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metal noise on startup

July 18, 2018, 5:46 pm

I drive a 1998 Volvo S-70 with just under 300,000 miles. Within the past 2 weeks, upon start up I get this almost metal on metal sound. Giving it mo re gas doesn't change the speed of the sound ... Read more »

engine cranks but won't start.

July 1, 2018, 1:46 am

I drive a 1998 Volvo S-70 which I have regularly maintained but today I wen t to leave and it cranked but wouldn't start. The outside temp was very ho t and humid so maybe that was a factor but st... Read more »

2015 S60 motor oil question

August 29, 2017, 2:09 pm

My daughter purchased a 2015 S60 from our local Volvo dealer. She has had the vehicle for 2 months now and I recently checked her oil level and was surprised and confused by the reish brown stainin... Read more »

OT: Volvo to not manufacture gasoline/diesel cars by 2019

July 7, 2017, 8:29 pm

They made this announcement this week. I own and like a Volvo. I believe it saved her from injuries in a recent accident she was in. I will not buy an electric powered vehicle. I have several reas... Read more »

Here is the NEW Volvo XC60 shown at Geneva

March 7, 2017, 9:40 pm

> Wow - for Volvo the XC60 brings alot to the stable. Great looks. What do you think? > > From CM > > > > Here's the new Volvo XC60, a kind of honey-I-shrunk-the-XC90 crossover with all ... Read more »

Lemon Law 2016 Volvo

February 6, 2017, 7:06 pm

Hi, wondering if anyone has recent experience with Volvos and lemon laws in Oregon? My XC90 has had 5 service appts to fix issues with the EVAP system and no fix has lasted more than a couple months... Read more »

Front door lock won't unlock and the door is open

September 10, 2016, 6:21 pm

I was trying to re-position the driver's side front door lock as it tends t o stick. I moved the latch two stops upward and it stays locked. I can't fi nd the release mechanism, so now I can't unlo... Read more »

Seat memory buttons placement 2015 XC60

April 25, 2016, 7:54 pm

The seat memory's reset or activate themselves whenever I slide my leg over to exit. I am disabled and to have the seat move forward and trap your foot and leg in the opening but having your ches... Read more »

trunk and gas cover

March 25, 2016, 1:46 pm

I own a 1998 S70. Last evening I stopped to buy gas and found that I couldn 't open the gas cap cover from inside the car. The trunk would also not op en from inside either. I did use my key fob ... Read more »

Flexplate for 745 turbo diesel automatic - not FRA-466! 135 teeth

March 24, 2016, 11:16 pm

Hi, the flexplate of my nearly 30 yo 745 turbodiesel hast lost about half of its teeth, probably due to a mismatch of a replaced starter motor and the flexplate. While all lists for this car (on... Read more »

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1990 Volvo 760 Turbo: Black smoke when Turbo kicks in

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My 1990 Volvo 760 Turbo (Intercooler) has weak accelleration and billows black smoke when the Turbo kicks in, especially under load up a steep hill (but also when accellerating by putting the gas ped... Read more »

1988 Volvo 244 auto starts & idles ok, stalls in 4 sec. after put into ...

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1988 Volvo 244 automatic sedan stalls & quits when put into D or R after reasonably good start. Have noticed that depressing gas pedal when in P can also cause stall. Replaced main fuel pump and filt... Read more »

Volvo 740 Idle Speed

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Hi All I need to raise my idle speed on my B230E volvo. Can you give me some ideas of where to go poking Many Thanks! D. Read more »

VOLVO 940 GL - What is the difference with Soft Turbo & Turbo?

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Hi, I would appreciate if anyone can explain to me on how determine if a Volvo GL (A) - 1995 is soft turbo or turbo or not turbo? Also what is the difference between ...Soft Turbo / Turbo / No Turbo. Read more »

740 pinion seal replacement

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Hi, I have a pinion seal that is allowing lubricant past it. I do my repairs in the driveway and am looking for pointers to taking this on myself. Are there any special tools or fixtures needed to do... Read more »

Volvo 850 TDI, EFI 132 and 712 error codes

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I am struggling with the following problem for a couple of weeks now. When engine is cold the temperature meter shows hot engine when ignition is put on and the engine fan is also activated. Startin... Read more »

1980 Volvo DL: horn, windshield wipers and radio all going dead simultaneou...

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Hello, My 1980 240DL developed a strange electrical problem. The horn, radio and windshield wipers periodically go dead, all at the same time (and sometime they come back on). So I think it must b... Read more »

2005 XC90 CEM corrosion

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From 2005 XC90 CEM A Volvo mechanic showed me this bit of insanity. The CEM1 circuit board sits on top of CEM3 circuit board and they are soldered to each other via header pins. CEM3 is conform... Read more »

94 940 sunroof drain noise?

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Today I was driving rapidly in very heavy rain. Every now and again this very troubling sound would come from over my left ear (US car) I figured it was the sound of water draining somewhere, like a... Read more »

240 Flasher Relay - Where?

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Hi Gang, My 1990 240 turn signals stopped working after hearing loud buzzing. I assume I need to replace my flasher unit, like this one: I'm not sure... Read more » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.