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Forum: Volvo S80
12-11-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,012
Posted By gordon368

The alternator

The alternator
Forum: Volvo S80
12-08-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,012
Posted By gordon368

2007 volvo s80 v8

Mileage:133000

Running strong till now...

Putting in a remanufactured/rebuilt oem equipment by Bosch which I got for 249$. I'm going to install it, wondering if anyone had some tips for it?
...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-12-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,180
Posted By gordon368

well, I just have to say two things: 1.) The...

well, I just have to say two things:

1.) The bolt holding the idler in is hitting the frame of the car, and i cant pull it out of the idler pulley. I am not sure if it needs to be hit downward, to...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-12-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,180
Posted By gordon368

What an experience, I accessed the idler pulley...

What an experience, I accessed the idler pulley that the bearings went bad on and had to do it with the shield in the passenger wheel pulled out. I have to say wow what limits amount of space you...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-09-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,180
Posted By gordon368

i found these instructions online, can anyone...

i found these instructions online, can anyone verify this information is correct?

Open the hood on the Volvo S80 and secure the hood in place with the lock rod. Look on top of the fan shroud for...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-09-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,180
Posted By gordon368

Turns out that the fluid thats leaking is coolant...

Turns out that the fluid thats leaking is coolant and I found the belt to be ripped on one side and completely off the pulley system. Coolant level is low but the tank is showing just under the min...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-08-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,180
Posted By gordon368

Serpentine belt!!! Ahh!!

Hello,
I have a 2007 Volvo s80 v8 and it has 110,000 miles on it. After 60000 miles that I put on it, I encountered my first problem.

I lost power steering and the alternator is not charging the...
Forum: Volvo S80
07-19-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,450
Posted By gordon368

Hmm the last time I used that cleaning solution...

Hmm the last time I used that cleaning solution on that type of fabric on my 01 s80 t6 and my 01 s40 it left a water mark type stain ... so that's what I wanna be careful on this one lol
Forum: Volvo S80
07-18-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,450
Posted By gordon368

Cool Hmmm, all the Google searches on the internet...

Hmmm, all the Google searches on the internet suggest that its a timing chain on the v8 and on the t6 and 3.2 its a belt.
Forum: Volvo S80
07-18-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,450
Posted By gordon368

few questions:

I have a 2007 Volvo s80 v8 with 96k miles.

1.) Does this car have a timing chain or belt? I think its a chain but I'm not sure.

2.) I'm planning on towing another car with this car, but is this...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-02-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 29,451
Posted By gordon368

That worked amazing johnngkh

That worked amazing johnngkh
Forum: Volvo S80
03-08-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,746
Posted By gordon368

1st problem with the dstc, brake, check engine...

1st problem with the dstc, brake, check engine light, + one other light including a dash message of brake failure: caused my awd system to shut down, I guess there is some pump in the rear of the car...
Forum: Volvo S80
03-07-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,845
Posted By gordon368

i agree with NoLifeTilBoost, and i am comming...

i agree with NoLifeTilBoost, and i am comming from a worse than nightmare of a 01 s80 t6 which just had failure after failure after failure month after month of owning it. I can clearly see how much...
Forum: Volvo S80
03-03-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,746
Posted By gordon368

Funny problem serious problem

2007 s80 v8 awd - just trying to get a idea of whats wrong before i go to the delearship, im handy - did plugs, brakes and rotors, intake manifold pressure sensor, and some other light work

-Hard...
Forum: Volvo S80
02-02-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,255
Posted By gordon368

07 s80 v8 awd

Abs+dstc+brake message came on with the message brake failure stop safely.

Had no abs brakes. Roads have been extremely snowy and as this beast was munching through it with revs between 3 to...
Forum: Volvo S80
11-13-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,676
Posted By gordon368

i got the 07 s80 v8 now, and by far I think this...

i got the 07 s80 v8 now, and by far I think this is the best looking volvo I have seen, but id say get the adjustable suspension as this has very soft handling, although its more adequate when doing...
Forum: Volvo S80
10-24-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By gordon368

Yeah I wouldn't keep it, especially having those...

Yeah I wouldn't keep it, especially having those issues off the bat..
Forum: Volvo S80
09-27-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,681
Posted By gordon368

I just got to say I love the sound of the...

I just got to say I love the sound of the exhaust....
Forum: Volvo S80
09-20-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By gordon368

i think its electronically governed to go no...

i think its electronically governed to go no faster than 130, but can be capable of 150. In my 2001 s80 t6 it wouldnt go no faster than 130, I just got the 2007 s80 v8 and it cant go any faster than...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-13-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By gordon368

with 78k~ miles on my old s80 t6 2001, i had...

with 78k~ miles on my old s80 t6 2001, i had complained of the transmission sticking as it shifts, well they did the trans flush on my car, and within a few thousand miles it needed a new...
Forum: Volvo S80
08-19-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,107
Posted By gordon368

two things that happened to me when i had my 01...

two things that happened to me when i had my 01 s80 t6 which may help you out or not:

the intake manifold pressure sensor caused this exact issue that you explained, was literally the easiest...
Forum: Volvo S80
08-16-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,194
Posted By gordon368

just hit the unlock//lock with the remote - for...

just hit the unlock//lock with the remote - for moon rooof, i've heard that it can help to make it work again.
Forum: Volvo S80
08-13-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By gordon368

had this issue too, you got any bet rims?

had this issue too, you got any bet rims?
Forum: Volvo S80
08-12-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,194
Posted By gordon368

I ran into the abs, stc and brake light comming...

I ran into the abs, stc and brake light comming on, turned out to be a faulty abs module.

Loss of power thing was a throttle body issue - needed cleaning..
Forum: Volvo S80
08-07-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By gordon368

Wink you gotta tune the stereo just right, i got mine...

you gotta tune the stereo just right, i got mine 07 v8 to sound really amazing. SO when u go to equalizer settings bump the first hz settin all the way up, next one all the way down, next one all...
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