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    If someone is doing this should they remove the...

    If someone is doing this should they remove the amount of fluid that the sea foam would displace? Or is there no problem in adding this as-is? I’m just looking for clarification because I don’t think...
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    I followed the advice of forum members here and...

    I followed the advice of forum members here and recently installed an aux Trans cooler with a thermostat. Whereís the best place to aim a laser thermometer to get a good reading of trans temps? The...
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    Thanks so much for the insight, very much...

    Thanks so much for the insight, very much appreciated.
  4. Thread: PCV kits?

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    Seconded on the full kit. If that box is full of...

    Seconded on the full kit. If that box is full of gunk and you don’t replace it you’re not doing yourself a whole lot of good for the effort.
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    Thanks for the responses. Question about the...

    Thanks for the responses.

    Question about the thermostat, is it absolutely necessary? And if so is 180 really the best temp or should I look for one that goes a bit cooler like 160?
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    Aux transmission cooler location

    Hey guys,

    Iíll be doin a bunch of work this weekend on my 05 XC70. While Iím replacing the radiator Iím also going to splice in an auxiliary transmission cooler. My question is what is the optimal...
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    Anyone got any tips for seized plugs? My 05 has...

    Anyone got any tips for seized plugs? My 05 has the diff plug in the back (there is not a second one next to the Haldex plug, I have to access it from the rear). I tried to remove both the Haldex and...
  8. I had a similar issue in an 05, albeit at a...

    I had a similar issue in an 05, albeit at a different speed range. Turned out to be the fuel rail pressure sensor.
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    Does anyone have a link showing how to do so? I’m...

    Does anyone have a link showing how to do so? I’m an IT guy but Vida is frankly a UI disaster.
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    Thanks for the advice, much appreciated. Just got...

    Thanks for the advice, much appreciated. Just got the car in October and I've been slowly rebuilding any wear parts as preventative maintenance. She's at 113K miles (bought at 106K) and it's my...
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    I just did a Gibbons flush last week but my VIDA...

    I just did a Gibbons flush last week but my VIDA wasn’t working and couldn’t be bothered to troubleshoot it at the time. I didn’t do a TCM at the time but everything is running great.

    Does anyone...
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    Thanks so much!

    Thanks so much!
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    Hose Replacements - Anyone have a diagram?

    Hello,

    I've got an 05 XC70 that I bought in October. I've been slowly working my way through the car to do as much preventative maintenance as possible. I'd like to replace the hoses which I...
  14. Does this fit the bill? I searched using your...

    Does this fit the bill?

    I searched using your car’s year and model.

    https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6621/114611-muffler-hanger-clamp-awd-models
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    Not sure about the seals, but I’ve been quoted at...

    Not sure about the seals, but I’ve been quoted at $350 for the water pump and timing belt kit installation. I bought the actual Volvo parts myself, those were about $250 (ballpark) and he’s just...
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    I spent Saturday replacing the control arms, ball...

    I spent Saturday replacing the control arms, ball joints, and outer tie rods as they had never been done on this car.

    Next up, transmission drain/fill (maybe gibbons?) and off to a shop to do the...
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    Thanks so much, money’s getting tight and I...

    Thanks so much, money’s getting tight and I needed to know if this is a “must replace” before my trip.
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    Truly appreciate the suggestion, I’ll give that a...

    Truly appreciate the suggestion, I’ll give that a look in the next day or two!

    I have a trip coming up shortly, would this be a high priority fix before I go or is this just an annoyance I can...
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    Slow right turn clunk

    Hello everyone, I just finished replacing both control arms, outer tie tods, ball joints and bearings (bearings were last week) on my 05 xc70 last night. I was hoping doing so would eliminate a clunk...
  20. Was there any trick to this? I've tried posting...

    Was there any trick to this? I've tried posting an introductory post 3 times now and each time I'm told that it has to be approved by a moderator. I've seen speculation that you need to get to 10...
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    I'm interested in this as well. I just got an 05...

    I'm interested in this as well. I just got an 05 XC70 about a month ago and I'm wondering if I should change the fluid in the haldex or do the fluid & change the pump.

    ~108K miles, likely never...
  22. New ( To me) 2005 XC70 - some recommendations

    Hey guys, great forum youíve got here.

    I bought a 2005 XC70 with about 108K miles on it. From reading on here itís about time to do a transmission flush. Iíve got a source for 12L of the Toyota IV...
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