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S/V 70 Terminal Repair

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the terminal - Battery Terminal Repair DIY V70

Bad Terminal Symptoms

Headlights intensity lower when rear defroster is used or when ABS activates. Lights are dimming in dash pod when electrical system is stressed. ECC unit lights flashes after car is started in freezing condition. Starter motor turns normally and alternator is charging well.

Bad Terminal Cause

B+ terminal has become resistive under main fuse box.

There is a voltage drop of .5 volt or more between the battery B+ terminal and main fuse box. This is measured under load, blower fan to maximum, rear defroster on, heated seats on with engine idling.

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S/V 70 Terminal Repair

Bonus! More on the Volvo V70

Late in 1996, Volvo introduced a new estate car to the market, the V70.

The Volvo V70 was developed from the concept of the successful 850 Estate which had then been on the market since February 1993.

The exterior of the new V70 showed softer styling than its predecessor, but still carried a strong Volvo identity including the typical almost vertical rear end. Inside the car, the dashboard was new, as was most of the interior. As regards safety, a number of important improvements were also made.

An interesting and successful addition to the V70 models was the all-wheel drive XC 70 models.

The Volvo V70 was produced until 2000, when it was replaced by the second-generation V70.

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