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  1. A full size spare will fit in the spare tire...

    A full size spare will fit in the spare tire compartment in your 2002 xc70. I did that for years on 2 different cars (2001 and 2002 - I know 2 of them!). The plastic tray above it won't fit and if...
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    Sorry - you will need to compress the spring to...

    Sorry - you will need to compress the spring to replace the shock
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  3. No - there are 3 separate pumps.

    No - there are 3 separate pumps.
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    As long as the transmission has been replaced...

    As long as the transmission has been replaced recently - you might be ok.

    And if he took pride in himself and his work and the cars he drove that would be a good thing. But as a shop owner for 40...
  5. What's good with VIDA is if you click that code...

    What's good with VIDA is if you click that code you will get a screen the gives you suggestions - it should look like this:
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  6. Vida is the software - and the stolen/hacked...

    Vida is the software - and the stolen/hacked version of 2014d (the last year it was produced) is easily found on the internet. Find and download that first - and get it to work. (that's free!) If you...
  7. I've never seen an interface other than a DICE...

    I've never seen an interface other than a DICE unit that can talk to VIDA. Buy one, I'm curious what you get and what actually work for $36. 2014 Vida requires win7 pro 32 or 64 bit, some have been...
  8. Thread: swapping engines

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    Drain the engine oil - the water will sink to the...

    Drain the engine oil - the water will sink to the bottom - if a bunch of water comes out first-that's a bad thing. I've seen Oil cap mouse milk thousands of times - that comes from short trips, where...
  9. Thread: swapping engines

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    What parts? Are you trying to fix the xc - with...

    What parts? Are you trying to fix the xc - with the 850 engine or turbocharge the 850 or what? The xc has variable cam timing, 850 not - You could call someone like Voluparts.com in Atlanta...
  10. Are you getting ABS codes? Wheel sensor codes...

    Are you getting ABS codes? Wheel sensor codes are very common - caused not by the wheel sensors - caused by bad connections in the control unit. Many companies allegedly "rebuild" those. Not sure if...
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    You should be able to erase a cat code. Do you...

    You should be able to erase a cat code. Do you live in an emission inspection required area? Before replacing your o2 or your cat - try an O2 sensor extender. Or if not needed to get a...
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    Your radio is part on the CAN bus - but that's...

    Your radio is part on the CAN bus - but that's just to get the tuner to talk to the steering wheel controls.

    The check engine light ONLY comes on for Emission related stuff. If your gas cap is...
  13. Does this help? 9380 and do you have a...

    Does this help?

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    and do you have a diagram of the low speed connections to the CEM - I'm not sure if the wiring diagram disk is included in the free VIDA 2014d download easily found on the...
  14. Yes as others have suggested as close as possible...

    Yes as others have suggested as close as possible - you want to try to keep the front and rear tires spinning at the same speed so you won't overheat the viscous coupling - but your car is almost 20...
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    Here's a couple of freeze plug catalog pages ...

    Here's a couple of freeze plug catalog pages

    http://www.a1autoparts.biz/pdfs/Catalogs/DORMAN%20PDF/A/127-130_Sec8_Part1.pdf
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    Your symptoms sound like a worn/bad inner cv...

    Your symptoms sound like a worn/bad inner cv joint (actually a tripod cv joint)on the right side. Vibration when accelerating, stops when you let up on the gas, and the right side usually wears...
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    You bleed brakes to get air out - the question is...

    You bleed brakes to get air out - the question is - How did the air get in? If it's never been low enough, air has not infiltrated the system.
    So yes bleeding the brakes is a good first step, but...
  18. Does it say "VOLVO GUARD" in the rectangle? ...

    Does it say "VOLVO GUARD" in the rectangle?

    That's a glass break sensor for the alarm, it's tempered glass so when it breaks it shatters tearing the ribbon.
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    The temp reading in Vehicle communication/ECM...

    The temp reading in Vehicle communication/ECM parameters is live - so not sure i understand that question

    So you Scan the car and have multiple codes - print that readout so you have a record of...
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    2. did the heater blow hot air? 3. Hook up your...

    2. did the heater blow hot air?
    3. Hook up your VIDA - you can view the reported engine coolant temp in the ECM parameters

    Do you have an infrared thermometer? Point it on the head near the...
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    Sorry I thought you wanted to get more than 90oz...

    Sorry I thought you wanted to get more than 90oz out.

    There may be an air pocket - drive the car for a few minutes and it will "burp", then top it up again.
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    Drain the engine block - there is a petcock on...

    Drain the engine block - there is a petcock on the pipe on the back of the engine near the front of the engine
  23. If you click on the ecm2000 code you should be...

    If you click on the ecm2000 code you should be able to navigate to a screen like this with suggested cures -
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    And there is a graph of expected resistance reading for the sensor at various...
  24. Maybe no temp sensor signal defaults to full fan...

    Maybe no temp sensor signal defaults to full fan - what does your VIDA say?
  25. 1. 30-100k miles depending on how the car is...

    1. 30-100k miles depending on how the car is driven - the throttle position sensors wear out - mild driving keeps the throttle almost in the same position wearing them out quicker.

    2. 2 Bump stops...
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