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  1. Thread: D5 Engine

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    Thanks for the ideas.........I'm in the UK, the...

    Thanks for the ideas.........I'm in the UK, the car is a Euro4 163hp, apparently there were a small number made with this engine.....coupled with the new electrics from the 2006 model...the wet on...
  2. Thread: D5 Engine

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    D5 Engine

    I recently had a refurbished steering rack fitted to our 2006 XC70 D5 which has the 163hp D5 engine (I appreciate the breadth of knowledge sits towards Petrol) the work has been done well and we...
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    Thanks....already done cam belt #2.....I think...

    Thanks....already done cam belt #2.....I think I'm in for the long haul now.....think Ill replace all vacuum pipes and fluids next.....and as JRL says will continue to pray!
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    200K What to do to make 300?

    MY 2006 (SE Lux with active suspension) has just hit the 200k miles mark...shes had a new gear box (it had been used for towing) a new steering rack and the abs module overhauled....I'm now at the...
  5. Thread: Bcm & tcm

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    thank s guys, makes sense, and might have saved...

    thank s guys, makes sense, and might have saved me a whole bundle of cash as we were going to refurbish the solenoid control of the gearbox.
  6. Thread: Bcm & tcm

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    Bcm & tcm

    Does the collective knowledge know if there is a relationship between these two modules? Having recently sorted the BCM (poor external connection) the performance of the Geartronic box is much...
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    Needed to use teh car urgently before module had...

    Needed to use teh car urgently before module had been collected. Cleaned all pins and female socket with contact cleaner (including the two that stand proud). Made sure that everything tight when...
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    Scopeman, I think your advice is sage, we live...

    Scopeman, I think your advice is sage, we live in a world where buying car with a tow bar will invalidate your insurance as it's seen as a modification, as is changing lights from halogen to xenon...
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    Abs module removal

    Hi, just removed abs module from my 2006 model xc70. Expected her to complain a. It but getting ,unsurprisingly, brake failure stop message but also 4c is off, 9999miles to empty tank and trip...
  10. Thread: TCM Code

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    Thank you for your patience JRL.........I know...

    Thank you for your patience JRL.........I know there is a lot of info on this on the forum you helped crystalise my thoughts
  11. Thread: TCM Code

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    No its very clunky, and sometimes lags when...

    No its very clunky, and sometimes lags when pulling away....like all particularly when warm. Most of our mileage is motorway but it can be a pain in a queue
  12. Thread: TCM Code

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    TCM Code

    Please could one of the Wise Owls tell me what the following codes mean and what the fix for them might be?

    TCM-002f Lock up Spring function not engaging
    ECM-5310 Communication error with TCM
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    Gentlemen, thank you for your help.....your...

    Gentlemen, thank you for your help.....your words match my thoughts.....one thing when did ABS module become linked to VIN? My car is October 2005 on 55 plate...hopefully BBA-reman will sort for not...
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    186k 2005 XC70 - keep or move on?

    We have a 2005 XC70 D5 Lux with all the whistle and bells

    The car does loads of miles 18-20k per year mostly motorway.... we get 50+mpg on runs......so on the face of it is all going well

    On...
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    Hoonk, thanks for the reply......we will be...

    Hoonk, thanks for the reply......we will be looking at sensors etc at the weekend, as the fault is intermittent I have in mind looking for loose components, apparently the Volvo only programmable...
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    Data Encryption and on board components

    The old 01 finally died of a broken engine........and I have acquired a bargain of a shiny 2005 with all the whistle and bells to replace the old girl....
    Of course a bargain has its problems and...
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    Alas and alack......I thought I should feed...

    Alas and alack......I thought I should feed back......with ongoing low oil at idle and loss of coolant I have sadly come to the decision to take the old girl off the road.....having spent ££££ on...
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    Howard, thanks for your reply, prior to refurb...

    Howard, thanks for your reply, prior to refurb there had been a slow loss of coolant which was traced to a blown head gasket, the engine ran fine, and surprisingly continues to do so, but fuel...
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    Petrol (gas)......think needs a new engine! But...

    Petrol (gas)......think needs a new engine! But am interested to
    Know why after doing all this work it should fail this way...could blocked oil galleys increase crank pressure and increase pressure...
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    Clearly....but runs ok and we have just driven...

    Clearly....but runs ok and we have just driven 200+ miles home (with fingers crossed!).
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    Poorly Engine.....

    I suspect I know what the answer to this is......having decided to invest in refurbishing our 2001 old girl (160k)....the engine has now decided to throw up a whole new bundle of laughs....the CH...
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    Busy week.......most works complete (ok easy...

    Busy week.......most works complete (ok easy stuff by me the rest by my tame Volvo mechanic.) Made a huge difference to the old girl.....would point out that replacing bottom torque mount made huge...
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    Thanks for your input...this is what I have on...

    Thanks for your input...this is what I have on the list so far


    Full service as VADIS but in addition……..
    Drain and flush gearbox (getting flaring when changing up and sometimes hangs on to gear...
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    160k and ready for overhaul.....

    we have 2001 petrol XC70 with 160k we have owned the old girl since 2004.

    Having looked at a replacement (we currently do about 20k per annum) we realise that we would have to spend £10k and then...
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    In Conclusion.......

    The Old Girl had come back from being repaired after some twonk had driven his Jeep into the passenger door (yes insurance repaired it at 150k!).

    It turns out that the engine was steam...
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