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  1. Thread: One Press Unlock

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    My two pennyworth

    Haven't been around for a while.

    On my MY07 (European spec) I wanted to get two-stage unlocking but was told by my dealer (who I do trust, rightly or wrongly) that it wasn't possible on models...
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    What in particular is there to dislike about...

    What in particular is there to dislike about Dulles? (and I guess you mean DC). I've booked to fly out of there back to the UK in June next year - any tips on what to avoid (and please don't say 'all...
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    I think the biggest secret would be how to get...

    I think the biggest secret would be how to get all these mods past the little woman ('er indoors) [sly]

    Female VolvoXC members - do you have any tips?

    John R

    Reddiz - it's AWESOME [thumbup]...
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    Tested the button again a couple of weeks after...

    Tested the button again a couple of weeks after it was put on (and it was OK at that stage). It popped apart really easily - my guess is that the plastic weld became brittle. I'm just glad I didn't...
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    Can't see anything obvious which would allow such...

    Can't see anything obvious which would allow such a common largish ingress of water. My only thoughts are that the vertical external 'seals' around the window look to be some sort of velour type...
  6. Thread: Roof Rails profile

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    Seems that the profile would be OK between the...

    Seems that the profile would be OK between the two vehicles but so much for me wanting to use the XC90 cross-bars on the XC70 (and my bright idea of shortening them to fit :rolleyes: ). I should have...
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    Sticky: If you're in the mood for some long reads, but...

    If you're in the mood for some long reads, but very amusing, then take a look at this site... http://www.419eater.com/ BUT WHATEVER YOU DO, HEED THE WARNINGS THAT THE PEOPLE BEING SPOKEN ABOUT ARE...
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    Thanks for that - I did check as you suggested...

    Thanks for that - I did check as you suggested and it seems fine.

    About sewing on a button - I had one like that on my old Toyota (had it 18 years). In that time (and it was the most heavily used...
  9. Thread: Spyshots 2008 XC

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    Talking to the local dealership today - the...

    Talking to the local dealership today - the feeling there (or maybe inside knowledge) is that the XC70 replacement will not be in '07, due to the number of other models/updates coming in, as other...
  10. Thread: The $150 Key.....

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    I've just had a spare cut (12.50). It's chipped...

    I've just had a spare cut (12.50). It's chipped but I don't intend getting it programmed as I'm going to flatten it by cutting off the plastic top (including the chip) so I can keep it in my wallet....
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    FWIW - on my '03 XC90 I needed to charge the...

    FWIW - on my '03 XC90 I needed to charge the battery. I spoke to the dealer about disconnecting it and they said 'no problem' so I went ahead. I reconnected, charged it, and reconnected and all was...
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    Seat-belt button - seats stuck

    Just had my first problemette! Lowered the rear seats (mine are 60/40 split) and the 60% part wouldn't come back up due to the centre seat-belt being locked... I searched on this forum and found...
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    Spoke to the dealer about it yesterday and they...

    Spoke to the dealer about it yesterday and they think it may be to do with water lying on top of the honeycomb 'thingy' inside the doors. This 'thingy' is to allow a controlled crushing of the doors...
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    ... and don't forget the wheel-spinners and...

    ... and don't forget the wheel-spinners and under-belly lighting :D

    John R
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    The state of the roads is better here I agree,...

    The state of the roads is better here I agree, but the congestion is something else...

    I remember well the horrendous potholes in main city roads in Vegas, SF, and LA - I was just glad I wasn't...
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    For what it's worth, if anyone is thinking of...

    For what it's worth, if anyone is thinking of getting the 'Experience' roof-box, for use with the curved, wing profile roof-bars, Volvo do sell a spacer kit to allow for the curve - the Part No. is...
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    Griso4R - don't apologise for your english - most...

    Griso4R - don't apologise for your english - most english speakers wouldn't even attempt to post on a non-english forum. Carry on the good work

    John R
  18. I don't think I can top the previous stories...

    I don't think I can top the previous stories (yikes, potentially VERY expensive) but can I add one? Well I'm going to anyway.

    Arrived back home after a trip out and the passenger door window...
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    Thanks guys - I'm sure it must be a design...

    Thanks guys - I'm sure it must be a design 'feature' as it's on all four doors, and it's not just been a one-off occurrence - I've seen it four times now - I find it odd...

    Sorry to hear about the...
  20. Meant to say that if the part, in the pdf, about...

    Meant to say that if the part, in the pdf, about pulling up the edge of the door module etc. doesn't apply to your car then I'd guess you need a (probably very expensive) Volvo 'special tool'....
  21. Don't know if this will help but you could give...

    Don't know if this will help but you could give it a try. Be aware though that you may have to have a software update afterwards - although that might only be for the window operation and the switch...
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    Does nobody else have rain? Or is my XC70 the...

    Does nobody else have rain? Or is my XC70 the only one with this 'feature'?

    John R

    DesertXC, if you're not careful I'll curse Palm Springs again... [cool2]
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    Hope you stay happy with the new car - I...

    Hope you stay happy with the new car - I considered one before I bought the XC90 - walked up to it, pulled the door handle and it came off in my hand... I walked away.

    As for dealers, I must be...
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    I totally agree. I'd love to have warning of...

    I totally agree. I'd love to have warning of lowered pressure caused by picking something up whilst driving, before I start running on the rims. Just as long as the mnfrs don't use it as the...
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    Poll: So what have you got against cardigans then...

    So what have you got against cardigans then Cameron? [cool2]



    Round here it's generally the hat but I did hear mention of cardigans on the Jeremy Vine show today, or was it yesterday, or was it...
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