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What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by - Pete - » Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:43 am

It’s amazing how quickly things can spread from one Volvo to another. I try to keep mine parked at least 10’ apart!
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Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:19 pm

850 LPT wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:25 am
This is getting better. My daughters 04' (Bertha) developed misfires yesterday, same thing and the coils must be ancient.
She really wants to drive her car during the graduation parade tonight. So when I get home from work I am going to swap in the new coils from the 05' :shock:
Last month my S40 started misfiring. Cleaning the connector to the MAF was all it took to make it fly right. Check and clean electrical connectors.

On a older car, an afternoon cleaning electrical connectors is preventive maintenance.
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:19 pm

RickHaleParker wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:19 pm

Last month my S40 started misfiring. Cleaning the connector to the MAF was all it took to make it fly right. Check and clean electrical connectors.

On a older car, an afternoon cleaning electrical connectors is preventive maintenance.
What is your contact clearing method? Spray and wiggle?

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:51 pm

volvolugnut wrote:
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What is your contact clearing method? Spray and wiggle?
MAF cleaner or electrical contact cleaner. Scrub with a Acid brush. Bristles cut down so it is stiffer.


Use Dental Interdental Brushes for the tight spaces.
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by abscate » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:02 am

- Pete - wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:43 am
It’s amazing how quickly things can spread from one Volvo to another. I try to keep mine parked at least 10’ apart!
Put a mask on the front of they are closer than 6 feet
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by jonesg » Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:00 pm

I went to plug the signal wire back on my alternator and the plug fell off.
I'm going back to bed.

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by MoVolvos » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:06 pm

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Sometime in March I changed the oil in 4 of the 5 cars with various brands of motor oil. Today I went ahead and changed out again the oil filter and the Kirkland Brand 0W-30 to Castrol 03101 EDGE 0W-40. This is the first use of this oil. It went into the 19 VW Atlas because VW requires oil that Meets VW 502.00.

Although Costco's is around half the price and is excellent the Castrol Edge is better. The engine is almost silent. Being 0W-40 it would be a more suitable oil for the NC summers. So this is the oil I will be switching to for our 2 Volvos & VW. The Honda & Lexus will finish off the Rotella T6 (5W-40), Rotella Car & Trunk (0W-30), Kirkland (0W-30) and Motul (0W-40) before getting the Castro Edge.

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by Georgeandkira » Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:38 am

Castrol 0W-30 made my Ranger's 4.0 run silently. I've become a Castrol fan.

Today I raised my air cleaner box in order to change a wee 5W5 side marker light.
It's actually laughable that the blinker socket is removed to gain access.
Don't get me wrong, I'm glad it was that simple.

I need a replacement rear "pronged retainer" for the air cleaner box. The slot in the sheet metal it fits into is empty.

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by abscate » Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:49 am

Perfect “ junkyard request “ item George

Drive by you yesterday in a NYC visit. Waved

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by RickHaleParker » Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:22 pm

abscate wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:02 am
Put a mask on the front of they are closer than 6 feet
Some had been wearing mask for decades and calling them Bras. Maybe out of all this they will get the terminology right.
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0.
Platform P2 2004 S60R, B2524T4, AW50/51 AWD, B8444S TF80 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, BorgWarner K24 turbocharger. V8 conversion in progress.

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