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    Trunk Floor Shape

    Quick question, does anyone know if the trunk shape change in any of the MY shape changes? Would for example the hard plastic boot liner for the 08+ model fit the trunk floor of my 01?

    I've done...
  2. Fair play, sounds like scandinavian over...

    Fair play, sounds like scandinavian over engineering, but since the op is talking about an 03, it can't be that. it's most likely to be the tcv.
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    Seconded

    Seconded
  4. Mine does this sometimes. I've tracked it down to...

    Mine does this sometimes. I've tracked it down to the tcv. Doesn't appear to be affecting the performance so I'm ignoring it.

    These vehicles don't have a vac pump unless they have a diesel engine.
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    You can say that again, it was like driving a new...

    You can say that again, it was like driving a new car again once I had it fixed.

    Count yourself lucky if you're driving a left hooker, you have to drop the engine to change the servo in my uk spec...
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    In my experience it came and went, but when it...

    In my experience it came and went, but when it was loud you couldn't miss it, it was louder than anything else in the cabin.

    Mine was also partnered with a dog rough engine, stalling frequently...
  7. Absolutely not, as long as the wheels are on and...

    Absolutely not, as long as the wheels are on and torqued up correctly the disc will not be moving.
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    The rears look like they haven't been touched in...

    The rears look like they haven't been touched in a long time, so I'm not looking forward to cracking them off, same goes for the hoses. I've cleaned them up and soaked the nipples and hose unions in...
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    I've had an intermittent sticking front brake so...

    I've had an intermittent sticking front brake so today I fitted a brand new brake caliper and a pair of Goodridge lines to the front of the XC today.
    ...
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    One of mine is just plain MIA. Wasn't on the car...

    One of mine is just plain MIA. Wasn't on the car when I bought it. I guess it just gave up at some point because the other feels very fragile like Howard says.
  11. Well I answered my own questions today. I pulled...

    Well I answered my own questions today. I pulled the stereo to check the rear speaker wiring. Turns out the wire in question was spliced into the permanent live and ground on the stereo loom by...
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    The bad news is thats a good way to screw your...

    The bad news is thats a good way to screw your brakes.

    You shouldn't need to force new shoes and discs together, it's a clear indication there is something wrong. Everything should be nice and...
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    I couldn't get hold of any WR G2 when I was...

    I couldn't get hold of any WR G2 when I was looking (the UK has a woefully poor supply of winter tyres) so I went with the WR D3 instead (and I had to get them shipped in from France!); they are...
  14. Help identifying wiring in the passenger footwell

    So today I set about removing an out of date Nokia cradle from the passenger footwell. This in itself was fine and I got all the gubbins out without too much trouble. However the monkey who fitted it...
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    There is no icv cory, the ecu manages the idle...

    There is no icv cory, the ecu manages the idle speed using the etm.

    I had similar symptoms from a failing servo, I've just had the servo replaced, the pcv system overhauled and the etm cleaned and...
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    Picked it up from my mechanic with a new brake...

    Picked it up from my mechanic with a new brake servo, pcv system, clean ETM and some updated ETM software.

    B*gger me it drives like a new car!
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    I failed to seat one of the rears properly the...

    I failed to seat one of the rears properly the first time I did the brakes. Even a single clip mounted wrong gave an odd feeling to the brakes!
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    Riverway Volvo in Harlow

    Riverway Volvo in Harlow
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    found out my ac compressor has seized, taking the...

    found out my ac compressor has seized, taking the clutch pulley with it [cussing]
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    Unfortunately here in the uk you're more likely...

    Unfortunately here in the uk you're more likely to get licencing vernacular than anything else. MY is not a widely used term by the general public and you generally have to ask for the VIN to get...
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    wow this forum is so friendly! 53 = vehicle...

    wow this forum is so friendly!

    53 = vehicle first registered in the second half of 2003
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    I thought the arrangement was a little odd when I...

    I thought the arrangement was a little odd when I fitted all the new kit and this isn't helping! Guess I'll keep an eye out for some r brakes.

    I doubt however the piston is retracting too far,...
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    The spring is just to stop the pads rattling and...

    The spring is just to stop the pads rattling and shoudln't have a noticable effect on the brake feel.

    Are sure you didn't let any air into the system?
  24. If you've undone the 10mm nut on the the...

    If you've undone the 10mm nut on the the handbrake adjuster enough then the handbrake shoes should be loose. You can also nudge them back on the spring tension by moving the disc up and down once it...
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    hmm a little confused now, I've found these...

    hmm a little confused now, I've found these diagrams (attached) which look to support your initial statement.

    Time to talk to the parts desk I suppose.
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