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Volvo Heater Hose: Anyone done this? How?

Let’s talk about your Volvo heater hose. If you engine is overheating, you have coolant leaks, or your climate control system is out of whack, it may be time for a new heater hose.

Well-I found my Volvo heater hose to be leaking. How to you gain access into this tight area? Do I need to remove the air intake into the turbo? Can anyone outline the process please?

Heater Hose Replacement: Anyone done this? How?

Bonus! 10 Interesting Volvo Facts

  • In Latin, the word Volvo means: I spin. Today however the nearest meaning is “I roll”.
  • Volvo was founded in 1924. The two founders were Gustav Larsson and Assar Gabrielsson.
  • The ÖV 4 is the first Volvo car. The first car was sell-ready in 1927. The 2-Liter, 4-cilinder car got the nickname: Jakob.
  • Volvo’s very first commercial vehicle was the Type-1 truck. The release year was 1928. In the same year, Volvo released the second car, the Volvo PV 651. Volvo manufactured a total of 1383 of both vehicles in the first year; of which automaker exported 27.
  • This trend saw a sharp rise in 1932 when Volvo released a good amount of 10,000 vehicles, both trucks and cars.
  • The company, however, started making a large-scale profit from the year 1935. The first luxurious car by Volvo was the PV36, which could carry six passengers at a time. The design of this iconic car paved the path for future Volvo cars to come. I came in the market with a price tag of 8,500 Swedish kronor.

Volvo touched a landmark in 1941, with the sale of its 50,000th vehicle; this is a unique achievement considering the time when WWII was in full swing.

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1 Comment

Remove the airbox and the air intake hoses,loosen the clamp on the intake pipe for more clearance, remove the turbo shield and be VERY CAREFUL removing the o-rings and spacers from the firewall end and remember the long hose goes on top, other than that NO PROBLEM

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