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    Big O?? So far stab bar bushings - left front...

    Big O??

    So far stab bar bushings - left front strut and subframe mounts - still a soft pop when torsional loads happen - a sharp slow turn on a steep drive way - still there - if the radio was on...
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    soft pops in front end

    2015 xc70 T6 25,000 mile

    Wife recently notices soft pops from front end of car while turning into driveways for parking - or going over speed bumps slowly.

    Dealer replaced lower stabilizer...
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    xc70 Police Car

    Posting for leads on this - I am well aware that there are XC70 variants in Europe. From what I hear is they have different suspension setup - stiffer shocks and springs and stabilizers maybe even...
  4. I have a 2015.5 T6 with polestar - it pulls like...

    I have a 2015.5 T6 with polestar - it pulls like a rocket ship - if you want to knw what torque steer is - this car will teach you - love it

    25k on it right now - odd but had to replace front...
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    I think a 2008 XC is different from 2015

    I think a 2008 XC is different from 2015
  6. Yes - they replaced the entire headlight assembly...

    Yes - they replaced the entire headlight assembly - not cheap - but was covered by warranty - Personally i think it was caused by the DRL -
  7. UPDATE - dealer fixed - although I was told it...

    UPDATE - dealer fixed - although I was told it was a know issue in older Volvos
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    2015.5 Tail light replacement

    Wife backed into a mailbox and broke tail light

    never simple

    removed the 3, 10mm nuts on back of light - wont come out

    researched and found that bumper and fender cladding need to be removed...
  9. 2015.5 xc70 T6 ***** Micro cracks in headlight lenses

    wife's car - washing it last night - noticed tiny tiny spider cracks in lens - not from road debris - sort of looks like the beginning of UV damage (i see this on port lights in boats) but it seems...
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    discount had a great sale and so did Michelin -...

    discount had a great sale and so did Michelin - gave a good credit for the 3 good tires - got 4 new Pilots for under 700, includes roadside too. I just could not bring myself to have Pirelli on front...
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    Need one or two tires? Had a flat

    15.5
    T6

    right sidewall slashed

    16k miles

    should by 1 new tire? put rears up front and the new and old in the back ?

    or just get 2 news for front
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    2015 XC Battery replacement

    2015.5 xc70 T6

    14k miles

    No issues at all. Came home, parked car. Came back 2 hours later, car is Bricked. (NO NOTHING) put meter on battery, 5 volts. Trickles charged over night, in morning...
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    2010-2011 XC 70 v8

    So I'm thinking about getting the v8 - the last year for the fun. Pretty hard to find a low mileage one. So if I find a clean one that's in the mid 100's - what should I set aside to make it ride...
  14. Thread: 2015.5 or 2016

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    Have about 5k on the car now - no issues at all -...

    Have about 5k on the car now - no issues at all - got most everything figures out - oil is still clear in yellow. I have never been fond of electronic throttles - you have to drive like a egg is...
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    update - after resetting light - it comes back in...

    update - after resetting light - it comes back in a day or two - thoughts?
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    99XC was stolen last night

    all the stress from the cat converter is a moot point now - I was doing a million things yesterday and forgot I had left the keys in the car - some jackasses clipped my car - I had just put a new...
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    Just cleared the code- yes it did have the...

    Just cleared the code- yes it did have the effenciecy code- what is causing this? I can think of only the upstream and downstream sensors. I can ignore the light but if something serious comes up - I...
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    I reset the codes a few months ago - its back...

    I reset the codes a few months ago - its back again - I don't recall seeing the word efficient used anywhere - is there something I should look for?
  19. Thread: 2015.5 or 2016

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    Thanks - I have the warranty out to 100k plus the...

    Thanks - I have the warranty out to 100k plus the wear and tear items - it cost a bit more but hey, all I have ever owned are Volvos - I know the story. I will say it is a very powerful car. More...
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    congrads - I just bought one last week - this is...

    congrads - I just bought one last week - this is my fifth - las one was a 1995 850. I know what I'm in for - but don't care, I just like Volvos. I almost bought a Ford Flex Ecoboost but... The volvo...
  21. Thread: 2015.5 or 2016

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    never mind - pulled the trigger - 2015.5 silver...

    never mind - pulled the trigger - 2015.5 silver xc70 T6 with Polestar -

    dont look back
  22. Thread: 2015.5 or 2016

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    ok, I really have to close this today - 2015.5...

    ok, I really have to close this today - 2015.5 XC70 - T6, dealer is throwing in a Polestar chip - very good price (43k for a premier) Zero down and zero percent for 60 - whats not too like? I just...
  23. Thread: 2015.5 or 2016

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    2015.5 or 2016

    Follow up - so I was going to get a 2016 xc70 - in the configuration I notice that the T6 is no longer available - only the t5 and the 2 liter buzzbomb. Which is a better engine in the long run - the...
  24. Thread: Bad Press?

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    Follow up - so I was going to get a 2016 xc70 -...

    Follow up - so I was going to get a 2016 xc70 - in the configuration I notice that the T6 is no longer available - only the t5 and the 2 liter buzzbomb. Which is a better engine in the long run the 6...
  25. I spent an hour with the new 90 this Tuesday -...

    I spent an hour with the new 90 this Tuesday - This is my take-away.

    1. They are going to sell a ****load of them - my wife (hard core volvo person) went ape-**** over it.
    2. It is BIG, like...
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