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  1. I gave up

    This was one of many longitudinal problems with my beloved '05 XC70.

    In late September, I was doing the relatively standard front Lower Control Arms, Ball Joints, and Sway Bar Links. I had been...
  2. I'm not disagreeing with the more senior members,...

    I'm not disagreeing with the more senior members, but it seems to me that this could be the result of spilled oil during filling. If you miss the filler opening when pouring oil into the engine, it...
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    A new gasket is in the mail for delivery by...

    A new gasket is in the mail for delivery by Friday. I'd accept any other thoughts regarding the system, as I'll need to remove the intake solenoid again to replace the gasket
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    Ok, I finally had an afternoon where I could...

    Ok,

    I finally had an afternoon where I could hang out with my MY 05 XC 70 and poke around.
    To bring up to speed from my last reply, I checked my oil level about 20 days ago and discovered I...
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    Suffice it to say, I'm feeling sort of...

    Suffice it to say, I'm feeling sort of embarrassed about this whole thread at this point.
    I'll update later when I have a little more time to compose the post, but, I think it boils down to me...
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    Sounds like a good idea. I simply don't know what...

    Sounds like a good idea. I simply don't know what solenoid you are talking about. If you could help me with a little more direction I'd certainly appreciate it.
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    A step further

    So I've attached the result of double-clicking the fault code.

    Unfortunately, I'm not with the car right now, so I can't run more interactive diagnostics, but this is what I have typically seen. ...
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    I did not have an opportunity to do more...

    I did not have an opportunity to do more intensive VIDA diagnostic this morning. Thanks for the quick reply Hoonk.
    And for the instructive tips on VIDA usage. I have many times followed that...
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    Inlet Camshaft Sensor - Faulty

    For probably about eighteen months, my "Check Engine" light has come on intermittently and with no perceptible relationship to performance.
    When I plug in VIDA, I get an ECM Inlet Camshaft Sensor -...
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    Job Well Done

    Ok, I took the hot Memorial Day Weekend as proper motivation (and proper time available too) to service my A/C system. Replacing the A/C Pressure Sensor was a breeze once I removed the front bumper,...
  11. I don't believe adding more buttons will do...

    I don't believe adding more buttons will do anything. As JRL said in one of my posts regarding the CCM,

    "Back to your CCM buttons.
    That's all they are... switches. Unless there is something...
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    I've screwed up my courage. New High Port valve...

    I've screwed up my courage. New High Port valve core, cap, and o-ring are only like 20 bucks, so I'm replacing all of that. Found manifold gauges and vacuum pump for $50. Parts ought to arrive by...
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    Good idea on using soap and looking for bubbles....

    Good idea on using soap and looking for bubbles. I'm going to try and call back to get a few more specifics from the actual tech that worked on the car. Currently, the info I have is "High Side Port...
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    My local Indy Mechanic suggests replacing the A/C...

    My local Indy Mechanic suggests replacing the A/C Pressure Sensor. He also reported that the High Side Port was leaking. For $560+ he'll get it all patched up, or report back on what other error is...
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    My "Check Engine" has come on and off...

    My "Check Engine" has come on and off approximately 3 times over the past two weeks. It had in the past occasionally done so in relation to a Inlet Camshaft Sensor - Faulty message (at least this is...
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    Thanks for all the info Astro, I think youropeen...

    Thanks for all the info Astro, I think youropeen has nailed it though.
    VIDA fault trace reports A/C Pressure Sensor Missing/Faulty. So either a short in the wiring, or I've lost the sensor. ...
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    Radiator Fan running overtime

    Howdy everyone,
    I have often noticed a fan noise coming from my '05 engine bay even with the car turned off and have been told and read that this noise isn't a problem to concern myself with.
    ...
  18. It's an '05. I've had it since 2012. I suppose...

    It's an '05. I've had it since 2012. I suppose it's possible it's been there for years and I haven't noticed because I've not really been trying to look when I did the oil change.
    Now, as I attempt...
  19. Angle Gear case covered in sludge

    While doing a transmission fluid flush and motor oil and filter change this weekend, I noticed an oil pattern on the "shroud"/protective casing.

    I followed where the drip/fluid loss must be...
  20. Happy to report that the Gibbons method flush has...

    Happy to report that the Gibbons method flush has caused an immediate improvement. Still noticeable heavy downshifting when transmission oil temp gets high/drive time extends beyond half an hour....
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    Thanks Astro14. You are a quite helpful and...

    Thanks Astro14.

    You are a quite helpful and knowledgeable member. Your advice is much appreciated.
    I enjoyed reading the full thread and getting your "Simply:" summary
  22. Does anyone want to share opinions on aftermarket...

    Does anyone want to share opinions on aftermarket filters and coolers for the transmission system? I'm looking at Carquest 85953 per a YouTube video from mars1952: https://youtu.be/7WfY8MQc1B8

    I...
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    Motor Oil Preferences

    Ok, I just searched through the FAQ and about 3 pages worth of threads on the search "motor oil" and "engine oil" without finding this specific thread question.

    What motor oil do you prefer to...
  24. Ordered just now. Thanks for pushing me to the...

    Ordered just now. Thanks for pushing me to the finish line with that
  25. I checked my parts catalog in VIDA and got...

    I checked my parts catalog in VIDA and got 977751, which seems to be corresponding to the match for my car at FCP Euro. Same part for transmission fluid gasket and motor oil gasket.
    Please advise...
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