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    Glad you took my advice when I told you to do...

    Glad you took my advice when I told you to do that last year [thumbup]

    I figure it's a known issue. They are doing anything they can to prevent a recall. I imagine cabin fires are probably one of...
  2. Thread: small evap leak?

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    The only useful thing in VIDA for evap leaks is...

    The only useful thing in VIDA for evap leaks is the leak detection pump test which just verifies the pump’s operation so that you don’t needlessly change that. Which is always my first step and has...
  3. Thread: small evap leak?

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    Of course literally the day after I post here my...

    Of course literally the day after I post here my p0442 comes back after a year with no CEL. Back to the drawing board....
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    Mine was on the line that goes from the purge...

    Mine was on the line that goes from the purge valve to the charcoal canister. It's a hard line but theres a 6" piece of rubber flexible hose on it right before it goes into the plastic concealing...
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    I'll be drinking one in JRL's honour tonight. I...

    I'll be drinking one in JRL's honour tonight. I really feel like I missed out by not being such an active member in the forums (btw, I highly recommend Matthew's, much warmer community than...
  6. On the PCV issue, drive with the dipstick out...

    On the PCV issue, drive with the dipstick out for now to alleviate the pressure. Maybe put a shop towel over the dipstick hole with an elastic band so it doesn't make too much of a mess. Monitor...
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    Did not realize some MY of these vehicle you...

    Did not realize some MY of these vehicle you could just replace the stat. All mine were full-assembly PITA jobs. 1/4" flex-head ratchet, 6" extension, with 1/4" socket, with T45 taped inside of it...
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    there's two types of clips on that channel. The...

    there's two types of clips on that channel. The one nearest the top is actually white and a different part number. The three lower ones are the yellow one, correct, but when I installed mine I tore...
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    I believe so... I would just test the float with...

    I believe so... I would just test the float with an ohm-meter and make sure it makes/breaks when it should. Probably just sticky.
  10. This thread is giving me nightmare flashbacks of...

    This thread is giving me nightmare flashbacks of my power steering pressure hose job. I was jacking up the engine a bit to gain clearance and the rear mount literally sheared in half and spilled...
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    Hi Nick, I sent you a PM requesting the link. Let...

    Hi Nick, I sent you a PM requesting the link. Let me know if you didn't receive it! Thanks :)
  12. Just checked my records, Mon, Oct 30, 2017 is...

    Just checked my records, Mon, Oct 30, 2017 is when I started the claim. Here's the pic I sent the Volvo Corporate office in Canada of the damage.
  13. lol thanks for reminding me to update the...

    lol thanks for reminding me to update the mileage. Her car gets the most abuse too with the roof rack and trailer hitch. Two clunkers in my driveway mean I'm always out there making a mess. This year...
  14. 1. Muffler rusted off for the 2nd time in 4...

    1. Muffler rusted off for the 2nd time in 4 years, now I just deleted it and bolted on a straight pipe.
    2. Passenger side driver's mirror had a mind of its own (up and down on startup randomly) so I...
  15. Yes agree check car-part.com and do a search or...

    Yes agree check car-part.com and do a search or request from yards in your area. Failing that, I bought mine on eBay for about $60 a few years ago when my wife did the same thing. Aftermarket TYC is...
  16. I would check one thing which is the wiring boot...

    I would check one thing which is the wiring boot on the door, i remember seeing a thread about one of the wire connectors in the harness getting loose and/or corroded. That's the first thing I did...
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    I battled with wife's XC's rear wiper for like a...

    I battled with wife's XC's rear wiper for like a year. I think the motor shaft was seized, nothing was wrong with the cog wheel inside. Last time I disassembled it to lubricate I think I lost one of...
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    I have the same issue. I replaced the upper motor...

    I have the same issue. I replaced the upper motor mount. I noticed my res was 'peeling' its outer layer. I removed that outer layer but still getting the same issue. Is there an easy way to check...
  19. Well, that didn't help anything. I am unable to...

    Well, that didn't help anything. I am unable to read fuel pump demand % in VIDA... I monitor the parameter and it returns no value. Great. Also I have no option under the 'advanced' tab to run the...
  20. Yes your post is what led me to start looking...

    Yes your post is what led me to start looking towards fuel delivery. Don't want to hijack this thread. But here are my symptoms: some days it doesn't start on first crank... it starts/turns over...
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    https://i.ibb.co/LQ8408C/XC70-PARKING-LIGHT.png ...

    https://i.ibb.co/LQ8408C/XC70-PARKING-LIGHT.png

    Here's the wiring diagram for your rear tail lights. I believe position light can mean either the front, rear, or side marker "turn signal" lights?...
  22. Drat. I expected an answer similar to this. I...

    Drat. I expected an answer similar to this. I just wasn't sure if I could use the plotting/graphing function on some sensor in order to monitor anything in order to add the human element and say "aha...
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    I would start by saying check your fuses. Not...

    I would start by saying check your fuses. Not sure why you had to rip into the trim to gain access to bulbs. Only time I had to open up rear trims was to actually replace the physical lens itself.
  24. Sort of off-topic but I believe I'm chasing a...

    Sort of off-topic but I believe I'm chasing a misfire with no CEL myself. Is there an effective way I can use VIDA to tell whether my car is misfiring or not (without showing a code) ? Sorry for the...
  25. I am experiencing similar issues, except that it...

    I am experiencing similar issues, except that it is blatantly obvious during highway cruising (about 80km/h) with cruise control on. The car feels like it is "lurching" forward at intervals similar...
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