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Electrical fault
My trusty old '95 850T has just developed an electrical fault which, I'm afraid, will probably turn out to be expensive to diagnose and fix. When I turn on the headlights, the instrument panel lights...
5 years ago
 
Volvo S60 Reliability
I am in a position where I need to make a decision soon and would appreciate some input on Volvo reliability. In particular, I am considering a 2014 S60 (base engine). Consumer Reports gives it an...
6 years ago
 
selling my Volvo 740 t 1990 interested ?Any one know about the Volvo 2004 Aktiv turbo please ?
After many years but few kilometre's of faithful service I am selling my 1990 740 Turbo . 210.000 Ks 80.000 in 11 years mainly between capital Synthetic oils in the Tranny and engine serviced every...
8 years ago
 
Probably my last Volvo ever - damn.
I've been driving Volvos for more than 15 years now, currently we've a 1990s v70 crosscountry and a xc70 ('02 vintage). Bought the XC70 with 75000-80000km on the clock (that's under 50000 miles). I've...
8 years ago 14
 
Volvo 240 intermittent starting
Hi all, It's been a while since I last wrote anything here, mostly for the reason my 1990 Volvo 240 has been working without much of problems. However, during last winter it developed an intermittent...
9 years ago 4
 
"ENGINE SYSTEM SERVICE NEEDED" - Your advice please!
A couple of days ago, the message "ENGINE SYSTEM SERVICE NEEDED" appeared in the dashboard display of my 2007 (not latest shape) V70 D5 - accompanied by a yellow warning triangle. When the message was...
9 years ago 2
 
Volvo 850 TDI, EFI 132 and 712 error codes
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. Starting...
10 years ago 2
 
2004 Volvo S80 seat memory problems no longer working just stopped buttons do nothing
Hi, This is my 1st time posting - almost guaranteed not to be my last. I just bought my Volvo and love it so far...it's developed its first quirk. The seat memory buttons just stopped working. They've...
10 years ago 6
 
rough idle '96 960
Just wondering what would cause a random misfire at idle. Engine is fine when driving. No vacuum leaks, wiring harness and coil packs okay, compression fine. Any suggestions to what else I should look...
10 years ago 6
 
Spark plug torque question
Hello... RE: 2000 C70 Convertible. When replacing spark plugs, how critical is the torque? Reason, at 75k it's time to replace the plugs, which should be fairly straight forward. However, I do not own...
10 years ago 19
 
cd stuck in radio
I have a CD stuck in my radio (HU-613) is there any way to get it to eject other than the obvious hitting the eject button? 2004 XC70 Thanks Rob If it is a multi CD player, try stepping through the...
11 years ago 1
 
1987 volvo 740 reverse lockout paddle broke...
hi all, my 87 volvo 740 can only go forward. the reverse lockout lever broke on the stick shift. y'know, the black pull-thing that you need to pull to get it into reverse. i've scoured the net for...
11 years ago 4
 
Tell me it's not a interference motor.
The timing belt broke on my '83 245. Ironically, I was on the way to the auto parts to get gaskets to fix a leaky water pump. Pulled all the stuff off the front. Covers, belts, pulleys, water pump,...
11 years ago 11
 
940 steering pump vibration after MOT
In N.Ireland we have a Gov't controlled MOT, now called MOT2 with all sort of computer gizmos for suspension and the old-rip-the-steering apart moving pads to check bushes etc. During this test the...
11 years ago 2
 
Immo off files
Hi. I m ecu tehnician. I sale immo off files (immo dumps). ALFA ROMEO ALFA 145 1.3 BOXER IAW 8F.6B - REMOVE IMMO ALFA 145 1.4 TS 16V 0 261 204 481 - REMOVE IMMO ALFA 146 1.6 16V TS 0 261 204 480 M...
11 years ago
 
1990 740GL: Radio dying?
One day, the FM radio just cut out. The radio still has power, and I can get a few AM stations, but the FM audio is barely there, as if the antenna connection might have come loose. It seems to cut...
12 years ago 1
 
Rust is contagious
I went over my sons Ford covering minor rust here and there as theres so little paint on joins and seams and sharp edges .This car is just over 2 years old and the thin paint on rough edges just...
12 years ago 2
 
Replace Central Speaker Grill with Sat Nav?
Ok, this is what I'm thinking of doing: My 2001 V70 has the centre speaker grille which I think doesn't have a speaker behind it. I would like to use the space to install a sat nav. I'm not thinking...
13 years ago 10
 
V70/(855) Tailgate wiring harness
Hi all, I need some advice about replacing our V70 (2000) tailgate wiring harness. I think one or more wires is broken in the harness where it twists near the hinge because the unlocking motor only...
13 years ago
 
Fuel injector cleaner *after* oil change
Chalk it up to poor planning, but I just got my oil changed yesterday and would still like to throw in some fuel injector cleaner (Techron, from what I read) before I fill up again. Is this a bad...
13 years ago 9