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    Very sad to hear the news Xfingers. Sorry i...

    Very sad to hear the news Xfingers.
    Sorry i can't offer any advice on your current issue.
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    Great work. Well done Xfingers! Now i know...

    Great work. Well done Xfingers!
    Now i know which 10mm bolt you are talking about. Its on the front side of the subframe near the hydraulic mount. The wires covered in a plastic tube would go pass...
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    You are nearly there. Im waiting to hear the...

    You are nearly there. Im waiting to hear the results from you.
    About the removal of the harness, i did have to use a screw driver and i used a big size one to carefully pry it out. I also played...
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    Well, i did the first test drive at 11:30pm after...

    Well, i did the first test drive at 11:30pm after getting it done.
    It was the first time driving my car without worrying about the gears kicking or rough shifts. It was very smooth on pickup and it...
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    My recommendation is to return the car if you...

    My recommendation is to return the car if you can.
    Then save more money and buy a 2007 model or some other car. Its not worth owning a problematic 2001 model unless lots of work had been done to...
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    Xfingers, I hope you can return the wrong wiring...

    Xfingers,
    I hope you can return the wrong wiring harness that you purchased otherwise that would be a total waste. You should have used a 2003 xc70 model to look up the part number because that year...
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    That was really bad luck for picking the wrong...

    That was really bad luck for picking the wrong wiring harness. I definitely saw 2 types, 1 is the short one and the other is the long one like ours when I did some browsing.
    I hope you won't need...
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    Great tip vtl. I couldn't think when i was trying...

    Great tip vtl. I couldn't think when i was trying to remove the connectors. If i knew your tip then i would have just remove one of the solenoids there and it would be saving my time for sure.
    The 2...
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    Ahhh i see the issue there. How did you use the...

    Ahhh i see the issue there.
    How did you use the impact gun and breaker bar without the holder?
    Air compressor is a cool idea if you have space. I would rather get 1/2" battery powered impact gun...
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    Its time to invest in an electric impact gun with...

    Its time to invest in an electric impact gun with torque control like this one. I spent $150AUD or so. I rarely use it but its very useful every time I need to use it.
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    I positioned the support bar similar to this...

    I positioned the support bar similar to this setup.
    I didn't really raise the engine much at all. It was raised a tiny bit to help removing the bolts from the right side engine mount. I kept it at...
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    Lucky I read your post before getting my friend...

    Lucky I read your post before getting my friend to help me extend the wires. I was totally unaware that the S1 (white) cable would need to be extended. Thanks Brett!
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    Hi Xfingers, I'm doing this same job. I'm also...

    Hi Xfingers,
    I'm doing this same job. I'm also replacing mine with the GM unit I bought off Amazon. I'm at the stage of extending the wires for the harness. Its scary because the wires are fluid...
  14. I tried to replace it with some generic ones but...

    I tried to replace it with some generic ones but you really need the viton oring quality. The issue with this oring is that its too hard to find and to match the size. I wouldn't replace it. If it...
  15. I used the CTA one that FCP sells for $90 USD...

    I used the CTA one that FCP sells for $90 USD
    https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-camshaft-holder-tool-fits-all-5-cylinder-engines-cta-2864
    It was a great solid tool thats worth the investment....
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    Theres an awesome trick to do with using scissor...

    Theres an awesome trick to do with using scissor jack. Search this forum and you should find it.
    This job is very different with the front struts.
    My tip is to be carefully measure/mark the...
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    I would be happy with any ATF fluid that...

    I would be happy with any ATF fluid that meets/exceeds the specs. I would go for the one thats widely available and NOT expensive like OEM.
    Im lucky that i can get australian made full synthetic ATF...
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    Its a must have for both 1/2" and 3/8" torque...

    Its a must have for both 1/2" and 3/8" torque wrenches for me. I broke a few bolts(timing belt tensioner, strut to knuckle, driveshaft) when I started doing DIY on this car. The timing belt tensioner...
  19. Thread: CVVT o rings

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    Its best to bring your hub to the bearing shops...

    Its best to bring your hub to the bearing shops or some automotive stores to find the right size on the spot. Its not a good i dea to make a guess for this critical oring.
    Ive tried 44mm x 2mm (ID x...
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    You might be right though! I've checked a few...

    You might be right though! I've checked a few images of the oil pump for your car with part number 30650144:
    https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-oil-pump-c70-s40-v40-v70-s60-s80-xc90-30650144...
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    Hi Howard, I did read through your thread and...

    Hi Howard, I did read through your thread and tried the right size socket but it didn't work for me. The tool couldn't hold the lip of the pulley properly.
    The GM puller kit I bought having the...
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    Thanks for the replies gents! $65 is too good....

    Thanks for the replies gents!
    $65 is too good. Now I'll need to decide whether to buy the tool or get a used one coz the cost is almost the same.

    I bought the rebuilt PS from FCP thinking that GM...
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    Power steering pump pulley removal

    Hi guys,
    Have any of you managed to remove the PS pump pulley on this car?
    Can you let me know what tool you used? The volvo tool is so expensive.
    I've tried using the GM puller but its no good....
  24. Google is your friend. I'm too lazy to use Volvo...

    Google is your friend. I'm too lazy to use Volvo software (VIDA). I really need to put it on one of my desktops to look up torque values and part numbers.
  25. If you can't DIY most of the work for this car...

    If you can't DIY most of the work for this car then forget about owning one unless you have spare money to throw at it.
    If you are in the US or UK then its a big bonus since you can get the parts...
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