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    mine is a 2004 Ruby, OSD June 2003, 199,000 fun...

    mine is a 2004 Ruby, OSD June 2003, 199,000 fun miles on it now!
    Service at local dealer: Serafini in Vestal NY, great mechanic!
    Just returned from Volvo Club event in Vermont and had a GREAT time.
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    3 wheel bearings at 52k

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    I guess I am in good company. I had 3 !!!! fail right after warranty, so guess I should be much better at keeping up with my reading of the forum
    I wonder if I post to see how many of us have...
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    thanks for sharing

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    thanks for sharing the comparison ! After spending the weekend at the Detroit auto show, and sitting in some great cars, I always look forward to my 7 hr drive home in my XC-70 ! And this weekend...
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    rear wiper blade replacement

    Hello folks
    Sorry it has been so long since I have been on the forum ! Happy to report my '04 now has 21k wonderful miles on it, and looking forward to many more !
    We just put new wipers on my car,...
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    Thanks for the well organized data and pics ! I like you love my generation '04 XC, so by the time they come out with the next one maybe it will be time for another wonderful trip to Sweden
    cheers
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    Way to  go Barry !
    I have kept all the same records, just never did long term analysis. We started out with premium, went to regular, made me nervous, so we settled at super.
    Best MPG since...
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    I have it on my '04 as well, but have never seen it in the car since we replaced it with the integrated cooler which is great  http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/thumbs-up.gif
    I makes...
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    Hello
    Here is the write up my husband did
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    I'll try to describe the location as best that I can. There is a plastic skid plate on the bottom side of the car under the engine. Take the...
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    Hi
    I like dcawd joined when I was investigating OSD (which is the only way to go &#33http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif. Used to spend hours reading, but life has become way too...
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    Hi,
    while getting my "Shift Flare" fixed today my husband asked the mechanic about the oil drip he noticed on the plastic shield  which diverts air under the car. The mechanic checked and told...
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    Hi folks,
    just got my "Shift Flare" fixed on my car today. Had first major occurance last weekend, and since we head on vacation next week they got us right in. There is a service bulleting for this...
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    Hello,
    XCRubygal is out of town. I'm the other half of the 04 XC70 team. I need help! I want to change the oil on our XC70 and I don't have the right oil filter wrench. I've stoped at all the auto...
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    Coastal
    thanks for doing this http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/exclamation.gif
    I know it was hard to look through them all when planning my trip. Here are a couple more
    I found this...
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    It was great to see in the latest Rolling magazine all the great pictures of the 2003 Volvo events http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/thumbs-up.gif I sure wish we could have made the SF...
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    Hi OR Gramps,
    I am jealous of your OSD... ours went by so fast. Have a lovely time and be sure and check out the OSD forum section, lots of good tips there.
    Have fun, and be prepared for being...
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    Hello XC70Viking !
    Welcome ! After being a VW owner my self for many years, I would never go back ! I wish we could get the diesel here too ! It is my 1st automatic in 30 years and I must admit I...
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    Hi guys
    thanks for all the information ! I will check mine before leaving for work tomorrow AM. I wish I had known this before my 7,500 mi service last Sat AM...
  18. Thread: 2004 XC70

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    Welcome Silent !
    You have found a great site full of nice helpful folks ! Hope you get your new XC on time, it sure is a GREAT car  http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/thumbs-up.gif...
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    Coastal,
    thanks for asking, but can not think of a thing. I really like this forum so much better than any other one I have participated it. Easy to use, to search, to contact folks 1:1, OSD area,...
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    Hi folks,
    My husband bought me a new tool for my 5k tire rotation project and we wanted to share with you the details. For those of us that are car image nuts, is a tool called a soft socket, which...
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    Glad to do it for all the help you folks have given me  http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/exclamation.gif Thanks for the reminder Barry
    cheers
     Ruby...
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    Industrial Engineer - now Manage a group of IE's in a Corporate Enginering group. We are Engineers with a suitcase, and service factories around the world. Have had the great fortune to spend a year...
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    Hi folks
    I know I initially hated my Bi-Xenons but with my husbands help they are much better now. We picked a straight, empty road and night, with screw-driver in hand, and he adjusted them to fill...
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    Hi guys
    I had my first snow "fun" a week ago, practicing for the first time in a parking lot, and Bud is right, the DSTC was "smarter" than me. I tried to go fast in a turn and I heard the growl of...
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    Hi
    I can't vote since you left the BEST color off, Ruby  http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif
    cheers
     Ruby http://xc70.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif
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