Video of how to do a brake fluid flush, aka “bleed brakes” on your Volvo.
- How Often Should You Flush Your Transmission Fluid?
Transmission Flush Frequency I have been flushing my ATF (as opposed to a Transmission Drain & Fill... in other words: where I disconnect the cooler hose and flush ATF) using the following guidelines: Mobil Synthetic ATF (It take about 9-10 qts for a flush). Every 20K miles. Is this too excessive and not needed? How often do you guys flush your ATF?
- S/V 70 Terminal Repair
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. Read More: Positive terminal repair - main fuse box
- HID's – Retrofitting Them to Volvos with Factory (dull) Headlights
The Old Way – HID/Xenon Adding aftermarket Xenons to your Volvo can be a minefield of what to buy, where to buy it and what to do with it when the package arrives. Then there is the legality angle you must navigate. At 35W lights are ok but 55W are illegal? HID Here's a Volvo Forum topic with information by those who have put HID/Xenon lights in their Volvos. This was the convention 9 years ago... owners upgrading to HID but running into endless problems of "ballast" and dash lights because the electrical draw was outside of normal parameters. Some owners just lived with the dash light or message center message. BTW, if you're looking for info on replacing various bulbs, see this Volvo bulb lookup chart series. Some owners are buying new housing/reflectors and…