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My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

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My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by terryjr » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:43 am

Replaced the Front rotors on my 04 XC70 this weekends. Rotors and pads up front, pretty straight forward typical brake job. Calipers and hoses in decent shape, cleaned up the pad slide are, regreased the caliper slider pins, installed rotors, slowly compressed pistons, installed pads and put it all back together. The inside of the pad box had a break in procedure which i followed. Accelerate to 40mph and aggressively slow to 10mph and repeat a few times. During this procedure my Brake Failure Stop Safely light came on and has been on since. I tried my scanner to reset Brake thing but it said my car was noncompatible or something like that. So theres that issue.

On top of that I think I found out why my right front wheel tends to trigger ABS frequently without needing to. The rings on the cv joint is split from corrosion. I hated the idea of replacing a good OE axle just for a ring so i looked for a ring replacement option and it exists, so I ordered just the ring off ebay for shots and giggles to try and replace it before resorting to an entire front right axle assembly.

This was all perfect for my trip to Ski Slopes last night,AWD stops working, ABS stops working, brake failure lights on, we hit blizzard conditions on 79 North towards Erie. And then my headlights decide they are going to start aiming at the ground again. (HID)
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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by Rattnalle » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:54 am

A broken ring will give you hell with the brakes and AWD so that's probably your solution right there. Clean the other ones while you're at it.



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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by oragex » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:09 am

Fluid level at the reservoir close to min?
Triggered ABS too often may be a faulty ABS sensor (often times caused by a slightly stretched wire, when removing a sensor pry up from underneath with a flat screw driver)


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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by terryjr » Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:04 am

Tried changing the ABS ring on front right axle yesterday. Couldn't get the shaft out of the hub. Splines seized solid. I just had it out easily a couple years ago too when i changed bevel gear



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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by abscate » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:19 am

You need to grease the Hades out of the splines, install the inner grease seal in salty climates;and use a new bolt on the axle

A good tone ring will solve those problems. Worst case, take shaft to a press


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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by XC70Rider » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:40 am

Dont know if it'll work on a wagon but I used a large Tie Rod Puller tool to remove the outer shaft from the hub on a 2000 6SPD Maxima several years ago.



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Re: My Volvo saga continues..Brakes

Post by terryjr » Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:29 am

I drew up a hud tool yesterday to cut on the plasma table. It will bolt down with lugs, and has a 1" bolt in center to press axle out than i can hammer on. Its made to fit 5x100 up to 5x115 bolt patterns



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