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    Almost done with the Conti DWS. Treadlife in...

    Almost done with the Conti DWS. Treadlife in practice on a V8 sport doesn't last that much longer then the OEM Pirellies
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    On my 04 T6, head gasket was replaced due to a...

    On my 04 T6, head gasket was replaced due to a small oil leak. I got the impression from the dealer that it was not so uncommon...they knew where to look right away.
  3. I had two t6 transmission fail and neither was...

    I had two t6 transmission fail and neither was the result of mixing. I would guess that there is more then one common failure mechanism so there may be a few things to do to make the transmissions...
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    Had a similar lockup with the rear seatbelts on...

    Had a similar lockup with the rear seatbelts on the XC90, in my case, it was an internal assembly failure and the entire assembly was replaced by the dealer. It has also happen in my BMW that was...
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    FS XC90 HID headlights with ballast

    For sale

    1 pair of HID headlights with approx 5k miles on them. Keep them as a spare pair but sold the car. Complete with ballast. Can email pictures

    From 2004 XC90 T6

    $300 obo
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    I don't know if its a AWD vs FWD or a V8 AWD vs...

    I don't know if its a AWD vs FWD or a V8 AWD vs V6, but on the V8, the driveshafts have an extra bearing in so it extends the longer shaft so the part that bends down to the wheel is at the same...
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    I think it may be a European law or custom, all...

    I think it may be a European law or custom, all of my euro cars only light up on the driver side
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    I am not too sure that one can attribute the high...

    I am not too sure that one can attribute the high failure rate to just poor maintenance and issues with the radiator and lines. I there there are numerous cases of low mileage failure due to failed...
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    If a slight further pedal pressure doesn't make...

    If a slight further pedal pressure doesn't make the transmission downshift, just do it manually with the shifter in the +/- mode. Lower gear with same speed or same rate of acceleration = less input...
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    On my 2008 xc90 sport, I get about 23k miles per...

    On my 2008 xc90 sport, I get about 23k miles per front pad and two sets of pads per rotor. I think it may go longer but my front driver side outer pad wears faster but dealer thinks is normal. On a...
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    The correct way is to measure the thickness of...

    The correct way is to measure the thickness of the rotor away from the edge and if its below the min. thickness, the rotors should be replaced like you have already done.

    The rotors and pads are...
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    I don't think it matters what end goes in first. ...

    I don't think it matters what end goes in first.

    There are two type of aftermarket filters. The one that is like the OEM has second softer layer that is glued to both ends with a smaller dia...
  13. There have been a few posts of people flushing...

    There have been a few posts of people flushing the transmission by tapping the line to the oil cooler.

    If not, the drain bolt is pretty easy to find. I believe the transmission is filled from...
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    Doesn't the T6 engine make its max rated torque...

    Doesn't the T6 engine make its max rated torque of 280 ft/lb at 1800 rpm? If so, its should be pretty easy to get to a high torque level with normal driving. It isn't clear to me if the GM...
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    If you check the forum, I don't think Volvo has a...

    If you check the forum, I don't think Volvo has a set policy regarding failed transmissions after the warrantee period but many have been able to get Volvo to do something. It varys case by case and...
  16. I don't know if this will help, but there is a...

    I don't know if this will help, but there is a drain bolt on the bottom and the filler bolt is on top of the transmission so you will need to remove the air filter box to get to it.

    This would be...
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    From the VADIS for a 2004 T6, Transmission as...

    From the VADIS for a 2004 T6,

    Transmission as a female spline that goes that mates with the male spline on the chain drive. The chain drive looks like a flatten pan cake that bolts right next to...
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    If the dealer starts to work on it, if its either...

    If the dealer starts to work on it, if its either the angle gear and the transmission, the disassembly process has a lot in common. In either case, they have to disconnect the driveshaft, remove the...
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    I had a 04 T6 that had a similar problem with a...

    I had a 04 T6 that had a similar problem with a grinding noise when coasting and when stopping but also on acceleration as well. It was slight at first and got worse with time. In my case, it was...
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    Had the T6 and have the V8 sport. Same daily...

    Had the T6 and have the V8 sport. Same daily drive to drop the kids off at school and the same freeway trek to visit the inlaws. For city, V8 is 1 mpg better then T6, for the freeway, its 1 mpg...
  21. There is a good FAQ on the mobil site. I don't...

    There is a good FAQ on the mobil site. I don't think there is an issue. I have switched to Mobil 1 0W30 on my XC90 sport after 15k miles (basically after the 1st included oil change).
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    My manual says 91 is what the engine is designed...

    My manual says 91 is what the engine is designed for to meet its power and fuel economy rating and allows a min. rating down to 87 without damage (mainly due to knocking by sensing knock and...
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    Its a big case of deja vu. Get car from dealer,...

    Its a big case of deja vu. Get car from dealer, drive to the end of the parklot, turn around and mention noise. Get tech, take for a test drive, take car back and remove the plastic shield and...
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    This may not be the cause of your problem, but on...

    This may not be the cause of your problem, but on my 04 XC90 T6, every time the dealer had to lower the engine (two replacement transmissions and 3 attempts at sealing the differential bevel case),...
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    with regard to the turbo seals, My 04 T6 use...

    with regard to the turbo seals,

    My 04 T6 use to drip oil near the top of the engine where the tube that connects the turbo to the intake meets. Annoyed the hell out of me and the dealer keeped on...
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