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  1. car has been sold...

    car has been sold...
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    yeah ok, i see your point about plastic... ...

    yeah ok, i see your point about plastic... pros/cons for either i guess...
  3. 2001 V70 Cross Country for sale - London, England

    about 120,000 miles but I'll run out to the car later and take a look for exact number...

    leather seats and 4 disc cd changer...

    the radiator will need replacing, I've posted about this in the...
  4. yeah... i figured it was tough... I'd be doing...

    yeah... i figured it was tough... I'd be doing it on my own too which doesn't help...

    I've tightened the hose extra tight and it seems to be holding... but of course this isn't really...
  5. plastic that radiator hose connects to onto radiator has crumbled...

    the plastic spout/nozzle that the radiator hose connects to onto radiator has crumbled... this is the one at the top of the radiator...

    i've removed the tip of the nozzle that broke off the...
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    I've got this same problem... except the hose...

    I've got this same problem...

    except the hose flew off the plastic as the plastic got really brittle and crumbled...

    the whole tip of the plastic broke off...

    it would appear the only...
  7. thanks JRL, I'm conflicted about un-wedging...

    thanks JRL,

    I'm conflicted about un-wedging the door now...

    if it is just a cupholder it is probably broken or annoying somehow which is why the previous owner wedged paper in the door to keep...
  8. 69766977 ah, ok thanks JRL.... attached...

    69766977


    ah, ok thanks JRL....

    attached are photos of the microphone... so this just means that previous owner had some sort of handsfree setup but not that i can cheaply use this mic and...
  9. if car has a microphone for handsfree does that mean I have aux input?

    my 2001 V70 XC has a little microphone by the rear view mirror...

    can I assume that somewhere on/in my HU 803 stereo there is an aux in port?

    or is it just there from previous setup that...
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    good news... i tried ejecting cd today and i...

    good news...

    i tried ejecting cd today and i was able to get all the discs out without tearing apart the dashboard...

    whew...

    a bit worried about putting a cd back in now...

    wish I could...
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    4 disc CD Changer - disc is stuck...

    was changing discs on the 4 CD Changer (its the one that has all the discs in the head unit - you feed the discs in one at a time and it keeps then inside - it sounds like it actually moves the discs...
  12. I'm glad you mentioned this... When I did the...

    I'm glad you mentioned this... When I did the first drain I think I got less than 3 liters in the bucket... so I figured out on the spot to do what you suggested and did 3 or 4 drains... probably...
  13. what I noticed after changing transmission fluid...

    ok, I bought a 2001 V70 Cross Country recently...

    thought I'd change the transmission fluid as who knows really when it was last changed and the condition of it etc etc from previous owner...
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  14. ok... found it.... i think i can now find...

    ok...

    found it....

    i think i can now find the dipstick with my eyes closed as I have to feel around to touch the little "lock" spring thingy and then the handle of it... so by touch i can get...
  15. thanks guys! Glad I didn't pull the breather...

    thanks guys!

    Glad I didn't pull the breather valve out now!

    thanks again!
  16. ok, found a new youtube video that shows a...

    ok, found a new youtube video that shows a slightly different "dipstick"

    it looks like it should be buried further down and harder to reach than the little yellow "cap" I found on my car...

    and...
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    yes, it is on my windshield...

    yes, it is on my windshield...
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    I'm using this one... it was 5 quid when I...

    I'm using this one... it was 5 quid when I bought it but has gone up a few quid now...

    it is versatile as I've also put my old Garmin in it too...
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  19. is this the Transmission Fluid dipstick? Why won't it slide out when I pull on it?

    At first I had trouble finding the Transmission Fluid Dipstick on 2001 V70 Cross Country until I read that it didn't actually have a handle that most dipsticks have to pull it out, it was basically a...
  20. just bought the car so wanted to change it now so...

    just bought the car so wanted to change it now so I can keep track of exactly when changes where done etc etc...

    you can't believe it? Go ahead then, find the tool for the oil filter by noon...
  21. ok, quick update to my oil change saga... ...

    ok, quick update to my oil change saga...

    can't get the wrench for the oil filter here although it is found easily in USA shops...

    can't get the crunch washer thingies in the UK either... ...
  22. this is the Toyota fluid that is also for Volvo?...

    this is the Toyota fluid that is also for Volvo?

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Genuine-Toyota-Lexus-Automatic-Transmission/dp/B00MR5HE5A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418101461&sr=8-1&keywords=Toyota+T-IV+ATF...
  23. just a quick update... the only place i could...

    just a quick update...

    the only place i could find in the UK that sold Volvo approved transmission fluid was eurocarparts and they had to order it... 10 quid a liter.....

    nobody has the oil...
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    this is what the local shop tells me they...

    this is what the local shop tells me they recommend...
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  25. thanks!

    thanks!
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