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  1. With all due respect Willy,... 5 years. I deal...

    With all due respect Willy,... 5 years. I deal with Volvos on a daily basis and the local tow company does a thriving business towing vehicles with older batteries that gave out without notice, and...
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    Check around for the final drives, SOME dealers...

    Check around for the final drives, SOME dealers purchased the Range Rover (Hint) fixture for repairing those final drives. And there are some rebuilding places, for the AOC module if you have an AOC...
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    Got this response from the help center and from...

    Got this response from the help center and from the Volvo USA people: Almost immediately, perhaps it's a heritage Club Form web site issue???? Anyways: "Thank you for reaching out to Volvo Car...
  4. I would say Volvos and battery's ARE different....

    I would say Volvos and battery's ARE different. My XC70 gets a new battery every 5 years. About 120 US. I purchase only Volvo batteries and not any dealers off or house brand, mostly cause I make...
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    Heritage Club Does it still exsist?

    So I filled out the on-line form, visited my local dealer, ( who was less than useless,) and sent a few e-mails off to the bowels of Volvo. AND to date no responses whatsoever. Been going on 6...
  6. Thread: Angle Gear TNN

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    The last step in small print, presumably after...

    The last step in small print, presumably after you have split open the unit, it says to fill with 650ml of 1161648. Talk about confusing considering Vida says the total capacity is 750ml. The...
  7. Just wanted to bump this for future reference,...

    Just wanted to bump this for future reference, just had an 02 XC70 completely lock up after I tried pushing another car up a hill. Didn't matter warm or cold, no shift position helped, geartronic...
  8. So I'm about to try the GM part 24228787 but I'm...

    So I'm about to try the GM part 24228787 but I'm a little confused about this casting id thing. No letter or A, B, or C. So what I'm gathering is that the casting letter or perhaps phrased as "Early"...
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    Xmodex has since revamped their site to reflect...

    Xmodex has since revamped their site to reflect the CEM overheating issue troubleshooting issue and subsequently blaming the DIM fix for this issue. I wish the poster would post back about the DIM...
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    The SRS code can be cleared by using this really...

    The SRS code can be cleared by using this really nice icarsoft Vol II tool from Matt. He sells them on eBay or his number is 1-570-262-4806 Portland OR USA. Best value for the cash I have found yet....
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    I love my Nokian's . Best dedicated studded snow...

    I love my Nokian's . Best dedicated studded snow tire I have ever used. Can't say the same for the "Green" Nokians though! The WR3 studded tires are a bit loud in the spring time 80 degrees f and...
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    For me the big safety issue is the rear view...

    For me the big safety issue is the rear view mirror dazzle adjustment! Having to go to a Vida pay for download to adjust a too dark mirror is just insane. AND YES SOMEONE SOMEWHERE SHOULD TAKE VOLVO...
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    Do you , or anyone have the one piece lug bolts...

    Do you , or anyone have the one piece lug bolts or the newer 2 piece lug bolts? Why do I ask. Well it SEEMS that the one piece bolts can get really , really, stuck. In which case it seems that a...
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    PowerFlex Rear Subframe overhaul 2001 XC70

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    So I decided to take a high mileage, 240,000 2001 XC70 with every bushing and moving part in the rear sub frame and rebuild it. It seems somebody had a right rear wheel balancing issue and...
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    Powerflex in a XC70 BIG mistake.

    I did, used the yellow bushings from a S60 AWD. And I replaced every bush in the rear end. I have pictures if anyone really wants to see the powerflex installed. I have to reassess my original...
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    Powerflex for a XC70

    NO. I went that route, replaced much of the rear with S60 Powerflex, same Volvo part numbers in the S60 and the XC70s', AND removed the Powerflex bushings a month later. The yellow poly and the...
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    Removing the front/center helps, it puts a little...

    Removing the front/center helps, it puts a little tension on the rear flange / cv , rotate hit again and again with rubber mallet. Learned the hard way to not use a sledge. But what a pain, this...
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    Just did this on my 01. Yes removing the exhaust...

    Just did this on my 01. Yes removing the exhaust makes life a whole lot more pleasant. Get ready to either grab the rusted bolts with a vice grips, after liberal WD or similar, or grind off heads and...
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    I posted a while back about Lovering in NH...my...

    I posted a while back about Lovering in NH...my 2001 XC locked up...Lovering demanded $6,500.00 for a new tranney...towed it to the local valvoleen oil place...flushed the fluid...30 units till it...
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    550.00 so far

    We brought it elswhere than the dealer that sold us our XC it seems after speaking to others and viewing the shop area they are all to willing to go for the quick and very expensive buck. Other...
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    01 xc price

    12,000 is a dealer value for this year, depending on visual condition, it's sellability...it's a good price depending on the future performance of the car. Which is diffucult to determine...as a...
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    XC70 winter mode failure

    My wagon just broke...(the story)... I am very happy with my XC70 right up till the 80K mark, (it just ended) the extended warranty...probably would have been a good idea but all of my vehicles have...
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