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    What do you think is wrong with your CEM? Yes,...

    What do you think is wrong with your CEM?

    Yes, needs to be coded, is not plug and play from a junk car, and a company such as xemodex can solve your problem - But what do you think is wrong with...
  2. I bought batteries for my shop from Interstate...

    I bought batteries for my shop from Interstate Battery. Many years ago the Interstate route man told me he sells the various sizes I need for Volvos with Interstate stickers on them, and sells the...
  3. The size 47 battery is smaller and only has 520...

    The size 47 battery is smaller and only has 520 cold cranking amps, the size 48 has 600 and is the standard size usually found in an xc70.
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    Every set of e brake shoes I've done, starting...

    Every set of e brake shoes I've done, starting with the 140 series volvos (first rear discs, 122s had drums) and every car my techs did always had the same problem - and eventually we all got them...
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    My first question is will they even work when...

    My first question is will they even work when plumbed in. If the wiring is there for a pump, you could install a pump and hoses - but the CEM tells the pump to run. It does not run every time you...
  6. Those could be symptoms of a weak battery or...

    Those could be symptoms of a weak battery or corroded/loose connections at the battery.
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    Here is the central lock wiring diagram and a...

    Here is the central lock wiring diagram and a component legend. 3/127 is the Passenger door module, 3/75 is the RF door latch. Note that none of the 9 relays shown in the diagram (or mentioned in the...
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    Isn't that just part of what the dust boot...

    Isn't that just part of what the dust boot attaches too?
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    https://www.ipdusa.com/techtips/10009/how-do-i-fin...

    https://www.ipdusa.com/techtips/10009/how-do-i-find-my-engine-serial-number-or-engine-family-fwd-awd-models
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    To get the trans out it is easiest if you remove...

    To get the trans out it is easiest if you remove the front subframe w/control arms.etc - so ramps will not work, and a brace has to be above to hold the engine up with the trans out of the car.
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    A really nice 200k mile xc70 (with nothing wrong...

    A really nice 200k mile xc70 (with nothing wrong with it) is worth somewhere between $2500 to $4000 according to KBB.com.

    If you
    1. try to fix it yourself - you will have a long learning curve...
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    New fluid is more "slippery" than old burnt...

    New fluid is more "slippery" than old burnt fluid. So sometimes new fluid will make a transmission slip worse.

    You purchased the car with valve problems and a damaged ecu. Is it possible you...
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    IF, this is the 07 xc70 that had a dead cylinder...

    IF, this is the 07 xc70 that had a dead cylinder you were trying to fix months ago -

    You have the 5 cyl engine with the known problematic transmissions.

    Draining the Trans fluid. - Whenever...
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    I would suspect a large air leak somewhere...

    I would suspect a large air leak somewhere between the MAF and the intake manifold.

    You say the engine will start - when first spinning over the fuel system injects enough fuel (like a choke) at...
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    Compression, Fuel, fuel pressure, spark? Then cam...

    Compression, Fuel, fuel pressure, spark? Then cam timing.

    You would be surprised how many dead cars were towed to me because they were out of gas. Does the gas gauge work properly? (the fuel...
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    If the PCV system were blocked, the blow by (the...

    If the PCV system were blocked, the blow by (the slight amount of gasses that leak past the piston rings during the compression or power stroke into the crankcase) would have no where to go - and as...
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    Have you tried talking to Volvo about the oil...

    Have you tried talking to Volvo about the oil burning issue that they are fixing under warranty for other owners?
  18. Thread: Re-Pack CV Joint

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    I have replaced many CV boots- It's a very messy...

    I have replaced many CV boots- It's a very messy job, I imagine cleaning all the old grease out is difficult w/out a parts washer. If the clicking is when you are turning sharply - the outer CV joint...
  19. I've only done this with a lift - After I drop...

    I've only done this with a lift - After I drop the subframe with the engine/trans onto a rolling platform, you have to lift the car above that assembly to be able to move it out of the way- how tall...
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    1. 10k between oil changes is usually too long...

    1. 10k between oil changes is usually too long for most driving conditions.

    2. There is no oil level sensor, just oil pressure. (and oil level sensors fail in the engines that have them)

    3....
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    There are two emergency brake shoes inside the...

    There are two emergency brake shoes inside the "drum" of each rear brake disc, meaning a set is 4 brake shoes.

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    The metal R pipe does not use a flexible coupler...

    The metal R pipe does not use a flexible coupler at the turbo.(and the r uses a larger turbo) Here's a used pipe for sale
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    XC90 after 2007 or so came with either the 5 cyl...

    XC90 after 2007 or so came with either the 5 cyl turbo, or the 6 cyl 3.2 non-turbo Ford/Land Rover/Volvo engine. Do not purchase a xc90t6 (unless the transmission was just replaced properly)

    Park...
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    BTW - Tasca is a dealership - I have heard...

    BTW - Tasca is a dealership -


    I have heard that some have had luck taping the "chip" or the old key under the steering column cover near the antenna ring. That way all of your new keys will...
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    Yes i've used Both Hilton and ARD tuning (if they...

    Yes i've used Both Hilton and ARD tuning (if they are still in business) for a 2002 and a 2001 respectively. The ard tune in a 2001 was great, and appeared to have more power at higher rpms (using...
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