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by lous_97_850
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms

June, Performed the combustion gas leak test and the fluid turned from blue to yellow which shows that the combustion gases are getting into the cooling system. I guess next step it to remove the head. I have older procedures on performing head gasket replacement on earlier version of the engine (85...
by lous_97_850
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms

I will rent the tester and check to see if exhaust gases in coolant.
Thanks
by lous_97_850
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms

Should I just skip the combustion gas test and go straight to work on the head gasket?
What else could cause these symptoms?
by lous_97_850
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70, XC70 2008-2016, Volvo S80 2007-2016
Topic: 2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms
Replies: 6
Views: 536

2003 XC70 Blown Head Gasket Symptoms

My wife's 03 XC70 (137,00 miles) had the top hose connector on the radiator break. She stopped driving when she noticed a low coolant level alarm. I am not sure if the engine overheated. Towed the vehicle home, got radiator and hoses from FCP and replaced. Subsequently went to have emissions done an...
by lous_97_850
Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

Re: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear

Ordered new springs and seats. Waiting for the to arrive to replace

How is the toe adjusted on the rear?

What are specs for camber and toe on the rear?

Thanks,

Lou
by lous_97_850
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

Re: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear

Thanks for the advice. I will call SPC tech line tomorrow for their advice. Do you believe it Is ibetter to use inserts of get new springs? And would you replace the spring seat also? I don't know if the following is useful in troubleshooting but.... This evening I jacked up the car to take a look u...
by lous_97_850
Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

Re: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear

Lee, I just replaced the Nivomats along with the from struts/mounts and still have the camber issue. Car sits lower in the back. That's why I question the springs being bad. When I was under the car I did not notice any worn out bushings and suspension seems tight. I will crawl under it again after ...
by lous_97_850
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

Re: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear

With the measurement of the car being lower in the back be indicative of worn coil springs?

Lou
by lous_97_850
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: 2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

2000 V70 XC AWD SE Rear Wheel Camber Issues, excessive tire inner tread wear

I recently bought a 2000 V70 XC AWD SE with 170,000 miles. It runs great and used all the great info on this site to repair the ABS module and broken rear ABS sensor wire. No more ABS lights Wahoo!. I also freed up the brakes as the car had not been used for awhile. After driving the car for a few h...