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    Thanks for the clarification JRL.

    Thanks for the clarification JRL.
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    FS: ABS module from 2001 V70XC

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    Item Name: ABS Module
    Fits a../Purpose: Came from 2001 V70XC
    Condition:Rebuilt
    Description: See below
    Item Location: Fort Worth, TX
    Asking Price: $10 + $10 shipping USD...
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    That may be the funniest thing I've read on this...

    That may be the funniest thing I've read on this forum
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    I wasted a lot of $$ on transmission "fixes" for...

    I wasted a lot of $$ on transmission "fixes" for mine too. It would stutter, or buck, but mostly only at highway speeds and was more prominent after a coast when you then hit the gas. Not sure what...
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    So I'd love to do this for my 07 as the turbo lag...

    So I'd love to do this for my 07 as the turbo lag is getting quite annoying. However, I need some clarification:
    1. I gather from the posts that the actual TCV does NOT need to be replaced to get...
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    I had something similar and it turned out to be...

    I had something similar and it turned out to be one of the ignition coils was going bad. Never threw a code. Ultimately, I just ended up replacing all of them at the same time because I was afraid...
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    I'm not sure the relay is your problem. I think...

    I'm not sure the relay is your problem. I think that killed both brake lights at the same time. I know on my '01, that if a rear light went out I could usually get it to work by banging on the...
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    FS: Cabin Air Filters 2001 XC70

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    Item Name: Cabin Air Filter (x2)
    Fits a../Purpose: For sure fits 2001 XC70 - Also for sure does not fit 2007 XC70
    Condition: New In Box
    Description: Cabin Air Filter
    Item Location:...
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    There's some threads on here about shimming the...

    There's some threads on here about shimming the compressor clutch (with the plastic bread clips of all things). Our 01 had the same issue, and the shims did the trick. Easy to install, quick, and...
  10. I put an aftermarket one in ours (from...

    I put an aftermarket one in ours (from eEuroparts, can't remember brand - Chinese I think). It ran great for the 6 months after I put in. The car ended up getting in a wreck and totalled, so I...
  11. Thread: 2001 v70 xc

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    Our '01 had what could be described as a "miss"...

    Our '01 had what could be described as a "miss" and it turned out to be one of the ignition coils going bad. If yours haven't been replaced in a while it could be that. That's an easy DIY.

    And...
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    I thought I might have had corrosion problem on...

    I thought I might have had corrosion problem on my '01 because bulbs were blowing like crazy. I ended up removing the whole tail light assembly and was shocked to find that the plastic housing that...
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    To expand on JRL's picture, the top timing belt...

    To expand on JRL's picture, the top timing belt cover is the humped black plastic thing on the left (left red mark). The other cover that needs to be removed is actually the black plastic cover...
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    Could also be a sign that one or more of your...

    Could also be a sign that one or more of your ignition coils is starting to go bad. We had a similar issue in our 2001. Never threw a check engine code, and we dumped a lot of $$$ at the dealer...
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    Depending on the nature of the "shudder", it...

    Depending on the nature of the "shudder", it could also be a failing ignition coil. We had a similar shudder on our 01 that would only happen during acceleration only at highway speeds. It was an...
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    I agree with Astro. Get the code read first. My...

    I agree with Astro. Get the code read first. My Transmission Service required message ended up being some sensors on the top of the transmission. The parts were about $200 and I did it myself in...
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    That price sounds about right. I would figure...

    That price sounds about right. I would figure the dealer book rate says a radiator replacement is in the neighborhood of about 4 hours, especially if you include changing the thermostat.

    The...
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    I'm not advocating new vs. used. Just offering...

    I'm not advocating new vs. used. Just offering my experience. I bought a new Nissens radiator and it only lasted 2 years, so buying new is no guarantee either. I've had good luck with used parts...
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    Having replaced the radiator twice on my 01XC,...

    Having replaced the radiator twice on my 01XC, let me offer you this first. If it appears to be coming from the top of the radiator at the overflow hose connection, it could just be the clamp. The...
  20. Thread: Oil Rant

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    My $.02

    This is a very interesting discussion. I have read every post with great interest.

    I'm not a mechanic, nor a "gearhead", the type of driving we do would not be considered extreme, and here in...
  21. I'm not sure if this will help or not, but I know...

    I'm not sure if this will help or not, but I know that when I disconnected the ABS Module on my '01 to have it rebuilt, the odometer stopped working. It obvoiusly gets data from (or through) that...
  22. I would agree that $400 is way too high for this...

    I would agree that $400 is way too high for this job, unfortunately, it's about in line with what my dealership says, which is not too hard to believe since they charge near $200 for the part.

    I...
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    I bent my lug wrench too trying to get a lug nut...

    I bent my lug wrench too trying to get a lug nut off that a tire store monkey had overtightened. I ended up buying a 4-way lug wrench and it took the nut right off (I believe it was the 19mm end).
  24. Thread: Child Seats

    by greemero
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    No, the seat does not interfere with the vision...

    No, the seat does not interfere with the vision out of the rear view mirror. Due to the angle of the back when rear facing, it's below the sightline.
  25. Thread: Child Seats

    by greemero
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    After both of my kids got out of their infant...

    After both of my kids got out of their infant carriers, we put them in Sunshine Kids Radian XT convertible car seats. These things are fabulous. They allow for rear facing installation up to 45...
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