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    Sorry for being gone so long...grandchildren take...

    Sorry for being gone so long...grandchildren take precedence. The thread has evolved! It looks like a relatively straight forward process with the most complicated part being the re-routing of the...
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    Fluid change for a 2012 XC 70

    I am getting close to needing a 50 k transmission fluid change (2012 XC 70 T6). I understand that the tranny still takes the Mobile 3309 fluid. However, the method for changing (draining and...
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    The problem with my tail gate continued. Very...

    The problem with my tail gate continued. Very frustrating. The dealer, equally frustrated, decided to change the module that controls the tail gate. It was the only item that could cause an...
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    Intermittant tail gate operation

    I have a 2012 XC70. When we go skiing with the skis in the car, we arrive at the hill only to find we cannot open the tail gate and the skis have to come out the side door. The tail gate seems...
  5. Thread: ERG valve

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    I got my numbers mixed up. The code is actually...

    I got my numbers mixed up. The code is actually a P2704, but the '2' is just for a generic car. I can erase the code and everything is fine until it pops up. This happens when the car sits for...
  6. Thread: Sunroof loose

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    I found the lose torx bolt on the side that was...

    I found the lose torx bolt on the side that was floppy. I had to remove the air seal. It was not intuitive on how to remove it, but it came off with a little encouragement. I tightened all the...
  7. Thread: ERG valve

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    ERG valve

    I have been getting an intermittant P0407 code on my 2003 XC70 (165K miles). This code is associated witht the EGR. I've run searches on where the valve is located and how to change it, but nothing...
  8. Thread: Sunroof loose

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    Sunroof loose

    While driving the other day, I noticed that in a wind or passing truck the right side of my sunroof made a thumping sound. On further inspection, I found that the front right corner of the sunroof...
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    Transmission Oil Change

    To Gibbons,

    Thanks for the instructions on the tranny oil change. I got some 3309 from AV Lube for $50...plus $25 shipping. It was still cheaper than the local parts house. The change went fine...
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    Thanks MoeB. You can tell I don't get much time...

    Thanks MoeB. You can tell I don't get much time to visit this site...or get on the net. I appreciate the info. Now, if this is just covered under the extended warrantee. :)

    By the way, I had...
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    Sorry for my unfamiliarity, but what is a 'TCM'?

    Sorry for my unfamiliarity, but what is a 'TCM'?
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    When I referred to it missing between 2 and 3,...

    When I referred to it missing between 2 and 3, if, just before it shifts, I move the shift lever to the 'manual shift' position, it shows that the car is in 2nd on the dash. When the shift occurs it...
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    I had a similar problem with my cruise control on...

    I had a similar problem with my cruise control on my 2003. What I found out was that it would drop out when I kept the car in D and was going up a hill. There is apparently some feed back in the...
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    Cold weather shifting problem

    Has anyone experienced a shifting problem in cold weather. My 2003 misses a shift (almost like a cold engine in the old days with a carb) between 2nd and 3rd. It just does it a couple of times to...
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    Oil Drain Plug Washer

    I may be missing something on the need for an aluminum crush washer, but... When I made my first oil change, I looked for a crush washer at my local NAPA dealer. No luck. I then went to the local...
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    Michelin MXV4 and Snow

    I recall a thread about tires and snow before I left on vaction. The person was going to do some occasional driving in snow going up skiing. I just returned from a 3800 mile trip from WA to CA to...
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    Oh! I forgot to mention. The MXV4 does not come...

    Oh! I forgot to mention. The MXV4 does not come in the exact size to replace the original equipment. I forget the size - the tire is a bit smaller, but the 1% difference is not going to matter. I...
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    I just bought Michelin MXV4 tires for my 2003...

    I just bought Michelin MXV4 tires for my 2003 XC70. So far, they seem to be quite nice. I've always liked these tires, having had two sets on my Saab 9000. I also bought Alpines mounted on...
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    Thanks for the reply Willy. It looks like it...

    Thanks for the reply Willy. It looks like it might be better to try the ebay route. I'll take a squint to see what's there.

    Before I mentioned printing the manual. I wasn't really going to...
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    So the dealer is needed for electronic stuff, but...

    So the dealer is needed for electronic stuff, but this process will work for all things mechanical, correct? From your answer, it appears that this will work - just download the manual and I can use...
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    So this will work for all things mechanical. ...

    So this will work for all things mechanical. Correct? Am I also correct that I can subscribe and download essentially the entire repair manual. Are there any tricks to the download process?
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    Repair manual subscription

    Has anyone subscribed to the Vadis (I think that is right) repair manual with Volvo? I am contemplating taking the 3-day subscription. I believe I can download most, if not all, of the manual to a...
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