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Forum: Volvo S40
Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By mt6127

there may be a correlation to the happy meal of...

there may be a correlation to the happy meal of codes and your no start. May not be a bad idea to get it a jump start then measure system voltage. Its quite possible you have a charging issue and...
Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By mt6127

I think the question is really dealer vs indy...

I think the question is really dealer vs indy shop, not which dealer is better.. Dealers will use genuine Volvo parts and factory paint formula so you are guaranteed fit and finish down to the...
Today, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By mt6127

there's only so many places coolant can go :-) ...

there's only so many places coolant can go :-)

1. hoses - feel around for spongy hoses and signs of chafing by the clamps and look for any staining. Any signs of drips on ground or wetness on...
Forum: Volvo C70
Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 24
Posted By mt6127

Translation: I have a problem with the opening...

Translation:
I have a problem with the opening of my trunk I can not do it with the outside button nor with the remote control I am obliged to use the internal key on a 2006 Volvo C70, Has anyone...
Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By mt6127

fuel URL? do you smell gas? do you have a...

fuel URL? do you smell gas? do you have a check engine light on or have you scanned for fault codes? were the plugs black/wet? Assuming you don't have a fuel leak of sorts, the likely cause is...
Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By mt6127

which year S40? The low beams have a relay...

which year S40? The low beams have a relay within the CEM. On the Gen 1s, they were prone to failure either by burning out or due to cracks in the solder joints on the circuit board. So if a new...
Forum: Volvo V70
Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By mt6127

do you see extra seat belts going from the...

do you see extra seat belts going from the columns into the floor for the third row? Did you try lifting up the floor in the rear (the seat folds up and faces rearward)? The seat is a bolt in...
07-17-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By mt6127

there is a low pressure sensor switch - look on...

there is a low pressure sensor switch - look on the AC return line between the firewall and the low pressure port. If you jumper the pins on the connector it should trigger the relay. Check out...
Forum: Volvo V70
07-17-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By mt6127

did you also replace the reservoir?

did you also replace the reservoir?
Forum: Volvo 850
07-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By mt6127

Could be the gear that links the vent door to its...

Could be the gear that links the vent door to its controller motor. Background: The climate control system uses 5(?) motor controlled doors to control airflow across the heater core, the AC...
Forum: Volvo S70
07-16-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By mt6127

Summit Racing's web site suggests the Bilstein B6...

Summit Racing's web site suggests the Bilstein B6 part number is BSN-24-016407 but you may want to give them a call to confirm if that's for the S70 AWD with the #9 suspension code. The good news...
Forum: Volvo 850
07-16-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By mt6127

volvotips.com has wiring diagrams for the 850s

volvotips.com has wiring diagrams for the 850s
Forum: Volvo 850
07-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By mt6127

time to expand your search for a mechanic. They...

time to expand your search for a mechanic. They are asking for two full shop hours to do a diagnostic on the turbo? Is that to say they are unsure if the turbo is leaking or do they have reason to...
07-16-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By mt6127

I have experienced something similar in my VW-CC....

I have experienced something similar in my VW-CC. I could tell my AC evaporator was icing up as the airflow would go down over time and as you noted, if I turned off for 10 minutes, all was good. ...
Forum: Volvo S80
07-16-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By mt6127

How to change the automatic transmission oil on...

How to change the automatic transmission oil on Volvo S80 (2006-), V70 (2007-), XC70 (2007-)...
Forum: Volvo 850
07-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By mt6127

time to look for another shop. I am sure you can...

time to look for another shop. I am sure you can find a mechanic who can install a turbo and agree to no warranty on the parts or the work. Sheesh, I've even had my dealer install parts I provided...
Forum: Volvo S80
07-16-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By mt6127

Whirring noise can be caused by the tires...

Whirring noise can be caused by the tires "cupping" due to alignment problems. I own a VW CC and they are notorious for going out of alignment and can cup tires within 5000 miles. My winter tires...
Forum: Volvo XC90
07-15-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By mt6127

maintenance history is a strong value add. If...

maintenance history is a strong value add. If you are unsure of how to assess a car, then it would be worth the $100 or so to get a professional inspection which will put the car on a lift and look...
Forum: Volvo 850
07-15-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By mt6127

eBay is a good start. The 850T use the...

eBay is a good start. The 850T use the Mitsubishi TD04HL-15G turbo, should be easy to find and easy to rebuild as well. If you want to go used, try car-parts.com. I'm sure there's one somewhere in...
07-15-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By mt6127

sounds like you have an intake air leak or an...

sounds like you have an intake air leak or an issue with your front oxygen sensor. look around for torn vacuum lines and spray some carb cleaner around to see if any gets sucked in via a crack or...
Forum: Volvo S80
07-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By mt6127

time for a trip to the dealer. they can tell you...

time for a trip to the dealer. they can tell you what's involved with changing keys
Forum: Volvo V70
07-15-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By mt6127

if your overflow reservoir shows the proper level...

if your overflow reservoir shows the proper level for both cold and hot and you are getting a warning light, then its bad info and you should replace the coolant level sensor. Google "volvo...
07-15-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By mt6127

see if volvotips.com has any details for the...

see if volvotips.com has any details for the 740/760 ABS. Did you also compare the left and right wheel sensors? Also sometimes the ABS acts up when the tone ring inside the wheel (what the sensor...
Forum: Volvo XC90
07-15-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By mt6127

you need to see if you can find a fully featured...

you need to see if you can find a fully featured OBD2 scanner or a shop with VIDA-DICE to view then clear the codes. If the codes return, then you know what else needs to be fixed. Not all ODB2...
07-15-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By mt6127

P0420s can be caused by a failing cat...

P0420s can be caused by a failing cat (particularly if the car is consuming oil), bad O2 sensors...
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