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by difflock54
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Volvo Maintenance Log
Topic: 2002 V40 (Nordic) Red.
Replies: 14
Views: 9995

Re: 2002 V40 (Nordic) Red.

7/10/2020. Mileage at 124,810 km's. Oil changed today. Used Castrol Edge 'full synthetic. 5W-40. Oil filter cartridge replaced with Purolator L15315. Also carried out another single 'drain and fill' for transmission fluid. (20,000km's approx since last done so felt it was a good idea.) Used Chief mu...
by difflock54
Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: Timing issue during exhaust valve job
Replies: 21
Views: 2932

Re: Timing issue during exhaust valve job

vvt_hub_front_rear_cam_seals_front_crank_seal_servicing.pdf I just recalled having downloaded a pdf some time back which describes almost all of this work for a 2003 engine. I don't recall the name of its author unfortunately but all credit naturally goes to that person. Stage 37 and pics describes...
by difflock54
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: Timing issue during exhaust valve job
Replies: 21
Views: 2932

Re: Timing issue during exhaust valve job

Reading the blurb again on the link I interpreted it as the exhaust cam with the cam sensor attached requires a rear seal. The inlet cam appears not to require one however for an S40 4 cylinder. 2001. It is indeed a bit confusing and strange but it would explain the absence of a seal previously and ...
by difflock54
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: Timing issue during exhaust valve job
Replies: 21
Views: 2932

Re: Timing issue during exhaust valve job

Just reading content of the link RickHaleParker quoted above.
if you scroll down and click the fitment button it states that a 2001 S40 requires only one(1) rear cam seal as opposed to many other models that do require 2 seals.
Maybe confirm when ordering?
by difflock54
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: 2003 V40 (left) driver's door handle broken
Replies: 4
Views: 2200

Re: 2003 V40 (left) driver's door handle broken

If you would like a pdf file msred of the entire Haynes Manual for your V40, send me a PM with your email address.
Its able to give the basics one needs to know and has pictures as well.
by difflock54
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: 02 S40 Switchlock button function?
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: 02 S40 Switchlock button function?

Could he mean the drivers door safety locking rocker switch located with the master power window unit.??
by difflock54
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: 850 and S70, V70, C70, V70-XC 1992-2000
Topic: Junk Yard DO NOT LEAVE Parts
Replies: 67
Views: 7554

Re: Junk Yard DO NOT LEAVE Parts

Door mirrors. (complete units) or just the mirror glass for clip in replacements.
by difflock54
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: 2003 VOLVO S40 TURBO
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: 2003 VOLVO S40 TURBO

exhaust down pipe?
by difflock54
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Volvo S40 & V40 2000-2004
Topic: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear
Replies: 5
Views: 334

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Maybe the linings on the emergency brake shoes sticking within the hubs of the rear brake rotors. The linings can dislodge from the shoes completely.
by difflock54
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: C30, C70 2006+, S40 & V50 2004 ½ +
Topic: Frost inside windows and sunroof
Replies: 11
Views: 1074

Re: Frost inside windows and sunroof

Try a small dehumidifier fora couple of days.