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Tips on general maintenance on S80

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Old 08-25-2010, 06:10 AM
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Hi.. ...

Just want to know if anyone there has any tips on Oiling/Geasing the S80..
that will help in No or Min squeaking all around the car?
I.e. is there a need to put a bit of grease on the pulley's, shock absorbers etc? which will help in smooth/silent running on the vehicle..

PS: I seem to getting bit of squeaking sound around the car, but not able to loacte where the sound is originating...

Any pointer?

Thanks
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:29 PM
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did you listen to the accessory belt ? it could be that, the bearings in the pulley could have worn out,

when is it happening ? all the time ? cold vs warm ? suspension when hitting bumps ?
 
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:51 AM
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Thx Andrei...

My car is a.... 2000 S80 Saloon... 88K done...

bit random on when I hear the sound...
 
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Old 08-26-2010, 10:49 AM
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I don't mean to assume anything, but are you sure that the sounds are coming from the suspention components or "pulleys"? It is very difficult to locate some sounds in a moving car
Try completely empting the car - the Glove box, center console, door pockets, seat back pockets, under the seats, trunk. I mean everything, even things you know couldn't possibly squeek. Check your spare/jack/tools for looseness.
Then drive it, it's frequently dead silent after this "treatment". Then think about what you put back in (bet you leave half of it out!).
 
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