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Links to Major Repairs V70 & XC-70 (2001-07), S60 (2001-09)

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2001 - 2007 V70
2004 - 2007 V70 R
2001 - 2007 XC-70
2001 - 2009 S60
2003 - 2007 S60 R

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Links to Major Repairs V70 & XC-70 (2001-07), S60 (2001-09)

Post by matthew1 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:22 pm

What has failed on your P2 Volvo: V70/S60/XC70 from 2001-2007?
You can come back to add parts as the years and months go by. You can vote not for one or two of these choices, but for every one of them, if you're that unlucky.

PCV System Repair on a 1999+ Volvo 5-cylinder
You've got to do this every 5 years or so, might as well do it right. Here's two outstanding tutorials documented with great photographs.

Time for Regular Service Message Reset Procedures
How can I reset the message "Time for Regular Service" in the dash message window?

Automatic Transmission Fluid Simple Drain and Fill
"I did all the research I could do on the topic and made the decision to go with the Toyota Type IV ATF going with the simplified drain and fill method."

Oil and Filter Change How-To
Self explanatory: How to change motor oil and filter tutorial with photos. This includes 1st Gen. S80 cars.

Tune Up Talk 2001+ models
New to DIY'ing? Start here. These are wonderful overview videos for the novice DIY'er. The videos' hosts go over where parts are in the engine bay, what they do, and why they're important (or not).


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1997 850 T5, MSD ignition coil, Hallman manual boost controller, injectors, R bumper, OMP strut brace [gone]
2004 V70 R [gone]