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Forum: Volvo C30
06-01-2013, 02:54 AM
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Posted By fritzlovesmary

just go to a different dealer

just go to a different dealer
07-07-2010, 06:39 AM
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Views: 2,664
Posted By fritzlovesmary

thanks again MTNBKR - wow, at 98000, that was...

thanks again MTNBKR - wow, at 98000, that was close. good thing it was covered.

i was thinking of talking to the dealer and ask to check all critical things before the warranty runs out.

btw,...
07-07-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By fritzlovesmary

i guess i haven't tried it "properly" before, but...

i guess i haven't tried it "properly" before, but now when i turn the key to the "II" position and back a few times before i start the car it starts way better - not quite as good as in the early...
07-01-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By fritzlovesmary

thanks MTNBKR, yes, it does it every time it sits...

thanks MTNBKR, yes, it does it every time it sits for a while, especially first thing in the morning. i tried the starting sequence ou mentioned, but still the same - but i haven't checked the fuel...
07-01-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By fritzlovesmary

hmm, i didn't think of the battery, because on...

hmm, i didn't think of the battery, because on the second try/turn of the key it always starts right up...

fritz
07-01-2010, 09:41 AM
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Views: 2,664
Posted By fritzlovesmary

T5 hard to start

hi,
we have a 2005 T5 with around 90k miles on it, which is becoming harder to start lately. especially when the car is cold it never starts on the first try, it only stutters (for lack of a better...
04-10-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By fritzlovesmary

i found that to remove the letters the easiest...

i found that to remove the letters the easiest way is dental floss or fishing line - just slide it behind the letters and "cut" them loose. for re-applying i used self-sticking molding tape...
04-09-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By fritzlovesmary

VOLVO lettering

hi, i don't want to pretend having an 09 model, i just like the looks of the letters further apart, so i changed it on our 2005 t5. don't know how far apart the letters on the 09 models are, mine are...
04-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By fritzlovesmary

i was never really satisfied with that dealer -...

i was never really satisfied with that dealer - ontario volvo in california - anyway (not just because of that oil issue). i have always been at bozzani volvo in west covina and thought them to be...
04-05-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By fritzlovesmary

thanks for the answer - and sorry about the...

thanks for the answer - and sorry about the cross-posting ( i guess i was exaggerating a little). unfortunately that dealer is about 100 miles away, so i have to see when i can make it there again -...
04-04-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By fritzlovesmary

oil change problem

hi, i had the car at the volvo dealer today for an alignment and an oil change. i brought 6 quarts of fully synthetic, which i was using for the last 25k miles already. as usual, i told them about it...
10-26-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,222
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: Bad Wheel Bearing Replacement

i had a noise too on our 2005 with 69k miles, was at the dealer the other day, a technician went out with me on a drive and said that it is the front right wheel bearing. then he took the steering...
Forum: West
10-24-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: Volvo Shop Military Friendly in S. Cali.

Hi,

not sure about any military discount, but Bozzani Volvo in Covina always does good work on our S60, and they always have coupons online.
The sales manager, Tony, is a good guy. And he has...
10-21-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,128
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: another humming noise

i was at the dealer yesterday, a technician went out with me on a drive and said that it is the front right wheel bearing. then he took the wheel and after a few "slalom tests" said that the left one...
10-16-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: 2004 S60R Highway mileage?

Hi and welcome to the forum,

to be on the safe side, it is always good to also calculate the mileage manually - but with the distance and speed you are doing you should be able to end up with...
10-16-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: what is your MPG around town?

33.6 - wow, i wish that's what mine says ....
10-14-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: decreased MPG after service

here is a little update...
we went on a little road-trip over the last 3 days from fort irwin, ca to albuquerque, mn and then back via sedona, az and the grand canyon to fort irwin.
i did not...
10-14-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,128
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: another humming noise

thanks tech - would that be covered under the extended warranty, i bought the car as a certified volvo with 6years/100000 miles warranty?

fritz
10-14-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,128
Posted By fritzlovesmary

another humming noise

hi,
i searched and read all i could find about it here and i think my issue should be somewhere in between wheel bearings, steering rack and the like.
but i still want to give a description of...
10-10-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: decreased MPG after service

thanks tech - after i do this, should i pull the ECU fuse to make it relearn the parameters?
10-10-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: decreased MPG after service

i took the spark plugs (Bosch Super Plus FR7DC) out to check the gap - they are all at .032 or .033.
i think i read somewhere that it is supposed to be at .028 - would it make a difference to gap...
09-12-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: decreased MPG after service

hi again,
i did my 500 mile trip and it is getting better - not quite where it was before the service, but now about 2 MPG off. what i should have mentioned in my original post is that the front...
09-07-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

RE: decreased MPG after service

thanks for your answers - gotta go on a 500 mile trip again on tuesday, maybe it'll be different this time - different meaning hopefully better.
according to the receipt there was no sensor...
09-07-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By fritzlovesmary

decreased MPG after service

hi, i just had the 60k mile service done on our 2005 s60 T5 at the dealer and since then noticed a decrease in the MGP - same conditions, same driving style, same area (mostly highway) gives me about...
04-30-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By fritzlovesmary

james bond in volvo again

it is just in german, but shows scenes from the new james bond movie - oo7 driving a volvo again. the scenes were filmed in austria last night.

http://vorarlberg.orf.at/stories/274456/

fritz
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