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The death and resurrection of "Blue", a 2002 XC70

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Re: The death and resurrection of "Blue", a 2002 XC70

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:06 pm

How many of you turbo owners will admit not getting the pressurized tube clamps tight at least once? First time you get the big foot down, it falls flat on it's face. Been there and done that.

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Re: The death and resurrection of "Blue", a 2002 XC70

Post by abscate » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:09 pm

volvolugnut wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:06 pm
How many of you turbo owners will admit not getting the pressurized tube clamps tight at least once? First time you get the big foot down, it falls flat on it's face. Been there and done that.

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Never. Except for ear;y in 2013 when I did it, and found help in this very website for the first time.

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Re: The death and resurrection of "Blue", a 2002 XC70

Post by 800artfreed » Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:15 pm

Can't say I didn't tighten the clamp properly because I never serviced it BUT after I did a WOT to merge on a highway the car died. Pulled over, disconnected the MAF plug and drove back and forth 30 miles that night. Next day in the daylight I found the popped hose leading to the intercooler. 2 minutes later the S70-T5 was back together. Ha Ha.



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Re: The death and resurrection of "Blue", a 2002 XC70

Post by matthew1 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:59 pm

800artfreed wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:15 pm
Can't say I didn't tighten the clamp properly because I never serviced it BUT after I did a WOT to merge on a highway the car died.
Identical situation to mine ten years ago: viewtopic.php?p=120369#p120369


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