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    My 02 parks on the drivers side, while my 04...

    My 02 parks on the drivers side, while my 04 parks on the passenger side, both US left hand drive cars.
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    The Lines use O-ring bead "flares", simple enough...

    The Lines use O-ring bead "flares", simple enough to make, I purchased a tool that was able to reproduce them, all set now. Our rust belt cars are prone to corrosion on the PS rack fluid transfer...
  3. Screenshot and saved! great method and well...

    Screenshot and saved! great method and well executed, a skilled mechanic.
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    P.S. rack transfer lines

    Has anyone replaced the fluid transfer lines on a early P.S. rack?, my 02 developed a leak due to corrosion from being a rust belt vehicle, there are lots of replacement line sets for many domestic...
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    I hope you replaced it with a H8 size battery...

    I hope you replaced it with a H8 size battery which is the largest size that fits the battery box, H6 and H7 fit but the H8 is fitted to the diesel models in the EU as they need substantial more...
  6. [thumbup]Yes, and Moose!

    [thumbup]Yes, and Moose!
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    Just get one from a recycle yard and replace...

    Just get one from a recycle yard and replace yours, you already have the code, if it needs programming it will stay, if not you are good. always disconnect the battery first. [ ...
  8. Yes, i would fx it too, plenty of XC70's in...

    Yes, i would fx it too, plenty of XC70's in recycle yards to put that back together, looks not too difficult, mostly bolt off parts except for the windshield
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    The axle has no adjustment, when the bolt is...

    The axle has no adjustment, when the bolt is torqued it is set to the correct depth, unless there is interference in the splines, they need to be clean and undamaged. The reluctor ring should be...
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    Remove the fuel filter and cut it apart with a...

    Remove the fuel filter and cut it apart with a hack saw, if it is really dirty you have a contaminated fuel tank, should not have gotten fouled up in 5 months under normal circumstances, check fuel...
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    Use a test light or meter to check for power,...

    Use a test light or meter to check for power, then check for a good ground, you need to know which is at fault before anything can be suggested.
  12. The first minimum would be spark plugs, then go...

    The first minimum would be spark plugs, then go from there,
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    RTV wont last long on a hot exhaust system, maybe...

    RTV wont last long on a hot exhaust system, maybe they meant copper anti seeze?
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    Try a new brush set for the alternator, cheapest...

    Try a new brush set for the alternator, cheapest solution if the belt is good, might be all it needs, then again might not.
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    It needs to be reset, here:...

    It needs to be reset, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZs0uURnEN8
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    Adding a aftermarket transmission cooler can help...

    Adding a aftermarket transmission cooler can help the transmission keep it's cool, reduces temperatures and poor shifting when transmission gets hot.
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    Replacing linear solenoids and as Astro said...

    Replacing linear solenoids and as Astro said "worn valve body" a Valve body rebuild or replacement usually corrects the slamming, thudding and false neutrals, a experienced mechanic can also rebuild...
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    After the radiator, I placed mine up high behind...

    After the radiator, I placed mine up high behind the upper grill after removing the bumper cover and instead of one splice coupling I used a Magnefine inline filter. Transmissions have never been...
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    The transmission most likely if it is a Auto...

    The transmission most likely if it is a Auto could be due for a "gibbons flush" just do a search on this site, the brake light could be the rear harness, time to check it with a test light to see if...
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    A "deux chevaux" wow! always wanted one of those,...

    A "deux chevaux" wow! always wanted one of those, must be fun to drive. unusual taste in cars.[thumbup]
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    A 2001 XC is going to be expensive using the...

    A 2001 XC is going to be expensive using the dealer for maintenance. First thing is clean the underside of oil, and then you can see it source, right side could be just a sloppy oil filter change or...
  22. The TPS itself could be at fault, not familiar...

    The TPS itself could be at fault, not familiar with the Volvo TPS but other cars with a TPS problem lurching is not uncommon.
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    I did that on my 04 years ago, nothing happened....

    I did that on my 04 years ago, nothing happened. no leaks, never a issue with it in my case.
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    When i first got my 04 in 2012 i went through all...

    When i first got my 04 in 2012 i went through all the lubricants and changed them all, the Haldex included, without the benefit of the forum or the Vida i just drained and refilled the diffs using...
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    Coat your socket with valve grinding compound as...

    Coat your socket with valve grinding compound as it will enhance the bite and not slip off or out, but make sure your completely remove the stuff from the fitting, do not let it get anywhere near...
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