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Forum: Volvo S40
01-31-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,168
Posted By jchrisf

2001 S40 P0107 Fixed

My 2001 S40 started hesitating this past weekend. It would happen at random times and sometimes be a quick stutter. Other times it would be multiple stutters. And other times it would act like it...
Forum: Volvo S40
01-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,419
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks Hudini.. no, I do not have oil on the...

Thanks Hudini.. no, I do not have oil on the timing belt.
Forum: Volvo S40
01-27-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,419
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks! What is the CVVT for? So it could be...

Thanks! What is the CVVT for? So it could be from the cam seal too? I haven't noticed any drips under the car.
Forum: Volvo S40
01-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,419
Posted By jchrisf

What is leaking oil above #1 Spark Plug cylinder?

I was changing spark plugs and notice oil at the top of the head and it appears to be coming from whatever this is at center, left side of picture. The picture is looking as if standing on passenger...
Forum: Volvo S40
03-24-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By jchrisf

When I look from the top of the engine I cannot...

When I look from the top of the engine I cannot see any oil... Only when I get under. Doesn't look like it is coming from the timing belt area at all. I think I'm going to let my mechanic tackle...
Forum: Volvo S40
03-24-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks ES6T! So the teeth on the flywheel are...

Thanks ES6T! So the teeth on the flywheel are supose to be open lime that?
Forum: Volvo S40
03-24-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By jchrisf

Here it is. I was laying on my back under the...

Here it is. I was laying on my back under the car with my head facing the rear and my feet hanging out under the front. The oil is coming from above the gear but you can see how bad it is leaking....
Forum: Volvo S40
03-24-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By jchrisf

Yeah, it started raining on me. If it clears up...

Yeah, it started raining on me. If it clears up before I take the car to the shop I'll try to get one.
Forum: Volvo S40
03-24-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By jchrisf

Exposed gear near passenger site cv joint

My 2001 Volvo S40 with 145k miles suddenly started leaking a lot of oil this weekend. I've never had a leak before and never seen a car with a leak this bad. I crawled under and couldn't figure out...
Forum: Volvo S40
04-25-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By jchrisf

OEM Thermostat

Where is the best place to get an OEM Thermostat and sensor by the thermostat?
Forum: Volvo S40
04-13-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,827
Posted By jchrisf

Glad I ask about the turkey pan :D I might have...

Glad I ask about the turkey pan :D I might have pulled the wrong one.

The chirping sound I mean is probably a bad description. More like a whistling sound (think George Jetson's car). And it...
Forum: Volvo S40
04-12-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,827
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks... I'll try that.. is this shield the...

Thanks... I'll try that.. is this shield the turkey pan looking thing on the firewall? Did you noise chirp at every revolution of the engine? Hope it is this simple.
Forum: Volvo S40
04-10-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By jchrisf

I have a 2001 S40 Turbo with 127K miles and the...

I have a 2001 S40 Turbo with 127K miles and the tranny fluid has never been changed. I live in hot Florida. What do you all recommend? Drain and refill or leave it alone. I have never had any...
Forum: Volvo S40
04-10-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,827
Posted By jchrisf

What is this chirping sound for a minute at startup

On my 2001 S40 Turbo when it starts cold there is a chirping sound coming from like underneath the car. All the guys over 60 that have heard it say it sounds like an exhaust issue. I took it to my...
Forum: Volvo S40
04-10-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks Hudini, I'll give that a try... just...

Thanks Hudini, I'll give that a try... just happen to have some in the garage right now.
Forum: Volvo S40
03-19-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By jchrisf

Sounds like you were fortunate too. I noticed...

Sounds like you were fortunate too. I noticed that my head light was out after the timing belt job and when I went to replace it I also noticed that the part of the back of the housing where the...
Forum: Volvo S40
03-16-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By jchrisf

Hey Stan, that's too bad yours broke and right at...

Hey Stan, that's too bad yours broke and right at the change time but glad you had a spare car for the trip to the hospital and that it did no damage. I have escaped twice now. Let my 2001 Xterra...
Forum: Volvo S40
03-09-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By jchrisf

Got the maximum out of my timing belt

130,000 miles!

last year at this time my car was around the 105,000 mark and due for a timing belt change. I kept meaning to do it myself but kept putting it off. Time seems to really fly by and...
Forum: Volvo S40
01-01-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks AutoNaut, I think for know I am just...

Thanks AutoNaut,

I think for know I am just going to change out the mount to get it done as fast and inexpensive as possible. As I am doing it I am sure I'll figure out more how to change the...
Forum: Volvo S40
12-31-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks Hudini and AutoNaut! Can I also replace...

Thanks Hudini and AutoNaut! Can I also replace the strut without removing the spring but just by compressing it? What struts do you recommend? This is for a 2001 S40 Turbo.
Forum: Volvo S40
12-30-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks... so it sounds like it is fairly simple. ...

Thanks... so it sounds like it is fairly simple. I have an air gun. All I will have to do is compress the spring and then replace the mount? I shouldn't have to take anything else apart?
Forum: Volvo S40
12-29-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By jchrisf

Strut mount question

My RF strut is clunking and loose up in the mount area. Can I replace this without pulling the spring all the way off? What all does this involve? Thanks
Forum: Volvo S40
12-23-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,144
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks... I appreciate it!

Thanks... I appreciate it!
Forum: Volvo S40
12-22-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,144
Posted By jchrisf

Thanks Stan, how do I know which head i have? ...

Thanks Stan, how do I know which head i have? Also, where do you recommend I buy the parts and head? Thx
Forum: Volvo S40
12-21-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,144
Posted By jchrisf

I have a 2001... what are some options for...

I have a 2001... what are some options for upgrading my stock FM/AM tape only radio?
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