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  1. Hi Howard, I wanted to thank you for the...

    Hi Howard,

    I wanted to thank you for the suggestion. In the end we had the all control arm bushings replaced at the local Volvo specialist, and have not had any recurring issues with the axle...
  2. Thanks for those comments, I will make note of...

    Thanks for those comments, I will make note of them!
  3. Ahhh... well, i did get an aftermarket axle. I...

    Ahhh... well, i did get an aftermarket axle. I think the brand was FEQ, so likely made in china. :-( Given that the axle doesn't really seem to be damaged, I'm hoping that I can find the other...
  4. Multiple Axle failures, control arm bushings cause?

    Hello there,

    We've got a 2001 V70XC that has not had it's second passenger (right) axle failure within a year. Both failures have occured with the splines at the CV joint popping out.

    The...
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    For those interested i found a perfect funnel at...

    For those interested i found a perfect funnel at canadian tire. It has a great length of hose, has a valve to stop/slow flow, & gradiations so you can exactly put in the volume you desire. Even the...
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    Well, I finally had the car in for service. Oil...

    Well, I finally had the car in for service. Oil change, tranny delete stop-neutral and a quote for repairing the heated seat (& they did reset my SRS light for "free")
    So i guess that balances out...
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    The more i find out the more i begin to think the...

    The more i find out the more i begin to think the $200 for a diagnostic setup makes sense. (it seems i may have need for it more often than i think, and would also be helpful for future diagnosis) ...
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    Yeah, i figured from the many threads mentioning...

    Yeah, i figured from the many threads mentioning SRS lights that I'll need to go to the dealer for the SRS light.
    I imagine you likely don't have need for the heated seats much down in Florida.
    ...
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    Is anyone able to provide any guidance on...

    Is anyone able to provide any guidance on determining the broken component for the heated seat?
    I was out trying to diagnose the problem and doing similar readings to check the passenger side...
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    Heater seat (driver side)

    Hello all,
    2001 v70xc drivers heated seat not working (passenger works fine)

    I've been trying to diagnose our drivers side heated seat (knew it didn't work when we purchased a few months back). ...
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    windshield mouldings flapping

    I have both the right & left windshield mouldings that have been flapping at highways speeds or during high winds. I can lift the mouldings and see the little (blue) connections underneath.
    Does...
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    Is there a piece of gravel between the brake pad...

    Is there a piece of gravel between the brake pad and the disc? It happened to us on our mazda6. It would intermittently appear and disappear. It sounded terrible and had me a little worried until...
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    HU-613 questions

    Sorry to quote such an old post, but this seemed to be the closest thread to issue I am inquiring about. (2001 v70xc with HU-613)

    We have a stereo that works quite well, except for the CD. It...
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    Anyone from Calgary ever had a starter rebuilt...

    Anyone from Calgary ever had a starter rebuilt and/or able to recommend a place to call?
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    I actually did have the battery load tested @...

    I actually did have the battery load tested @ NAPA before i took it back to the car to try to start it the 2nd time.

    I would like to give the solenoid contacts a cleaning. I just spent a little...
  16. Thread: XC Roll Call!

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    Seeing as i just made my first post asking for...

    Seeing as i just made my first post asking for help, I may as well introduce myself.

    We bought our '01 V70XC a little over one month ago. It had 145,000 km and was in very good shape when we...
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    Starting problems (solenoid?)

    Hello All,

    --Update--

    I was able to get the car started by tapping/whacking the solenoid on the starter while trying to start it. So the battery is not the issue. Does this indicate that the...
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