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  1. Thread: swapping engines

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    Drain the engine oil - the water will sink to the...

    Drain the engine oil - the water will sink to the bottom - if a bunch of water comes out first-that's a bad thing. I've seen Oil cap mouse milk thousands of times - that comes from short trips, where...
  2. Thread: swapping engines

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    What parts? Are you trying to fix the xc - with...

    What parts? Are you trying to fix the xc - with the 850 engine or turbocharge the 850 or what? The xc has variable cam timing, 850 not - You could call someone like Voluparts.com in Atlanta...
  3. Are you getting ABS codes? Wheel sensor codes...

    Are you getting ABS codes? Wheel sensor codes are very common - caused not by the wheel sensors - caused by bad connections in the control unit. Many companies allegedly "rebuild" those. Not sure if...
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    You should be able to erase a cat code. Do you...

    You should be able to erase a cat code. Do you live in an emission inspection required area? Before replacing your o2 or your cat - try an O2 sensor extender. Or if not needed to get a...
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    Your radio is part on the CAN bus - but that's...

    Your radio is part on the CAN bus - but that's just to get the tuner to talk to the steering wheel controls.

    The check engine light ONLY comes on for Emission related stuff. If your gas cap is...
  6. Does this help? 9380 and do you have a...

    Does this help?

    9380
    and do you have a diagram of the low speed connections to the CEM - I'm not sure if the wiring diagram disk is included in the free VIDA 2014d download easily found on the...
  7. Yes as others have suggested as close as possible...

    Yes as others have suggested as close as possible - you want to try to keep the front and rear tires spinning at the same speed so you won't overheat the viscous coupling - but your car is almost 20...
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    Here's a couple of freeze plug catalog pages ...

    Here's a couple of freeze plug catalog pages

    http://www.a1autoparts.biz/pdfs/Catalogs/DORMAN%20PDF/A/127-130_Sec8_Part1.pdf
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    Your symptoms sound like a worn/bad inner cv...

    Your symptoms sound like a worn/bad inner cv joint (actually a tripod cv joint)on the right side. Vibration when accelerating, stops when you let up on the gas, and the right side usually wears...
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    You bleed brakes to get air out - the question is...

    You bleed brakes to get air out - the question is - How did the air get in? If it's never been low enough, air has not infiltrated the system.
    So yes bleeding the brakes is a good first step, but...
  11. Does it say "VOLVO GUARD" in the rectangle? ...

    Does it say "VOLVO GUARD" in the rectangle?

    That's a glass break sensor for the alarm, it's tempered glass so when it breaks it shatters tearing the ribbon.
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    The temp reading in Vehicle communication/ECM...

    The temp reading in Vehicle communication/ECM parameters is live - so not sure i understand that question

    So you Scan the car and have multiple codes - print that readout so you have a record of...
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    2. did the heater blow hot air? 3. Hook up your...

    2. did the heater blow hot air?
    3. Hook up your VIDA - you can view the reported engine coolant temp in the ECM parameters

    Do you have an infrared thermometer? Point it on the head near the...
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    Sorry I thought you wanted to get more than 90oz...

    Sorry I thought you wanted to get more than 90oz out.

    There may be an air pocket - drive the car for a few minutes and it will "burp", then top it up again.
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    Drain the engine block - there is a petcock on...

    Drain the engine block - there is a petcock on the pipe on the back of the engine near the front of the engine
  16. If you click on the ecm2000 code you should be...

    If you click on the ecm2000 code you should be able to navigate to a screen like this with suggested cures -
    9361

    And there is a graph of expected resistance reading for the sensor at various...
  17. Maybe no temp sensor signal defaults to full fan...

    Maybe no temp sensor signal defaults to full fan - what does your VIDA say?
  18. 1. 30-100k miles depending on how the car is...

    1. 30-100k miles depending on how the car is driven - the throttle position sensors wear out - mild driving keeps the throttle almost in the same position wearing them out quicker.

    2. 2 Bump stops...
  19. Coincidence, but 2001s have the magneti marelli...

    Coincidence, but 2001s have the magneti marelli throttle module that ALL fail. Has your ever been replaced?

    What does VIDA tell you with a scan?

    xemodex.com was one of the first to solve the...
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    Sorry, I thought your video showed noise when...

    Sorry, I thought your video showed noise when rolling and turning - so it won't be a tie rod end if it is noisy when simply rolling. A dry outer cv joint is a possibility - and yes most aftermarket...
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    I'd bet on a very stiff (outer) tie rod end -...

    I'd bet on a very stiff (outer) tie rod end - noise may be amplified through the steering knuckle and brake backing plate

    And the front sway bar bushing are glued onto the bar on your car -
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    My vendor sold me copper for the steel oil pans...

    My vendor sold me copper for the steel oil pans with a steel plug, (the iron block engines, 240,740 etc) and aluminum for the aluminum pan engines with a steel drain plug. And for your car the trans...
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    Srs lamp communication is a common DIM fault,...

    Srs lamp communication is a common DIM fault,
    There may be bad incandescent bulbs in the DIM (don't remember what year they went to all led) , and there may be bad bulbs in the radio (i've replaced...
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    2014d Vida cannot program anything. There are...

    2014d Vida cannot program anything. There are some adjustments you can make with it, daytime running lights, follow me home light interval, service light timing on some cars, seat heat temp, etc. To...
  25. You might ask at volvoforums.com or sweedspeed.com

    You might ask at volvoforums.com or sweedspeed.com
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