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    Today, 07:18
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    I was given it by my Dad many years ago. No idea where he got it from and I doubt he'd remember. It's a Quality UV reflective cover with soft...
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    Yesterday, 07:32
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Swapped out the inline one way valves with genuine Volve ones from a broken S60R. Checked before fitting and they hold 25psi. Fitted but the ECM 6806...
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    Friday 20th July 2018, 12:04
    Just a thought if you still run the original by-pass valve on the turbo, check if the diaphragm is not split or broken, that could possibly give the...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 19th July 2018, 02:33
    Had mine a year our so ago for the 850 with no problems, just need a good parts dept, frf should be able to source these valves at a sensible price,...
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    Tuesday 17th July 2018, 16:51
    Was the throttle response better before you did all the timing/vvt..? if so, is the VVT timing/setup correct....??
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    Tuesday 17th July 2018, 16:48
    That could be the answer to your problem then, they are available from volvo and do cost a bit for a plastic valve, order from FRF Swansea and you...
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    Tuesday 17th July 2018, 07:30
    Just in case you don't already know, but when checking the intercooler you will/should find a small leak as the std intercooler has a small drain...
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    Sunday 8th July 2018, 20:48
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    The AFR's have settled down now I been putting miles on the engine. The old red mist came over me when a 08 ST focus pulled up behind me at...
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    Wednesday 4th July 2018, 07:37
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    This explains symtoms and clear understanding of how Diesel injectors fail on a common rail system: The fact your symptoms are a misfire, bad...
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    Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 07:27
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    Use VIDA to see 'live readings' or 'Actual data'.
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    Monday 2nd July 2018, 14:34
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    No, I mean 280bar NOT psi. 280Bar is standard starting pressure for most high pressure diesels. When under load at high rpm, the pressure can be as...
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    Sunday 1st July 2018, 13:51
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    Assuming you’ve recently changed the fuel filter, the only quick easy way to check for sludge contamination is to remove the fuel filter, making a...
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    Sunday 1st July 2018, 13:28
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    Fuel is not sucked into the injectors, the fuel pressure should be minimum 280Bar in the rail to start. Once started, the fuel pressure is kept at a...
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    Thursday 28th June 2018, 10:32
    ECM-644A and ECM-280A are the only fault codes active that's in relation to rough running, the rest are minor. Looks to me like both could be an easy...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 26th June 2018, 16:41
    Mate, in retrospect, fitting poly bushes is a piece of pi ss compared to a stock bush. Poly will not degrade or fatigue, unlike rubber, so...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 26th June 2018, 02:50
    I think your right there Dave. A DTC is present but not active....meaning it's historic. First thing I'd do is delete all the codes then...
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