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    VTL - do you leave that adjusting link in the...

    VTL - do you leave that adjusting link in the drum (for good) or take it out after adjusting? I had a terrible time when I replaced my e-brake shoes a few years ago.
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    I agree with Hoonk, sounds like your fluid level...

    I agree with Hoonk, sounds like your fluid level might be off. See if you can get it to the correct level, then work on getting new fluid in.
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    You were correct VTL. I ended up getting the...

    You were correct VTL. I ended up getting the Volvo inner & outer kits and they came w/ different grease.
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    Thanks for the advice everyone. I ended up going...

    Thanks for the advice everyone. I ended up going to my local dealer and got blue box inner and outer boots @ $55/each kit. Each kit includes the boot, grease, circlip, axle bolt and clamps. I...
  5. To order the correct springs (you want to replace...

    To order the correct springs (you want to replace them as a pair), you'll need the spring code that's in your VIN. Here is a good explanation on IPD's website -...
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    I bought this kit from FCP -...

    I bought this kit from FCP - https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/clone-volvo-bellow-kit-inner-c70-31256221

    The grease here won't work?
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    Thanks Hoonk, you always have good advice. I...

    Thanks Hoonk, you always have good advice. I imagine this is going to be messy, I'm not looking forward to it. I bought both inner and outer boots from FCP.

    The clicking sounded like it was...
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    I had just replaced both front control arms,...

    I had just replaced both front control arms, bearing/hubs and ball joints in the front. I used new axle bolts and torqued them to spec, but with the car in the air and w/o using antiseize like I see...
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    Re-Pack CV Joint

    2005 XC70 with 185k - I've been getting some clicking (sounds like from the engine bay) and my ABS light has been coming on/off intermittently. VIDA says it's my wheel speed sensor. I was getting...
  10. Here's a post on Mathews how to DIY -...

    Here's a post on Mathews how to DIY - https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=31639

    And here's a post on Swedespeed with Tony's info (he repairs them) -...
  11. $650 is crazy for a new transponder/key. I was...

    $650 is crazy for a new transponder/key. I was in the same situation as you when I bought my XC (bought it used w/ about 60K on the OD). I bought a new blank key and transponder from Tasca for...
  12. I surrendered! I had my front hydraulic mount go...

    I surrendered! I had my front hydraulic mount go and been driving with it like this for the past year. I bought both hydraulic mounts and tackled it yesterday. Front mount was pretty easy once I...
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    Can't help you, but I admire your tenacity! ...

    Can't help you, but I admire your tenacity! Seriously.
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    Top motor mount?

    Top motor mount?
  15. WOW! Glad your daughter was OK, her boyfriend...

    WOW! Glad your daughter was OK, her boyfriend did have a great response! That happened so fast.
  16. Congrats on your new car and thanks for sharing...

    Congrats on your new car and thanks for sharing your awesome experience! I felt like I was reading a good book! I live on the PA/MD border and agree about the road differences between the 2 states....
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    Mine looks like this too ('05 w/ 178,000 miles). ...

    Mine looks like this too ('05 w/ 178,000 miles). I've been wondering the same thing, I even debated on getting used replacement wood wheel. I remember seeing JRL post info on cars he's was selling...
  18. I couldn't get mine out while the headlight...

    I couldn't get mine out while the headlight assembly was still in the car. Hoonk has an accurate description of the process! I decided to polish the plastic on mine ('05), so I pulled both...
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    If that's your garage, you can do it!!

    If that's your garage, you can do it!!
  20. I've heard good things (on here and SwedeSpeed)...

    I've heard good things (on here and SwedeSpeed) about Scandinavian Import Servicenter - https://scandinavianimports.com/

    I personally have no experience with them.
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    I had the shop diagnose my driver's rear a few...

    I had the shop diagnose my driver's rear a few months ago, it was getting loud (I thought it was the tire). They told me not to drive far. Their quote was around $500 including an alignment, but I...
  22. I used Gibbon's method described in this thread...

    I used Gibbon's method described in this thread when it happened to me (in a parking lot at a customer's office) -...
  23. I can't help, but here are your pics: ...

    I can't help, but here are your pics:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007626792_8d7e9885d4_z.jpgIMG_1847

    [img]https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48007546998_512e56a357_z.jpgIMG_1846
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    I had the same symptoms you have. It ended up...

    I had the same symptoms you have. It ended up being the Brake Booster Switch - Volvo Part # 31265825. It's a switch next to the airbox. Disconnect the wire harness, if the buzzing stops, that's...
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    Nice! Scan it with VIDA to look at those codes. ...

    Nice! Scan it with VIDA to look at those codes. I was getting a fuel pressure code about a year ago, replaced the fuel rail sensor/plug, no help. Replaced the fuel pump and it fixed it.
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