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  1. AM band went silent - FM, CD, and AUX still work fine

    AM band went silent (the display part and station buttons continue to do their thing, but no sound comes out if the AM button is selected). FM, CD, and AUX still work fine.

    Is this more likely to...
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    Also, look at the upkeep costs. T-5's have a...

    Also, look at the upkeep costs. T-5's have a turbo that's expensive to fix/replace; I6 3.2's don't. And the 90k service for a T-5 runs about $1500 because it includes a timing belt replacement; the...
  3. Replacement key

    When my wife bought her used 2008, it came with only one PCC (six-button remote fob-thing) and one metal key that fits inside the PCC.

    I wanted my own key, so we bought a 2nd PCC from the Volvo...
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    We bought our 2008 XC70 a little over a month ago...

    We bought our 2008 XC70 a little over a month ago and its tire pressure warning indicator was on (solid, not flashing) at that time. We bought new tires for it two weeks ago and the installers noted...
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    Roll Call thread in pre-2008 XC70 section

    Could the Roll Call thread be moved to a non-year-specific section? Or should we start a separate Roll Call thread in the 2008+ section?
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    2008 maintenance schedule

    I didn't find one in the owner's manual but I did find this online:
    http://www.volvocountry.com/service/2008/maintenance.html

    Is it accurate? No required timing belt replacement for the 3.2 I6...
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    Different brake/TS light problem

    Couldn't find this set of symptoms in the FAQs sticky or through using the Search function:

    Left turn signals work fine under all conditions
    For the past month, right turn signals operate...
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    See...

    See http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009-10/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Bills/5859.pdf for the new/proposed law in WA (I don't know if it has passed yet or not). Under this bill, in addition to...
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    How far down from the top of the bumper cover...

    How far down from the top of the bumper cover should I be looking (I don't see any indents)? And how far apart? I assume they'd be centered on the bumper cover left-to-right.
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    With any other car, that's what I'd do, too, but...

    With any other car, that's what I'd do, too, but this is a Volvo XC70 - drill in the wrong place and you'll ruin the warp drive dynamic flux capacitor ($2,400 plus 15 hours of labor to replace)!...
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    That would be appreciated - I can PayPal you some...

    That would be appreciated - I can PayPal you some $ once you know what you have and what you want for it. Include shipping to zipcode 98058 in your price.

    I neglected to mention in my first post...
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    Mounting a front license plate

    Our 2004 XC70 came from a state that didn't require a front license plate - where we live does require both front and rear.

    1. Should there be a bracket of some sort on the front bumper for a...
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    Don't know about snow performance specifically,...

    Don't know about snow performance specifically, but here's a recommendation for what it's worth:
    http://www.volvoxc.com/forums/showpost.php?p=119838&postcount=338
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  14. Experiences with 3rd party extended warranties

    I'm hoping this thread will become a repository for members' good and bad experiences with 3rd part extended warranty companies.

    Since we've only had our 2004 XC70 (and extended warranty) for two...
  15. Recommended shops in South King County (WA)

    I hope some locals will offer guidance about shops they recommend - and ones to avoid - in the area between the Bellevue (Barrier) and Fife (O'Brien) dealerships.

    No problems at the moment, but we...
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    Maiden voyage

    Report of our first trip after mounting a new set of Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring tires (stock 215/65R16 size):

    We covered a little over 500 trouble-free miles from the Seattle area to...
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    Our 2004 XC70 was advertised as "silver" and when...

    Our 2004 XC70 was advertised as "silver" and when I first saw it, I thought it was, but it turned out to actually be Crystal Green Metallic. Similarly, the leather interior was advertised as "gray"...
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    We just traded in our 1993 Subaru Legacy LSi AWD...

    We just traded in our 1993 Subaru Legacy LSi AWD wagon on a 2004 XC70 (crystal green metallic). Why? Well, the Subaru had 125,000 miles on it, and the maintenance was pitifully cheap, so we figured...
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