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  1. Itís pretty simple once you can see it. And...

    Itís pretty simple once you can see it.

    And 50,000miles of operation with tension against that belt will leave lines (not really full grooves) in the tensioner pulley.
  2. Smooth is fine.

    Smooth is fine.
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    Bolt the Throttle body up by torquing to spec, a...

    Bolt the Throttle body up by torquing to spec, a few NM. Leave the intercooler end of the pipe loose but in place.

    The pipe goes over the throttle body and ďpopsĒ in place when the internal,...
  4. I use a 7mm socket on a 1/4” ratchet for those...

    I use a 7mm socket on a 1/4” ratchet for those clamps.

    No matter how rusty, that’ll get it off and you can replace the clamp.

    If we are talking about the coupling, IPD sells a nice silicone...
  5. Even without subframe removal, I once had to...

    Even without subframe removal, I once had to reseat that steering shaft seal/boot on the 2002 T5.

    It just came off, I guess. The other two cars havenít required it.

    But that car did...
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    Who, exactly, is saying that this is a ghost? ...

    Who, exactly, is saying that this is a ghost?

    Buddy?

    Dealer?

    What did dealer do to try and clear it?

    Nothing?
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    Synthetic is better for keeping the turbo and PCV...

    Synthetic is better for keeping the turbo and PCV clean. You really want an oil that is rated A3/B4.

    You probably still need to do the PCV system.

    Viscosity and volatility matter more than...
  8. Iíve done the valve body* on each of my three...

    Iíve done the valve body* on each of my three Volvoís.

    All three got the adapt cycle.

    All three shift great.

    Start there.

    I gave a description of the adapt cycle in my valve body write...
  9. Disconnecting the battery is a red herring. It’s...

    Disconnecting the battery is a red herring. It’s done nothing to affect this.

    Did the shop run through the adaptation cycle after their work?

    If your tranny guy is recommending battery cables,...
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    Iíve done several tensioner without needing to do...

    Iíve done several tensioner without needing to do anything more than remove the belt. 13mm bolt head. A deep socket fits with room to swing the wrench.

    Get a mirror and examine it closely. Itís...
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    Bargain struts suck. Youíll be replacing them in...

    Bargain struts suck. Youíll be replacing them in a year and regretting doing the work.

    Strut replacement requires an alignment, so, take off $100+ from your savings. Deduct the cost of your time...
  12. It overheated. But the temp sensor was dry...

    It overheated.

    But the temp sensor was dry and didn’t read it.

    Not worth fixing now.

    I am sorry.
  13. Noise from water pump area + coolant leak... ...

    Noise from water pump area + coolant leak...

    And you're wondering what is wrong?

    Your water pump is toast. Simple as that.

    Time for a new one.

    This is a timing belt change + a half...
  14. Front: as shown. Jack pad on the connector from...

    Front: as shown. Jack pad on the connector from body to subframe. The subframe itself is soft and will distort under the weight of the car focused on a jack pad.

    Rear: The orange is the jack...
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    A flat blade screwdriver, relatively big one,...

    A flat blade screwdriver, relatively big one, inserted from below, pushed up, will release that locking tab.

    Bumper removal not required.
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    Iím pretty certain that itís 2005-2007 that are...

    Iím pretty certain that itís 2005-2007 that are the same head. 2.5 liter dual VVT.

    A call to Erie Vo-vo would be very worthwhile. They part out Volvoís and so, in addition to perhaps having a...
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    Iím glad Hoonk weighed in. With his...

    Iím glad Hoonk weighed in.

    With his experience, I would keep the block as is and fix the head.

    I wouldnít try to fit an Ď01 head on your Ď07. Just the missing VVT is going to make the...
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    I once had a piston like that. Oldsmobile V-8...

    I once had a piston like that. Oldsmobile V-8 that swallowed a screw.

    I replaced the head. Piston looked fine. Just a bit scratched up...not quite as gouged as yours.

    Engine threw a rod 50...
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    Geoff - first, when folks recommend that you use...

    Geoff - first, when folks recommend that you use VIDA/Dice, you should listen. Your code reader, despite its claims, doesn’t cover even a fraction of what VIDA does. You may have a UEM, CEM, or REM...
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    Sounds like the head unit is bad. A used unit...

    Sounds like the head unit is bad. A used unit would be the way to go. Make sure itís the same year (for both color and compatibility).

    A place like Erie Vovo, which has a huge selection of used...
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    Dana - your car has an ďAngle GearĒ or forward...

    Dana - your car has an ďAngle GearĒ or forward differential.

    It has gear oil in it. 75w90 synthetic. It can leak, which destroys the unit. Very expensive.

    Itís easy to overfill. Itís...
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    Congratulations on the new car! I still miss...

    Congratulations on the new car!

    I still miss my 850 wagon...great car...mine was red, too...

    So, no idea on the key, sorry.

    I would stick with halogen fog light bulbs. They are common...
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    I simply found a matching color wheelskins and...

    I simply found a matching color wheelskins and wrapped it in that. A bit thicker, but the wheelskins has held up for many years and is very nice quality.

    https://wheelskins.com/
  24. Ah. Now I see. Iíve got the old style. The new...

    Ah. Now I see. Iíve got the old style. The new style clearly has an o ring.
  25. Thereís an o-ring? I donít recall ever seeing...

    Thereís an o-ring?

    I donít recall ever seeing one...
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