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Old 10-27-2018, 10:19 AM
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Can anyone tell me what this hose is and if it's hard to change... it it plastic and it is cracked

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Old 10-28-2018, 11:00 PM
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Wow, you still have the plastic hose. The replacement is rubber. It is a crank case vent hose that goes from the Oil Filter Housing to the top of the engine head cover.
Old 10-30-2018, 12:54 PM
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Thanks for the information. After much research the general consensus is that I should replace the hose and the oil filter housing. The best price I can find in the hose is $50cdn and about $220cdn for the genuine volvo filter housing. Does anyone have any experience with the aftermarket brands?

my dealer quoted me $680cdn to change both with lifetime parts and labour warranty.. I gave it a day and they came back with $544 which seems reasonable givin the amount of work involved.

but if the aftermarket brands are good and i can do the work myself that's an option as well.. but the lifetime parts and labor warranty is seeming like a good option.. any thoughts??
Old 11-02-2018, 12:18 AM
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Why replace the whole housing when all you need is a rubber hose?
Old 11-02-2018, 07:28 PM
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The plastic hose was pretty gunked up and all the Volvo forums reccomend the new style housing and hose..
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