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Did some hack drill out my intercooler weep hole? Topic is solved

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Re: Did some hack drill out my intercooler weep hole?

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slickdizzy wrote: Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:11 pm This car was clearly the victim of a non-Volvo mechanic who troubleshot symptoms, not causes. Nonetheless, I was a little disappointed to see they didn't even drive the replacement seal in straight. :?
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Re: Did some hack drill out my intercooler weep hole?

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RickHaleParker wrote: Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:36 pm
Is this the perpetrator?

Could be! I bet he was saying “DAMN FOREIGN CARS!” the entire time too :wink:

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Re: Did some hack drill out my intercooler weep hole?

Post by FLXC90 »

I've heard and used the term "Grease Monkey" before, but I'd never actually seen one!
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