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    Hello Hoonk and Thank you for your reply! Do i...

    Hello Hoonk and Thank you for your reply!

    Do i align both camshafts in the back (driver side) just for the locking tool to fit and then install both VVT hubs?
    Good point on the tappets! I had...
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    2006 XC70 Timing from scratch

    Hello everyone,

    I have a 2006 xc70 with a 2.5t. I bought a used head with both intake and exhaust CVVT hubs (seperate and not installed on camshafts) I was wondering how i can set the timing on...
  3. Thread: Fluid leaking

    by Charle
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    Astro, I really value your opinion very much and...

    Astro,
    I really value your opinion very much and enjoy reading your posts and replies given the wealth of knowledge you have and sharing it with the forum over the years!
    I am kind of picky myself...
  4. Thread: Fluid leaking

    by Charle
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    Astro, Thank you for all the info and...

    Astro,
    Thank you for all the info and explanation you provided, as always much appreciate it!
    I will go ahead and switch to Valvoline Import.
    Thanks again!
  5. Thread: Fluid leaking

    by Charle
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    I have been using the Valvoline Max life (red...

    I have been using the Valvoline Max life (red bottles) in my cars. Should i switch to Valvoline import ( blue bottles) ?
    Any idea what's the difference between the two? I did a search to compare but...
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    This video might help: ...

    This video might help:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRIUBEqEgAA
  7. I would check the wiring harness for the coils as...

    I would check the wiring harness for the coils as well especially if the harness is solid dry.
  8. Thank you for your reply vtl! I did lube the...

    Thank you for your reply vtl!

    I did lube the seal using silicone with teflon lubricant. The seal is seated properly and the plunger did not have any black residue from the seal, just normal...
  9. 2005 V70 AWD with DSTC Brake booster and master cylinder

    Hello everyone,

    I have a 2005 V70 AWD with DSTC, 210,000 miles and a failing brake booster. The rubber seal around the booster plunger looks fine but i can feel the leak with my hand coming from...
  10. No worries Hoonk i really appreciate your help as...

    No worries Hoonk i really appreciate your help as always!
  11. Hi Hoonk and thank you for your reply! This is...

    Hi Hoonk and thank you for your reply!
    This is from a website i found:
    XC90 T6 cars use a Chain Gear to transfer torque from the transmission to the angle gear. Oil leakage from the chain gear...
  12. 2005 XC90 T6 Angle gear and chain drive removal

    Hello everyone,

    I have transmission fluid mixed with chain drive oil and would like to reseal the chain drive. I have searched online for the removal of both (chain drive and angle gear) but...
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    2004 xc90 T6 thermostat housing

    Hello everyone,

    I am wondering if i can replace the thermostat housing in my 2004 xc90 T6 with one from a 2004 S80 which does not have the plastic nipple mounted on the housing. To my...
  14. Thread: Idemitsu ATF?

    by Charle
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    I have used Toyota T-IV fluid with no problems.

    I have used Toyota T-IV fluid with no problems.
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    There is a recall on fuel pumps if the white top...

    There is a recall on fuel pumps if the white top plastic is cracked. Sorry i don't remember the recall number, you can google it.
    I know couple of friends who got their fuel pumps replaced by the...
  16. I bought a car which had the same exact damage...

    I bought a car which had the same exact damage and i just replaced the door and fender with same color from a junk yard.
    Your car looks fine to me, just replace the door and fender and you should be...
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    This might help...

    This might help
    http://www.volvoxc.com/forums/showthread.php?20498-Fuel-Pump-Recall-and-a-bad-feelling

    Even though the state of Colorado where we live is not included in the recall in post #5,...
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    Three weeks ago a friend took his 2001 S60 to the...

    Three weeks ago a friend took his 2001 S60 to the dealer and got the fuel pump assembly replaced for free for the same exact problem you are describing!
    He said there was a recall for the fuel pump...
  19. Thread: Fuel Smell?

    by Charle
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    I think there is a recall for cracks of plastic...

    I think there is a recall for cracks of plastic top of fuel pump.The Dealer will change the fuel pump free of charge.
    Good luck !
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    I was charged $150 for the same exact welding job...

    I was charged $150 for the same exact welding job and that was the cheapest i could find around here in Denver.Some places quoted me $200 and one gentleman wanted $350 !!!!!
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    Spray some white vinegar mixed with water on the...

    Spray some white vinegar mixed with water on the carpet ,if the smell of vinegar doesn't bother you! I removed all carpet once,washed it with soap and water and let it dry under the sun, smell still...
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    [QUOTE=howardc64;185902]What wrong with the...

    [QUOTE=howardc64;185902]What wrong with the propeller shaft? Most common failure is the front CV joint. Boot+grease gets destroyed by the super hot catalytic converter over time. Center bearing and...
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    Thank you so much Gentleman for your kind...

    Thank you so much Gentleman for your kind replies,that is a huge relief for me! This is my daughter's car and i need to get it fixed before the snow hits.
    Thanks again!!
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    Thank you sir for your reply! May i know why?

    Thank you sir for your reply! May i know why?
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    2003 XC70 propeller shaft

    Hello everyone!
    I have a 2003 XC70 AWD with a bent drive shaft aka propeller shaft beyond repair. I searched online and it looks like only 2003 and up would work since they started with the Haldex...
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