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    Take a look at his link it shows the high mileage...

    Take a look at his link it shows the high mileage items for the 3.2

    http://www.freel2.com/forum/topic32504.html

    I would focus on

    High Mileage Maintenance items for 3.2
    1. Serpentine belt,...
  2. Very nice!!!! Your 2013 T6 is very well loved....

    Very nice!!!!

    Your 2013 T6 is very well loved.

    I have a 2010 3.2 S80 that I am taking care of see this link https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87687

    I did a quick...
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    This may help 8967 Take care Paul

    This may help



    8967

    Take care

    Paul
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    If you don't mind doing some basic maintenance...

    If you don't mind doing some basic maintenance then yes you should buy the XC70

    Take a look at this list (its for the LR2 with essentially the same powertrain as the 3.2 XC70, in your case you...
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    All, I just replaced my Thermostat on my 2010...

    All,

    I just replaced my Thermostat on my 2010 S80 3.2 125,000 miles

    This is the same Thermostat used in 3.2 and 3.0T XC70, XC90, XC60, S60, SS80, V70 and Land Rover LR2

    Note the Thermostat...
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    Here is what I needed to do to program Home link...

    Here is what I needed to do to program Home link

    1. Press the learn button on the garage door opener

    2. put the home link in the programming mode

    3. try to program the home link by pressing...
  7. If you are absolutely certain itís the clutch...

    If you are absolutely certain itís the clutch then itís time for a rebuild.

    But at that mileage if it were me Iíd replace the belt, tensioner and idler first.

    Then the clutch if the noise is...
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    I posted some additional pictures on the Land...

    I posted some additional pictures on the Land Rover board

    If you are looking for more information about changing the thermostat then take a look

    http://www.freel2.com/forum/topic32245.html
    ...
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    Thank you for posting this information. I have...

    Thank you for posting this information.

    I have a 2008 LR2 with the Volvo 3.2

    I decided to replace the thermostat at 10 years based on your post

    About 5 minutes after removing the thermostat...
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    I agree with Tony, this is not a trivial 5 minute...

    I agree with Tony, this is not a trivial 5 minute job.

    Here is a link with pictures showing what's involved.

    Note: this is for the XC70's first cousin but the procedure will be nearly identical...
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    Jon, That's great news. I am really glad to...

    Jon,

    That's great news.

    I am really glad to hear that your XC is happy again.


    And based on your statement below you are well on your way
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    Jon, Were you racing vintage Bikes or...

    Jon,

    Were you racing vintage Bikes or restoring them? Or a little bit of both?

    I do agree that the key to success is to sell too soon, that is excellent advice.


    Back to your XC70

    Its...
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    Jon No worries Sorry to hear about your...

    Jon

    No worries

    Sorry to hear about your injury

    It sounds like you have a fun project

    You should post your progress here
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    I am glad to hear that Volvo came thru for you. ...

    I am glad to hear that Volvo came thru for you.

    That is excellent news
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    Sorry to hear about your difficulties. Your XC...

    Sorry to hear about your difficulties.

    Your XC is very new and its a diesel but I will try to help

    In my 2008 LR2 (XC70 clone) I have a docking station for the key and a push button to start...
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    Jon, That's no problem. If the hard reset...

    Jon,

    That's no problem.

    If the hard reset works be sure to post here so that others will know.

    And if it doesn't work then post here and I'll try to think of what to do next.


    I can...
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    Jon, It looks like its almost 200 views now. ...

    Jon,

    It looks like its almost 200 views now.

    Full disclosure: I don't own and XC70 but I do own a 2008 Land Rover LR2 which I believe shares the same basic design

    Lets start simple.

    When...
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    Poll: My oil change interval is 7,500 miles I'm at...

    My oil change interval is 7,500 miles

    I'm at 110,000 miles (about 15 oil changes, the first 7 were by the dealer)

    I've owned my LR2 since new in 2008

    Never added a drop

    My Oil of choice:...
  19. Not an XC70 But it is a close relative ...

    Not an XC70

    But it is a close relative

    Procedure should be very similar

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyOnZl9yA1k
  20. Take a look at this video Its not a XC70 but...

    Take a look at this video

    Its not a XC70 but it is a first cousin

    But it should be the same proceedure

    If there are differences please post here so that others will be aware
    ...
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    Take a look at this Land Rover thread The LR2...

    Take a look at this Land Rover thread

    The LR2 uses the Volvo 3.2

    https://landroverforums.com/forum/lr2-35/help-changing-2008-lr2-alternator-63671/

    Disconnect the battery ground cable....
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x9cufzCXmo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x9cufzCXmo
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