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Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

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Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

Post by Blacklab467 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:43 pm

Has anyone done this recently and can offer any tips? Doesn't look to be too difficult but there are always surprises. I have to change mine next week and just wanter to know what I'm in for. Thanks in advance! 2004 2.5 litre XC90.

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Re: Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

Post by oragex » Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:53 pm

The pressure line from pump to rack ? I know on S60 is very tricky and it passes under the engine and cannot clear unless the subframe is lowered

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Re: Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

Post by Blacklab467 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:23 pm

Yes that is the one!

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Re: Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:48 pm

On 2001 V70 T5 (FWD only), I was able to change the hose without lowering the subframe. It is difficult but possible. Your situation may be different for the 2004 XC90.

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Re: Changing power steering pressure hose, 2004 XC 90

Post by cn90 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:48 pm

The video below is from a 2004 S60 but this should help you on your 2004 XC90...

2004 V70 2.5T 100K+
2005 XC90 2.5T 110K+

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