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    UPDATE: Sorry for delay, sold car a long time ago...

    UPDATE: Sorry for delay, sold car a long time ago and have not been to this forum for at lest a year. So, the used transmission installed with a replacement guarantee from DIEHL Auto Parts worked out...
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    RESOLUTION! Fixed EVERYTHING, every single...

    RESOLUTION!
    Fixed EVERYTHING, every single mechanical, electrical and cosmetic item on this car. Took 2+ years. EVERY thing. down to the tiniest stone chip or scuffed interior panel, new front seat...
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    Just a suggestion; My 2000V70XC was coughing up...

    Just a suggestion; My 2000V70XC was coughing up all kinds of weird codes; "communication failure between trans and Motronic" was one, but other strange codes that convinced shop that vehicle speed...
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    Trans was replaced with used one with a warranty....

    Trans was replaced with used one with a warranty. Bench flushed before install, added remote spin on oil filter plumbed into lines for trans cooler and mounted to existing threaded holes just...
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    Big problem with transmission on these cars is...

    Big problem with transmission on these cars is that there is no serviceable transmission filter and so most folks just never service the trans until it fails. Sludge builds up inside and causes...
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    Thanks, Hoonk, but that number is for the seal...

    Thanks, Hoonk, but that number is for the seal that goes under the big plastic nut that fixes the pump/sender assembly into the tank. Unfortunately, that is not the one I need. If you remove this...
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    Clarification; I referred to a fuel pump SEAL....

    Clarification;
    I referred to a fuel pump SEAL. It would also be correct refer to this as a GROMMET.
    Whatever, I still need one badly and hesitate to use junkyard item since it is such a job to R&R...
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    2000 V70XC fuel pump seal Part Number?

    While swapping out the dead Walbro GRJ235 R/H fuel pump on my 2000 V70XC, I noticed that the seal on the output from to pump to plastic housing was torn. Not talking about easily obtainable seal on...
  9. See "ignition lock problems? read this, save...

    See "ignition lock problems? read this, save money" thread. A cheap way to use a junkyard (or Ebay) ignition lock cylinder coded to fit your existing key. Worked for me! Easy, cheap!
  10. Poll: Hey, JRL, since I've poured so much money and...

    Hey, JRL, since I've poured so much money and labor into this car, (see "V70Xc reliability" thread for current update), and they are such great cars and all; do you want to buy it? I figure I have...
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    Oh, wait, I forgot to mention ongoing problems...

    Oh, wait, I forgot to mention ongoing problems with throttle body/throttle control module! that's another $500-$600+ looking at me!
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    Here is what has been done to my 2000 V70XC, now...

    Here is what has been done to my 2000 V70XC, now at 106,000 miles;
    by previous owner (between around 85 and 96,000 miles)=
    >alternator
    >front rotors
    >struts
    >persistent electrical problems...
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    Jeez, JRL! Not being "cheap", just trying to do...

    Jeez, JRL! Not being "cheap", just trying to do what I can afford! $500 here, $500 there, every couple of weeks; keeping this thing running is costing me as much as payments for a new "transportation...
  14. Poll: Yeah, well, don't want to palm it off on some...

    Yeah, well, don't want to palm it off on some other schmuck unless it works. Screwing people is just not how I operate. It's just a machine and machines can be fixed. Local shops, (Dearborn,...
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    Contactless TPM replacement? Do they work?

    While scanning Ebay for ideas on fixing a persistent, but intermittent ETS dash light problem, I came across a number of ads for a "contactless TPM" replacement. Basically a digital potentiometer...
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    Replaced brake light switch on pedal assy. with...

    Replaced brake light switch on pedal assy. with new. Light stayed off for about 100 miles. ETS light back on; readjusted brake switch. Light comes on/goes off intermittently, sometimes on, sometimes...
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    Seems like every one of these cars has this...

    Seems like every one of these cars has this problem; mine does!
  18. Most of the time, threadlocker products like...

    Most of the time, threadlocker products like Loctite will release with heat. I have a tiny butane powered torch that works well, with care! in tight places like this. Another alternative is to find...
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    Yeah, so far, so good. Took a long time to...

    Yeah, so far, so good. Took a long time to realize that a lot of info comes from wheel speed sensors up to ABS module, THEN out to ECU, ABS, transmission, etc. ABS module is choke point. If that's...
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    Unfortunately, my scanner won't pick up any codes...

    Unfortunately, my scanner won't pick up any codes for this. Works like a champ on my GMC, kids Honda or Dodge van. Volvo? no such luck. Brake switch was my first thought, but can't duplicate...
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    Problem was bad ABS module.

    Problem was bad ABS module.
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    Replaced ABS module with $10 junkyard item, most...

    Replaced ABS module with $10 junkyard item, most problems gone, so sent mine out for repair. Cost around $50. Bewildering array of part numbers for modules, so sent my original for repair.
    Wheel...
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    ETS dash light on

    ETS light on dash panel has now shown up. Can find no visible problems,(loose connectors, etc) Very heavy rains lately, thought problem might be condensation, etc, so cleared with scan tool, (INNOVA...
  24. Poll: Would I say my 2000 V70XC is reliable? It is...

    Would I say my 2000 V70XC is reliable?
    It is absolutely reliably UNRELIABLE!
    Owning this car is like a never ending game of Whack-a-mole! Fix one thing, 2 more problems arrive. Fix the trans, the...
  25. Sent out ABS module for repair, PROBLEM SOLVED!!!...

    Sent out ABS module for repair, PROBLEM SOLVED!!!
    After staring at wiring diagram after months of frustration, head scratching, swearing, etc, came to AHA! moment; single wheel speed sensor at each...
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