: > On 11/02/2013 08:19, Andy wrote:
: >> That term "logbook" seems to ring a bell, Roger.
: >> Re "engine number"............... Is that engraved on the engine block?
: >> If
: >> so where is it located. (I don't have the car in question here at the
: >> moment.)
: >> Slainte mhath!
: >> Andy I.
: > I don't know for sure about the 850, but according to my Haynes manual
: > the S/V70 (same body shape) it's on the top of the engine on the left
: > side (when standing in front of the car facing the engine compartment.)
: > The examples shown look as if engine type is there, too. [One is B5254S
: > 1234567 and the other is D5252T 1J123456]
: > On my later [S80 platform - not the latest shape] V70, the engine number
: > and type is on a paper barcode label stuck onto the pulley cover at the
: > front of the engine. I would have hoped that there would be something
: > permanent than that - like a metal plate with the number stamped on it -
: > but if there is, I can't see it!
: > As a matter of interest, what hangs on identifying the engine type
: > correctly? Will anyone die if you get it wrong?
: > --
: > Cheers,
: > Roger
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: VIDAS (Volvo Diagnostic & Information Service) shows your VIN belongs to a
: 1997 850, engine B5254T, manual transmission M58.
: Website "precisionintl..com" shows your engine is 2434.78cc.
: hope that helps
Thank you Roger. I don't recall seeing it on top of the engine but I'll
have a look for that paper label if it hasn't blown away in 16
No one will die if I get it wrong, but the engine might! (I'm looking for a
Thank you too Robert. That info seem smore precise. I think I'll go with
that and check Roger's idea too.