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98 S70, N/A, A/C recharge worked!

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98 S70, N/A, A/C recharge worked!

Post by theWIFES_S70 » Thu May 26, 2016 10:27 pm

We actually had cold air coming through the vents! Needless to say, the wife was pleased. Did notice extra engine "vibration" while the A/C was running. I know I have to change the upper torque mount. (It's ripped) Wondering if the extra vibration means that the passenger side mount need replacing... I don't know how to tell if that mount needs replacing, it's a pretty odd construction... But yeah, A/C woooo! 8)
1998 Volvo S70, N/A, 5-speed, 183K
2007 Volvo S40, 2.4i, 5-speed, 97K

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Re: 98 S70, N/A, A/C recharge worked!

Post by erikv11 » Fri May 27, 2016 3:26 am

If the front engine mount is shot, the engine is resting on the subframe. If not, it is up in the air.

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'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 285k
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Re: 98 S70, N/A, A/C recharge worked!

Post by Clemens » Fri May 27, 2016 4:23 pm

congrats on getting cold air. I had the same woo-hooo moment 2 months agi after filling up the system?after 2 years of no use and zip-tieing the clutch gap. My wife loves it, too. Kimda. She complains it is too cold now :-)
Summer: 1996 855 R
Winter: 1994 855 T5M
Donor: 1995 854 10V

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