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'06 V70 NA throttle response

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'06 V70 NA throttle response

Post by GlennG2759 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:39 am

I recently replaced timing belt, upper/ lower torque mounts and right side lower mount. I did all the work at the same time. I noticed a significantly better throttle response at all rpm ranges. Is this because all of above parts being replaced. Does timing belt stretch enough over time, that performance improves when installing a new one or am I just experiencing the placebo effect. Just wondering. Thanks Glenn

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Re: '06 V70 NA throttle response

Post by abscate » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:50 pm

You may have jumped a tooth on time? you get about three teeth before damage so most will only notice it off the line.
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Re: '06 V70 NA throttle response

Post by - Pete - » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:47 pm

These old Volvo's just "know" when you've been in there 'investing' in them. Get the job right & they tend to reward you, as you noticed, occasionally :wink:
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Re: '06 V70 NA throttle response

Post by oragex » Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:24 pm

The belt does not stretch, but as above, might have been a timing issue
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