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04-19-2015, 04:34 PM
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Posted By reg

beware of window regulators! It is a $1,000.00...

beware of window regulators! It is a $1,000.00 dollar affair to replace the regulators. I had a c70 and kept it because I enjoyed the styling. The regulators both broke and then the immobilizer...
04-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,312
Posted By reg

I have a 2014 s60, r design t6 awd and Volvo has...

I have a 2014 s60, r design t6 awd and Volvo has sent new discs and apparently will do so for another year or so. I don't keep autos long enough to bother loading the discs. Volvo is truly behind...
Forum: Volvo C30
03-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,551
Posted By reg

I have a 2013 C30 rdesign. They come with led...

I have a 2013 C30 rdesign. They come with led day light running lights in lieu of fog lamps. The "regular" (non rdesign) can be retrofitted with fog lamps. Incidentally I have the Polestar upgrade...
Forum: Volvo C30
08-11-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,218
Posted By reg

you have a belt and not a chain. In earlier...

you have a belt and not a chain. In earlier volvos the belt was to be changed around 50,000 miles. The new belts today are made out of much better synthetic material. I within the past three...
Forum: Volvo C30
06-24-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,733
Posted By reg

Just happened to read this old post. ...

Just happened to read this old post. Performance? Go to Elevate's web page! Tons of stuff. I also use EuroSport. In fact I replaced the front brakes on my 2013 with EuroSports 6 piston...
05-02-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,497
Posted By reg

polestar upgrade

Just had the Polestar upgrade performed on a 2013 C-30 R-Design. What a performance difference! Polestar will place software into your Volvo (all models) at your dealer. The accceleration is...
Forum: Volvo C30
03-26-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,580
Posted By reg

proximity key

Volvo has the worse proximity key simply because it is ungainly! I wonder if one cuts off the protruding part (spear) on the fob, will the device still work? I use the 'dummy' key in the ignition...
Forum: Volvo 850
03-25-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By reg

Yup.........the MX-5 is a Miata. The NC is the...

Yup.........the MX-5 is a Miata. The NC is the third iteration of the Miata and Mazda quit putting the Miata badge on them and instead started the MX-5 badging. Next year the new ND model will be...
Forum: Volvo 850
03-13-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By reg

in 2006 I bought a Mazda MX-5 Special Edition. I...

in 2006 I bought a Mazda MX-5 Special Edition. I still have it and it has a custom interior, exterior, and drive train. I only drive it about 3,500 miles per year. Every sticker that came on the...
Forum: Volvo 850
03-13-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By reg

Jim, I see you are still "here". I sold the C-70...

Jim, I see you are still "here". I sold the C-70 years ago and just bought a new C30. I noticed JPN's name and I understand TECH is still here. Good to see you kept one of your 850s
reg
Forum: Volvo C70
09-28-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By reg

MKC.............Volvo zone tech thinks the...

MKC.............Volvo zone tech thinks the imobilizer.............we'll see. I picked up a Genesis coupe 3.8 Track yesterday. Tsukuba Red with nav system, xenons, and etc. The auto is quick (I...
Forum: Volvo C70
09-26-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By reg

I have the auto at the...

I have the auto at the dealer................again. He also was thinking along the lines of the fuel pump. MKC, you are spot on re: loose connections. a couple of years ago I had this same issue...
Forum: Volvo C70
09-24-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By reg

intermittant starting

TECH............it's been a while since I was last on the forum. My old (02) c-70 now has the dreaded intermittant starting where the vehicle starts and immediately stops. After several attempts it...
Forum: Volvo C70
07-19-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 824
Posted By reg

shift cable

Interesting failure of my 02 c70 automatic shift cable that can be avoided. My low mileage c70 (40,000) became locked in reverse a short while back. The cause? Apparently my battery leaked acid...
Forum: Volvo C70
07-19-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By reg

there is not a 'light' to show what gear you are...

there is not a 'light' to show what gear you are in. Struts must be shot. My old 02 with 40,000 miles rides well still. I have no answer re: your top issues as my c70 is a coupe.

r.
Forum: Volvo C70
06-08-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,840
Posted By reg

by 'auto' I was referring to the c-70. The...

by 'auto' I was referring to the c-70. The imobilizer unit is located under the auto......I would assume volvo felt that was less prone to a thief tampering with it. The computer box is located...
Forum: Volvo C70
06-07-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,840
Posted By reg

When my 02 c-70 had the issues that you...

When my 02 c-70 had the issues that you described, and a new ring and the actual immobilizer under the auto being replaced did not work, the factory tech authorized a new computer for the auto. When...
Forum: Volvo C70
06-07-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,139
Posted By reg

first of all, you better see a physician with the...

first of all, you better see a physician with the problem you have....priapism. engorged blood vessels spell big trouble. That aside.............stay away from the years of c-70s that you are...
Forum: Volvo C70
06-07-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,361
Posted By reg

the antenna ring surrounding the key is just part...

the antenna ring surrounding the key is just part of the imobilizer circuit. The fine wire in the antenna does break.........my old 02 c-70 has had the antenna replaced several times...........in...
Forum: Volvo C70
05-31-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By reg

I haven't logged into the site in months. I just...

I haven't logged into the site in months. I just reviewed this thread and be advised that there were NO steering wheel "buttons" what-so-ever installed by the factory on a 2001 c-70. The 2001 c-70...
Forum: Volvo 850
12-24-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By reg

Well if you are able to "smell" it (coolant aroma...

Well if you are able to "smell" it (coolant aroma i am assuming) inside the auto..........then I would check your carpets to check for dampness as it appears that your heater core may well be cracked...
Forum: Volvo C70
12-17-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,627
Posted By reg

I would give that a try as when the auto is...

I would give that a try as when the auto is running and the "W" switch is depressed the arrow lights immediately.................if it is operating.

r.
Forum: Volvo C70
12-14-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,627
Posted By reg

There should be an orange arrow on the right side...

There should be an orange arrow on the right side of the instrument cluster when the winter mode switch is activated. Essentially what it does is start the vehicle in second gear vs first. If the...
Forum: Volvo C70
11-16-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,259
Posted By reg

be advised that your fuel mileage will be...

be advised that your fuel mileage will be affected and I am sure you will start 'throwing' additional codes. replace the MAF ASAP. CRC makes a product that 'cleans' the MAF although I doubt it...
Forum: Volvo 850
11-11-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,569
Posted By reg

Carrots is 100% correct! If a seal is...

Carrots is 100% correct! If a seal is damaged....................there is no cure!! The seal has to be replaced! I remember putting oatmeal in the radiator years ago. Worked fine until you built...
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