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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 13th February 2019, 14:08
    Yep it really was a parts special, trying out a lot of the parts going on to the P2 V70R Awd and in my opinion the finest they made, it was just a...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 13th February 2019, 13:27
    I'm not going to name anyone, but some good volvo guys have fallen foul with those individual gaskets, that's why many like the later v50 t5 item,...
    8 replies | 110 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Tuesday 12th February 2019, 17:29
    Well got a bit of time to take these, don't know how people can get them on wrong, but they have in the past, may be it's just because they are going...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 22:19
    The correct way up to seal ...lol.... not much help I know, but I could tomorrow take a couple of shots to show the difference, as I will be in the...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 21:57
    Wow a fuel pump change, that is not an easy undertaking on this model, unlike the fwd's. I'm doubting that this is the real issue, as the code po422...
    8 replies | 127 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 21:04
    It means take the car to a gearbox specialist for a confirmed diagnosis and in the mean time, avoid wide open throttle and high load conditions or...
    4 replies | 68 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 20:56
    1. Check the calipers are not slightly binding. 2. Propshaft CV's. 3. Driveshafts inners / outers excess play. 4. Wheel alignment can also cause...
    4 replies | 91 view(s)
  • deathrider311271's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 20:50
    take it to Lakes Autos just off the A1, http://www.lakes4volvo.co.uk/
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 11:45
    If it's been blowing a while then, I would look at replacing the gasket/gaskets (depending on whether you have the one piece item or the individual...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 08:40
    Sounds to me like your auto box is slipping. Oh dear :(
    4 replies | 68 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 11th February 2019, 08:37
    What makes you think the studs broken? They nearly always work loose, especially on cylinder 1 and 2. Just carefully tighten them back up, but...
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  • M-R-P's Avatar
    Thursday 7th February 2019, 01:22
    My mate's focus (mostly the same) did this and it was the fuse box under the glove box. A swift kick got it going long enough to sell it...
    5 replies | 169 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 5th February 2019, 04:42
    LeeT5 replied to a thread V70r in Phase 2 Models
    You'll need to with that mileage! Last recorded at 308,172 on 01/03/2018.
    2 replies | 160 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 5th February 2019, 04:31
    Mmmm, incorrect FP would store a FP fault code anyway, so I assume this was ok? A blocked fuel filter would normally store a P0089 fault code and as...
    5 replies | 169 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 5th February 2019, 04:03
    Hi Chris. The first place I would look is VIDA and any fault codes, especially in relation to CANbus issues with no comms for the ECM (Engine...
    5 replies | 169 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 3rd February 2019, 19:15
    They don't self heal, as you say, but the coil windings which are made of copper do get very hot. Consequently, the copper strands break. On rare...
    5 replies | 201 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Friday 1st February 2019, 12:03
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Thanks Rob, that's handy to know for when I require some fitting in the future.
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 30th January 2019, 18:10
    nope...but I'm just starting a m66 awd conversion on our P1 Ph3 V70R awd, which will see it gain an extra pedal.... :)
    1 replies | 110 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 30th January 2019, 16:09
    The copper coil winding inside the coil breaks / open circuit and you lose the spark. This usually occurs when hot and under load, but can also occur...
    5 replies | 201 view(s)
  • Harvey's Avatar
    Tuesday 29th January 2019, 19:18
    Yes they do fail , best get a code reader on it to see if you are getting a miss fire code. Do you know what plugs you are running ? Also check...
    5 replies | 201 view(s)
  • oblark's Avatar
    Saturday 26th January 2019, 21:29
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    All I had to do was to file 2mm off of the two posts that the injector rail bolts too. Had a bit of a funny week with the car, after it had been...
    129 replies | 33027 view(s)
  • Harvey's Avatar
    Friday 25th January 2019, 20:18
    Harvey replied to a thread Harvey's C30 D3 in C30 Series
    Now with winter boots fitted. Also winter mats were 25 +vat from Volvo.
    15 replies | 2184 view(s)
  • Johnnylefox's Avatar
    Friday 25th January 2019, 19:50
    Hi all, does anyone know, or have done a TF-80 6 speed auto gearbox conversion in a P1 V70R AWD? Thanks all prob need a new gearbox,,,:-(
    1 replies | 110 view(s)
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