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  1. Thread: ABS Light

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    With the suggestions from several in the forums...

    With the suggestions from several in the forums and local mechanics I replace the right front wheel bearing again. I purchased this one from another supplier who said it had the proper tone ring in...
  2. Thread: ABS Light

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    No. My bearing came with that ring also. But it...

    No. My bearing came with that ring also. But it is only a plastic dust seal. The ring I took from the old bearing was metal and was magnetized. But now I believe it does not work either and that the...
  3. Thread: ABS Light

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    So you are saying that even when in a static...

    So you are saying that even when in a static position the sensor is picking up a signal from the bearing?

    I will check the bearing. Thanks.
  4. Thread: ABS Light

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    Since you seem to be the only one in three forums...

    Since you seem to be the only one in three forums that seems to have a grasp on this issue I will tell you more of the story. About two weeks ago I replace a noisy right front wheel bearing. I...
  5. Thread: ABS Light

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    ABS Light

    Had an ABS light come on. Ran VIDA and it showed a defective right front sensor. Replaced sensor. Cleared code again and the fault pops back up. So I swapped the left sensor with the right sensor,...
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    You would be able to light up the outback if you...

    You would be able to light up the outback if you mounted an LED bar on your luggage rack!
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    The last Volvo I had that had Dynaudio had the...

    The last Volvo I had that had Dynaudio had the Dynaudio logo on the dash and it had Premium Sound – with a 5x130 W digital amplifier, Dolby® Pro Logic II Surround and fourteen speakers, including...
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    On the 2013 XC70 the paint code label is on the...

    On the 2013 XC70 the paint code label is on the right passenger door post where the hinges are located. Just numbers are shown, no color name. There is a three digit number: exterior color, and two...
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    Why don't you play your Iphone through the...

    Why don't you play your Iphone through the Bluetooth.
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    Wheels

    I like the 16" wheels because they offer a softer ride. The larger wheels have narrower sidewalls which are good for handling, but not so good for ride comfort. Good used Volvo wheels will be less...
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    It does sound like a bad fuel filter. I doubt...

    It does sound like a bad fuel filter.

    I doubt it could be this because diesel exhaust do not get so hot, but I remember several years ago with gas vehicles that had bi metal exhaust pipes, the...
  12. Look in you user manual and see what the...

    Look in you user manual and see what the suggested tongue weight is. Personally, I would not want that much weight hanging off the rear of my Volvo. Also I would be uncertain about using the load...
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    The heated seats are different than the non...

    The heated seats are different than the non heated seats. FYI, if you unplug the seats from the harness you will have to go to a Volvo dealer for them to reset your air bag system. Suggest you buy...
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    I went through the same decision process two...

    I went through the same decision process two years ago and after driving both, I decided on the XC70. It rides better and has more room in the rear, it is just not as tall. I prefer the six over the...
  15. Self Leveling

    The XC70 does not normally come with the Nivomat self leveling shocks and I do not know if they even have them to fit the vehicle. But you can look at the rear shocks and if there is an accordion...
  16. I concur with cvolvo. As a former auto tech I...

    I concur with cvolvo. As a former auto tech I would say your local shop is full of horse hockey! I would never take your Volvo back there. Your traction control may be creating an issue with your...
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    Hello ReinX, At least in Latvia you can...

    Hello ReinX,

    At least in Latvia you can purchase a diesel. In the US we do not have that option. If you can purchase a Volvo from and individual you will most likely be able to save some money....
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    FYI you could have bought the pressure sensor on...

    FYI you could have bought the pressure sensor on eBay for about $50 and it is the same Bosch unit that Volvo uses. Also on eBay you can get an OBD-II device that plugs into your OBD-II port and works...
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    Everything electronic in these Volvo's is...

    Everything electronic in these Volvo's is controlled by microprocessors and memory chips. Sometimes they get "confused" and some function has an error. Usually, disconnecting the battery will reset...
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    You are correct, changing ATF is not rocket...

    You are correct, changing ATF is not rocket science. I agree, Volvo's claim that it is "lifetime" is absurd. Of course they do that so they can sell more transmissions! Personally I think the...
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    I got a case (12) of Mobil 3309 ATF for $69.33 at...

    I got a case (12) of Mobil 3309 ATF for $69.33 at Amazon with free shipping!
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    I believe that is one of the main reasons we...

    I believe that is one of the main reasons we drive a Volvo - safety!
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    May be a faulty wire in the wiring harness that...

    May be a faulty wire in the wiring harness that travels between the door and vehicle. You might try moving the door back an forth while attempting the operate the window or locks. If it works when...
  24. My first thought is that it could be a bad, out...

    My first thought is that it could be a bad, out of round tire. Possibly from a broken cord. But if it is a tire I doubt it would get worse in corners. Thus I think you should check your CV joints. If...
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    The 2.5 turbo is a great engine. I have had it in...

    The 2.5 turbo is a great engine. I have had it in three different Volvo. I presently have a 2013 XC70 with a 3.2 and as far as having power to get it down the road I do not think it is much better...
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