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  1. AOC pully is on-the-way-out, change it before the...

    AOC pully is on-the-way-out, change it before the alternator belt brakes, tangles in the timing belt and takes out the engine.
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    This could be a gentle warning the head gasket is...

    This could be a gentle warning the head gasket is on the way out. I had several isolated bouts of that atwo years ago. This fall I noticed on the induction side of the block small crystaline...
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    Update I block many websites and activities by...

    Update I block many websites and activities by search engines like Google for example using NextDNS and their automatic filters. In addition I use the Ghostery plugin on my browsers. Playing about...
  4. Update Vida shows the power supply to the DDM and...

    Update Vida shows the power supply to the DDM and different parts of this receive power for different functions from different circuits, I think this is governed by the CEM - this contains a number...
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    I used "self amalgamating tape" it was fiddly to...

    I used "self amalgamating tape" it was fiddly to apply (the backing tape gets in the way) but it is a nice matt finish unlike electrical insulating tape sold here which tends to curl undone as the...
  6. Ha Ha Astro quite so!

    Ha Ha Astro quite so!
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    Vida DiCE limitations

    Over a few years now I have occasionally experienced situations with Vida/DiCE reading MY 01 from which I could't recover; at least not by conventionally clearing codes and restarting. There is...
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    Sorry my bad didn't note FRONT door. Have you...

    Sorry my bad didn't note FRONT door. Have you removed door card? The bowden cable is probably unclipped from the door handle on the back of the door card. Easilly fixed in five minutes. 1 Remove the...
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    Childlock set? look for small orange sloted scew...

    Childlock set? look for small orange sloted scew in door shut turn (30 degrees) with dumpy flatblade screwdriver.
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    I don't mean to be rude but if you honestly...

    I don't mean to be rude but if you honestly intend to service the xc yourself and make an adequate job then acquiring Vida/DiCE is your forst step. Also it seems fashonable to use all sorts of...
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    You are wrong it happened on one day and I did...

    You are wrong it happened on one day and I did not try a restart because Vida confirmed cyl 3/4 which can be one coil pack going south (or a lot of other things) either way being right in the middle...
  12. Thread: Readyness State

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    Hi yes, All points covered by Astro check out:...

    Hi yes, All points covered by Astro check out: plenty of fuel pressure but I was dismayed to see debris in the fuel I colleted from the fuelrail via the shrader valve (new fuel filter fitted a year...
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    Astro14 You are an object lesson in clarity and...

    Astro14 You are an object lesson in clarity and helpfulness.
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    Defo "with": the thermostat should be replaced...

    Defo "with": the thermostat should be replaced along with the new rubber seal so that the pin hole valve faces forward - this is the highest point in the cooling circuit. Doing so will ensure that...
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    Me too ... try TOR

    Me too ... try TOR
  16. Thread: Readyness State

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    Readyness State

    Hi, Can anyone help me with this? I have had missfire problems on cyl 3 and 4 on my MY01 XC70 AWD. Before maintenance I read and cleared the codes - the readiness code was OK. Now post maintenance...
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    Hi no problem. I am in the UK used to live in the...

    Hi no problem. I am in the UK used to live in the Midlands but moved to the South Coast a year ago, to Portsmouth. The company I used has a web site: -
    www.injectortune.co.uk .If you visit the site...
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    Thanks everyone for the good whishes honestly....

    Thanks everyone for the good whishes honestly. When you get to 73 years young (February) you become surprisingly philosophical. There is nothing like hearing about your own mortality to wake you up...
  19. I would say take the opportunity to check the...

    I would say take the opportunity to check the induction side of engine.
    * When was fuel filter changed?
    * Dito air filter.
    * Is the airbox sealed and the pipe to the exhaust side connecting to...
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    Watch tachometer when cranking, if it moves away...

    Watch tachometer when cranking, if it moves away from 0 then it's receiving a signal.
  21. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKfR6s9fp0I

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKfR6s9fp0I
  22. Take a look at this video -...

    Take a look at this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKfR6s9fp0I
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    I feel your pain and nothing to add (sorry) do...

    I feel your pain and nothing to add (sorry) do the 2001 xcs have the fp control module I cannot find one on my RHD with, I think, plastic tank?
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    Well done finding it Oka and fingers and toes...

    Well done finding it Oka and fingers and toes crossed it has not done damage!
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sbKc-AiVck...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sbKc-AiVck
    https://www.tiepie-automotive.com/en/articles/troublesome-volvo-xc70
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