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2004 v70.

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Re: 2004 v70.

Post by abscate » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:06 pm

sparklezap wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:30 am
Switch to synthetic? Thank you.
With a turbo...you should run full synthetic only.


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Re: 2004 v70.

Post by sparklezap » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:45 am

Thank you so much for that info. I sometimes shift the auto to lower gears on a steep hill and that is what may have been what happened that day.I will no longer do that and use my brakes. I'm an old world fellow trying to understand today's world. Blessings to you.



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Re: 2004 v70.

Post by SuperHerman » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:21 am

How were you driving the car before shut down when it happens? What you describe is rather odd. Valve stem seals would be consistent leakers and smoke once you start it up after sitting. This is not what you describe.

I know with two of my none Volvos if I move them and don’t drive them (on under a minute) the next start I will get a puff of smoke on occasion. I have concluded it is incomplete combustion.

Hence my question - how is the car shut down when it happens?
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