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by MDK
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Question about P2 Engine/Transaxle Mount Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Question about P2 Engine/Transaxle Mount Failure

So.. the test is.. put a socket on the center nut of your strut and move it left to right... Don't unbolt it. Check to see if the rubber moves. June could be right the subframe bushings. Here's a generic picture of what June is talking about... MDK
by MDK
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Question about P2 Engine/Transaxle Mount Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Question about P2 Engine/Transaxle Mount Failure

So, MDK here. Those other 2 I call acorn's. That's what they look like.. big acorn's. 2 me it sounds like sway bar bushings or maybe lower control arm bushings. Have you ever replaced the upper spring seats? Those make a poping noise. Usually the acorn's leak fluid..
by MDK
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Glove test failure
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Glove test failure

MDK here.. 2004 S60 R failed the glove test... rrrrr rah!
by MDK
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Turbo leaking oil Topic is solved
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Turbo leaking oil Topic is solved

Thanks guys for taking the time to respond to my post. And thanks for all the info superherman. Now all I got to do is figure out how to clean out the intercooler.. eh?? Nobody's fault but mine, had to have a used R car. MDK
by MDK
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Turbo leaking oil Topic is solved
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Turbo leaking oil Topic is solved

So.. here there gang MDK here. So back on the R car I had it up on ramps this weekend trying to trace the oil leak. I checked oil cooler lines.. dry. I checked everything. The only place is where the pipes go into the intercooler.. it's actually wet on both sides. The guys at the dealership said to ...
by MDK
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did I find on Craigslist? This..
Replies: 18
Views: 293

Re: What did I find on Craigslist? This..

Yeah oragex .. I see that too but silver is a weird color. Hard to tell from a photo. I was thinking what abscate was saying.. maybe it smells like"old people" or worse, Pepe Le Pew!! Eh. Used car lots will sell anything with out a second thought. Junior Sample BR 549!!
by MDK
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did I find on Craigslist? This..
Replies: 18
Views: 293

Re: What did I find on Craigslist? This..

I hear you Mo.. they get ice storms in that part of the country. I'd like to get it for a backup. I'm sure it'll be scooped up by the time I save enough... That's why I posted it. sianara..
by MDK
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did I find on Craigslist? This..
Replies: 18
Views: 293

Re: What did I find on Craigslist? This..

Hey all.. yeah. Wasn't trying to post a lemon. I was looking at the numbers. Didn't look at the car-fax. I don't have that luxury. Most if not all of the wagons that year are over 150,000 and still over priced. What kinda accident was it MO VO? .. wondering. I just like to buy a decent wagon where t...
by MDK
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did I find on Craigslist? This..
Replies: 18
Views: 293

Re: What did I find on Craigslist? This..

Abscate.. haha!! Well Mr Mo.. I'm not really a computer guru like you all. Go to carsforsale.com and you'll see it. It's at a car lot in Lenoir City,Tennessee.. just south of Knoxville. They actually have a photo of the odometer.. reads a little over 63,000... Silver 2.4 non turbo
by MDK
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did I find on Craigslist? This..
Replies: 18
Views: 293

What did I find on Craigslist? This..

MDK here. Ok gang here we go. So a good poker player never shows his hand until the pot is big and ain't bluffing. However, I wanted to pay it forward so 2 speak. I found a 2004 V70 NA in Lenoir Tennessee. They claim it has only 63,000 miles and want essentially 5 grand.If it's still available. The ...
by MDK
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Quick Q regarding SIPS airbags Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Quick Q regarding SIPS airbags Topic is solved

Hey man.. MDK here. You can unbolt the 1998 V-S 70 seats and unplug them an install them in a 1996 850 W-S with out a problem. I've done it before..
by MDK
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?
Replies: 18
Views: 503

Re: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?

XC70 AWD front half shafts will NOT fit into a FWD transmission.. I know that for sure... MDK
by MDK
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Vida 2014D Volvo semi? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Vida 2014D Volvo semi? Topic is solved

Thanks Ratnalle.. I knew someone would know. My neighbor upstairs owns a Volvo semi tractor trailer and it's an 2004. He's a good mechanic but like most Volvo owners.. doesn't have the diagnostic software and the shops are trying to bury him and I wanted to help. MDK
by MDK
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Vida 2014D Volvo semi? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Vida 2014D Volvo semi? Topic is solved

Question for the moderators... Will vida 2014 D work on Volvo semi tractor trailers? MDK
by MDK
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Help with pulled codes
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Help with pulled codes

OCD-ll port...
by MDK
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Switching to synthetic oil...
Replies: 14
Views: 251

Re: Switching to synthetic oil...

Hey all.. yeah. Synthetic is a good thing. Mainly get the right viscosity. What I've heard is that they do clean the internals. I've never had a brand new car.. ever so, the first thing I do is an oil change,, run it about a thousand miles and check. If it's dirty.. I dump it. I don't go by the mile...
by MDK
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 Volvo S60 TCM E000
Replies: 3
Views: 349

Re: 2001 Volvo S60 TCM E000

Wow.. Rick Hale Parker... MDK here. I can't really help this person but RHP.. what an avalanche of information!! It's good to know that someone out there has the electronic side of these Volvo's sheesh...
by MDK
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: S60 - Exhaust and front muffler
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: S60 - Exhaust and front muffler

Rockauto... 225$ ..2004 non turbo S60
by MDK
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?
Replies: 18
Views: 503

Re: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?

As far as the numbers go... That's probably a question that the moderators could answer. The other factor would be the transmission control module.. (computer under the hood) TCM.. maybe someone else will chime in and be able to give you better advice... But like I said... I would get a good used on...
by MDK
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?

I appreciate that abscate... I found a known good complete compressor assy from an XC90 for 50$ I changed the compressor on my 1998 XC70 before that @$$ with no insurance slammed into it and totalled it last November. Rrrr.. I'll let you all know how it works out.
by MDK
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?
Replies: 18
Views: 503

Re: Aw55/50SN. Swaping transmission? Will it work?

MDK here. I personally have never seen a C70 with AWD so I would say no. Stay with in your chassis. An S60 AWD would probably be a better option....
by MDK
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?

Hey J 57... That's good Intel you gave. So, on mine, it's the clutch itself. I have a bad whining noise at idle. Took the belt off and grabbed the clutch bearing and .. well.. it's wobbly. I asked the guys at Volvo and said I could just replace the clutch itself but they said with 158,000 on the odo...
by MDK
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 S60 2.5T AC problem
Replies: 3
Views: 312

Re: 2006 S60 2.5T AC problem

Yeah Geoff.. abscate is right. The sealant is a not a good option. The evaporator sits in a tray. As the unit runs, it starts "sweating" if the drain tube clogged up the evaporator sits in water and corrodes then ultimately begins to loose it's charge. It's not that the part is so expensive. You hav...
by MDK
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?

Thanks guys.. I really appreciate you all. You all have been a great help to me the few years I've been on this site. I guess I'll take my time and start taking it apart as the S60 is my backup
by MDK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space Topic is solved

Volvo prewires alot of stuff. One thing I like about them. Could be for rear CD Player or for the navigation system. I've seen both of them in the junkyard. After 18 years (2001) someone might have moved it out of it's intended location.But it could be for the hitch...
by MDK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?

Thanks superherman... I did go to the dealership today about 4 o'clock est and the parts guy said 762$ for a compressor.. without the clutch! Do all Volvo dealerships operate the same.?Here in Cincinnati I have to go to the parts counter .. get that quote for parts and then go to the service desk an...
by MDK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Help with transmission fill bolt
Replies: 12
Views: 453

Re: Help with transmission fill bolt

Not trying to be a wise guy here. But that 5 point bolt means that they don't want you to take it out. It holds the bands for the transmission in place... WARNING !WARNING! DANGER WILL ROBINSON DANGER!
by MDK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: A/C Compressor without rear head switch?
Replies: 10
Views: 176

A/C Compressor without rear head switch?

Hey all... So I'm looking to replace the a/c compressor on my 2004 S60 R 2.5 T . They're asking for .. "without rear head switch" Does anybody know what that means? MDK
by MDK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: WTB P2 interior pieces (R and standard) Topic is solved
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: WTB P2 interior pieces (R and standard) Topic is solved

Hey Kara 503... MDK here. Wondering what happened with you. So, Erie Volvo has your shifter on their eBay motors site. 125$ .. if you pull the pillar covers the vanity mirror lights unplug half way down. You can get the plastic grey ones and not the cloth from any 2001-2007 S70 or V70. Go back and t...
by MDK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Approx cost of windshield replacement
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Approx cost of windshield replacement

Here in the Miami valley... Safelite replaced my 2005 V50 T5 for about 250$...
by MDK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 suspension position sensor
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: 2004 XC70 suspension position sensor

Just reattach it man...
by MDK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 03 s60 wont start
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: 03 s60 wont start

Hey soldion.. MDK here. So I'm trying to follow your post. Battery replaced 2 months ago and now you have a new one. You need to see what the CEL is saying.. with 209,000 when or if was the alternator replaced? AAA can check that for free if you have it..
by MDK
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Turbo Coolant Supply Line
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Turbo Coolant Supply Line

Hey 999... I understand what you're doing. Replace radiator .. check. Replace radiator hoses.. check. If you're having a leak at the turbo.. then yeah. If you're not having a problem. Leave them be. I had an XC70 last year with over 250,000 miles.. didn't have a problem. Sending some pictures with y...
by MDK
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 04 V70, N/A, serpentine belt, mystery to me
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: 04 V70, N/A, serpentine belt, mystery to me

Hey there faust.. MDK here. Yeah, so take a long regular screw driver and a hammer. "POP" the cap off. Put a socket on the pulley itself and relieve the tension... That's what I did... Not the Volvo way but, I don't work for 'em.
by MDK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: S60 Instrument cluster compatibility
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: S60 Instrument cluster compatibility

No... They're different. I'm assuming. (big risk on my part) that the gauges have "crashed". No lights no instrumentation whatsoever. If that's the case, dial Circuit Board Medic .. they're in the Carolina's and can repair it for about 200$ with about a 2 day turn around... MDK
by MDK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: How many drain and fills ?
Replies: 39
Views: 787

Re: How many drain and fills ?

I'd get 11 more quarts.. 3.5x3.. then get a bottle of lubegaurd .. add 5 oz(1/2 bottle) on the final one. I personally pumped mine out @the radiator. 2002 V70 non turbo 215,000 miles..
by MDK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: OBDII 0236
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: OBDII 0236

Hey K5... 236-237 indicate a boost pressure sensor circuit A.. I'd go to the junkyard and swap it out and clear the code... If you're able. MDK
by MDK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

So I went to the scrapyard at lunchtime and picked up the trim for the glove box from a 2002 T5.. E brake dust boot cover from a correct color 2003 S60.. the handle for the E brake is from a 2006 XC70...and factory mud mats from a 2004 XC70.. that is all.
by MDK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Abscate? 19?.. eh. Musta missed something. Hey XT looks expensive.. I don't want to know how much you paid for THAT upgrade .. yowzah
by MDK
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: HVAC Woes
Replies: 11
Views: 577

Re: HVAC Woes

As far as leak detection... I know that they have the dye that they put into system with the special glasses. The easy way is to put some Dawn and water in a spray bottle and look for bubbles. It's not that easy to do the evaporator though. O rings on the compressor leaking... Who knows?Just have to...
by MDK
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: HVAC Woes
Replies: 11
Views: 577

Re: HVAC Woes

It kinda sounds like a blend door issue. Anti freeze constantly runs through the heater core and maybe it's not put back together quite right. Or it might be the HEAD which is the HVAC control panel. Is the A/C is holding a charge? You can check that will gauges if you have them. Just have to go thr...
by MDK
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Found a better hood... Just got to finish lining it up... 50$
by MDK
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... Again. So, I noticed that the little door for the obd2 port was missing on my R car. The computer box under the hood, one of the latches was missing. So I went down to the scrapyard and I got a new lid for the computer box and took the trim piece off of a 2004 that was the same color. By...
by MDK
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Abscate.. your a genius. Hahaha.!!!
by MDK
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: Volvo Symbol...Good to know... :)

Volvus from Latin... To roll. Why do think I say "rolling on" at the end of my posts?
by MDK
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

I had a really deep dent in my hood on my 2004 S60 R. About the size of a quarter, with aluminum hoods being what they are, I found a good clean hood in the scrapyard. 60 $ from a 2006 XC70...no paint, no body work. Just swapped it out. The other thing is...is that my noise dampening panel had a few...
by MDK
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Sticky stereo control knobs.. so I took some hand sanitizer and wiped off all the gummy crap off my stereo.. black is not that bad you know... MDK
by MDK
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2005 S60 Side mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: Side mirror

Hey bub... You might have wacked it against the side of the garage, maybe someone did. it has a 4 prong clips that clip the mirror into the housing. If you can get the same style and color as the original from the scrapyard ... I've had to do that before. Under the inside triangle trim piece are 3 s...
by MDK
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Trim ring around prdl gear matic. The wood trim piece from the 2006 XC70 trim piece was too long to fit in my dash.so I measured 7.5 " inches to the right.... 8.5" to the left and marked it with a sharpie and pulled painter's tape between the 2 points and cut it with a manual hacksaw.. I don't have ...
by MDK
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

So, MDK here once again... I got tired of the B S broken nordkap armrest on my 2004 S60 R so I went to the scrapyard and pulled a center console from a 2006 XC70. NOW... now my cup holders light up. What do think? Concourse restore? Hahaha hahaha!! rolling on..
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Should I replace PCV Box 2006 V70 NA
Replies: 10
Views: 234

Re: Should I replace PCV Box 2006 V70 NA

Hey guys... Checking to see if you have a bad or clogged CAT? YouTube.. Scotty Kilmer catalytic converter.. he has a few videos worth viewing. MDK
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 2.5T Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 163

2004 S60 2.5T Hello!

Hellooooo.. Craigslist? again? Louisville Kentucky? MDK here... So I found this 2004 S60 2.5 T with 190,000 on the odometer. Car runs, clean title has issues... 500$..No, you don't say. Really? A Volvo with issues? I'm surprised... For 5 bills.. definitely worth a look.
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Power steering rack
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Power steering rack

Oh? It's a diesel? I'm guessing that is what that means. In any case, a rack is a rack. So.. I'm not sure I can help you that much. I'm in the states. And looking up parts I don't getting a listing for a d5. In any case.. if you can get a hold of Ratnalle.. he's one of the moderators here and I thin...
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Driver Information Module (Instrument Cluster) repair options? Topic is solved
Replies: 16
Views: 1567

Re: Driver Information Module (Instrument Cluster) repair options? Topic is solved

Hey jonboy... I'm actually responding to what super Herman posted. How did he come to the conclusion is was a shunt in the central electronic module? Was it a self diagnosis or one from a shop?.. hmm. I've seen someone pull a cem from an XC90 .. didn't look like a party ..
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Power steering rack
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Power steering rack

Well bg.. you never mentioned where it's leaking. The lines have "O" rings. Is it the lines themselves where it's crimped together? Or is it at the inner tie rods? I'm of the crowd that anything can be fixed... Not just swap it out. They have... What I've discovered... A thing called .. rack assist....
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Turning an XC70 into a Rugged and Reliable Beater - Can it be done?
Replies: 12
Views: 442

Re: Turning an XC70 into a Rugged and Reliable Beater - Can it be done?

Hmm... After reading your post you have to look at your original price that you paid, plus the cost of what you've done so far .. time and part costs plus time and part costs for the new work. Add your total. Divide it by how many years you have had this unit and ask yourself... Will it go another 5...
by MDK
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Should I replace PCV Box 2006 V70 NA
Replies: 10
Views: 234

Re: Should I replace PCV Box 2006 V70 NA

Well... MDK here. If you're not having an issue and the engine has passed 2 tests, what are you worried about?
by MDK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2007 s60 Door mirrors on a 2006 s60
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: 2007 s60 Door mirrors on a 2006 s60

Well wack it.. you can't really wack the newer ones. 2001 and up are a new ball game. I'll paint you a scenario. I bought a 2004 S 60R a few years ago and the PO tried putting on a whole new mirror assy from a 2004 V70. The problem was that heated mirror on the original one had literally "cooked" an...
by MDK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Petrol door won't lock
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Re: Petrol door won't lock

Abscate?... you have horse sense. I like it! By the way...I was trolling thru the section of the "show us your VOLVO" section and saw a photo of you. I think it was you. Peace sign in front of some delapadated house from the 20's judging by the construction, maybe older. We have alot of those types ...
by MDK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Petrol door won't lock
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Re: Petrol door won't lock

Well Dr Dan... I have vida..I cleared some codes..(not related to this problem) if I knew how to use VIDA I guess I could get into the software. BUT I HATE COMPUTER CONTROLLED ANYTHING!!!! AHHHH!!!! I'm buying a horse and wagon. Way less expensive and far more dependable than a POS VOLVO!!!! AHHHHH!...
by MDK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kara 503 S60 R..
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Kara 503 S60 R..

Hey G&K... not sure how she made out. She swapped it even for a S40... didn't know if she knew how to put it in nuetral... for 1500$ though I could put that S60 R back on the road for probably a few hundred dollars knowing what I know... the only problem is I'm 2,000 miles away and she's right there...
by MDK
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Buying a used volvo (V70)
Replies: 11
Views: 541

Re: Buying a used volvo (V70)

MDK here...is this the used up car department? So here it goes... mileage,year, condition. Inside/ outside. Considering it's a 14 yr old car. @7000$ ?? Way to much money.. also the fact you have not posted any photos.. have you carfaxed it? Dealership's lie ... the game is minimum to their double th...
by MDK
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kara 503 S60 R..
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Kara 503 S60 R..

MDK here... wondering whatever happened to Kara and her new/used 2006 S60 R ? Did she ever get it in to nuetral and load it up? ..hmm
by MDK
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Petrol door won't lock
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Re: Petrol door won't lock

Thanks all...I really appreciate all the support, you know. In the owners manual they don't tell what the fuses are for at the rear electronic module... convenient. The tab on the door is good...so I'll continue digging and let you know what I come up with....
by MDK
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Petrol door won't lock
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Re: Petrol door won't lock

Okay guys...so on mine ..it just has a blank. I'll check vida rattnalle and see if I can get into that setting .. maybe the relay or the little door motor I put in is bad. Hey abscate...I read your other post...90 thousand total family miles and 60 personal per year... that's still a lot Captain!!
by MDK
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 T5M Doubled Fuel Consumption [Bad ECT] Topic is solved
Replies: 30
Views: 449

Re: Doubled Fuel Consumption Topic is solved

Well GT..MDK here. I kinda stayed out of this one but, when someone was saying that the injectors are stuck open... that made sense to me. I've heard that happening to other people driving different "badges" not just Volvo's.. and yeah... that will ruin a converter. They are made of platinum? I thin...
by MDK
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Petrol door won't lock
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Petrol door won't lock

Hey all...MDK here. So kind of a new problem I've been working on. 2002 V-70 base model. Some Volvo's have the gas door button on the dash.. mine doesn't. It has the little locking motor and some one said it has a relay in rear electronic module? If I new what to do I wouldn't be asking. Can anyone ...
by MDK
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Repair manual for 04 Volvo S60 2.5T
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: Repair manual for 04 Volvo S60 2.5T

Wow abscate!! 80-90 thousand a year? Whoa..talk about car and driver...ahem.sheesh
by MDK
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 04 V70 2.5T fuel pump issues
Replies: 6
Views: 461

Re: 04 V70 2.5T fuel pump issues

I concur... PUMP ELECTRONIC MODULE.(I hate acronyms) btw. It good to have moderators like abscate, Oragex, Jimmy 57 and a handful of other people around... really know their stuff when it comes to the diagnostic side. MDK
by MDK
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Repair manual for 04 Volvo S60 2.5T
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: Repair manual for 04 Volvo S60 2.5T

Lulu... MDK here. IPDUSA lists a.Haynes manual from the UK..
by MDK
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

It won't affect the ride height.as long as you replace both rears . have you ever priced out rear nivomat shocks? Out this world. Not trying to be a wise guy here... but for reference.. this spring my S60 R had the 4-c suspension... not anymore. I stripped it out and put standard AWD suspension on i...
by MDK
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

Well movolvo... it's not nivomat because according to the photo all you have their is a pair of springs and upper spring mounts..nivomat shock is self - leveling don't see a shock in the picture....hmm
by MDK
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

Re: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

Hey Kara .. that's great! I wondered what happened with that deal. You'll need a mechanic to disconnect the shift cable at the transmission and manually put it in nuetral. If you're in Portland Oregon..I think you are. 800 444 6473 that's IPD s number... see if they can get you a little help. You ha...
by MDK
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: enotslim
Replies: 2
Views: 65

enotslim

Hey slim...MDK here. So, eBay motors.. Erie Volvo. 99$ ..
by MDK
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Fished out a trailer hitch from a 2002 V70XC for a 100$ from the junkyard.. installed it on mine.Bought an adapter from u-haul.nuff said
by MDK
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

Yeah.. sorry slim.. not trying to be a jerk. But some mechanics want you to be "spooked" so you don't DIY. The real deal is...an 2004 XC70... the shocks are probably wore out... unless the chassis has fifty thousand miles... and even then they can be worn. As far as saftey is concerned...jack up wag...
by MDK
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

Ok ok... enough already!! Look.. one 13 mm bolt in the trunk area...2 17/18mm bolts to the underside of the spring seat housing in the wheel well...1- 18 mm on lower A arm... whatever you want to call it. You don't need to relieve the "spring pressure" .. just unbolt that $π√¥ and pull it out as one...
by MDK
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved

Good word... super Herman! I do trust Erie VOLVO.. it's a complete assembly including the exhaust manifold... used of course. Volvo's are sooo specific...ahh
by MDK
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

So.. the R car and some other P2'S have the cloth pillar covers.. mine were peeling when I got it. Of course..arm and a leg... and maybe part of the other one to recover them. Ah..no.I was in the scrap yard today and came across a 2002 S60.. right color ..hard plastic.. right price. Cleaned them up ...
by MDK
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Turbo Upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Turbo Upgrade

MDK.here. might have your solution. There's one on Indianapolis Craigslist Volvo car parts. I have no affiliation with the man. However, brand new in the box. T-16 ...375$.
by MDK
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: E85
Replies: 11
Views: 735

Re: E85

.... hahaha.. hahaha..yeah!
by MDK
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Boost issues
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: Boost issues

Hey Redbox... IPD has a pretty good video on this subject.. take a look.
by MDK
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Manufacturers defect? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Manufacturers defect? Topic is solved

Ah... abscate. Now I get it .. magnetic. I guess I'll get another sensor... again. Thanks man.. the dude abides...
by MDK
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: E85
Replies: 11
Views: 735

Re: E85

MDK here...so here's what I know. Here in the states..they started producing corn grain ethanol. Probably around 2002 or so the state of Ohio started using the flex fuel Ford Taurus. One day I was at the gas station and 2 state employees were filling up with E85. I asked them what they thought about...
by MDK
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Manufacturers defect? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Manufacturers defect? Topic is solved

Hey all...so I'm having trouble with the reservoir that I bought from IPD. it's a Behr unit. You know I thought I have a bad coolant temp sensor..so yesterday I got another one from the scrap yard. Last night as I was changing it...I was lazy and didn't drain anything...I just got a towel and put it...
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Subframe mount bolt torque, The abscate method. Part 985111
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: The abscate method

Abscate.. your le menche! 450 nanameters=331.0297 foot pounds. Thanks to to a French guy in the 1600's who came up with the metric system... probably to oppose the British... who knows..what a world. sheesh ..Gabriel Mouton 1670
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Subframe mount bolt torque, The abscate method. Part 985111
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: The abscate method

450 NM?...wow. as far as these guys... yeah...air gun idiots
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: E85
Replies: 11
Views: 735

Re: E85

I wouldn't.. ethanol? You really should run a high octane in these VOLVO turbo engines I use 94 .. unleaded fuels burn cooler than the old leaded fuels and the lower the octane.. the more that the engine will " carbon up"... Sunoco.Shell..BP..in that order..my opinion
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved

Yep.. PO 299 code is "low turbo output"
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Weird 2004 S60R turbo noise? Topic is solved

Hey jer whit... MDK here. So I read your post and... it's the impellers on the turbo. Needs to be rebuilt or replaced. I've got a 2004 S60 R and the turbo is leaking oil into the intercooler. Not making any noises yet. Erie Volvo in whitesboro New York has a used turbo charger on their eBay motors s...
by MDK
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Low coolant Topic is solved
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Low coolant Topic is solved

Hey all....so, I might have jumped the gun..( which I do sometimes) So, the R car .. when I would start it up..it would stumble serveral times and then just idle. When I got the code the other day...I knew I needed a fuel pressure sensor. I also was getting the "low coolant" prompt. So, today I I go...
by MDK
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1212
Views: 42800

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

C30 wheels and tires..300$ little scrappage.. Columbus Ohio Craigslist under Volvo wheels and tires..
by MDK
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved

So I hooked up my VIDA and really didn't get a read out on the level sensor however..did get a read from the fuel pressure sensor... signal too high. So I guess I need to get that to from my friends @ IPD... RRRRR
by MDK
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved

Thanks Oragex... that's probably what has happened. Even as careful as I was. The reservoir is full cold...I unplugged it and did a continuity test and the circuit seems to be open. I guess I need a new one. 16$ from IPD. I'm going to go plug in my VIDA and see what I can see... thanks guys... reall...
by MDK
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Coolant low prompt on DIM Topic is solved

Low coolant prompt... not solved
by MDK
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Foutcode 990F
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Foutcode 990F

Hetforum in Amerika zegt dat 990f een koppelhewakingsfout is je zou de code kunnen wissen maar als je terugkomt controleer dan de distributieriem als deze ult de tand is gooit deze van de CVVT naaf en veroorzaakt de fout code
by MDK
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Foutcode 990F
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Foutcode 990F

We hebben meer informatie nodig.. Hilda.ik gebruik een google-vertaler die ik nie Nederlands spreek...
by MDK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... well. When I was changing out the power steering pump on the R car I flipped the overflow bottle out the way. Then I noticed the sepage from the bottom hose. I always wondered why I smelled anti-freeze after running it hard. Yeah. So today I got home and the new one I ordered from IPD wa...
by MDK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

Re: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

That's great Kara...let us know what happens!
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: How to evict the hamster living behind my glove box?
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: How to evict the hamster living behind my glove box?

I've likened it to a woodpecker in my dashboard. It's usually the door dampeners try to open / close. There like little servo motors you see on an R/C cars. Try this...set A/C to auto mode..turn off recirculation. When you first start your car...do the lights BLINK on the HVAC control panel? If so y...
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: '97 850 - repair or scrap?
Replies: 22
Views: 790

Re: '97 850 - repair or scrap?

Well...I know where there is a 2001 V70 T 5 in Columbus (Heath) Ohio Moundbuilders auto group. Small car lot. They get alot of their cars from auction or Byers Volvo in Columbus.So look out! 149,000 on the odometer. 3500$. If they still have it. Found it on Cars for sale.com. I'd probably move on. S...
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Tensioner making noise
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Tensioner making noise

No dude..1 10 mm bolt in lower center cover. There is a complete procedure on FCPEURO via YouTube ..S 60 engine is basically the same for xc70 5 cylinder. The only difference I saw was the 7 oclock or 11 o'clock position on the tensioner. Go by your VIN#...
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Subframe mount bolt torque, The abscate method. Part 985111
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: The abscate method

Yeah abscate...you know I've watched the shop drop the subframe bolts about half way to lower the K member so to access the oil cooler lines...never seen them replace the bolts. They just ran them back up. Hmm. I'm a little apprehensive of over tightening them. So I'll check them later. I'm either f...
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear
Replies: 6
Views: 315

Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Yeah cn90...people panic when they breakdown. Year make and mileage are essential. You know they could have a broken passenger side axle. That happened to me on my 1997 850 R wagon...
by MDK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Subframe mount bolt torque, The abscate method. Part 985111
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Subframe mount bolt torque, The abscate method. Part 985111

So, abscate. I took your advice ( which I do most of the time) and just got done checking my subframe bolts. So the 2 front ones...nothing, but the rears...eh. if you have 360 degree radius..the passenger rear one I turn about a 1/4th of the way. The driver's rear about 3/4's of a turn. Check..check...
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

I found these on eBay motors...brand new 2004 xc70 rear quick strut assemblies. 206$ without nivomat. Might be your solution...might not.
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 Rear Spring it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved
Replies: 69
Views: 1450

Re: it's the spring not the muffler Topic is solved

Yes...smart people take pictures and post them. It maybe that (as Oragex pointed out) that the rear strut seat is rusted away. Perhaps when you take it apart you' ll find that only the strut is bad. I'd replace both rear struts. If the spring really is broken, ( without nivomat) then maybe a " quick...
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: S60 2.5T misfire
Replies: 20
Views: 927

Re: S60 2.5T misfire

What's the odometer read?
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wouldn't pass State Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 802

Re: Wouldn't pass State Inspection

State of Ohio flag... I'm in Cincinnati Mr Detail...I don't know what part of Pennsylvania you're in. I just hate seeing someone jerked around because the think they"gotcha". if you had all your parts together and came to Cincinnati ... I'd fix it. The dealership here cringes when I come in... I'M T...
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wouldn't pass State Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 802

Re: Wouldn't pass State Inspection

You know Mr detail... when you drive a Volvo people think you own a bank or a small conglomerate....
get the parts you need...go to another garage and have your parts installed we're not swapping spit here.. get it the alignment and show the other garage your backside..
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

Re: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

Well said abscate...
by MDK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check

Well humanoid... MDK here. Of course I'm probably the last person you should listen to. I've been fixing cars/ trucks... whatever since 1983. You see Volvo designs those bushings for "ride comfort" I suppose being in San Diego that the ocean salt air could be a factor in dry rotting. I can't "SEE" t...
by MDK
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wouldn't pass State Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 802

Re: Wouldn't pass State Inspection

Well Mr Detail.. MDK here. I guess it's really a question of upper body strength. And your over fitness. I bought the car ramps from tractor supply.. about 40$ back then. High strength plastic. Secondly..I did it all without any air tools. Just make sure it's real tight. I know there are torque spec...
by MDK
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 04 xc70 steering rack issues
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: 04 xc70 steering rack issues

car-part.com...proably does have the variable speed ... you can use one from an AWD S60...I would imagine...
by MDK
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

Re: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

Not sure... there is not a picture of the driver's side... the rest of the car exterior/ interior.. seats door panels..dash look good.
by MDK
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

Re: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

By the way gang.I found the shifter assy here in Cincinnati courtesy of car-part com. Algeir's auto parts...2006 auto S60 R AWD...50$
by MDK
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006: S60 R/really? What a shame
Replies: 9
Views: 285

2006: S60 R/really? What a shame

Hey all MDK here. So I was bored and was surfing ipd's classified ad. Apparently, a guy in Portland Oregon has a 2006 S60 R and it was broken into. It's an automatic and they snapped the shift column off... broke off both stalks off steering column and ripped out the glove box and and sunvisors. The...
by MDK
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wouldn't pass State Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 802

Re: List of parts/name to verify for me

Yes Mr D ...it is. I changed mine out using car ramps. I loosen the front 2 big nuts ...then take out 2 from transmission. They are not under a "load". It just lifts out. After re- installing new one. Tightened up transmission bolts first...then big nuts. After that...tighten the 2 center nuts... yo...
by MDK
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wouldn't pass State Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 802

Re: List of parts/name to verify for me

Hey there Mr Detail... you're not bothering anyone.... MDK here. So the first one is the top engine torque mount you can also get just the urethane inserts for about 10$ square or round style... doesn't matter...ipdusa.com is who I go with. Lower transmission torque mount.about 36$ .2 stabilizer lin...
by MDK
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What have you found on CL?
Replies: 17
Views: 536

Re: What have you found on CL?

OK .. that's cool. The reason I mentioned it is because about 1/2 of Volvo owners don't really know what they have. It's not a judgement.. you understand. Just an observation. ECC .. environmental concept car. Premiered in 1992 electric/ gas turbine engine. Looks familiar...
by MDK
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What have you found on CL?
Replies: 17
Views: 536

Re: What have you found on CL?

Are you sure Glenn? It has AWD wheels on it.hmm..
by MDK
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What have you found on CL?
Replies: 17
Views: 536

What have you found on CL?

MDK... what have you found on Craigslist? Why should I tell you? Do you consider yourself worthy? ... haha... anyway. Nice 2004 S60 R AWD auto. 174,000....2960$ Colchester Connecticut. If I had the means to go get it I would. Very nice sedan. It's been posted for about 11 days and it's probably gone...
by MDK
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check

So, I just added the ipd inserts..30$... and added the strut tower brace convertor...ipd 44$..or so. What a difference. Really stiffened everything up and I used my old bolts with thread lock ...a 30" breaker bar and a piece of 3 foot fence post. That ain't coming loose!! And no ..I didn't notice an...
by MDK
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 -- Won't creep forward in drive at idle speed. AWD issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: 2004 XC70 -- Won't creep forward in drive at idle speed. AWD issue?

The B4 servo cover was apparently a cure for the "roll back" as well as a software update for the early P2'S .. according to IPD. I remember talking to Doc Tom about this (he started at Volvo of Cincinnati in 1975) and said that from about 2000 and up that the trannys are literally "designed"to slip...
by MDK
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Engine/ serpentine belt/ bearing noise Topic is solved
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Engine/ serpentine belt/ bearing noise Topic is solved

Thanks Oragex...yep... well I got this R this way. It was like that from day one. So I found a power steering pump in the scrap yard for 30$ from a 1999 xc70... instead of a plastic pulley I have a steel one. Haha... and I was able to replace the idler tensioner pulley/ bearing with out removing it ...
by MDK
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Cant fill my gas tank
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Cant fill my gas tank

Hey VTL...MDK here. Can you post a pic so we can see where to look. Obviously on yours the nest is gone. But I would like to see what your looking at.... ppreciate ya
by MDK
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Front subframe bushings and bolts parts compatibility check

Well humanoid... are the subframe bushings on the new used one bad? Where is the subframe from originally. Are they dry rotted or something? Seems a little excessive. Look up subframe bushing inserts from ipdusa.com 30$ ... really tightens up the P2 's.. if you're bolts are good...why buy new? MDK
by MDK
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Engine/ serpentine belt/ bearing noise Topic is solved
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Engine/ serpentine belt/ bearing noise Topic is solved

So, it turns out I have I have 2 bearings going bad.. the a/c and the tensioner pull plus a failing fuel pressure sensor..
by MDK
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Brake switch
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Brake switch

Well...a1999 S70/V70 is an 850 with 300 upgrades. What is it that your asking? What are you trying to do?
by MDK
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 XC70 -- Won't creep forward in drive at idle speed. AWD issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: 2004 XC70 -- Won't creep forward in drive at idle speed. AWD issue?

They all do that... made need a B4 servo cover upgrade with software update...
by MDK
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Cant fill my gas tank
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Cant fill my gas tank

The vent is clogged or the charcoal canister is saturated...or both
by MDK
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... Friday night in Cincinnati. I just got done adding the subframe bushing inserts from IPDUSA and the strut tower convertion kit and the little rubber corner pieces at lower windshield/fender. Time for a test drive in the R car.
by MDK
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... again. So anyone who owns any P2... even a Volvo from the 90's knows that the control knobs even the window switches get sticky. Well...hand sanitizer does the job. I also added the dress up kit from IPDUSA. And now I'm going to replace the lower trans torque mount on the 2002 v70. CIAO!
by MDK
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 1
Views: 102

What is it ?

MDK here...so I found this in my 2002 v70. I've tried to find a home for it in the interior. ???
by MDK
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Swapping Speed Sensitive Rack for Base Rack
Replies: 6
Views: 401

Re: Swapping Speed Sensitive Rack for Base Rack

Well... that's really it isn't abscate.... normally open/ normally closed. The racks are extremely high pressure and trying to plug it may be... well a bad idea. Just thinking about swapping out the rack....eh. If was me I'd try to return the wrong one and get the right one and be done with it. Or p...
by MDK
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2002 S60 car stalling at stops and during low speed turns.
Replies: 12
Views: 458

Re: 2002 S60 car stalling at stops and during low speed turns.

Ok 141... perhaps part of your topic is solved. See that your vehicle is 17 yrs old ... regardless of the mileage. I'm thinking you may have a vacuum leak somewhere ... just thought I'd throw that out there. It's really going to take a good shop to give your S60 a thorough going over. Curious to see...
by MDK
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... back on the 2002 V-70 non turbo. I've been waiting for it to quit raining here. The upper tailight had water in it. Little fish bowl going on there. It seems that where the red/ white plastic meet it split right at the seam, so I packed some GE 4 silicone in it.. twice and pulled the bul...
by MDK
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: How reliable is the Volvo V70? (2004-2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 756

Re: How reliable is the Volvo V70? (2004-2007)

Hey all... MDK here.Very interested topic concerning the oils... service interval differences..etc. I've just added the lubro- moly? Is that how you spell it? Anyway an oil additive from IPDUSA. I bought a bunch of stuff from them recently and plan to get some more stuff, because.. well because.
by MDK
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: sunroof and alarm siren
Replies: 5
Views: 454

Re: sunroof and alarm siren

So...I fixed the siren /sunroof by day ..moonroof by night problem on mine. Oragex gave me a link on eBay for the battery and I fixed it because I like things fixed.. right? I think I paid 17$ all the way around for the battery but did the work myself..I used a hacksaw and glued the unit back togeth...
by MDK
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2002 S60 car stalling at stops and during low speed turns.
Replies: 12
Views: 458

Re: 2002 S60 car stalling at stops and during low speed turns.

You know... reading your post I know that " low voltage" does weird things to a Volvo. The tint shops usually let the vehicles run with the heat on to let the tint dry however.. it maybe a coincidence. You need to start with the battery and the charging system. if you have triple AAA ... which I rec...
by MDK
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Need help replacing the Fuel level sensor (Driver side)
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Need help replacing the Fuel level sensor (Driver side)

MDK here... that's exactly right Oragex. The hole on the driver's side is a pre-form in case it was to be outfitted with AWD and a saddle tank..
by MDK
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Need help replacing the Fuel level sensor (Driver side)
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Need help replacing the Fuel level sensor (Driver side)

So..2005 S60 2.4..the fuel level sensor...the float...is built in to the fuel pump. You have to figure out if you have a plastic gas tank or a steel one. You'll also have to find which chassis number you have... which usually means.. early 2005 or later 2005. The VIN number on the dashboard has all ...
by MDK
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... washed the R car, Rain-X the glass and headlights (2004) and added my new IPD badge....
by MDK
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: 2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved

Thanks J57... what you said about engine and fan running a little and quietly... yeah I've noticed that. I just assumed because the R's run a little hotter that the fan would be much more noticeable... being a seasoned residential A/C tech myself...I would think you would want "more air across the c...
by MDK
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: 2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved

Thanks Chrism... with Volvo's ubiquitous temp gauge... it's hard to tell. I wish it had a "real time" display. IE... watching the thermostat dump. My 2002 V-70 NT wagon fan will run after I turn it off from normal driving and then shut off after awhile. The R car.. doesn't.
by MDK
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 179

2004 S60 R radiator cooling fan Topic is solved

Hey all.. MDK here. So..I know that my fan comes when the A/C is on. However...it doesn't seem to cycle off/on when the a/c is off. ???. I know that there is a temp sensor at the thermostat housing.i have my laptop and my VIDA... will that help? If someone could point me in the right direction... gr...
by MDK
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Just had all the carpets cleaned in my 2002 V70 NT wagon. PO must have lived on a farm or dirt road or something. Lotta mud came out.. now it's fresh and clean. I cleaned the rest of the interior with " tuff stuff" ..a bucket of water and a microfiber. Now it looks like it just came out of the facto...
by MDK
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: P2 part And source for ac clutch, stand alone?
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: P2 part And source for ac clutch, stand alone?

Hey all...MDK here. The reason I wrote about not being able to separate the clutch from the compressor on the other blog is simple. A few years ago I had a 1999 S70 AWD that I boosted...alot! Anyway...1999-2004 engine engine and transmission family. The a/c clutch was going out and we tried to separ...
by MDK
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Air Conditioning Issues 02 V70XC
Replies: 22
Views: 772

Re: Air Conditioning Issues 02 V70XC

Seems to me that after all the responses I've read... and great advise from Oragex... the clutch assembly/ compressor are pulling too many amps. The compressor and clutch are one single unit and to the best of my knowledge are not separable. You need a new compressor... contrary to popular belief......
by MDK
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

New lower A arms installed on my 2002 V70 NT. ...
by MDK
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Hey boys and girls...I did the same thing that I did yesterday .. but to the R car. I did a complete flush on the trans fluid with 12 quarts of the aisin T I-V a few weeks ago. Today I pulled the drain plug, cleaned the magnet. Added the other half of the bottle of lubegaurd.. put in 3 and a half qu...
by MDK
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF plug location?
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: ATF plug location?

Good call VTL... Hey Mr D. See the bolt behind the transmission mount? That's it. PS... when I post a photo I don't know why they end upside down. Can one of the moderators please flip them for me? Thanks. MDK
by MDK
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

I drove an hour to work ... check trans fluid...level ground... running...in park. Full @ the hot mark...MDK
by MDK
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

I hear what you all are saying. Yes it does say cold......hot on the dipstick. We're lucky we even have dipsticks. Sheesh.. the new ones are sealed and has light on the dash to let you know that they're low. Not all manufacturers.. but I heard a lot of them. I think that... that is arrogant. I'm goi...
by MDK
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF plug location?
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: ATF plug location?

Hey Mr D...MDK here. Yes it's on the driver's side. Where the engine and transmission mount together it's right there. The nut runs vertical and it's 24mm... but I used a 15/16 th's because ... well because I did
by MDK
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Well...I pulled the drain plug from the transmission on my 2002 v70 NT. I just did a full flush .... well... with 12 quarts of aisin T I-V a few weeks ago and it was black. Cleaned the magnet off and checked for shavings...none .. bought 4 more and put 3.5 quarts in and added a 1/2 bottle of lubegau...
by MDK
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Torx screws to remove door latch wont budge
Replies: 10
Views: 511

Re: Torx screws to remove door latch wont budge

Here in the states there's a product called 'deep creep' soak it over night with a little tapping to set up vibration. Might strip a few torx bits.. I've broken a few..I did this to the latch on the tailgate my 1998 xc70 to adjust it. And too some lugs nuts that wouldn't budge...I won.
by MDK
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Help with getting a spare key.
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: Help with getting a spare key.

Hey there 11211... from what I gather you can only get a new key from Volvo..laser cut. You'll need VIN# my advice on something like that just let them have their way on that one. The way the technology is going be glad we still have keys. Who wants to open the door and start it with a smart phone a...
by MDK
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

4c is outta here. I finally had the two rear struts sorted out. I bought a complete set of used struts from a2007 S60 AWD from Erie Volvo. The fronts did good but the rear sat about 1.5 " too tall. I kept the original rear 4c strut assemblies and the shop swapped out the springs. Now he sits like he...
by MDK
Fri May 31, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Timing belt question
Replies: 15
Views: 338

Re: Timing belt question

Hey all...so.. this is a cam locking tool from IPDUSA. it's really for the old 850's up to 1998. But why hasn't anyone made one for the P2 5 cyl? Did I miss something? Or I am being unrealistic in a simple approach? Wondering..
by MDK
Fri May 31, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: CEM replacement Topic is solved
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: CEM replacement Topic is solved

Alexis?...MDK here. Put the bottle of aspirin back in the medicine cabinet and send your cem to xemodex ..888-712-2525. or whatever you think is best....
by MDK
Wed May 29, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: 1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist

Yeah abscate..I just got off the phone with Volvo of Cincinnati...they said 100$ for the key.. and a programming .. about 250$ altogether plus the tow. It's really sorting out the title work. Could be a flood car.. burnt valves.. bad trans...way too many miles. It's just another mystery. But I like ...
by MDK
Wed May 29, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: 1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist

Hey abscate... really? 600? Here in the states a replacement key is 100$ from what I've been told by the parts counter at Volvo of Cincinnati. I was wanting to help the community here @MVS to show my gratitude for all the great advise I've received. Oh well..I tried. MDK
by MDK
Tue May 28, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist
Replies: 5
Views: 184

1999 S70 GLT/ Indiana Craigslist

So they ask... what have you found on Craigslist? This.... a 1999 Volvo S70 [email protected]'s auto exchange.com 300$ obo but, no keys ?clean title ?manual shift ?Kentucky plates ... probably from Louisville. Why don't they have keys? Why don't they call in the VIN# and have a key made? I don't know...
by MDK
Tue May 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Exterior trim color back
Replies: 17
Views: 543

Re: Exterior trim color back

MDK here... presuming this a G rated audience, I'd like to respond to RHP's comment of "cosmetic". Penatrol is not cosmetic, hence the phrase, To penatrate. Proof is in the pudding, so this must be butterscotch. So, i did my wipers and lower valance. Last for years, beads water like wax. It's a litt...
by MDK
Mon May 27, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Couple quick questions about an R I want to buy
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: Couple quick questions about an R I want to buy

Hey S10 man... so I've read your post... this is my opinion. I hope you have 3-5 thousand dollars of disposable income lying around because your gonna need it...180,000 miles with the few problems you decribed to me .. it's a parts car. I'm not saying that you shouldn't buy it... but why does the ot...
by MDK
Sat May 25, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel door lock Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Fuel door lock Topic is solved

Dr Dan.. I'm a mad scientist..or I'm just mad.i did this to my 1999 S70 .AWD .it didn't have front fog lights. I got the lights from an xc.. swapped out the headlight control module under the front fuse panel .. popped out the blank in the dash and installed the switch in the dash. Then I cut the li...
by MDK
Fri May 24, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel door lock Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Fuel door lock Topic is solved

MDK here... here's the deal. I'm upgrading my wagon with a locking fuel door that never had one. It's prewired... has the little motor... just need to get the button on the dash... what was stopping me was ... relay location until now.
by MDK
Fri May 24, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel door lock Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Fuel door lock Topic is solved

Thanks Dr Dan... electronic side of any car truck suv or whatever is my weakness. Filler flap? Huh...I guess there's a translation issue from Swedish to English... I'm sure. Mechanically these P2's are rock solid though.
Thanks for the info on the REM and position..
by MDK
Thu May 23, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel door lock Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Fuel door lock Topic is solved

I hear what your saying RC.. but my wagon never had a locking door... Volvo pre-wires them and I need to go to the junkyard and pop out the switch on the dash and figure out what and where the fuse/ relay goes. Once I jump that hurdle..then yeah...it will lock the door after 5 miles an hour.if figur...
by MDK
Thu May 23, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel door lock Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Fuel door lock Topic is solved

So my 2002 v70 doesn't lock...I know it has the little motor at the door it has the blank on the dash and I can get the button from the junkyard... the question is...is there a fuse or relay I need to add? I'm sure there is... just don't know where...if someone could point me in the right direction ...
by MDK
Thu May 23, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Exterior trim color back
Replies: 17
Views: 543

Re: Exterior trim color back

Hey all... so I checked out RHP' s video. I've seen that guy before on YouTube. But considering the 2 part process cleaner/ dye . I'll stick with car wash and the Penatrol. you caneven do the wiper blade bolt covers and the lower valance under the wiper blades...I think it's like 12$ a quart... whic...
by MDK
Wed May 22, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ETM Question
Replies: 11
Views: 464

Re: ETM Question

Yes chadlee.. these Volvo's vehicles (when it comes to the electronics ) are vehicle specific. You have to match them perfectly or have someone like xemodex rebuild them. Goes by VIN# part# and sometimes where it was built. I did have a 2004 V70 titanium pkg that was built in Belgium not Gothenburg..
by MDK
Wed May 22, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ETM Question
Replies: 11
Views: 464

Re: ETM Question

Hey all..MDK here. So it's acronym city for all these new car's ( computer managed) what is a CANBUS?
by MDK
Wed May 22, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Exterior trim color back
Replies: 17
Views: 543

Re: Exterior trim color back

Thanks RHP.. I'll watch the video you posted.
by MDK
Wed May 22, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Exterior trim color back
Replies: 17
Views: 543

Exterior trim color back

Hey black Bart..MDK here. Yep...so the Penatrol works pretty good... but if the tailgate or bumper is real gray it'll make it darker but, not all the way. I saw a guy use a heat gun,, that got it back to the original color but, got too close and the paint started to bubble up. Uh..as far as the new ...
by MDK
Wed May 22, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here...so, I decided to dump the antifreeze. While I'm waiting for everything to cool down, I took some FLOOD Pentrol and wiped down all the exterior plastic to make it charcoal color again. FLOOD'S Penatrol is an additive for oil base paints it's used to slow down how fast it dries, eliminating...
by MDK
Tue May 21, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Hey all... MDK here. l got my 17's on today and yes, no power tools all by hand with the neighbors jack and my jackstands. I need to do some more scrubbing, I'll get to that tommorow. I got the wheels and tires from the junkyard for 190 .. one tire was bad but, tire discounters matched it up perfect...
by MDK
Tue May 21, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2004 S60 headlight glass
Replies: 8
Views: 530

Re: 2004 S60 headlight glass

Last year for glass headlights... which is disappointing. There's no glue..once you get the light out there are clips all around holding lens on. I just pop these off with a screw driver Probably not the official Volvo way but I don't work there either. Haha. Anyway, you have to remove ( at least on...
by MDK
Mon May 20, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Hey all... went to the junkyard over the weekend and I bought 4 17" 17 spoke wheels with good 235-45-17 tires on them for 190$ US. Don't care much for the 9 spoke 15's.although the fifteen's have excellent tires on I'm gonna do the summer/ winter wheels and tires thing on my Black V70
by MDK
Mon May 20, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Crush washer?
Replies: 17
Views: 473

Re: Crush washer?

Wow..unberiveable.
by MDK
Mon May 20, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1191

Re: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?

MDK...so after reading you all's post about the lube gaurd additive. And one man was saying even a 10 oz bottle may cause it to slip over time. Add to the fact that I just did a full flush on both my 2002 V-70 non turbo and my 2004 R car. I've decided to put 1/2 a bottle in one..half a bottle in the...
by MDK
Mon May 20, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: SRS LIGHT Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: SRS LIGHT Topic is solved

Never mind....
by MDK
Sun May 19, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: SRS LIGHT Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 143

SRS LIGHT Topic is solved

Hey all..MDK here. So I made the amateur mistake of not disconnecting the battery before pulling the instrument cluster out of my 2002 V70 nt. Hence the SRS light came on. I have vida/dice.. but not very computer literate. Can I disconnect the battery and clear it that way? Or..I am just wasting my ...
by MDK
Sun May 19, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: "R" stamped on rim
Replies: 12
Views: 540

Re: "R" stamped on rim

Because they didn't stamp it...
by MDK
Sat May 18, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Recharging A/C... fan not coming on
Replies: 59
Views: 1644

Re: Recharging A/C... fan not coming on

So you changed the needle valve? Did you evacuate the the system?.. I don't really take anything for granted as people's skills are all over the page. The system has to be in a vacuum. .. usually 28/29 inches of vacuum is the most you'll get.In the old days... the 80's .. I'd put a vacuum pump on it...
by MDK
Sat May 18, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 40
Views: 1182

Re: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

That's exactly right J 57..oil/ water cooled turbo can trip you up. It's kinda dark back there plus the coolant hose going into the the engine is right about the tranny case. But if it's truly coming out of the cylinder head to block... yeah, it's the head gasket. So I'd say it's probably easier mec...
by MDK
Fri May 17, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 40
Views: 1182

Re: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

Hey guys... I guess most of know that the R's are prone for head gasket leaks due to the high compression. A few photos will help us ..help you. Is it leaking internally? externally? Is the oil muddy? Is it seeping out of the block? Is the cylinder head warped? Is it white smoking out of the exhaust...
by MDK
Fri May 17, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Does this rack look like the rack for the S70?
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Does this rack look like the rack for the S70?

MDK here... so.. the first picture is for 2001 -2007. V-70 without the eurorails. They say because of the curvature of the roof it might fit an S60 but the bars won't be parallel. last picture is 1995-2000 850.. S70 or V70 without the eurorails...
by MDK
Fri May 17, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Any clever tip to fix the trim panel under the steering wheel on an S70?
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Any clever tip to fix the trim panel under the steering wheel on an S70?

MDK here. So, they call that the knee bolster. Basically there are 2 tracks on both sides that you have to get lined up right. I've had the same problem so, I made sure it was in right place and you'll notice on the side .. when you open the driver's door a place where it overlaps...I just took a to...
by MDK
Thu May 16, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 04 s60r engine swap to s60 chassis?
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: 04 s60r engine swap to s60 chassis?

Well? MDK here. Seriously, it would be much easier to "dial up" your S60 AWD than swap out your engine. There's so many variables to do what your proposing. This is just my opinion you understand... swap out your interior.. swap out the wheels.. get a dual exhaust system and take it somewhere to hav...
by MDK
Thu May 16, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1191

Re: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?

Thanks for the post on "too much" lubegaurd VTL. I was wondering about that. Someone was talking about adding a little REDLINE after a full flush.
by MDK
Wed May 15, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1191

Re: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?

The original Japanese built transmission came with idemitsu fluid. That's why I'm using aisin T - 1V . It's a Toyota fluid. FYI. The stuff that comes with the Volvo label is the same ... only marked up ..way up. I mean if want to 25$ a quart. You can ...I suppose. Some guys here use the wolfs head u...
by MDK
Wed May 15, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Transmission/engine interchanges Topic is solved
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Transmission/engine interchanges Topic is solved

Thanks Jimmy 57 ... your imput is valuable. Volvo engineers €¥π£!!! You know... there's no continuity with the Swede's. I used to be able to to put Pontiac engine in a Chevy..or Chevy engine in a Oldsmobile when I was a young man. I put a Cadillac engine in my Buick Roadmaster wagon... not too long ...
by MDK
Tue May 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Transmission/engine interchanges Topic is solved
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Transmission/engine interchanges Topic is solved

Hey all ..MDK here. I guess I should have been more clear when asking about interchanges. So...if have an 2004 R car with an auto 5 speed... can I install a 2006 R car auto 6 speed in mine and just swap out the trans control module ?
by MDK
Mon May 13, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: ATF JWS3309 Service Method ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1191

Re: ATF JWS3309 SERVICE METHOD ?

Hey le82...MDK here. If you have the aisin/Warner transmission.. I would the use the aisin T1-V. I just did a full flush on both my Volvo's last week with it. Pull / remove top line from the radiator and get about 4 feet of fuel line hose (10 mm) and stick it in the radiator get a five gallon bucket...
by MDK
Mon May 13, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Interchanges..
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Interchanges..

Hey all...MDK here. I'm considering buying an S60 R ..2006 auto. Mine is an 2004 S60 R ... with an early VIN # I know I can use some parts. But I don't know what will or will not work... because of modules/ computer systems. Any and all imput is appreciated. MDK rolling on...
by MDK
Sun May 12, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Cleaning out cooling fins? V70R
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: Cleaning out cooling fins? V70R

MDK here. If it was me . I'd take a garden sprayer and mix up some kind of de-bugging solution. Like a pre - treatment...go to the car wash. Maybe one of the part stores got something in a can .. you know.
by MDK
Sat May 11, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Fuel Pump question
Replies: 10
Views: 330

Re: Fuel Pump question

MDK here..a metal fuel tank on an 2004 V70? Hmm.I'd go with what Oragex is saying first....if that checks out.. Volvo's recommend replacing fuel pump @ 200,000 miles for scheduled maintenance. What's your mileage? The rule is... whatever is holding it... unbolt it. ... really.... rolling on
by MDK
Fri May 10, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What is the CH number ?
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: What is the CH number ?

CH = CHASSIS.... the frame
by MDK
Fri May 10, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Tint on XC-70 rear windows removable?
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Tint on XC-70 rear windows removable?

It looks like a light tint. What I would call 80% .. it allows 80 % of the light to pass thru. All factory tint is embedded in the glass... not possible to remove. Remove one of the rear trim panels and see if it has film on it. There's only 2 ways about it,,, unless they sprayed it with something.....
by MDK
Thu May 09, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Tint on XC-70 rear windows removable?
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Tint on XC-70 rear windows removable?

Xxcc...MDK here. So.. from the 2 pics you posted, the first one is factory. The silver is aftermarket tint. Here in Ohio junkyards I've never seen "factory tint" as dark as the silver one. Not saying that it's not possible... but I've never seen it. To remove the tint we use a steamer, the kind you ...
by MDK
Thu May 09, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

MDK here... Yeah.. Puma's....they were on sale. Jackstands? Yep... I'm slumming. Thanks to all the moderators for all that you do. MDK
by MDK
Wed May 08, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Hey boys and girls...MDK here. So. I bought some new quick struts from 1aauto.com last November. Cincinnati streets are pretty beat up. About 2 months ago, the upper spring seats started knocking. Get what you pay for...i guess. Uh. So...I bought some used ones from Erie Volvo via eBay and replaced ...
by MDK
Mon May 06, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Strut Question for the guru: 2004 V70 vs 2002-2006 S60
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: Strut Question for the guru: 2004 V70 vs 2002-2006 S60

Well cn90..I read your post and I wanted to share with you what I did recently to my 2004 S60 R and my 2002 V70 2.4 non turbo.I bought from Erie Volvo 4 used complete strut assemblies and ditched the 4c suspension and installed 4 standard struts from a 2007 S60 AWD that Erie Volvo sent me. Then.. I ...
by MDK
Mon May 06, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Well boys and girls... I just did what that call a " pump down/ pump out. 2002 V70 2.4 NT. I bought 12 quart's of the aisin T1-V. Checked the dip stick..reads full at cold mark ✓
by MDK
Sun May 05, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Hot amrrest, transmission issue ?
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Re: Hot amrrest, transmission issue ?

Clogged cat? Well, the test is to remove the front/ upstream O2 sensor and screw in a pressure gauge.start the car and If it reads 5-6 psi your catalytic converter is clogged. Normal it will read between 1-2 psi. I have heard of a few hillbillies around here soaking there cats in laqeur thinner. Not...
by MDK
Fri May 03, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Wheels / tires
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Wheels / tires

You'll need to get 225-45-17s...MDK
by MDK
Fri May 03, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)
Replies: 1212
Views: 42800

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

MDK here. I found a 1998 850/S70 T5 sedan for sale on Indianapolis Craigslist. At least it was yesterday. It's at a car lot ( Sheridan) for 2000$ note...they say it has 135,000 on the odometer. Worth a look I suppose...
by MDK
Thu May 02, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Too. Many. Wagons.
Replies: 39
Views: 936

Re: Too. Many. Wagons.

I like the red one. Too bad your in Bozeman MT. I don't even know where that is... I'd have to Google map it. Hahaha.!!
by MDK
Wed May 01, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Too. Many. Wagons.
Replies: 39
Views: 936

Re: Too. Many. Wagons.

How much for the red one? MDK
by MDK
Wed May 01, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Just changed the oil on my 2004 S60 R AWD...155,000 smiles. MDK
by MDK
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Thud when pressing accelerator
Replies: 70
Views: 2596

Re: Thud when pressing accelerator

Hey all..MDK here. Has anyone considered " sway bar bushings?
by MDK
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: New exhaust 2004 S60 R AWD
Replies: 0
Views: 89

New exhaust 2004 S60 R AWD

Hey all.So, I had to replace my exhaust on my R car. It was pretty rusty after 15 years. Volvo wanted 1100$ just for the hardware and 3 hours to install it. @150$ an hour? No. I found a Becker exhaust system on eBay for 507$ and the shop swapping it out for 263$ .. that's half the price! Not as loud...
by MDK
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: CEM Chip Name? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: CEM Chip Name? Topic is solved

eBay motors... Erie Volvo...car-part.com
by MDK
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 Volvo C70
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: 2006 Volvo C70

It's always... year, mileage, condition and options. With out 'seeing" the car, or the scheduled maintenance records... I'd guess about 6 to 7 thousand retail .
by MDK
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: CEM Chip Name? Topic is solved
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: CEM Chip Name? Topic is solved

If it was me I would get a complete CEM from the junkyard and "harvest" the chip you need. I had a V50 and the screen for the HVAC was halfway burnt out. So I took one from a S40 and swapped it out... just a thought. MDK
by MDK
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Looking for quality part supplier
Replies: 7
Views: 356

Re: Looking for quality part supplier

Well aefriot...MDK here. If that was my wagon... I would call Erie Volvo in whitesboro New York and see if they have a good engine. The 2.5 turbo you have is pretty common. One from a sedan can be used in a wagon.. might be an alternative to having to re-building yours. Just my opinion and we all kn...
by MDK
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Dash went out...2002 V70 2.4 NT
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: Dash went out...2002 V70 2.4 NT

Thanks guys.. that's good info... I put it all back together and installed it. Got out my vida/ dice it had a handful of codes.. cleared those. Seems to be working now for the time being. Like I was saying.. Cincinnati has a lot of these in the junkyard. Like anywhere .. these cars/wagons are expens...
by MDK
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Dash went out...2002 V70 2.4 NT
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Dash went out...2002 V70 2.4 NT

Hey all... last week I started up the wagon and I went about 3 blocks and waiting to turn left everything on instrument cluster was asleep. No tach, fuel, etc. I banged on the dash and it all came back. Today.. I just got back from the store and the same thing happened. Banging... nothing. I took th...
by MDK
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?

I think RHP is right. "A fool and his money" . I was thinking that too tardcart... it's got to be hard on all the axles. There are a lot of car "snakes in the grass" here in the Ohio valley waiting to bite you. I'm very careful and even I get tricked sometimes. Perhaps I shouldn't have posted it. Eh...
by MDK
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?

Abscate... hahaha!!
by MDK
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Control Arm/Steering Knuckle swap S60/V70
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Control Arm/Steering Knuckle swap S60/V70

Hey there Oragex...MDK here. I bought 2 control arms for my 2002 V70 2.4 non turbo only to install them on my 2004 S60 R AWD... If that helps. I think the difference is steel ones versus aluminum. Thanks for all your previous advise. Ciao....MDK rolling on
by MDK
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: 2001 Volvo with 4" lift?

Well gang... the man on Cincinnati Craigslist dropped the price by a 1000$. I mean... it's kinda cool. It's posted under the wheels and tires section. MDK rolling on
by MDK
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 S70 swapping inline 5 cylinder engines from a 1995?
Replies: 14
Views: 1002

Re: 1999 S70 swapping inline 5 cylinder engines from a 1995?

You can't...a 99 is a different engine and transmission...98 is the last year for spark plug wires... Maybe find a wagon or even a n xc 70 1998 or down. car-part.com MDK
by MDK
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2001 Volvo S60 Turn signal issue Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: 2001 Volvo S60 Turn signal issue Topic is solved

It's got to be a bulb somewhere...or a bad connection in the rear tail light assy. In the old days ( the 90's) most cars have a thing called a flasher... make the signal flash. I don't know if a 2001 Volvo has that set up...MDK
by MDK
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What's the best option for getting a replacement key 2004 XC70? Topic is solved
Replies: 16
Views: 592

Re: What's the best option for getting a replacement key 2004 XC70? Topic is solved

Wow...260$ USD? Seems a little excessive... here in Cincinnati.. I only have one key also... but I've registered my Volvo's with Volvo car care of North America in New Jersey. I'm in the 200,000 mile club and was quoted about a 100$ and even that's steep... madness. MDK
by MDK
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 04 V70 R rear differential questions
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: 04 V70 R rear differential questions

MDK here... I'd bet that the S60 R utilizes the same differential. Check car-part.com
by MDK
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What's the best option for getting a replacement key 2004 XC70? Topic is solved
Replies: 16
Views: 592

Re: What's the best option for getting a replacement key 2004 XC70? Topic is solved

The only way is get a new one from the dealership... that I know of.... they're laser cut and you'll need your Vin# and proof of ownership. MDK
by MDK
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Parts car
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Parts car

Hahaha!!! your probably right abscate...oh well
by MDK
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Parts car
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Parts car

MDK here...so they ask... what have you found on Craigslist? 2006 S60 R... Dayton Ohio Craigslist...145,000 for parts 1500$?? MDK
by MDK
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: P2 seat information, how to ID, what to look for, and comfort opinion
Replies: 19
Views: 1083

Re: P2 seat information, how to ID, what to look for, and comfort opinion

Well June...MDK here. I read your post and I don't think an XC90 will fit an S60. The floor pans are different. If you're satisfied with the overall appearance and mechanical condition of the car... you may want to take it to an upholstery shop and let them replace the lower padding. Although the he...
by MDK
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Front suspension PN confusion.
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Front suspension PN confusion.

Mcnoob...if you have the aluminum..then get the aluminum ones..MDK
by MDK
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: No gauges?
Replies: 0
Views: 98

No gauges?

MDK here...a weird thing happened this morning. Started the wagon up, turned on the heat and went about 3 blocks. As I was waiting for the light to turn green and go left.. I looked down and everyone gauge was dead. No fuel... temperature.. no rpms... no speedo.. nothing. I made the turn and banged ...
by MDK
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Changed the oil..2002 V70. 211,000 NT
by MDK
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1224
Views: 74834

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Changed the oil...211,000. 2002 07 NT
by MDK
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2007 V70 R Topic is solved
Replies: 55
Views: 1900

Re: 2007 V70 R Topic is solved

Yeah Tex... no one likes being miss led. When you search Erie Volvo or eBay motors try to find the quick struts. Then all you have to do is unbolt the three bolts on the top and two from the steering knuckle. And unplug them obviously as they are electronically controlled .. worthless. After that yo...