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  1. No prime, no start. Bad ignition switch?

    Hey all, long time member and lurker, occasional poster. Heres my dilemma.
    My 2004 XC is randomly not starting. When it fails to start, the key is initially put in the "run" position, I dont hear...
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    Haha, I believe it. I wired it back together, and...

    Haha, I believe it. I wired it back together, and it seems to be holding just fine. Hard to believe its a $60 part!
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    Sunday I replaced both headlight ballasts,...

    Sunday I replaced both headlight ballasts, thinking they were on their way out. "Not so!" said the left headlight... It still takes some coaxing to come on. Switch? Fuses? Relay? Also I broke the...
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    Good laptops for VIDA/DICE?

    What is a good laptop thats able to run to run the most current Volvo software? I'd be running the VW Vag-com/Rosstech software as well (yeah I drive those too), but nothing beyond that. It seems...
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    Yup, I just got my 200,000 mile badge not too...

    Yup, I just got my 200,000 mile badge not too long ago!
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    If you have any S80's in the yards up there...

    If you have any S80's in the yards up there hogie, grab the caliper carriers, that'll bump the calipers out the extra distance needed to run the 305mm rotors. It'll save you the return shipping costs...
  7. Mine would do that randomly too. I just unplugged...

    Mine would do that randomly too. I just unplugged the rain sensor on the windshield behind the mirror. Now i'm back in charge of when I want wild wipers.
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    Get an OE filter. I got the NPN from IPD and I...

    Get an OE filter. I got the NPN from IPD and I couldn't even get it installed, the fit was so bad. I can understand it being tight for good sealing, but I couldnt even get it to seat at the top...
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    Just ordered those rotors from rockauto, Thanks...

    Just ordered those rotors from rockauto, Thanks for the head up on them! What pads should I get? Ive heard on here Antherzoll going with Hawk, and nsjames going with Akebono. I'm geussing they have...
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    Well, I got the new line installed, it wasn't...

    Well, I got the new line installed, it wasn't entirely awful to do. The key was lifting the steering rack up out of the way just a bit, I did this by removing 4 nuts and one bolt that hold it to the...
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    Thanks for the replies guys! I actually just got...

    Thanks for the replies guys!
    I actually just got back from the junkyard, and pulled a set of lines off an S60 they had there, and a bunch of other little things... $5 out the door. I almost did what...
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    Power steering hard line source?

    One of the hardlines on my steering rack has decided to start leaking, note these aren't the lines to and from the pump. Its a non-SMI rack, so one end of the tube uses a bolt in style thing like a...
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    Replaced my rear bumper cover, foam absorber,...

    Replaced my rear bumper cover, foam absorber, rear wiper assembly, and license plate wiring today. Whats the antenna for thats between he foam and the skin in the rear bumper?
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    That's the plan. The one guy that has DICE...

    That's the plan. The one guy that has DICE locally can't do it til Wednesday. It'll get sorted out. I was planning on doing all the driveline fluids/filters in a few weeks anyway.
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    DEM, down on the rear diff. It worked fine the...

    DEM, down on the rear diff. It worked fine the rest of the day, no issues at all. The next morning is when it all went nuts.
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    Last week I broke my car again... Unplugged the...

    Last week I broke my car again... Unplugged the DEM to figure out why it was leaking so bad. Now my Lolvo is in limp mode and the instruments aren't working, and the message center is telling me the...
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    Not this week, but very recently: Installed an...

    Not this week, but very recently: Installed an auxiliary trans oil cooler and a magnefine filter. My hot shifting problems are 98% fixed now! I'm going to be installing a rebuilt valve body this...
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    I recently purchased a set of poly bushings from...

    I recently purchased a set of poly bushings from Powerflex, both upper and both lower torque mounts, along with the solid aluminium strut brace ends from IPD. So far I've just installed the brace...
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