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by Turbo_Boss
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 2008 xc90 V8 - slow start
Replies: 25
Views: 12165

Re: 2008 xc90 V8 - slow start

Hey Guys, I use to have the same Slow Crank problem but then it got worse so I decide to fix it. In my case, it was the Brush plate. Taking out the starter motor, installing new brush plate and then put back the starter motor cost me US $ 75.00 :wink: I have an 2008 XC90 3.2 AWD. Removing the starte...
by Turbo_Boss
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: Dorman Coolant Recovery Tank 603-667.
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Dorman Coolant Recovery Tank 603-667.

Hi Guys, I need to replace my Coolant Reservoir (XC90 3.2) :cry: I was checking the Dorman Coolant Recovery Tank (OE Solutions) 603-667. Do any of you has use this part before? What's your experience. PLEASE dont reply buy the original Volvo. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Coolant-Recovery-Tank-Dorman-OE-...
by Turbo_Boss
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: INFO, VIDEO or DIY How to replace a Radiator on 2008 XC90 3.2 --- ATF LEAK
Replies: 0
Views: 435

INFO, VIDEO or DIY How to replace a Radiator on 2008 XC90 3.2 --- ATF LEAK

Hey Guys, I think my Transmission Cooler inside the Radiator is leaking ATF fluid in to the Coolant. I was checking my Coolant reservoir and it has some red color oil. So its look like I will have to replace the Radiator. Can you guys point me where can I find a very clear the info on replacing the ...
by Turbo_Boss
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 2008 xc90 V8 - slow start
Replies: 25
Views: 12165

Re: 2008 xc90 V8 - slow start

The dimensions on mine are bad. So i'm not sure what is a new good one should be like but this is a starting point i guess. There're 2 in total, a flanged one located in the cap, and a cylindrical one Flanged dimensions -- this one was in slightly better condition OD 11.49mm ID 8.28mm << this is WO...
by Turbo_Boss
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: Removing 2nd Row middle seat - Seat belt Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Removing 2nd Row middle seat - Seat belt Problem

Hey Guys I have a 2008 XC90 3.2 AWD The 2nd row middle seat belt got stuck around the headrest. Please check my photo so you understand my problem :oops: Is there is a way to remove the headrest? On the web its say it can't be removed I was thinking on removing the middle seat so I can tilt it in or...
by Turbo_Boss
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 2008 XC90 with door locks gremlins
Replies: 5
Views: 1210

Re: 2008 XC90 with door locks gremlins

I would like to revive this thread. I have this exact behaviour on my 2008 XC90, just as described by poster, on both front doors. Only minor difference is that mine self locks mostly when I get down and shut the door after a drive. Only on one or two occasions has it occurred when getting in. I as...
by Turbo_Boss
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Re: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperature Gauge

Hey Oragex Thx for your comments The thermostat came in a box that have the REIN Brand, made in Israel ... I Hope this will last long :roll: Today parts even if it says MADE IN GERMANY, it is not a sign that is good quality. I imagine that they have also lowered their quality in order to compete wit...
by Turbo_Boss
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Re: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge

Well Guys, Today I took the car to the mechanic to install the new Thermostat. Check the pictures. The bad one has a rubber seal that was out of his position allowing water to pass. That's why my engine was taking like 20 minutes to get to the working temperature. Check the photo of the new thermost...
by Turbo_Boss
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Re: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge

Hey Guys,

I will bite the bullet and order a new thermostat..... This car is a money pit :cry:

I will be updating this post with what I found on the bad thermostat.

Cheers

Isaac
by Turbo_Boss
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: XC90 First Generation 2003-2014
Topic: 3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 874

3.2 Thermostat & Coolant Temperatura Gauge

Hey Guys, I have a 2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 AWD In January I changed the water to oil cooler. Since I removed the intake manifold, as a maintenance I took the opportunity to replace also the upper radiator hose and the thermostat. Check everything and as "always", the coolant temperature gauge temperatur...