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  1. 2006 XC90 V8 - Vibration/Shutter when car shifts

    Hi, I currently own a 2007 XC90 V8 and which we love and have had no major issues with the car. My sister just purchased a local/ 1 owner 2006 XC90 V8 (120,000 kms) and it seems to be in near perfect...
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    I purchased my 2007 V8 about 8 months ago and...

    I purchased my 2007 V8 about 8 months ago and have been impressed ever since. I test drove 3.2s exclusively for weeks prior and came nearly close to buying one. On a whim i test a drove V8 and it was...
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    Looking to buy 2007 XC90 50kms

    Hello,

    I am looking at buying either a 2007/08 VW Touraeg or, my preference, a 2007 XC90. the local dealer has a 2007 3.2L with 45kms. I recently owned a 2005 XC70 and loved it but sold to buy an...
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    Art - This is excellent news. I have been...

    Art - This is excellent news. I have been exploring aftermarket options and none as nice as this. Recognizing that IPD will sell it, who would you reccommend in Edmonton/ AB to install such a unit....
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    Hello Someferge, i can only comment on the...

    Hello Someferge,

    i can only comment on the winter tires as i dont have/use a block heater or cover (heated gargage and parkade at work)

    I also have an 04 XC70 and was debating buying winter...
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    I just replaced my rear bearings as well on my...

    I just replaced my rear bearings as well on my '04 at 72K miles. What your describing sounds very similiar to mine and bearing replacement was the fix - not a cheap fix, but the fix.
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    I can only say that what i was experiencing...

    I can only say that what i was experiencing differs from the traditional axle ping noted when driving at slow speeds. My noise was only autible when at idle shifting into R or D. i did not notice any...
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    Yes, that pretty much decribes the sound....

    Yes,

    that pretty much decribes the sound. Shifting from P to R and then into D at idle. As of this afternoon it's gone. had it not been free, it would have been around $125CDN (parts/labour)
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    Grew up in a volvo family, with my first being 13...

    Grew up in a volvo family, with my first being 13 years ago in a 1982 242GT, while my sister had an '84 244 Turbo and parents owning '85 245Turbo and 1992 740Turbo Wagon. since then i haved owned...
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    Yet again this forum has diagnosed my volvo. just...

    Yet again this forum has diagnosed my volvo. just picked up the car from the dealer where they installed new xc90 axle bolts (for free as they owed me some work) and the car is shifting in an out of...
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    Thanks Canuk, The link is great, i sent the...

    Thanks Canuk,

    The link is great, i sent the previous email while you were sending yours.

    Cheers.
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    Hello Canuk, Response Automotive took over...

    Hello Canuk,

    Response Automotive took over Karl's Place. Mark, the head mechanic worked under Karl for yearsr before Karls Place closed. They are just off Fort RD and the Yellowhead. 780-474-6116....
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    Hi Canuk, So, The Edmonton Dealer did the...

    Hi Canuk,

    So, The Edmonton Dealer did the work. That's good to know. Atleast they will know what i am referring to when i go there. As for the specialist shop...not Sandy Lane but Repsonse...
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    Canuk, What Alberta delaer did you take your...

    Canuk,

    What Alberta delaer did you take your xc to? i only ask because the Edmonton Dealer is excellent and telling me what my car should have fixed rather than what i took it into have looked at....
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    Clunking Noise When Engaging Reverse or Drive

    Hello,

    I have a 2004 XC70 with 77K Miles and it is making a clunking or lounding clinking noise noise when i engage either reverse or drive (reverse being louder ususally). The noise sounds like...
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    i run the same tire and size (235/60) as gibbons...

    i run the same tire and size (235/60) as gibbons and prefer it as well. it was a forced purchase as i couldn't source 216/65, but as gibbons noted it is wider and fills the wheel well out better.
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    No, i had my mechanic do the work. it involved...

    No, i had my mechanic do the work. it involved taking the front bumper off and he was only going to charge me 1.5hrs labor. it made more sense for him to rather than me fumbling around with it. if...
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    my '04 had the same problem so i simpy...

    my '04 had the same problem so i simpy disconnected the motor. Like you i was not prepared to pay the $500 for the part only. I discovered Erie Vo-Vo out of new york who specializes in reconditioned...
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    17" Nebula

    just installed IPD 17" Nebulas
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    Thanks I purchased the spoiler from the...

    Thanks

    I purchased the spoiler from the dealer and was installed by the dealer. labour was 1.5hrs and did require drilling - 2 holes each side. I am faily particular about the car and was...
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    Pictures of 2004 XC70 with OEM Spoiler and 17" IPD Nebula wheels

    I forgot to mention the wheels are also new, IPD 17" Replica Nebula. Couldn't be happier with the wheels. The quality is excellent, the spin very true and look great.
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    I paid $700CDN supply and installed.

    I paid $700CDN supply and installed.
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    I have only had it on for a week, but i have...

    I have only had it on for a week, but i have noticed that during a light rainny day my back window did not get wet and i did not need to use my window wiper once during a short drive to work.

    I...
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    Pictures of 2004 XC70 with OEM Rear Spoiler

    Hello,

    For the interst of those thinking of buying a rear spoiler, here are some pictures of my 2004 XC70 with a newly installed Volvo rear spoiler.
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    I appreciate you looking into this for me, but i...

    I appreciate you looking into this for me, but i had to decide last evening with the Dealer and opted to go new. Thanks for your help.
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