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  1. I have 2009 XC70 3.2 with 357,000 km and...

    I have 2009 XC70 3.2 with 357,000 km and batteries seem to only last three to four years before they need to be replaced. The first time this happened about 2012 I would get the "parking brake...
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    I have a 2009 XC70 3.2L engine with 356,000 km. ...

    I have a 2009 XC70 3.2L engine with 356,000 km. Every 12,000 I have change engine oil and replaced the filter as per the Volvo maintenance schedule. To date the engine performs well and has no oil...
  3. Engine Hesitates going from Light to Moderate Throttle

    I have a 2009 XC70 3.2L with 332,000 km. Changing the fuel rail pressure sensor resolve an engine hesitation problem that I have been experiencing for the past year. The engine would hesitate when...
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    Ignition Coil Failure & Thermostat Failure Engine Overheat - 2009 XC70

    Revised - Second coil failure occurred due to heat. Thermostat failed. See end for more detail

    FYI. Recently had an ignition coil failure that cause engine to stop and car needed to be towed...
  5. I have a 2009 XC70 LHD (262,000 km) which...

    I have a 2009 XC70 LHD (262,000 km) which occasional experiences the same problem with the RH doors during cold weather. It appears to be a CAN network issue in the cable harness located between car...
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    One year later on repair job work well with car...

    One year later on repair job work well with car now at 225000km. However the AC compressor vibration - whining noise returned last fall as the weather got colder. I did not use A/C during winter...
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    I purchased A/C gauges complete with the quick...

    I purchased A/C gauges complete with the quick disconnects on Amazon as shown in the second photo below. When you attach gauges on a cold system not running you should ready approximately 70 psi on...
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    There is a Volvo service bulletin concerning...

    There is a Volvo service bulletin concerning lowering the refrigerant level on 2008+ vehicles if requested by the customer based on a compressor whining noise. The 2008+ A/C compressor is a variable...
  9. The best OBDII code reader for Volvos that...

    The best OBDII code reader for Volvos that includes EPB maintenance software is either the Autel MD702 ($230) or the Autel MD802 ($400). Both readers include engine/trans codes, ABS, SRS and EPB. I...
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    The desiccant bag and plug cost $30 and gas...

    The desiccant bag and plug cost $30 and gas removal one hours shop time. The replacement will take about two hours. The vacuum pump and gage set cost $230. The vacuum pump was run for one hour to...
  11. A good picture of the steering parts and location...

    A good picture of the steering parts and location can be found at the http://www.volvopartswebstore.com. I would confirm that the electric motor that drives the steering pump has power. Check fuse...
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    2009 XC70 Desiccant Bag Replacement

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    To show how to replace a desiccant bag which created a blockage in an AC system on a 2009 Volvo XC70. (This is applicable to many Volvos 2007+ and Landrover LR2
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