Spark Plug Replace — First Gen. XC90

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CN90: My “new” 2005 XC90 2.5T with 82K still has factory spark plugs as the P.O. never replaced them. Since I have had good success with NGK Iridium BKR6EIX in my 1998 BMW 528i, I decided to use these NGK Iridium BKR6EIX spark plugs in my XC90. Article Notes Who MVS Forums Contributor cn90 does what he does […]

Headlight Output Improvement Advice & Links

Full Headlight Upgrade - Old . vs. New test at night against a white fence

There’s been several interesting and helpful forum topics lately regarding improving Volvo headlight output. Given that some P80 models we’re talking about are up to a quarter-century old, you might consider putting this at the top of your to do list. Headlight improvements are an attractive use of your time for several reasons: It’s a […]

Suggest a DIY

The nice folks at usparts.volvocars.com want to do a DIY write up. What would you like to see? Any Volvo, any procedure. What we’re looking for is something we’re thin on here at MVS, or a DIY we don’t have at all. What’s your opinion? Let us know here. See what’s been suggested already. ^ […]

MVS Member Meets Robert DIY

ashitaka695 meets a Volvo DIY hero in — fittingly — a Volvo pick n pull yard! So I was sent to the local U pull salvage yard today to pick up an axle shaft for a customer vehicle that I am working on. After I got the part I decided to have a quick look […]

Remove P2 Volvo Fuel Pump Ring – DIY Tool

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DIY Tool for Fuel Pump Nice home made tool to remove P2 Volvo’s fuel pump ring! You could make the bottom piece out of hardwood easily, too. MVS member regierart on his 2001-2007 Volvo P2 models fuel pump tool: I Cobbled together a quick tool for the plastic ring over the sending unit. Worked like a […]

Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 And XC70 Car Tips

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Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 And XC70 Car Tips This page is a record of owners’ Volvo problems, car tips, questions and fixes. The items vary from routine maintenance to performance upgrades. The car tips and fixes on this page are primarily for Volvo 850, Volvo S70, V70 and XC models. There is no organization […]