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by Oka
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

abscate wrote: Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:44 pm Did we nail it? DO I get two sets of Volvo Horns this week??
Thank you!
:D :D :D
by Oka
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Temperature Gauge / Sudden Low Battery Voltage Topic is solved

Did you use an OEM thermostat and sensor? Aftermarkets have a high Failure rate Out of box (OBQ in QC-speak) A genuine temperature sensor did it! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ FAULTY TEMPERATURE GAUGE Lucky for me, I ordered a genui...
by Oka
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

abscate wrote: Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:38 am A low battery in these cars will cause all kinds of weirdness. In cold country , replacing it every 5 years is prudent.

If the car sits for more than a week, get a one amp trickle charge and plug it in, too.
Thanks.
by Oka
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

jonesg wrote: Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:09 pm did you get to the bottom of any problems or they just went away.
Nope I did not troubleshoot any issues. It all scares me because the issue "just went away".
The car started with no issue, after sitting outside for more than twenty-four hours.
by Oka
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

The car battery was 4.5v ?, very odd. Yep, very odd. I was going to give it a trickle charging but decided to give it a 10A Boost charge. It's done now and am going to put it in the XC. Tonight, I'll open the door so check the dome light. If fine, I'll leave it till morning and if not fine, I'll tr...
by Oka
Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

The car battery was 4.5v ?, very odd. Yep, very odd. I was going to give it a trickle charging but decided to give it a 10A Boost charge. It's done now and am going to put it in the XC. Tonight, I'll open the door so check the dome light. If fine, I'll leave it till morning and if not fine, I'll tr...
by Oka
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

huh, so maybe if it has a short....the short drains the battery, You can find the fuse that provides v to the temp sensor and pull it, see if the v drain disappears. Connect your meter between the battery and + wire. fun and games. Actually, the TSensor was out of the car to be returned. A very str...
by Oka
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

01XC Just Died Topic is solved

I returned the CTS (Duralast) to AutoZone since I could not find a more compatible one in town. I will have to order one tomorrow from the Lower-48. I decided to move the car out of the garage to the drive way till I get the ordered part. I Put the thermostat top back, crewed the two bolt, jacked th...
by Oka
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

abscate wrote: Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:20 am Out of box quality, or , in the vernacular, sh****ty parts
Thanks. I learn everyday.
by Oka
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 53
Views: 2419

Re: Only Drained 90oz Of Coolant Topic is solved

abscate wrote: Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:40 am Did you use an OEM thermostat and sensor?

Aftermarkets have a high Failure rate Out of box (OBQ in QC-speak)
Both were AutoZone brands.

Please what is "(OBQ in QC-speak)"?