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Forum: Volvo S80
05-09-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,957
Posted By robocam

STC off is ok

STC doesn't provide yaw control (going in a direction you didn't intend - rotation) so having it off isn't that big of a deal.

Though STC (a traction control of sorts) could keep you from...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-09-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By robocam

stay away from 6-cylinder models

Stay away from 6-cylinder models (unless you're sure all the issues have been addressed). Bad O2 sensors, bad transmissions. Look for the 5-cylinder models (04 and up). They came with the better...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-09-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,957
Posted By robocam

DSTC is stability control

Here is why you need it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3m24bjkfg0

I spun out in my previous car after hitting a puddle on the highway.

DSTC will keep your car from spinning out of control....
Forum: Volvo S80
05-03-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,957
Posted By robocam

Can you add DSTC (stability control)?

I'm thinking not, but is there any way to add DSTC to an S80 that only has STC?
Forum: Volvo S80
04-16-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By robocam

Luck

I looked up the ratings for the Camry and the sample sizes are extremely small. It looks like the average number of people surveyed is 20???

Also, I wouldn't say that new cars don't have problems....
Forum: Volvo S80
04-14-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 81,694
Posted By robocam

What about the 2.5T engine?

The interval for the 2005 S80 2.5T engine is 120,000 miles. Is that too long to wait? Is this the same or virtually the same engine in the 850?

Does it have variable valve timing where it has oil...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-14-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By robocam

reliability

BMW and Mercedes reliable??? No way...not generally according to consumer reports AND actual consumers (for certain model years). You should go to consumerreports.org and sign up for a month of their...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-14-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By robocam

try this

http://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=13431
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