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    Usually that sort of problem is the wiper motor...

    Usually that sort of problem is the wiper motor itself.
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    This isnít a particularly difficult transmission...

    This isnít a particularly difficult transmission to figure out.

    Get a copy of the ATSG manual for it.

    https://www.amazon.com/ATSG-AW55-50-51SN-AF23-RE5F22A/dp/B012GWFQIU

    Read up, then...
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    I think Hoonk is right, except youíll need a V70...

    I think Hoonk is right, except youíll need a V70 passenger side axle - which is a bit longer than an XC axle.

    Whatís wrong with your car that youíre asking this question?
  4. When you say OEM - did you get it from a Volvo...

    When you say OEM - did you get it from a Volvo dealer?

    Or a place like eBay...

    Because in the latter case, I would blame the part. Lots of fakes out there...LOTS of fakes, and they look the...
  5. Im befuddled, too... Wrong part? Stalk not...

    Im befuddled, too...

    Wrong part? Stalk not seated fully?

    Didn’t have this problem back when I did mine.

    You may find this handy for future work: https://www.volvoxc.com/resources/how-to/
    ...
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    Timís last post was in 2010...so, I doubt he will...

    Timís last post was in 2010...so, I doubt he will answer your question.

    I think youíll have to proceed on the write-up alone without confirmation...
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    I used regular pop rivets. Hardware store pop...

    I used regular pop rivets. Hardware store pop rivets, so, they were, what, 10 cents each? I hate to think what Volvo charges...
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    The plastic clips arenít as strong. I just...

    The plastic clips arenít as strong. I just pop-riveted those liners back in. Pop rivets are a few pennies each.

    The plastic clips are more expensive. Iíd be curious if they hold up as well as the...
  9. Well... having replaced that PCV hose on each of...

    Well... having replaced that PCV hose on each of my cars, which entails getting a clamp on that little coolant hose by the thermostat, fitting the banjo bolt into the manifold, which takes a few...
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    Remove the bolt, then install your cam locking...

    Remove the bolt, then install your cam locking tool. Your cams will be in the proper place.

    If you’re doing seals without a cam locking tool, stop now. Get the tool and proceed.

    Edit: I see...
  11. I have to disagree. That hose carries...

    I have to disagree.

    That hose carries coolant.

    Coolant.

    It carries coolant from the thermostat housing to the side of the head, where it bolts into the head water jacket via banjo bolt...
  12. I donít think itís available separately. But...

    I donít think itís available separately.

    But itís standard heater hose. Nothing special. And the bend is small enough that bulk hose could be used.

    That said, I would get an intake manifold...
  13. Itís actually part of your PCV system and sold...

    Itís actually part of your PCV system and sold with the big PCV hose that connects to your intake manifold and the driver side of the cylinder head.

    Itís part of this kit, for example:
    ...
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    I think I did it on the XC at about 170,000...

    I think I did it on the XC at about 170,000 miles, so, yeah, I reckon that I'll have to do it again at about 340,000...

    It really depends on use, i.e. clutch wear, but since the AC compressor is...
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    I wouldn't cut anything - I went in from the top,...

    I wouldn't cut anything - I went in from the top, and the first time I did this, I was done in under three hours, which including grinding, by hand, using a diamond plate, the shims in order to get...
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    I got a PS pump for about $65 from Erie Vovo. ...

    I got a PS pump for about $65 from Erie Vovo.

    So...hit them up, get a new pump, do the install when you square away the AC compressor, as itíll be easy when youíve got the belt off and itíll make...
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    I went in from the top. Remove the belt,...

    I went in from the top. Remove the belt, disconnect the battery, you might need to remove the PS pump, can’t remember, but unbolt the alternator, remove it, unbolt the compressor (two more bolts...
  18. Honestly, Iíve gone with the Volvo OEM battery...

    Honestly, Iíve gone with the Volvo OEM battery every time and been very pleased. They have lasted at least 10 years, which is a great life. The standard size is an H6, but if you want, you can fit an...
  19. Put the battery on a good charger overnight. ...

    Put the battery on a good charger overnight.

    report back.

    Your battery is dead - most likely from lack of use.

    You kill a 10 year old battery, it likely won't come back even with a good...
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    Use whatever ďweightĒ you like (seriously) but...

    Use whatever ďweightĒ you like (seriously) but make certain that itís designed for long drain interval. More important than viscosity is the additive package that supports long drain intervals. Like...
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    I admire your honesty. I didn't have the crank...

    I admire your honesty. I didn't have the crank tool the first time or two. It wasn't available. I fabricated a tool, that looked like a "Y" out of some 3/4" x 1/4" steel bar stock. It was about 2...
  22. Iíve done the starter, and alternator, on all...

    Iíve done the starter, and alternator, on all three Volvoís.

    I take them to Browningís Electric on Independence BLVD in Virginia Beach for a rebuild. $100 cash. I know the core is good, the part...
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    Your CEM is under the hood? Mine is under the...

    Your CEM is under the hood?

    Mine is under the dash...and has no fuses...so, are you sure youíre checking the CEM?

    Because CEM was one of my suspects in your problem,,,
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    Since youíve checked fuses, I would look for a...

    Since youíve checked fuses, I would look for a systemic cause: bad alternator, low battery voltage, for example...
  25. First, be certain itís the starter. That click...

    First, be certain itís the starter. That click sounds more like dead battery, which usually comes from a failed alternator. Batteries on this car last a long time, because they live in the back where...
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