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What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's stylish, distinctive "P2" platform cars.

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Never had noise before engine replacement.
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

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To address what someone suggested earlier: If the subframe bolts were loosened then that boot at firewall for steering shaft could easily have popped off. I have knocked them loose doing things I thought surely would not have done it.
There are certainly some noises turbo cars make that Volvo didn't mean for you to hear.
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Subframe bolts were loosened. I'll check the boot.
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99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
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Good luck to her. Taking the car?

Changed oil in Ruby Red to Castrol Edge Belgium-made 0W40. Wondering how it'll do.
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (sold)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
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Tightened the hood bump stops on the R. No change in hood release lever action.
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (sold)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
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'86 245 manual (sold)
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by - Pete - »

E Showell wrote: Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:42 pm Tightened the hood bump stops on the R. No change in hood release lever action.
Couple thoughts.

Wait til it gets colder out, it does help. And your cable is probably in need of replacement.

Over time the cable & its “steel-coil” sheath does lose lubricity, rust sets in, resistance builds etc.

When I replace them I lube the latches too.

Might just wanna order a new cable & replace it.

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Was the hood hard to get released prior to the engine transplant?

It’s entirely possible that when they were putting stuff back into the engine compartment the cable got pinched slightly between to things it was not previously pinched between.
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No lever problems prior to engine replacement.
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (sold)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
'95 855 auto (sold)
'86 245 manual (sold)
'05 V70 T5 M (totalled)
'06 V70 FWD Auto (totalled)
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Also noticing oil residue weeping from hole in OTE charge pipe. Normal for there to be oil in there?
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (sold)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
'95 855 auto (sold)
'86 245 manual (sold)
'05 V70 T5 M (totalled)
'06 V70 FWD Auto (totalled)
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by abscate »

Normal for oil to be in the induction path. Inside of hoses can be moist from oil, but shouldn't be sopping wet. Paper towel will pick up oily residue. The turbo blows some oil out of its bearings and creates some mist which deposits throughout - also why throttle body cleanings are important.
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