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2003 V70 T5 Engine rebuild project

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Re: 2003 V70 T5 Engine rebuild project

Post by SuperHerman »

Here is a nice write up on the valve body removal. There are some short cuts, but this method is solid. If I recall correctly a forum member has recently provided a video on the matter.

http://www.volvoxc.com/0/resources/how- ... -Notes.pdf

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Post by Mountainman45 »

Super Herman the problem with the tranny is that it had a very hard jerk going from 1st to 2nd and it's full of fluid. That's about it but it's not easy to ignore and I just need a little more time to get parts before I start cracking open the engine. And I don't think the engine is toast seeing as it ran with enough umph to get into a trailer with no smoke, knocks or other bad noises.

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Post by matthew1 »

2005 2.3? Doesn’t sound right to me.
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Post by Mountainman45 »

That's the engine code stamped on the backside (B5234T3)

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Must not have been from a 2005 then, according to this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo_Modular_engine Last year of 2.3 was 2004. Not that it matters, just reporting what I know.
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Except for 2005 B5234T9 C70 T5...
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Post by Mountainman45 »

It's definitely not the T9 variant here are the pics of my engine and serial number
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Post by Mountainman45 »

My father may have been misled and told that the whole engine had been swapped rather then maybe just the head or everything except the block? ( Don't really know how plausible that theory is....)

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Post by abscate »

Totally plausible. We might be able to get some serial number data , can you share your carbuild date on the door sticker, and your VIN.

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Post by Mountainman45 »

Here ya go!
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