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    ...I found the cloth tape in a few places -...

    ...I found the cloth tape in a few places - amazon, digi-key, McMaster-Carr. There is TESA wire loom tape and some alternatives.
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    I **finally** found the leak. Rear wheels off,...

    I **finally** found the leak. Rear wheels off, the aluminum vapor piping near the fuel filler.

    Sheesh.

    Albertj
  3. Tips and advice: copy the numbers that are on...

    Tips and advice: copy the numbers that are on the transmission (cell phone pictures will do if clear enough) then use those numbers to search car-part.com and to contact specialist Volvo recyclers...
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    Thanks, and I should be able to check that. I'll...

    Thanks, and I should be able to check that. I'll need to get/rent a smoke machine, I think. I wonder if this one would actually work:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/115265811970
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    Evap, wherefore art thou?

    An indie near me did that... replaced purge valve... code is back.

    I'll be working on this further myself, it'll be a couple three weeks before I can get to it.
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    I wonder if VIDA has some troubleshooting details...

    I wonder if VIDA has some troubleshooting details about codes with no CEL?

    Based on what I've seen in this thread, I think you (we - my code's back also) are settling in for an afternoon checking...
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    I'll check this too, thanks.

    I'll check this too, thanks.
  8. searching for answers

    some insights here: LINK
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    A line in the charcoal

    :) Thanks! I'll check the lines (including the one you mentioned) more carefully. I looked but did not poke or pinch.

    Albertj
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    small evap leak?

    I could use some help deducing a "small evap leak" on my XC70. I think I have eliminated the leak detection pump (it's a Bosch, 2 y.o.) and the gas cap. I figure either (a) it actually is the leak...
  11. Does anyone think there may be a problem with the...

    Does anyone think there may be a problem with the VVT? orvieto, did you re-set the codes after replacing the coils?
  12. This one's easy. Other than the above, you say...

    This one's easy. Other than the above, you say your car's in god shape. IMHO in this market you're not going to get a car in as good shape as yours (once repaired) for $4,000.

    You can get these...
  13. dump l'oil

    My car did this (about 170 K miles) it turned out to be the VVT gear. The center cam can leak. Because it is spinning it throws oil around and looks like a seal leak... but it's not... See...
  14. So elegant, I have no words. Well done.

    So elegant, I have no words. Well done.
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    Parts are parts...

    You can see the variant parts in VIDA's built in parts catalogue. There are (kinda cryptic) descriptions with the numbers. Certain spec XC70s do have different shocks and bushings but see the...
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    If the dealer replaced the battery, check to see...

    If the dealer replaced the battery, check to see if the replacement was the correct spec. The one now in may simply be inadequate.
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    Some comments not yet offered: Inspect the...

    Some comments not yet offered:

    Inspect the brakes to plan your job. When you pull the wheel look at the rotors and pads.

    On the rotors, drag your fingernail radially across both faces. The...
  18. I was thinking about doing the same and decided...

    I was thinking about doing the same and decided not to because the merchandise reviews I found elsewhere for same aftermarket brands (in the case of Oredy, Sensen, Duralo) were dismal. Simple but...
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    Get a SIM for T-mobile or associated networks in...

    Get a SIM for T-mobile or associated networks in your vicinity that still run 2G. BTW what is the message?
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    Aerospace 303, follow label directions...

    Aerospace 303, follow label directions scrupulously for best results. It lasts for me a very long time.
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    Suggest you order from Tasca... Get the...

    Suggest you order from Tasca...
    Get the assembly from the dealer. Arrives prepainted. Remember to get replacement trim clips, they break when you remove them. Suggest you order from Tasca, the...
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    I am newly returned to Volvos, so I may be full...

    I am newly returned to Volvos, so I may be full of it here -- but is there a brake proportioning valve of any sort and if so is it maybe faulty?
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    Double check your title's provenance; could this...

    Double check your title's provenance; could this have been a flooded car?
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    Used replacement from Erie VoVo?

    Used replacement from Erie VoVo?
  25. Off the top of my head I'd check for a wiring...

    Off the top of my head I'd check for a wiring issue, such as loose wiring to a speed sensor that is sending a signal in spite of the car not moving - our XC70 is set to lock the doors after reaching...
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