 1 wheel or individually. https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/Volvo/Protective-cap-Chromed/10939213/31471082.html Stock tires ar...
by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

- Pete - wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:14 am There’s a set of Thors for sale up here for like $100 with rubber. Doubt there’s much life in the tires, but still that’s cheap!
Wait long enough and what you’re looking for will pop up :)
Will do and if you see a set let me know! Thanks.

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by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers
Replies: 6
Views: 66

Re: 2013 Volvo C30 lug Nut Covers

Ok, I bought some used Sironas with Hakapelitas for my C30. I wanted to fit these myself instead of taking them to a shop. I have the tools but cannot seem to get the lug nut covers to come off! I have the salad Tong tool but can't seem to grab enough. Any suggestions on how to get these off? Siden...
by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 22
Views: 236

Re: Oil recommendation

I used 5w-40 castrol full synthetic. I'm using just a regular STP filter, but I'm planning to change it again at 3000 because the old oil was not in good condition. But when the oil looks in better shape I'll switch to the mahle filter. The engine feels more responsive and a little quieter. Also I ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1998 S70 T5 Denso Iridium Spark Plugs
Replies: 22
Views: 5632

Re: 1998 S70 T5 Denso Iridium Spark Plugs

Blimey. In that case I see why frequent changes of coppers could make sense. When I had the 98 S70 T5 I used the copper. In the other cars, both Honda at the time I used the Iridium. They worked great in the Hondas. The engine was peppier and much quieter than what were in there previously. I guess...
by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 22
Views: 236

Re: Oil recommendation

Alright. Thanks you guys! After reading all this I decide to go with synthetic and I was able to do the oil change. Fairly simple except the oil filter housing, which was stuck on. Very dirty oil, the old owner must have never changed it at all. But thanks to everyone, it gave me confidence to actu...
by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 22
Views: 236

Re: Oil recommendation

oragex wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:10 pm since your are in San Diego I'd stay with a 5W-40... not the 'high mileage ones'.
+1 on the 5W-40 and no high mileage stuff.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Ooh Ben, I think wait for a set of 18” Atlantis XC90 take offs to surface & run those. That's an interesting one Pete. A combo of elegant and aggressive whereas the Interceptor is elegant and Thor aggressive. Mm, second thought they for some reason remind me of the Tasmanian. Would you buy those 17...
by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

I vote the Interceptors I rolled the P2 Catherine to Mount Greylock In MA for leaf peeping , in Road Trip Forum Thanks, I do like the Interceptors so I'm not willing to part with them unless it's much, much nicer. Any experience with 18's on a P2 chassis? If the Thors were 18's they would be en-rou...
by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

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Taking the liberty to post here as it is a P2. Doing Thors or stay with current Interceptors? Is image drag and drop into post new? If so, thanks Mathew1.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1998 V70 LPT pcv replacement 244k miles
Replies: 27
Views: 228

Re: 1998 V70 LPT pcv replacement 244k miles

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That thing is clean! Can't see exactly what wheels you have but it looks nice also.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Headlights turned themselves on during the night
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Headlights turned themselves on during the night

I didn't respond as my mind quickly thought no to the steering wheel removal. Still reluctant to tackle it. The steering wheel is easy, it pops off, no puller required. Not like the old school steering wheels which where a pita to get off and on. Just make sure you don't change the alignment of the...
by MoVolvos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Oil recommendation
Replies: 22
Views: 236

Re: Oil recommendation

Hey guys new here. I tried searching for this but I guess I'm having a hard time searching as well. I just bought this 2004 V70 2.5T and the previous owner has no clue what services has been done. So my question is should I go synthetic or just high milage oil? What brand is recommended? I have 150...
by MoVolvos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Headlights turned themselves on during the night
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Headlights turned themselves on during the night

They all do that, Ma’am. 😀😀 I pulled our Odyssey's apart and clean it as it was making a relay under the dash click rapidly. From intermittent to full on clicking all the time so my wife wouldn't drive it. Drove me crazy after awhile also so tackled it. No steering wheel removal so it wasn't so bad...
by MoVolvos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1998 V70 LPT pcv replacement 244k miles
Replies: 27
Views: 228

Re: 1998 V70 LPT pcv replacement 244k miles

Couldn't remember all the details as I have not done this repair personally. However, this is a long thread but most of the info is at the front. 3/8" not 5/8" as per my faulty memory!! https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=53448&hilit=PCV+modification Neil. A serious flaw in...
by MoVolvos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: S70 oil leak
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: S70 oil leak

Leaning towards the oil pan. Just slowly gets saturated across the entire lower rear section of the engine. Any other paths down from the VC/turbo/cam seals appear dry. A couple of pics would be helpful. Absolutely loved that 98 T5. At around 235K asked a little too much on a boost run and sprung a...
by MoVolvos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: im readieness will not set
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: im readieness will not set

Perhaps? https://justsmogs.com/2014/07/volvo-obd-ii-drive-cycle-readiness-monitors/ Sometimes after a repair involving components associated with the OBDII system it is desirable to check the repair and also return the various parameters to full ready status as quickly as possible. Here is the metho...
by MoVolvos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: Would you buy this?
Replies: 7
Views: 93

Re: Would you buy this?

Good morning, I’m looking at buyIng this used 2012 XC90 for my wife and kids. https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/austin-2012-volvo-xc-90-model/7214670318.html After many years of driving and shade tree repairing my VW, I’m making a jump to Volvo’s for their safety. This one looks to be well-mainta...
by MoVolvos
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

bmdubya1198 wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:50 pm
MoVolvos wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:13 pm
Is that makeup (silver eyeliner) original?

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It is. Not sure if it depends on trim level, but the S80 is similar to the NedCar S40 in that there were many headlight variants.
Kinda cute on the white but wouldn't want that on my black 03 S80.

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by MoVolvos
Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

June wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:39 pm While out enjoying my S80 I spotted this classic Volvo being raffled off for $10 a ticket!!! June
Is that makeup (silver eyeliner) original?

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by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you put off doing to your P2 Volvo today....... Now Sticky!
Replies: 70
Views: 7698

Re: What did you put off doing to your P2 Volvo today....... Now Sticky!

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As soon as I get to the rear caliper rebuild, brake shoes, pads and rotors of the Honda Odyssey I can get to the 03 S80 T6 parts ordered early Aug. The Honda did get Drv CV axle, 2 sway bar links and an oil change mid Aug but has been on the stands since.

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by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

smacknab wrote: Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:18 pm Hit 222222 today
Twoché?

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by MoVolvos
Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

2008 C70 T5 Convertible Volvo C70 $1,950 - Needs Head Gasket https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/cary-convertible-volvo-c70-t5/7208232998.html * C70 CL 1.png C70 CL 2.png * Was doing some research on the C70 convertible listed as a potential project and saw this video. The C70 is about to park in a...
by MoVolvos
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2009 Volvo V50 Wagon Saville Grey - 1 Owner - New Tires - 94k Miles - $6,999

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/ra ... 26484.html

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by MoVolvos
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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1 OWNER 2013 Volvo XC90 3.2 Platinum $10,995

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/fr ... 32449.html

https://www.autotrendgroup.com/details/ ... 0/68906450

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by MoVolvos
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

bmdubya1198 wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:32 am
Good deal for only $20! https://charlotte.craigslist.org/pts/d/ ... 54845.html

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by MoVolvos
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Oh my... https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/320732249259182/ https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/119685084_920234378498564_118487359989386126_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_sid=843cd7&_nc_ohc=kPXiiSKDY_oAX-aPfW0&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=c981456003012a15912f7551622bff7e&oe=5F943267 Clean...
by MoVolvos
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What Brand of oil does everyone use on their P80 Volvo.
Replies: 33
Views: 2810

Re: What Brand of oil does everyone use on their P80 Volvo.

abscate wrote: Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:31 am Bump it for merging with 2020 discussion
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Link to 2020 discussion thread and a test of Mobil 1 vs Rotella Gas Truck.

viewtopic.php?p=551136#p551136

Mobil 1 vs Shell Rotella Gas Truck? Let's find out!



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by MoVolvos
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Hard thump from gears coming down high speed to halt (2008 C30 T5 136k miles)
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: Hard thump from gears coming down high speed to halt (2008 C30 T5 136k miles)

theWIFES_S70 wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:51 pm
Engine mounts?
Should do a flush first assuming his is an auto by the link he provided. Symptoms not likely in a manual as our 08 C30 T5 2.0 6 Speed has about the same mileage.

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by MoVolvos
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvos are Big - Subarus are Small. Discuss.
Replies: 12
Views: 163

Re: Volvos are Big - Subarus are Small. Discuss.

I'm always intrigued by the perception of Subarus being "small and sensible," while I drive a "big" Volvo. This looks like someone put the Subie on a copier and blew it up 10 or 15%. Big Little.JPG * Had a friend and her husband go check out the 14 Outback instead of a Camry and I later went back w...
by MoVolvos
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: 120, 130, 140, 164, PV series, Duett, 210, 1800
Topic: 140 Pics
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: 140 Pics

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Last pic says 142 on the lip and I count less than 2 dozen :wink: .

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by MoVolvos
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2013 C30 Fuel Filter Location
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: 2013 C30 Fuel Filter Location

* Under a shield perhaps. Search for another Volvo Parts Online Store for a clearer diagram if this does not help. https://www.volvowholesaleparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-filter-31273741?c=Zz1mdWVsLXN5c3RlbSZzPWZ1ZWwtc3lzdGVtLWNvbXBvbmVudHMmbD0xNSZuPUFzc2VtYmxpZXMgUGFnZSZhPXZvbHZvJm89YzMwJnk9MjAxMyZ0PXQ...
by MoVolvos
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Abnormal tire wear..
Replies: 11
Views: 371

Re: Abnormal tire wear..

its not rubbing when full lock??....get an alignment and get rid of those tyres. I think you are right , Darryl That’s rubbing, not alignment I don't think the OP would not notice that kind of rubbing for almost 10K miles. It's toe out plus low inflation. Wandering is a sure sign of toe out whereas...
by MoVolvos
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Lower right front motor mount bolt
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: Lower right front motor mount bolt

thats the front of the engine. its bolted onto a bracket to the block. i was thinking you meant the round mounds on the sides of the engine they also both use brackets. bracket front mount.jpg Thanks for reminding me that it's attached to a bracket. Only replaced two and that was 8 years ago and I ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Lower right front motor mount bolt
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: Lower right front motor mount bolt

So my question is how much weight does that front mount support. And what’s the worse case senerio if the other mount bolt failed. With the old bolt in still in there it seems as if it’s holding some of the weight * Ah, old bolt still supporting weight, what if the other breaks and how much weight ...
by MoVolvos
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

What are people’s thoughts on this... https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/san-rafael-2000-volvo-v70-all-wheel/7198889656.html 14F4A275-07F5-4686-B1BF-F8D7B25CBAC3.jpeg Need to do up close leg work and the price is high. Seller trying to recoup all his money? Good: San Rafael is on the Marin side...
by MoVolvos
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

* 2 Inch Lift - Pictures for those who want to build one and won't see the listing after it is sold. 2006 Volvo XC70 AWD wagon 100,125 miles - $7,550 (durham) Up for sale is a very nice low mileage Volvo Cross Country wagon with lots of cool mods. I am the second owner and have maintained this car a...
by MoVolvos
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)

* By the way, I forgot I changed my battery in the 03 S80 and here is mine. Check yours and compare dimensions? https://costco.interstatebatteries.com//home/results?key=auto&ZipCode=27513&l=27513&Program=100500&choice1=1691551&choice2=1770604&choice3=1770626&choice4=1770627&choice5=1770628&Country=U...
by MoVolvos
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)

I'm so bummed they don't carry H8 batteries (where I live) or I would hands down go to Costco for batteries. It's only Interstate batteries locally, and no H8. Costco has the most reasonably priced batteries with 36 months 100% warranty policy. They give you the full price back under warranty and y...
by MoVolvos
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: V50 key will not come out. Will not go all the way to position zero. How to fix or bypass?
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Re: SOLVED: V50 key will not come out. Will not go all the way to position zero. How to fix or bypass?

Seems no one answered my query on this site (as opposed to http://forums.swedespeed.com/), but I will post the answer. It was the ignition switch. Bought a wrecking yard one, followed the video instructions on how to replace (see https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?627149-V50-key-will-not-...
by MoVolvos
Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: DIY: Battery info for P2 cars (1998-2006 S80, 2000-2009 S60, 2000-2007 V70, 2002-2014 XC90)

* Costco has the most reasonably priced batteries with 36 months 100% warranty policy. They give you the full price back under warranty and you just buy another at the current price. Their Kirkland Brand were the best in terms of longevity and warranty. Guess they lost too much money as I changed on...
by MoVolvos
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: 240, 740, 760, 780, Bertone, 940, 960, V90, S90
Topic: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

Re: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?

Had a $400 69 Corona beater that I put in a used Japanese motor besides the clutch and flywheel. Yes, in my mid 1980's younger days. Put a lot of time and effort and then had someone rear end it while parked. The driver ran off and left his car. The police said the owner did not know who had his ca...
by MoVolvos
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Yeah, the back seat is basically useless. Only car worse is my E39, which is hilarious considering it's a wagon. . Nice review on the S60. However, the guy is either really small, driver's seat is pushed up or both @3:35. They said it seats five :roll:. I bet it would make a great first car for som...
by MoVolvos
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Wow, that's clean! I would go over everything very carefully and do the timing belt really soon if it hasn't been done, but that would make a great daily driver. I don't think I would ever buy an S60 as they are basically 2 seaters. Our C30 has ample room for 2 adults once you get in. That being sa...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: 240, 740, 760, 780, Bertone, 940, 960, V90, S90
Topic: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

Re: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?

* You don't show the hood? The passenger fender also needs replacement. Radiator support and new radiator might be in store also from the damage and or age. From how far the bumper is pushed in and how bent the passenger side bumper strut is you won't be able to get the chassis back online again. Y...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: DIY Thermostat Gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 442

DIY Thermostat Gasket?

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Thoughts on making your own thermostat gasket in general? Posted here as it was done on an XC90.
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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: Im curious: Scotty Kilmer (YT) Fun Fact: S80 meme with MANUAL tranny?!
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Im curious: Scotty Kilmer (YT) Fun Fact: S80 meme with MANUAL tranny?!

No S80 manuals for North America. The rest of the world: M56 1999 - 2006 M65 1999 - 2001 M66 2007 - 2015 + MMT6 2006 - 2015+ MTX75 2008 - 2011 M65 is the only transmission that will fit a P2 with a 2.9L other then the GM 4T65 automatic. Volvo designed it from scratch for the P2 S80 T6. It is the sm...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Heater Core blew during full throttle. Headgasket leaky?
Replies: 13
Views: 304

Re: Heater Core blew during full throttle. Headgasket leaky?

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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Mdava666 wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:07 am
I clocked myself at 110 on the way home.
110kilometers per hour is only 68+mph. 70mph is the speed limit here with some sections @65mph.

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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: 240, 740, 760, 780, Bertone, 940, 960, V90, S90
Topic: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

Re: Hydroplaned into a tree with the love of my life. The consensus is this is totaled. Can I get a second opinion?

* You don't show the hood? The passenger fender also needs replacement. Radiator support and new radiator might be in store also from the damage and or age. From how far the bumper is pushed in and how bent the passenger side bumper strut is you won't be able to get the chassis back online again. Yo...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

* 11 years and only 31K miles. Is this bad for the vehicle? https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/d/kingston-2009-volvo-s60-only-30k-miles/7182547676.html Wow, that's clean! I would go over everything very carefully and do the timing belt really soon if it hasn't been done, but that would make a g...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/ ... 47676.html

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by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?
Replies: 10
Views: 855

Re: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?

KyDave wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:16 am
So, $10.60 to turn the rotor and it's fixed!

I'm thinking that after the hub was bent he kept driving until the rotor was worn into a wobble as well.
Glad it worked out for you! For $10.60 may just turn the other side also for even wear since they are so new.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

https://youtu.be/77fw5oPerUE Is the level at half the bottle when cold in the morning? Perhaps air is back feeding into the system potentially causing a problem? I didn't see the cap leaking? Clean engine compartment! * The video had to but cut because it was 20 seconds long so hard for you to see,...
by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

smacknab wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:09 pm Are these desirable? Found at a junk yard in Cumberland Rhode island
Looks like a combo animal net or rear cargo screen. Lift up vertically and attach to roof hooks for animal net or horizontally as cargo cover?

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by MoVolvos
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

subzerocarfanatic wrote: Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:21 pm

Is the level at half the bottle when cold in the morning? Perhaps air is back feeding into the system potentially causing a problem? I didn't see the cap leaking? Clean engine compartment!
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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Name That Shape
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: Name That Shape

4th caller.
V70R to be exact.

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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Name That Shape
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: Name That Shape

3rd caller.
V70R to be exact.
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Name That Shape
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: Name That Shape

2nd caller.
V70R to be exact.
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

subzerocarfanatic wrote: Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:18 am
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The photo for the Rein part is even larger.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo- ... 65-9445462

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The black ring is the gasket.

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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

That looks pretty good for $1k! So many $1K with potential. Waiting for the seller to reply. 17,000 miles and parked for 15 years. $800 on FB. Friend and I will tow it or drive it if and when the owner replies. https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/d/lawrenceville-volvo/7174878951.html https://www...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

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The photo for the Rein part is even larger.

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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

URO things are fine unless they touch Air, water, windshield washer fluid, coolant, power steering fluid, engine oil , ATF. Gear oil, differential oil, brake fluid, Haldex fluid, blinker fluid, grease, compressed air. I wonder if it could be the cap itself, they have no rubber gasket on the back si...
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

That looks pretty good for $1k! So many $1K with potential. Waiting for the seller to reply. 17,000 miles and parked for 15 years. $800 on FB. Friend and I will tow it or drive it if and when the owner replies. https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/d/lawrenceville-volvo/7174878951.html https://www...
by MoVolvos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

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When it's cold the coolant should be at the seam of the tank and rise when hot (Expansion Tank). If you want just replace the cap first but the mouth of the URO tank may not be flat or have irregularities so the cap is not seating?

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by MoVolvos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?
Replies: 10
Views: 855

Re: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?

Just some thoughtful ramblings. Vibrations caused by out of balance or warped parts generally are more severe at higher speeds and/or revolutions. Hitting the brakes while or before a pot hole or bump causes more damage than letting the suspension do its job. So, if your son hit a pot hole and brak...
by MoVolvos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: 2008 Volvo S80-drivers mirror replacement
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Re: 2008 Volvo S80-drivers mirror replacement

* Use this link to check for your specific mirror and see if the wiring is separate for the BLIS. The dealer should be able to tell you also. https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_product=1148520&ukey_assembly=235191&ukey_make=865&ukey_model=12010&modelYear=2008&ukey_driveLine=50...
by MoVolvos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant Recovery tank
Replies: 36
Views: 594

Re: Coolant Recovery tank

At what temperature does the thermostat open and when is the radiator fan supposed to kick on at what temp? Please let me know if I should not buy a new OEM tank and Cap. When AC is engaged the Rad fan comes on immediately and stays on a few seconds after AC is off, the radiator fan does come on wi...
by MoVolvos
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: S60 2011+ and V60 2015+ and XC60 2010-2018
Topic: 2016 V60 Oil light
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: 2016 V60 Oil light

* Oil Consumption issue? See if it applies to yours. The oil can only leak, go into the radiator or out through the piston rings. https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?584205-Volvo-Oil-Consumption-Class-Action-Lawsuit Technical Journal - NHTSA Apr 16, 2019 - Lubrication and oil system/Excessi...
by MoVolvos
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: 2011 Volvo XC90 3.2 - Spark Plug Gap
Replies: 5
Views: 387

Re: 2011 Volvo XC90 3.2 - Spark Plug Gap

I have a 2011 Volvo XC90 3.2. Need to replace the spark plugs... I've never installed OEM plugs before. I have no idea what my vehicle requires. Would love some help. thanks! Installed the OEM Volvo plugs on our 08 C30 T5 last week. Purchased from FCP and the gaps were preset according to the spec ...
by MoVolvos
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

I'm tempted to tow it to you for repairs :D but you might decide keep it :lol:. I mean, sometimes I can let them go... :lol: Well, that one is over 200 miles so the tow is not free but maybe this $1,000 one :wink:. https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/durham-passing-the-torch/7178957708.html * 1.pn...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak

if you're lucky it's only the hose that's gotten a bit soft and you can get away by cutting the bad piece off otherwise buy anew coolant bottle. not a big investment. +1 I just replaced the tank on the 03 S80 T6 and that hose was leaking even though it was tight. Cut the worn end / tip off reattach...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak

When it heats up I've noticed a leak from the small hose on top which I thought was the overflow tube. But the coolant was not being released from the reservoir but was being put into the reservoir. I hope that made sense. I tightened the small clamp and seemed to stop the leak for now. But is it n...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: 2005 S60 Coolant Reservoir Leak

if you're lucky it's only the hose that's gotten a bit soft and you can get away by cutting the bad piece off otherwise buy anew coolant bottle. not a big investment. +1 I just replaced the tank on the 03 S80 T6 and that hose was leaking even though it was tight. Cut the worn end / tip off reattach...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2008 Volvo C30 T5 - $4,000
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ra ... 74193.html

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by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?
Replies: 10
Views: 855

Re: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?

I did the work and it felt smooth. 6 months and a bent wheel later it feels like a warped rotor. Look up front hub/bearing assembly. I’m wondering if the flange the wheel bolts to is bent slightly such that the rotor wobbles. * Remove all the parts and spin the axle / hub as in the video @ 0:40. Ca...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Thanks Abscate! I'll put coils and your pipe thing on my list of parts to accidentally buy. I did notice there's oil on my turbo too. That shop and I are having words soon. If it is a seal issue the AT 205 could work. https://www.amazon.com/ATP-AT-205-Re-Seal-Stops-Bottle/dp/B000NVW1LM/ref=sr_1_1?d...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

* 2000 Volvo S70 GLT - Needs work - $1,000 (Blue Ridge, VA) https://roanoke.craigslist.org/cto/d/villamont-2000-volvo-s70-glt-needs-work/7173658107.html * 2000 S70 1.png 2000 S70 2.png 2000 S70 3.png * Wow, that's a clean interior! * I'm tempted to tow it to you for repairs :D but you might decide ...
by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2000 Volvo S70 GLT - Needs work - $1,000 (Blue Ridge, VA)
https://roanoke.craigslist.org/cto/d/vi ... 58107.html

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by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?
Replies: 10
Views: 855

Re: New front brakes vibrate. Bent hub?

This is a 2004 S80 I5 turbo that my son drives on which I replaced the front rotors and pads with Meyle parts about 6 months ago and everything worked fine. I did a test drive 2 weeks ago and there's a horrible braking vibration in the right front above 10 MPH. There's no obvious hard spot in turni...
by MoVolvos
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What engine oil brand to use? Is "Volvo" engine oil better for Volvos than other brands?
Replies: 13
Views: 341

Re: What engine oil brand to use? Is "Volvo" engine oil better for Volvos than other brands?

We really need a FYI thread about oils. Did not find it via search function. Now to my question, can you, people, suggest the most optimal oil brand? Started changing oil around mid 70's. Tried recently: Good but a little expensive. 5W40 Leichtlauf High Tech Engine Oil (5 Liter) - Liqui Moly LM2332...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!
Replies: 114
Views: 3202

Re: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!

Even cheaper yet is Valvoline MaxLife ATF. Even Jimmy57 endorses it for A/W AT P2’s. It’s available at Walmart for around $17/gallon. I’m currently transitioning between Toyota T4 and it. Hi Pete, I'm always looking for the best economical product out there but had bad experience in early 2000 with...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!
Replies: 114
Views: 3202

Re: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!

Rensi winter mat link. Inexpensive but disappointing compared to true Volvo winter mats. https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5318/106233-volvo-front-molded-floor-mats-rensi-9m5025 Bought 3 sets and return 2. Kept 08 C30 fronts returned 03 S80 T6 front and rear sets. Volvo is healthy gourmet bread vs st...
by MoVolvos
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: This summer, used Volvo prices will go...
Replies: 29
Views: 4206

Re: This summer, used Volvo prices will go...

I think people are reading this thread and...

No Reserve: 2010 Volvo V50 T5 AWD R-Design 6-Speed
Sold For $22,250 On 8/7/20

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2010- ... wagon-awd/

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by MoVolvos
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Say no to Rain-X windshield washer fluid ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1578

Ceramic Detail Spray (1 Gallon) Technicians Choice TEC582

This ceramic coating is one of my favorite products. It lasts far longer than any other detailing product I’ve tried. What’s even cooler than that is how easy it is to apply. Only drawback is you need to use your own spray bottle. Effects on front glass are similar to rain-x, maybe not quite as hyd...
by MoVolvos
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!
Replies: 114
Views: 3202

Re: Starbucks,s Awesome 2004 XC70 buy!

The stickers lasted maybe 4 years...? I think that's when he first started selling them, and the coatings maybe improved after that. I have just this one left, never put it on..... Moose.JPG Are any stickers with Volvo on them still available? The 3 I got this year don't have Volvo on it anymore. *
by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: HOAT Is The Best Coolant
Replies: 2
Views: 213

HOAT Is The Best Coolant

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Scotty endorsing Pentofrost?



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by MoVolvos
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

bronco wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:03 am the other thing about straight water I learned is it can leak invisibly

via steam or as liquid which evaporates very quickly on hot pavement
Good point, thanks!

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by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: The first car to drive itself may surprise you!
Replies: 9
Views: 756

Re: The first car to drive itself may surprise you!

I had a 1976 Chevrolet Caprice Classic with 454 V8 for a while in the 1980's. Very smooth ride. Very poor gas mileage. volvolugnut Classic Low Rider :lol:. Very very poor mileage especially in town. Friend's dad was a big guy. They had an 68 4dr 122, 76 Caprice 2 door, 77 Dodge Monaco, we gave him ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Engine Sludge: Any Updated Fix?
Replies: 62
Views: 9106

Re: Engine Sludge: Any Updated Fix?

My 2004 V70 2.5T now has 116K miles. Oil is synthetic 10W30, filter is Mahle. The engine ticking noise ("diesel" noise) continues. Sometimes, it gives the impression of lower end knocking. I hear this noise mainly from the outside. Inside the cabin, engine "diesel" noise is minimal. Car otherwise r...
by MoVolvos
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: anti ping bolts v70 2004
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: anti ping bolts v70 2004

Hi all looking for the anti ping bolts for my 2004 v70 I have tightened :) them up and this has helped but would like to buy the anti ping does any one know were I could get them (UK) May have it in UK also? https://www.amazon.com/MTC-171021-30714142-Insulator-Anti-Ping/dp/B01CGOFX68/ref=pd_sbs_263...
by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

volvolugnut wrote: Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:26 pm
abscate wrote: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:43 am
At vacuum....whirrrrrrrrrrrrr
Pulling air......wuckwuckwuck
How does the air sound again?

Too funny!

volvolugnut
"wuckwuckwuck"

Maybe that was the sound of stir frying when he drove by the Chinese Restaurant?

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by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 V70XC - 200,000 Miles Makeover
Replies: 186
Views: 5808

Re: 2001 V70XC - 200,000 Miles Makeover

xHeart wrote: Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:47 am Owner since June 2001, it is now over 200,000 miles on original tranny...
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Any work like Servo, regular drain and fills and which fluid is so? Trans issues has kept me from looking at those years even if the car was in great shape.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Windshield Wiper Fluid Tank Leak
Replies: 4
Views: 120

Re: Windshield Wiper Fluid Tank Leak

MY Mechanic was reaching up in there and said it was an o-ring. Motor works fine. I guess he is referring to the piece between the tank bottom port (connecting) and the tubing? Does anyone know if this is a part available to buy separately? All local parts house has a box of O-Rings (similar to bel...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Got the car back together tonight! Did the dual mass flywheel, clutch/pressure plate, internal slave cylinder, a hydraulic clutch line, harmonic balancer, and replaced the right drive shaft and alllll the seals. It really drives like a new car, such a rewarding feeling My son asked me what I think ...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Exhaust Sound Uograde
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Exhaust Sound Uograde

hi all, My XC70 needs a new exhaust system but I want it to have a moderate level aggressive sound while I'm driving. I've seen the IPD R design exhaust, but I'm scared it may be too loud. Does anybody have any suggestions for more aggressive but not "please shut up man" exhausts? Thanks We just di...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Got the car back together tonight! Did the dual mass flywheel, clutch/pressure plate, internal slave cylinder, a hydraulic clutch line, harmonic balancer, and replaced the right drive shaft and alllll the seals. It really drives like a new car, such a rewarding feeling My son asked me what I think ...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: PCV CONFUSION
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Re: PCV CONFUSION

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See if this shed more light.

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by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: If my AC evaporator ever fails.... Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1186

Re: If my AC evaporator ever fails.... Topic is solved

VERY VERY rare on a P2 P80s? Every few years! I'm glad it's rare. I wouldn't tackle that. In the mid 90's Acura Integras were much simpler. Back then many new cars did not include air conditioning. We were allotted 4 hours to install a complete system by the factory including pulling a vacuum. This...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Scotty Likes It
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Re: Scotty Likes It

Scotty is a character. I like him. Hes good at what he does and tells it like it is. Watched most of his videos. I watch this one last night. A short documentary almost. He's settled a bit or perhaps he is not in front of the camera so not as animated. Years ago I met Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook and...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Scotty Likes It
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Re: Scotty Likes It

Scotty is a character. I like him. Hes good at what he does and tells it like it is. Watched most of his videos. I watch this one last night. A short documentary almost. He's settled a bit or perhaps he is not in front of the camera so not as animated. Years ago I met Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook and...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: XC90 Front end issues ... tire wear Topic is solved
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: XC90 Front end issues ...help please Topic is solved

* Please attach the print out of the alignment spec. * I had another wheel alignment done today... Looking at both Alignment print outs I can only tell you that both times only the front Toe was adjusted. I would have to look at the suspension photos to tell you whether there are other adjustments ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Scotty Likes It
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Scotty Likes It

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So Scotty likes Volvos. Video starts at 16:05



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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Replacing a breather on a C30 video
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Re: Replacing a breather on a C30 video

Geno9707 wrote: Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:13 am Hello my Volvo Enthusiasts I’m a Volvo Mechanic. I’ll be showing you guys how to replace your breather/oil separator in this video and hope it helps someone at home.

Nice videos. Please keep posting though no one is commenting. Thanks.

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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 850 Upper engine mount
Replies: 8
Views: 261

Re: 850 Upper engine mount

Hy Buddies ! I would like to replace may upper engine mount. I have done it on my last V70 1998 so I know how to. My question is simple : there is a small arrow on the mount : in which direction should it point ? Mine in pointing sown, is it okay ? thanks for helping. Manov Does the pictures help? ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: XC90 Front end issues ... tire wear Topic is solved
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: XC90 Front end issues ...help please Topic is solved

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Please attach the print out of the alignment spec.

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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: Purchase Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 506

Re: Purchase Advice

abscate wrote: Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:17 am Water intrusion, in TX?

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Submersion? :lol:.

2011 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD
Mileage 14,502, Damage BACK UP CAMERA; LOW WATER/FLOOD, REPAIRS AVAILABLE

https://www.ecoastauto.com/inventory/de ... 3/M376KJCK

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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Excessive Brake pedal travel before "bite"
Replies: 20
Views: 2136

Re: Excessive Brake pedal travel before "bite"

* I found by pressing the piston fully into the caliper will remove contamination that otherwise wouldn't just by bleeding. Allowing it to fully extend and then pressed in each time will also help unbind the piston. If there is rust during the initial bleeding the caliper could be binding requiring ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Key & Programming Cost
Replies: 11
Views: 784

Re: Key & Programming Cost

Is that from the dealer or a locksmith? Does your 03 have the awful switchblade ke like my 04, or the traditional Volvo key with the remote as a fob like my 02 had? I dislike the 04 switchblade keys. The dealer said they could not make me a key, and fob like the 02. Both switchblade pop out keys ha...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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Looks nice but the new driver's side headlight assembly?

2007 Volvo XC70 2.5T Wagon (AWD) (low miles) - $3995 (Saint Paul)
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/ ... 27288.html
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by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Key & Programming Cost
Replies: 11
Views: 784

Re: Key & Programming Cost

- $80 for cut key and $36 for programming from Volvo? If done together with a remote it's another $64 Labor and $36 for programming. Is that considered a good price? - Is that from the dealer or a locksmith? Does your 03 have the awful switchblade ke like my 04, or the traditional Volvo key with th...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

* 2004 Volvo S60R AWD 138K $3,995 https://offerup.com/item/detail/911386440/ * Went to look at it today. AutoCheck said 2 accidents, front strut assembly new with Volvo sticker. Lower front spoiler missing pieces and several areas glued with what looks like Liquid Nail. Driver's side of engine very...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 06 S40 T5 excessive engine noise/vacuum Topic is solved
Replies: 11
Views: 1618

Re: 06 S40 T5 excessive engine noise/vacuum Topic is solved

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EDIT: Sorry, I just saw you did that already.

You should replace the diaphragm.



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by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: Alarm siren location
Replies: 2
Views: 630

Re: Alarm siren location

Sorry, I've got a 2015 XC70 😊 You should be able to find the siren location in one of the links assuming it's in the same spot as the other engines. https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/productSearch.aspx?&ukey_make=865&ukey_model=12013&modelYear=2015&ukey_category=0&isOnSale=0&ukey_trimlevel=0&ukey_...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: P0304
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: P0304

Swap the coil with another cylinder and see if the code follows the coil.

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by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

MoVolvos wrote: Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:21 pm *
Are these with the problematic transmissions?
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2004 Volvo V70 17w - $1500 (chapel hill)
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ch ... 43439.html
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She texted and said it was sold.

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by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70 wheel fitment
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: 2006 V70 wheel fitment

I have 235/45 17" Thors that were optioned when original owner bought the car. They look great, but too harsh of a ride, I'll need tires to get thru N.Y. Inspection so I'm downsizing to 16". Someone close by has 16" Mercurius wheels with 205/55 Continentals (almost new) off a 1996 960. $200.00. sou...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: XC90 transmission cooler on S80?
Replies: 7
Views: 338

Re: XC90 transmission cooler on S80?

Anyone tried adapting the external transmission cooler from an XC90 to an S80? I figure those would be more plentiful at the Pick'n'Pull than the native S80 external cooler. The drawings seem to show that they are similar but different in the area of the hose connections at the cooler, but perhaps ...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

The reason I asked was Carcomplaint.com list transmission as top 3 issue with the 04 V70. I've texted the owner. * Although transmissions issues are less prevalent after 2004, they can still happen. Car complaints is very useful, but has a lot of... well, complainers. Yes, complainers complaining o...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70 wheel fitment
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: 2006 V70 wheel fitment

Can anyone tell me if the wheel off a 1996 960 has the same bolt pattern and offset to fit my 2006 V70? Thanks, Glenn It has the same bolt pattern and center bore so it will fit. Offsets look close enough. https://www.wheel-size.com/size/volvo/960/1996/ https://www.wheel-size.com/size/volvo/v70/200...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

* Are these with the problematic transmissions? * 2004 Volvo V70 17w - $1500 (chapel hill) https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/chapel-hill-2004-volvo-v70-17w/7164443439.html * Late 2003-2004 is when Volvo improved them. I don't know what "improvements" were made, but apparently they're supposed to...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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Are these with the problematic transmissions?
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2004 Volvo V70 17w - $1500 (chapel hill)
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ch ... 43439.html
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by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: Dash dead / Windows won’t open Topic is solved
Replies: 12
Views: 890

Re: Dash dead / Windows won’t open Topic is solved

Thank you - just read that post. I guess maybe it could be the DIM? Don’t know that that would explain the windows though. Would be highly coincidental that DIM just happens to go when swapping engine and transmission IMO but I’m really scratching me head on this one. PM Yagger or link this Post in...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Radiator cracked car overheated!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 363

Re: Radiator cracked car overheated!!!

* You have two issues. Having the dipstick out for the blowby means you have a PCV problem. When I purchased the $500 98 S70 T5 in 2012 there was oil gushing out of the dipstick tube. I read about the PCV here on MVS before joining and took a chance on the purchase hoping it was just the PCV. The se...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Coolant recovery tank question
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Coolant recovery tank question

* There is a difference between a Recovery tank and Expansion tank. The Recovery tank is not under pressure and is there to "HOLD" coolant that is let off by the Radiator Cap when the engine gets too hot. The Expansion tank is part of the cooling system under pressure. In terms of level it should be...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2002 S60: Instrument panel not working
Replies: 15
Views: 546

Re: 2002 S60: Instrument panel not working

Hi Yagger, is the repair similar to the ABS meaning poor soldering or are parts required? Yes. Same issue. But need to be more careful when repair cluster. Thank you, good to know. Will have get something better than the old $5.00 Radio Shack iron :roll: . I used it on a 98 S70 T5 ABS Module and th...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: How to remove clearcoat without repainting? Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: How to remove clearcoat without repainting? Topic is solved

I have multiple cars with peeling clear coat and it bugs me. But not near enough to pony up for a repaint job. Does anyone have a solution? volvolugnut There is a difference between checking and peeling. 1) Use a power washer to peel off loose outer edges of the clear as much as possible. 2) Sand t...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Here I Go Again (Whitesnake); drum cover by Sina
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: Here I Go Again (Whitesnake); drum cover by Sina

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Saw this last year - Don't know the music but thought she was one with the music. Very Clean.



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by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: Dash dead / Windows won’t open Topic is solved
Replies: 12
Views: 890

Re: Dash dead / Windows won’t open Topic is solved

2006 XC90 2.5T AWD New engine and new transmission. Both “matched” to make sure compatible with VIN Car runs like new, BUT dash completely dead - no lighting on it, no gauges work, no odometer and windows will not move. Radio works fine. Thoughts? Thank you. Ask Yagger https://www.matthewsvolvosite...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2002 S60: Instrument panel not working
Replies: 15
Views: 546

Re: 2002 S60: Instrument panel not working

yagger wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:20 am
nyurch wrote: Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:20 pm mine lasted 3 years
Actually, this is max period for not quality repair...
Hi Yagger, is the repair similar to the ABS meaning poor soldering or are parts required?
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2010 Volvo XC90 V8 **AWD** - $6500 (Franklin St, Christiansburg)

https://blacksburg.craigslist.org/ctd/d ... 66208.html

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by MoVolvos
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: 2001 S80 T6 hard shift when hot
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: 2001 S80 T6 hard shift when hot

I have a 2001 S80 T6 that runs great but when it gets really hot, it has issues shifting 2nd to 3rd. I put an oil cooler on and that practically eliminated it, but when I drive it for 45+ minutes in 90 degree heat I can feel it shift hard every now and then. When it is cool outside it shifts great....
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: occasional brief clicking from wheels, CV joints??
Replies: 19
Views: 382

Re: occasional brief clicking from wheels, CV joints??

Do these sounds portend sudden failure? It was off the road for nearly 2 years and I only heard it for the first time shortly after getting it back on the road. Just made a run into town and back and did not hear it at all. Is there a remedy to prolong the life of these? ON my mid 80s Mercedes I wa...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 V70 Pinhole Leak in Gas Tank Stem
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: 2004 V70 Pinhole Leak in Gas Tank Stem

It would be great if you would post a picture. Maybe a patch could be fashioned - but without seeing the problem hard to tell. Also - I punched in 2004 V70 2.4 and looked at the fuel tank set up - It does not appear to be a one piece unit. See here: https://www.tascaparts.com/auto-parts/2004/volvo/...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

Yeah, those welds really don't look too great. The replacement set looked excellent. So that's 1 out 8 that was bad. I have 4 stands, friend has 2 and returned a pair 1 good and 1 bad. Just have to check them all now. Ordered these from Costco today and will see how they fair. https://www.costco.co...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Mileage Increase, Muffler Delete
Replies: 0
Views: 295

Mileage Increase, Muffler Delete

* 25 MPG last two tanks with mostly city driving. Driven by my son who never opens the engine up, feathers the throttle and off the gas early when the light changes. He is good about keeping with the flow of traffic despite being easy on the car. The DIY dual exhaust was fabricated by my friend's so...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 06 S40 T5 excessive engine noise/vacuum Topic is solved
Replies: 11
Views: 1618

Re: 06 S40 T5 excessive engine noise/vacuum Topic is solved

If this has been addressed, my apologies. I’ve looked but haven’t found anything, and I’m on my phone. The long version is: excessive rain, when moving the car into the driveway I took a little water over the engine I think... I ended up cooking two cool packs. Multiple cylinder misfires and I ende...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

$8k seems a bit too ripe for me, but this thing truly is amazing. I inadvertently crossed paths with it the other day. Wow. https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/d/minneapolis-collector-condition-volvo/7154546694.html No one blends anymore. Now considered an art. * Not sure if both the door an...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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Volvo V70 Wagon, 2002, Great car. - $750 (Efland, NC)

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ef ... 90607.html
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by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volan wheels for sale
Replies: 13
Views: 3641

Re: Volan wheels for sale

echosierra wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:19 pm
Nvm - i just googled it and sure enough both titans and volans are reported to be 'soft'
Speaking of soft. The curb rashes look like melted lead.
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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved
Replies: 22
Views: 679

Re: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved

I put XC90 smaller single bolt bushing on my S60 2003 front control arms. It was identical. Not sure about the large one with 2 bolts. In the above video, the bushing was kept overnight inside the freezer (and in a plastic bag prior to installing), but perhaps the most important was to render the m...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

bronco wrote: Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:28 pm maybe you are good , might want to order a lower hose and put it in the trunk
Good idea thanks. I'll just replace it when adding coolant as it's still on distilled water till I know the headgasket is good.

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by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved
Replies: 22
Views: 679

Re: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved

If my math is correct, the difference is about 0.004 inches. This looks to me like too large to 'just press it in anyway'. I think you would have to ream out the control arm to adjust the press fit. Anyway, that's my gut reaction. volvolugnut The XC bushing has more rubber but the bolt shaft has th...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volan wheels for sale
Replies: 13
Views: 3641

Re: Volan wheels for sale

* Those are one the nicer looking wheels but unfortunately they are also one of most bendable. A couple months back a member was selling a S70, if my memory serves me right, with those and I was very tempted to purchase it as the price drop dramatically very quickly. While reading some of his post h...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

i just recently found some crumbled wires on a 2002 right at the plug on the electric fan that prevented it from coming on. It was actually 1 wire that was corroded on both sides of the same plug. The car would overheat if not being driven so that air was forced thru the radiator. it fell behind on...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 2008 C30 No crank No start- Dash lights shut off
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: 2008 C30 No crank No start- Dash lights shut off

As title states- just bought a new to me C30. No crank no start. When I go to start, everything shuts off- all dash lights, headlights, everything. I have to turn the key back to position 0 to 'reset' everything, then I can try and start it again. All relevant fuses and relays have been checked and...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved
Replies: 22
Views: 679

Re: control arm bushes replacing without press Topic is solved

* Has anyone used XC70 Front Control Arm Rear Bushings on other P2 cars such as the S80? Dorman provided specs for both the Standard and Heavy Duty bushing. There is just a hair difference so should it work? Inner Diameter: 14.2 mm vs 14.1 mm. XC70 https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-control-arm-...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: Is it true XC90 was rushed out the door and mechanically not as sound as other Volvos?
Replies: 10
Views: 582

Re: Is it true XC90 was rushed out the door and mechanically not as sound as other Volvos?

I haven't read that article, but perhaps they were referring at the 4 speed GM automatic transmission that was put on the twin turbo T6 According to June those were pretty good and so far it has been great after installing the Transgo Shift Kit over a year ago. Perhaps the lower mileage of 130K hel...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 4225
Views: 382470

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

It's actually just listed for GLTs and T5s at the parts suppliers I looked at. Worked fine on my NA anyway. EDIT: Except for dirt bikes I've never ever noticed any difference in engine performance after changing plugs. Yeah, same here. I always laugh at the reviews and whatnot for spark plugs sayin...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: DeepFake or DeepRoadApples
Replies: 0
Views: 483

DeepFake or DeepRoadApples

* I'm going to stop posting graphics or videos except those of my new Volvo T1000? May be spreading Fake whatever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPhUhypV27w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQvCmQFScMA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWrhRBb-1Ig * https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/14/what-is-deepfake-an...
by MoVolvos
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

* Just arrived. Perhaps not critical but going back regardless as the other set had no issues. Poor alignment, bad and no weld all in one section. Cost cutting by eliminated the QC position and hiring lower skilled workers? Amazon sold so many due to HB's recall that it was Out Of Stock for a bit. *...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

I have the Pro Lift 3 ton stands, I like them. My V70R is actually sitting on them as we speak. Good to know. I've not used the 4 Pro-Lift 6 tons since purchasing. Gave 2 away and 2 replacement will arrive tomorrow. Will double check them for welds and contact surface after looking at the photos of...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

$8k seems a bit too ripe for me, but this thing truly is amazing. I inadvertently crossed paths with it the other day. Wow. https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/d/minneapolis-collector-condition-volvo/7154546694.html No one blends anymore. Now considered an art. * Not sure if both the door an...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Non-Volvo car chat megathread
Replies: 151
Views: 15723

Re: Non-Volvo car chat megathread

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by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

* While looking at the Pro-Lift 3 ton pinned units someone posted pictures of inconsistent, poor and missing welds. Another said the Torin Big Reds were better. * Torin Big Red * Amazon Gallery.png * I'm about to receive another pair of the Pro-Lift 6 ton Jack Stands. Gave my friend a set as a thank...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

* Are these similar stands 6 ton each or per pair? "Jack stand has a load capacity of 12,000 lbs." https://www.homedepot.com/p/Big-Red-6-Ton-Double-Lock-Steel-Jack-Stands-2-Pack-T46002C/100594524 "Capacity per Pair" Page 1 of pdf. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/917x9H1TBOL.pdf htt...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

* Are these similar stands 6 ton each or per pair? "Jack stand has a load capacity of 12,000 lbs." https://www.homedepot.com/p/Big-Red-6-Ton-Double-Lock-Steel-Jack-Stands-2-Pack-T46002C/100594524 "Capacity per Pair" Page 1 of pdf. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/917x9H1TBOL.pdf http...
by MoVolvos
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

Agreed. Good to end on a positive note. * Yes, and one final positive note from the silent black community. 4 Years Ago https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uufeEhq25rc Today. Interesting to see the man with the BLM T-shirt commenting. The lady ended the video by saying to differentiate between policing...
by MoVolvos
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

* Received an email today from HB for another recall. https://em.harborfreight.com/pub/sf/ResponseForm?_ri_=X0Gzc2X%3DAQpglLjHJlYQGjIS6zehh4AknfUUAHzdamGzahsij2LzeujzazgvSMjdzdzezavnzbnjEXJgtKWnVXMtX%3DAQpglLjHJlYQGjIS6zehh4AknfUUAHzdamGzazbRXwutzbKzaguT0hRRqiNThzfXJ7MDiBpvn&_ei_=EoHpNlek0BLj6N0Kpdf...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

* Thanks Matt! I was wondering when you were going to weigh in, not on the subject matter but for MVS. I appreciate your approach to winding this down. Thanks to all the MVS members that have posted as it sparked my interest in this conversation. Youtube has been great as I was able to hear from a s...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Yes, the S80 is also on the P2 platform, but the interior is larger. The XC90 is as well, it's a modular platform. I can understand the lack of thigh support. Otherwise, my dad and I both agree, on road trips the XC90 seats are by far our favorite. * OK thanks, so its back to a XC90 for our next Vo...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Shouldn't the 03 S80 have the same chassis as the XC70? The '03 S80 is a P2. Same platform as a 2000–2006 XC70. S80 P2: 1998–2005 (1st generation) P3: 2006–2016 (2nd generation) V70 P80: 1996–1999 (1st generation) P2: 2000–2006 (2nd generation) P3: 2007–2016 (3rd generation) Thanks, I thought so. I...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

... The P2's are good cars, but I find the seats are poor compared to P80 seats. ... Agreed. And the P2 wagon has noticeably less interior space than the P80 wagon, especially in the front cabin. So disappointing ... Shouldn't the 03 S80 have the same chassis as the XC70? The S80 seems to have a lo...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

scot850 wrote: Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:07 pm
Good Luck,

Neil.
Thanks Neil. I reference all the particulars to the owner and see what he says.
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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

It really feels like something is off in the strut, thanks to a soundproofed firewall. I've had a similar noise in V70, which turned out to be a damaged strut. So I was fooled. No, you were not fooled. Sometimes everything needs a complete refresh. I've been chasing a slight pull off the line in th...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

You have about a minute from loss of coolant before the head warps. But, you can win the overheated engine lottery m and it sounds like you did. Compression test , inspect the rest of those hoses, replace anything 10 years old, genuine Volvo for hoses and clamps. * The lottery has never treated me ...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

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That's gotta be a real odd sounding mystery harmonic vibration to go from struts to VVT Hub?
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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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This is so tempting! All my cars, yes all need some kind of tweaking and I'm just not... Was thinking the gas might be greener besides hoping it's something simple.
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https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ca ... 01826.html
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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

Glad to know there was no difference. Perhaps the Germans are overseeing production rather than having a manufacturer in Turkey put their product in Sachs boxes. What made you change out 1.5 year old German Sachs's? Throwing new parts into unidentified harmonic vibration =) I'm still keeping the "o...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

Do you have a different set on your car? Right now I have Turkey on. While moving manufacturing out of Europe is generally disappointing, I didn't see anything wrong with the struts. Glad to know there was no difference. Perhaps the Germans are overseeing production rather than having a manufacture...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

vtl wrote: Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:00 pm I didn't see any difference between 1.5 y.o. German Volvo and new Turkish Volvo struts.
Do you have a different set on your car?
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by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

- I think we shouldn't marginalize what these Americans have to say! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcLj2CVC1VU From A Comment: Joe Biden be like: This guy ain't black https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBWJC7LWq7I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8PGNSa_Irg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlJOgwG2EPc...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

Anyone who thinks there isn’t systemic racism still alive in the US needs to get out more... Truth manufactured. Truth fabricated or manufactured are they the same or is there such a thing? If people don't have the same definition then conversations just goes round and round. Most recently the term...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

Larry Elder? Really? Let’s dust off Thomas Sowell while we are at it. Anyone who thinks there isn’t systemic racism still alive in the US needs to get out more... This is the definition I found for systemic racism. I think the term systemic is mostly used in the medical field however. "Systemic rac...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

is there a puddle where they were parked? If not then it probably blew off on the way home , I would imagine there is more water pressure . You could have got lucky. I lost all the coolant in an S80 once from a leak. I replaced it with water then we had a cold snap and it froze! That took out the w...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

oragex wrote: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:42 am
Try perhaps asking if they have another one make in Germany somewhere in the warehouse, otherwise you are stuck with the made in Turkey ones.
Doesn't Volvo have a money back guarantee? Perhaps return both and get some Bilsteins, although one has been installed?
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by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

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Send them both back and do a real DIY. :lol: Seriously :wink: .





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by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Sachs shocks made in turkey and germany

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Definitely get another German unit. Check if there are manufacturing dates and compare.
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by MoVolvos
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Total Coolant Loss 03 S80 T6

* Son mentioned that the air conditioner was not cooling while he and his co-worker, neighbor, former high school classmate and cross country teammate sat in the car waiting for their midday shift to start. The following day I went out to check on the car right before he left and saw a puddle on the...
by MoVolvos
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

bmdubya1198 wrote: Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:56 pm Nice find! I hope the price isn't too outrageous, since he doesn't mention it.
The hint is there "Etc. etc. have $2800 in receipts for parts."
by MoVolvos
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up





Malcolm X
“The white liberal is the worst enemy to America, and the worst enemy to the black man.
https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/886921 ... merica-and

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by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Converting 2009 C30 to run on 30% Ethanol?
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Converting 2009 C30 to run on 30% Ethanol?

What is involved in converting C30 2009 Volvo's to run on a 30% Ethanol fuel-mix? Would mechanics specializing in Volvos know-how to convert newer Volvos to operate on a 30% Ethanol fuel mix? Thank-you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEZkcFAAhyw I don't know anything about Ethanol use nor the why's...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: AC not working each time it is repaired
Replies: 17
Views: 356

Re: AC not working each time it is repaired

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If erikv11's bread clip "TEST" works then do the job of removing the shim(s). Careful, if the bread clip works but is too thick and you leave it, the compressor will stay engaged at all times and will be damaged.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=94258&p=545435#p545435
by MoVolvos
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 06' XC70 Front sway bar broke - replacement options
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Re: 06' XC70 Front sway bar broke - replacement options

- Unless you are tracking the car or drive like a demon in the streets just get a bar that will fit your car. Best go with an OE or a bar from a similar model and year as a stiffer front bar will increase under-steer which is not a good feeling. Volvo's design generally creates under-steer. As for t...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: S60 2011+ and V60 2015+ and XC60 2010-2018
Topic: Vibration Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Re: Vibration Issue

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Saw a video somewhere of a newer Volvo with CV Joint Problem. Not a Volvo but there is a bad CV joint causing vibrations. Go to another mechanic who is willing to check it out. Near impossible means he lacks understanding and or experience.


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by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

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It only takes a few cases regardless of the circumstances for Volvos to be targets. Sweden = Volvos.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/switzerland- ... 01936.html
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by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Georgeandkira wrote: Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:38 am
Castrol 0W-30 made my Ranger's 4.0 run silently. I've become a Castrol fan.
Are summers not hot enough to warrant the 0W-40?

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by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: AC Cuts out after about 15 minutes....
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: AC Cuts out after about 15 minutes....

Abscate.... How do you measure clutch gap...when clutch is engaged or at rest(disengaged)? I know that it should be around 0.3-0.5mm max,but i'm not clear on this. Hope to get to this on our C30. Already one summer too many. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1EjB7_2jmQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

What if people of all colors with firearms fill the streets to control the looting, burning and "violence" from both sides? That would be a Band Aid fix, it is just treating the symptoms. The root cause needs to be addressed and proper solution executed. The problem is people have differing views o...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

In this case you'd have more shootings and deaths. A better question might be, " What is the private property material equivalency of a human life ? A TV, a car, a building ? " We should all know the rules before we start the game. It's not a game and who makes the rules? Torch my car and not my ho...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

- I saw a sign by the protesters the other day in the news which read "Silence Is Violence". They came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and...
by MoVolvos
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

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22:40 Former Black Police Officer Says he understands what's going on that after they won the Final 4 they want to protest and burn down the city.
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by MoVolvos
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP Speaks Up
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

Re: FCP Speaks Up

- I saw a sign by the protesters the other day in the news which read "Silence Is Violence". What if I were (really am) ignorant and didn't want to in good conscience say anything till I had understood the issues? What if I was just someone who don't know my left hand from my right concerning curren...
by MoVolvos
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1255
Views: 78716

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

- Sometime in March I changed the oil in 4 of the 5 cars with various brands of motor oil. Today I went ahead and changed out again the oil filter and the Kirkland Brand 0W-30 to Castrol 03101 EDGE 0W-40. This is the first use of this oil. It went into the 19 VW Atlas because VW requires oil that Me...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

96 850r listed for 4k in Boston https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/d/brookline-red-1996-volvo-850r-with-only/7138169972.html "She has a few blemishes, minor really, otherwise could probably be in car shows."? Body Work? - Bondo, Rust.png - Door Replaced? Dull compared to fender and passenger doo...
by MoVolvos
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Volvo XC90
Topic: New 08 xc90 owner
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: New 08 xc90 owner

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Clean looking one! Hope it isn't.

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by MoVolvos
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Needs some more pics, but it looks to be a really nice car. I love S90s. I emailed for larger photos. Is this related to the ETM or are these drivers errors? - https://www.carcomplaints.com/Volvo/S90/1998/engine/vehicle_speed_control.shtml - User error Any reason not to consider purchasing. The sho...
by MoVolvos
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Power steering bypass
Replies: 13
Views: 408

Re: Power steering bypass

Can you get custom length belts made and how would i go about measuring the belt size that I need? Would it make enough of a difference to be worth it? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated! Thank you all! Do not run it dry. As for the belt size, take some twine and loop it bypassing the PW ST ...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

- If this was as clean as it is described would it be considered a Unicorn? 1998 Volvo S90 Sedan - $2450 (Wake Forest) https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/wake-forest-1998-volvo-s90-sedan/7138052527.html - 98S90.png - Needs some more pics, but it looks to be a really nice car. I love S90s. I email...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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If this was as clean as it is described would it be considered a Unicorn?

1998 Volvo S90 Sedan - $2450 (Wake Forest)

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/wa ... 52527.html
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by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: "buzzing" heard after new battery install on a C30 Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: "buzzing" heard after new battery install on a C30 Topic is solved

Yeah...a couple of other members here have said "don't worry about it...it's just a volvo relay alignment thing". So you may be right. And by the way, I think "Pelican Parts" is a pretty interesting company. I've bookmarked them for important information that they consistently have available. And a...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: annual my C30 GT needs help thread :( CV Boot!
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: annual my C30 GT needs help thread :( CV Boot!

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I recently read somewhere that some Volvo boots are round on the outside but is square on the inside. If you can imagine an exaggerated four point socket. After being unable to resolve the leak the person purchased a Volvo boot and no problems thereafter.
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by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: "buzzing" heard after new battery install on a C30 Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: "buzzing" heard after new battery install on a C30 Topic is solved

- Take a look it may be the brake booster. Our 2008 had the same buzzing from the booster but it resolved itself. Careful super hot. Almost replaced it. https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Volvo-C30/60-BRAKES-Brake_Booster_Vacuum_Pump_Replacement/60-BRAKES-Brake_Booster_Vacuum_Pump_Replacement...
by MoVolvos
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: How do you replace the AC low pressure switch
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: How do you replace the AC low pressure switch

- It seems like there is very little info on Volvo low pressure switch replacement. I would just unscrew it and if it starts to seep tighten it back up and evacuate the system and recycle the refrigerant. https://repairpal.com/estimator/volvo/s60/air-conditioning-refrigerant-pressure-switch-replacem...
by MoVolvos
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Smoke when letting off throttle
Replies: 14
Views: 253

Re: Smoke when letting off throttle

Yes it smokes on startup but very very little Try ATP205 for the Valve stem seals. http://atpautomotive.com/featured/re-seal However, before doing that switch to Rotella T6. My 98S70T5 use to have a large puff and light smoke for a block at startup and it was due to blowby. During the summer I used...
by MoVolvos
Thu May 28, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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So, just fly up and drive back?
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by MoVolvos
Thu May 28, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

bmdubya1198 wrote: Tue May 26, 2020 9:17 pm
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2006 Volvo XC 70 - $4500 (Raleigh)
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Good deal right here!
Three other decent deals.

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/search/s ... =333898903

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by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: locked out Topic is solved
Replies: 16
Views: 2148

Re: locked out Topic is solved

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These methods were mentioned in the previous posts.
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by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: How can an engine code clear itself?
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Re: How can an engine code clear itself?

I believe every car should have a drive cycle where the computer checks for faults. As Super says if the computer sees that the reading is Okay it will remove the light / fault code.
by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2006 Volvo XC 70 - $4500 (Raleigh)
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/ra ... 02228.html
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by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

NICE! Some pics when you get them installed. . 2E506709-0254-4470-B019-1B5EA7DED0C6.jpeg F979432D-5CA0-474D-A05C-AA0A1AA5F6A1.jpeg A4A6DE23-4E93-46F8-8350-3F44B6945528.jpeg I really hate posting whole car pics, but 18” _______ (I forgot the name, maybe Abscate knows) give an appropriate appearance ...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences

Power steering fluid quality:ATF. http://new.volvocars.com/ownersdocs/1998/1998_sv70/98sv70_133.htm#pg134 - Thanks for the information. Sorry, I was thinking of Type F which is also red and by Ford. I knew there was a Ford red transmission that was not compatible with others and couldn't think of i...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences

...I believe the 98 calls for DEX III (transmission fluid) in the powersteering so the Havoline covers the DEX III and 3309 for the transmission also. ATF spec doesn't matter for power steering. The most important thing is that it's red ATF. Just regular red ATF is fine. I think Mercon and others a...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences

- I use to have a 98 S70 T5 which was purchased with around 230K miles. Used DEX III compatible transmission fluid and flushed twiced without issues. It was coffee colored and after 1 year flushed again with no issues. In 2012 used a turkey baster to removed the old powersteering fluid, circulate an...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences

CIK7 wrote: Tue May 26, 2020 2:03 pm I need to drain and refill the transmission too.
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I believe the 98 calls for DEX III (transmission fluid) in the powersteering so the Havoline covers the DEX III (EDIT: which is) for the transmission also.
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by MoVolvos
Tue May 26, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 98 XC Power steering fluid preferences

The parts dept at Volvo dealer said DOT 3 ps fluid should work. True or not true? No one uses the term DOT 3 for transmission fluid. The term is used for brake fluids DOT 3, DOT 4 or both. The 98's should use DEX III. I've used Havoline (EDIT: Full Synthetic Multi-Vehicle ATF) in the following for ...
by MoVolvos
Sun May 24, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: 08 C30 Fuel Door Repair
Replies: 0
Views: 195

08 C30 Fuel Door Repair

- EDIT: I hope Volvo didn't intentionally design the fuel door as a break away from the sheet metal of the body :? :lol:. - OEM coarse screws stripped hole in sheet metal. Found some nuts and bolts in the tackle box of misc fasteners. Enlarged the holes in the hinge and sheet metal, used magnet as h...
by MoVolvos
Thu May 21, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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2000 Volvo S70 Great Car Runs/drives amazing $1750 b/o must sell - $1750 (Toms River)
"No rust or rot."? Door Cards Look New So Does Paint.
https://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/cto/ ... 50511.html
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by MoVolvos
Wed May 20, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

- Returned my Quick Jacks from Costco. Squeaking and son always put jack stands (only have 2) under the front or rear just in case. . Did you not like the quickjack? At the end of the day I didn't feel safe under it. 1) A little heavy and if there is a slight crown in the garage floor it'll get stu...
by MoVolvos
Wed May 20, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: 03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts

June wrote: Wed May 20, 2020 9:27 am
MoVolvos wrote: Wed May 20, 2020 12:35 am
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I thought the 1st Gen S80 were P2's. My C30 is a P1?
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You are correct. 1st generation (1998-2006) S80 is the first P2 car Volvo produced. June
Had me confused there for a bit. Thanks June.
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by MoVolvos
Wed May 20, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: 03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts

The so called 'Professional' parts are the worst quality out there, same as no name chinese brands. The genuine bushing is top quality. I can tell I used one for XC90 on my 2003 S60, and Volvo lists it good for XC70 as well, not sure if P1 S80 is different or not. From Georgeandkira's post it looks...
by MoVolvos
Wed May 20, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing
Replies: 38
Views: 5563

Re: Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled for Risk of Collapsing

- Returned my Quick Jacks from Costco. Squeaking and son always put jack stands (only have 2) under the front or rear just in case. Almost purchase 2 sets of the HF units for greater weight capacity and height but have always thought there was a possibility them coming down if you bump the handle wr...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 906
Views: 18041

Re: Coronavirus Thread

- "The virus does not spread easily in other ways." The CDC adds: “This is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads, but we are still learning more about this virus.” The language is a subtle change from the organization’s warning in early March, when it wrote simply that it “may be possible...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 906
Views: 18041

Re: Coronavirus Thread

abscate wrote: Sat May 16, 2020 6:41 pm Remember , you wear a mask to protect others, not yourself.
Somewhere in another post I did say mask are fine. However, I do think fine and prison is not. Personally, I wear one because it is a courtesy to others mental health besides the protection afforded.
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by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: 2004 S80 T6 transmission slip
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Re: 2004 S80 T6 transmission slip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnVV6Zwnoak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpZrM1-7RiE&t=25s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk6Ktg1j0Nw Please remember that we are here to help the OP. Without knowing his experience and skill it would be best to systematically help him find the problem. He was lo...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 147

03 S80 Using 03 XC70 Control Arm Parts

- After checking the various websites it looks like the 03 S80 T6 can use the same control arm from an 03 XC70. Any input on these parts and suggestions for ball joints would be great. Thanks. Front Bushings . Professional Parts Sweden® 61435971PU https://www.carid.com/professional-parts-sweden/fron...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

The five of us was able to get that thing onto the bed of the trailer. I have loaded several cars that were not running onto trailers. Did not have a winch - used a manual come-a-long. When you go for these, you take an air tank and tools. The worst one had rusted brakes. volvolugnut The trailer be...
by MoVolvos
Tue May 19, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

So you did picked them up? The ad still says "RIMS VOLVO XC90 pick up pending - $200 (St. Louis Park)"? . I actually was out of town butchering hogs when I initially posted that. I emailed the seller right away after they posted them. Worked out ok I guess. 1st two buyers didn’t show, & I was next ...
by MoVolvos
Mon May 18, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?
Replies: 15
Views: 452

Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

ZionXIX wrote: Mon May 18, 2020 11:58 am I was 2 years old so.......
I too was 2(7) :lol: and about to make an attempt at obtaining a Mech Engineer degree. After 2 semesters employer needed me back for a Project. End of story!
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by MoVolvos
Mon May 18, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

- 2001 Volvo V70 - $1000 (Chapel hill) https://raleigh.craigslist.org/for/d/carrboro-2001-volvo-v70/7119076119.html New rule. Flippers have to at least take it off the trailer. Don’t accept this, Could have been stuck somewhere and was picked up with the trailer. We were able to push and pulley a J...
by MoVolvos
Mon May 18, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Great buy at $160 Pete and it would be in my garage now. This one is gonna take awhile. Was $600 when it started. https://raleigh.craigslist.org/wto/d/wake-forest-4-wheels-volvo-xc90-v8/7118926884.html . Oophta, that’s too dang much. I wouldn’t pay over $160. I noticed they are made by Borbet when ...
by MoVolvos
Mon May 18, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1271
Views: 47247

Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/wto/d/minneapolis-rims-volvo-xc90/7123537186.html Seller says they will let the set go for $160. Good deal. Great buy at $160 Pete and it would be in my garage now. This one is gonna take awhile. Was $600 when it started. https://raleigh.craigslist.org/wto/d/w...
by MoVolvos
Sun May 17, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Transmission issues
Replies: 21
Views: 806

Re: Transmission issues

This is disturbing to read. I really need help figuring out what i should do with my car and logged on for honest advice and ideas on what i can do to fix it and u guys are on here being rude. go someplace else with that please.. So i have a 2002 volvo s80 turbo that is having tranny issues. It onl...
by MoVolvos
Sun May 17, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Front Strut replacement recommendations and gotchas? Topic is solved
Replies: 29
Views: 1341

Re: Front Strut replacement recommendations and gotchas? Topic is solved

Georgeandkira wrote: Sat May 16, 2020 10:41 am
The poly bushings I had pressed into my control arms remains the BEST thing I ever did to a car.
Glad you shared!
How long in use?
No squeaks?
Which brand?
How about the LCA rear bushing?

I may be changing the bushings on the 03 S80 T6. Thanks.

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by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 906
Views: 18041

Re: Coronavirus Thread

* Kind of scary to watch a CA Gym owner showing a Police Officer the sanitizer he was using in his business. Quite a few years ago CA wanted to outlaw black cars in the name of Carbon Footprint. Also read that collecting rain water was regulated somewhere. Now you are farced into wearing a mask in t...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 906
Views: 18041

Re: Coronavirus Thread

I'm not sure if every state is doing this but we just had an update....starting tomorrow if anyone here where we live, and I live in Raton NM, is seen outside of their home without a mask will be fined by the State Police! I am all for wearing mask in the general public anywhere,but in your own yar...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Brought home an S70 race car
Replies: 10
Views: 293

Re: Brought home an S70 race car

I am surprised that after people look at the photos, they suggest using it as a daily. No airbags (Five Point & Cage) , no climate control (Winter - Jackets, Summer - 12V Fan) , windows do not roll down (Hair Stays Put) , no interior (Use For Large Order Pizza Deliveries) . One seat (No One Ask For...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Groan/catching sound while turning - mechanic says rubbing strut springs
Replies: 22
Views: 535

Re: Groan/catching sound while turning - mechanic says rubbing strut springs

Thanks for that analysis. I'll post back here when I check out the old suspension After I inspected the motor mount I tried to make sure it was set in straight and torqued well. It seems like the sound is a little more quiet, but it could be a red herring It's more work but when the mount went bad ...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Groan/catching sound while turning - mechanic says rubbing strut springs
Replies: 22
Views: 535

Re: Groan/catching sound while turning - mechanic says rubbing strut springs

. The alignment specs look good. More Caster on the left and more negative Camber right front and rear so the car will still drive straight on the crown of the road. Positive toe front and rear with no thrust angle or steer ahead also promotes driving straight and perform well if the steering wheel ...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Brought home an S70 race car
Replies: 10
Views: 293

Re: Brought home an S70 race car

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PXsTClSOTEDQloR-rxRSLtsdsEGwFqIh I am very unfamiliar with posting pictures. Apologies in advance. I’ve been lazily looking for a manual transmission (car or swap) on Facebook marketplace and found a very unique car. It was built for the 2019 Grassroots Chall...
by MoVolvos
Sat May 16, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Volvo S80 Forum - First Generation 1999-2006
Topic: Transmission issues
Replies: 21
Views: 806

Re: Transmission issues

What is your problem? Do you only have a head so that its not raining right down your neck ? Since we both have a head we both don't have a problem with rain down our necks unless you choose to let it pour on you. As for the head it's what's inside that counts. In two post you've used "stupid not t...