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by ignatz
Mon May 18, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: Volvo 2.5T AWD 2003 Automatic delay 3 to 4
Replies: 51
Views: 2500

Re: Volvo 2.5T AWD 2003 Automatic delay 3 to 4

I'd just drive it and let it relearn. Try to "feather" the gas pedal, if you think your on a section of road where a shift flare might happen. Hopefully it will get better. I read somewhere that the relearning can take some time.
by ignatz
Sun May 17, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: What is stereo model on 01 v70 t5M? Also need your opinion about this vehicle
Replies: 16
Views: 581

Re: What is stereo model on 01 v70 t5M? Also need your opinion about this vehicle

I had it for about 50K miles. Years back, while looking for a replacement T5M, I found 2 others with cloth seats, similar options and both stick shift. Also years back, I drove down around Baltimore for used 17" Amalthea's. The guy I bought the wheels from went nutz over the odd options on my car, w...
by ignatz
Sun May 17, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: What is stereo model on 01 v70 t5M? Also need your opinion about this vehicle
Replies: 16
Views: 581

Re: What is stereo model on 01 v70 t5M? Also need your opinion about this vehicle

I had a stick shift 2001 V70 t5 and It worked great. I changed the oil using Volvo gear lube, and also bleed the clutch fluid twice. With maintenance like that and being 60+, I was hoping to own it for many years. Someone ran a red light and totaled the car. BTW, my T5 wagon had cloth seats, fog lig...
by ignatz
Sun May 10, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: 2002 xc70 Coolant Leak Driver Side Rear after changing TB & HG
Replies: 12
Views: 430

Re: Coolant Leak Driver Side Rear after changing TB & HG

Definitely not the head gasket, if it was the head gasket it would be leaking oil as well. Not necessarily. Head gasket failures can do many different things. Back in the day when I worked on cars, they had a small hand pump that you attached to the radiator cap and pumped up pressure. Maybe 1 to 10...
by ignatz
Sat May 09, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: 2002 V70 Timing from scratch , adjusting VVT Topic is solved
Replies: 21
Views: 1057

Re: Timing from scratch , adjusting VVT Topic is solved

Lastly, by turning the crank counterclockwise 2 revolutions would any contact that's detrimental have happened? Yes, if the camshafts did not move...and the crankshaft rotated two revolutions.......valves are bent. Maybe only slightly, but damage is done. There's a guy on Youtube....Robert DIY, who ...
by ignatz
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: Taking a long time to build-up oil-pressure Topic is solved
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Taking a long time to build-up oil-pressure Topic is solved

My 2001 V70 had a delayed oil light, but not as bad as yours. Mine sounded OK if I drove it everyday, but if it sat for 2-3 days without starting, the engine had a 2-3 second delayed oil light. The engine would rattle, as if I was starting it up with a dry oil filter. I never got a message warning l...
by ignatz
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: Diagnosing low coolant in 2001 V70
Replies: 29
Views: 3573

Re: Diagnosing low coolant in 2001 V70

Don't be afraid to pop the hood every once in a while to check the fluid levels. I'd carry a container of water or coolant in the car until you feel the car is 100% fixed.
by ignatz
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S/V/C70, XC 1992-2000
Topic: Oil pressure problems
Replies: 32
Views: 1318

Re: Oil pressure problems

If it was my car, I would have gotten an oil analysis to see if lead levels were high....before I dropped the oil pan and re-o-ringed. You can still get an oil analysis to see if the lead levels are high. Blackstone Labs will comment if you tell them the miles on the oil in the engine. Its only arou...
by ignatz
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: Diagnostic Dice!
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Diagnostic Dice!

Maybe it will start tomorrow.
by ignatz
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country from 2001 - 2007
Topic: Diagnostic Dice!
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Diagnostic Dice!

Good Stuff!