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flame trap issue

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flame trap issue

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Its really dirty and gunk all around it,the flame trap is at an angle facing the PCV line,I've bought a new one, should this flame trap be put in at an angle facing the PCV line?
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Re: flame trap issue

Post by erikv11 »

The flame trap disc should be removed and thrown away. The only thing it does is get clogged up. In later models Volvo stopped putting it in.
'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, 293k
'06 S60 R, 167k
'07 XC70, 170k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 130k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k
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