2004 V70 2.5T with 104K miles – Engine Sludge

Engine Sludge -

cn90 »  The car is 2004 V70 2.5T with 104K miles. All maintenance up-to-date (Timing Belt at 95K, PCV etc.). Car was serviced exclusively at Volvo dealer. I am the 3rd owner. – Car has slight lifter noise (more than my 2005 XC90 2.5T with 115K, which has exactly the same engine), but overall runs fine, good […]

Control Arm Bushings – Buy Whole New Control Arms?

MVS Moderator Made In Japan wonders out loud if it’s better to buy control arm bushings and use a press to press them into the existing control arms, or say ####-it and buy new control arms. MVS Contributor oragex sums it up nicely: Most people agree that installing these bushings is a PITA. Being stubborn, […]

How Much for a Volvo Keyfob?!

MVS Volvo Forums member RocketUSA went to a Volvo dealer for a key + remote (Volvo “Keyfob”) for his 2004 V70: I just was quoted $409 to get a second key fob. I’m truly in shock. Whoa. JRL, a longtime forum contributor and small-volume Volvo seller responds: A cut key without programming will unlock the […]