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Forum: Volvo S80
12-26-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By rotgut

RE: Timing Belt issue

one question I have is this, why didnt the timing belt get replaced at this time?
Forum: Volvo S80
12-22-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By rotgut

RE: Rubbing and Clanking

also check the torque setting of your lug nut-bolts, they can get loose and send you in all kinds of directions trying to find the problem, I know this by experience.
Forum: Volvo S80
11-07-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By rotgut

RE: coolant help

backyard hobos? if thats what they are, why in the world did you trust them to repair your volvo? also, you say the "front end was replaced" just how much of the car was infact replaced, the reason I...
Forum: Volvo S80
10-26-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,943
Posted By rotgut

RE: ??bad steering wheel module??

as far as the steering wheel module, locate the fuse for it, pull it out for a about 5 or ten mins. then plug it back in, see if it helps, rotgut
Forum: Off Topic
09-12-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By rotgut

RE: Does anyone here know anything about maximas?

I had a blazer that did that, it was the maf sensor, good luck, rotgut
Forum: Volvo S80
09-08-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,936
Posted By rotgut

RE: TIRE RECOMMENDATIONS

on my fleet I have as follows: volvo s80- yokahama avias, v.w.bus- michelin six plye reinforced sidewall, peugeot 505- continetal, mercedes e-320- michelin, if I misspelled some things please excuse...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-07-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,936
Posted By rotgut

RE: TIRE RECOMMENDATIONS

spend a bit more money and get a good tire for your needs, also I rotate every oil change, add a balance every other oil change, I do the oil at 3000 miles, maybe its overkill but my saab 9000 has...
07-02-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By rotgut

volvo parts club

has anyone recently tried to get in touch with the volvo parts club? I cant get any response from them , the web site is still up.
Forum: Volvo S80
05-03-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By rotgut

RE: keyless entry

if you start looking on e-bay, make darn sure the remote has the correct part number for your s80, and the eight digit code that volvo needs to program the remote to your car, most of those remotes...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-01-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By rotgut

RE: Volvo S80 seat problems

timing and serpintine belt while viewing the engine from front of the car are to the left of the engine, if you dont know the condition of these belts, replace as soon as posssible, if you are not...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-01-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By rotgut

RE: Volvo S80 seat problems

try some paint thinner just on the spots themselves followed by water and then a leather conditioner over the entire seat, as far as service, unless you know otherwise change all the fluids and...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-07-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,253
Posted By rotgut

RE: Tool needed to remove Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

the set I have is S-K, they are a decent price, try a good local parts-tool store.
Forum: Volvo S80
04-01-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,253
Posted By rotgut

RE: Tool needed to remove Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

the five point torx is fairly new, I first saw it on 2006 mercedes here where I work, so I had to buy a set of the new tools needed to remove certain bolts and screws, also, these type bolts and...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-01-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By rotgut

RE: lock unlock with remote

since I posted this a while back I replaced the driver lock assembly and then the driver side rear lock assembly, found the best price for these items at volvo parts club, buddy is a good guy.
Forum: Volvo S80
03-16-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By rotgut

RE: Weird Power Loss

I dont really know, odd isnt it, my volvo dealer that I go to happens to have two seasoned techs that are personal friends of mine, I took the car to them and they went right to the brake sensor,...
Forum: Volvo S80
03-15-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By rotgut

RE: Steering and Brake Fluid replacement?

I would replace the said fluids for sure , if he is a good mechanic he will replace with the correct type.
Forum: Volvo S80
03-13-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By rotgut

RE: Weird Power Loss

my 2000 2.9 was doing the same thing, replaced the brake pedal sensor, all is well now.
Forum: Volvo S80
03-09-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,595
Posted By rotgut

RE: How much does it really cost to install a new Fuel Filter?

the fuel filter is one of the easiest items to replace on these cars, my dealers list on the volvo fiter is 39.55 , I got it for 31.64 , sounds like you need to ask the service advisor to explain...
Forum: Volvo S80
03-02-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By rotgut

RE: heres my new 99'

looks nice, good for you, what color is that green or blue? try E-bay for the better radio system, did you get keyless remotes with the car? how many miles does it have?
Forum: Volvo S80
03-01-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By rotgut

RE: TECH: When should the Radiator Hose's be replaced?

also you say the car is a 1999 and 130,000 miles, I would change the hoses if it were my car, follow tech's advice too .
Forum: Volvo S80
03-01-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,450
Posted By rotgut

RE: Timing belt service for car with low mileage

I think that after what you went through with the other Volvo, you should get the belts done and that way you know what condition they are in.
Forum: Volvo S80
02-27-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,958
Posted By rotgut

RE: 105,000 Mile service

I have a 2000 2.9, two techs at the dealer I go to handed me a pack of six plugs from volvo part#8642661-6 , cost- $16.18, this is what they recomended.
Forum: Volvo S80
02-22-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,259
Posted By rotgut

RE: Sludge Build Up

I have always changed my oil and filter at 3000 miles, my cars are as follows, 1996 saab 9000- 160,000m, 1985 peugeot 505 155,000m, 1976 v.w.bus 180,000, 2000 volvo s80 116,000m, I also try to take...
Forum: Volvo S80
02-16-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By rotgut

RE: When to replace Spark Plugs?

also , I go to volvo and get the 6 plug pack, when they told me the retail price I kindly said, well, I am going to check the price at so-in-so auto parts, and the parts person said okay, how about a...
Forum: Volvo S80
02-14-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By rotgut

RE: Thinking about buying a '99 S80 T6

if history not known,timing belt and related family, trans filter, fluid, all fluids is a good idea, cabin filter, this is a good start, also make sure all software upgrades, this is a good starting...
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