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    2004 Volvo XC70 Emergency Brake System

    For the 2004 XC70, is there one set or two sets of emergency brake shoes? Many replacement shoe and spring kits show enough parts for two wheels.

    Thanks,

    Carl
  2. Thread: Castrol 0W40

    by Carllay
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    Yesterday i bought 4-5 quart jugs of Castrol Edge...

    Yesterday i bought 4-5 quart jugs of Castrol Edge 0w40 A3/B4 for $19.99 each plus tax @Walmart. To get this price you order online and pick it up at the store once they process your order. This...
  3. Thread: Tire size

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    I will soon need to replace the rear tires on my...

    I will soon need to replace the rear tires on my 2004 XC70. I currently have stock 215/65R16s installed all around. Can I swap the rears to 235/60R16 and use the same wheels?
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    Poll: Right front spring broke in April 2014.

    Right front spring broke in April 2014.
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    Bugeye, I was surprised by this response and...

    Bugeye,

    I was surprised by this response and plan to locate a source to get the actual specifictions.

    Thanks
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    In light of the all the comments subsequent to my...

    In light of the all the comments subsequent to my original post after replacing the PCV components on my 2004 XC70, today I took the vehicle to Don Beyer Volvo in Falls Church, Va and requested the...
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    Howard's excellent Volvo help site includes the...

    Howard's excellent Volvo help site includes the following statement for PCV system maintenance:

    "First, there is a banjo fitting that commonly clogs. It clogs because there is only a 2mm diameter...
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    In speaking with IPD regarding the components in...

    In speaking with IPD regarding the components in their PCV breather kit, i was told a PTC nipple is not included.
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    This afternoon I removed the y connection aka the...

    This afternoon I removed the y connection aka the booster vacuum ejector I mentioned in my original post. The stem/line connector that comes in at a 45 degree angle is completely blocked. Just got...
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    Scopeman, There was a banjo fitting in the...

    Scopeman,

    There was a banjo fitting in the kit and it was replaced but I don't know about a PTC nipple. BTW, what is the translation of the acronym PTC? Where is it located located?

    Thanks,...
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    PCV System Replaced--Mixed Results

    This past weekend I had the PCV System (complete IPD Kit) replaced on my 2004 XC70 (102K miles) by my indy mechanic. Prior to replacement, I had positive pressure on the idle and cruise circuits...
  12. Thread: 2004 Volvo V40

    by Carllay
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    Understand this is the AWD site and as an XC 70...

    Understand this is the AWD site and as an XC 70 owner, the reason I joined. Just thought there also might be a few V40 owners here as well.
  13. Thread: 2004 Volvo V40

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    2004 Volvo V40

    My daughter's MY04 V40 just passed 150k (purchased in 2010 with 92K miles). All and all it's been a very reliable car.

    I'm working through several maintenance actions on the vehicle and have two...
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    Poll: Vehicle had 98050 miles when the right front...

    Vehicle had 98050 miles when the right front spring broke April 18th while driving on my farm in Kentucky. I was traveling 15 MPH on a lane approaching my house and crossed a small bump on a dirt...
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    JRL, Astro and JRL--thanks for the diagnosis. I...

    JRL, Astro and JRL--thanks for the diagnosis. I had missed that thread.

    Carl
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    2004 XC70 AWD Mode Noise

    I'm a recent member and this is my first post. I purchased my '04 XC70 from CarMax in Dec 2010 with 51000 miles. To this point, other than replacing a left front wheel bearing 6 months ago, I have...
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