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  1. Sounds a lot better! The tapping noise is more...

    Sounds a lot better! The tapping noise is more uniform across the engine by the sound of it.

    Hopefully it is sorted now :)
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    Not quite unfortunately... The Motronic 4.4...

    Not quite unfortunately...

    The Motronic 4.4 ecu was also used on a 960/V/S90 which had 6 coil packs, so the circuitry is already on most M4.4 PCBs to control 6 coils, just some resistors are...
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    Ok, I got it :) 32763 1. Consecutive engine...

    Ok, I got it :)

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    1. Consecutive engine serial number
    2. VIN (chassis number)
    3. Engine code

    The engine's serial number is located on the cylinder block, on the exhaust side, at...
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    On older Volvos the engine number is stamped onto...

    On older Volvos the engine number is stamped onto the block (down the back of the engine on top of where the water pump is) but I'm not sure about the newer diesel engines.
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    The easiest way is to check your V5 document. ...

    The easiest way is to check your V5 document. The engine number should be on it (if it was completed properly)

    Otherwise it may be on a sticker on the cambelt cover
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    Then I got hungry for something bigger....... ...

    Then I got hungry for something bigger.......

    Browsing eBay I came across a guy breaking a V70. So I fired off a quick message to him and 2 days later these were delivered.
    ...
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    The Lockdown projects continue.... The...

    The Lockdown projects continue....

    The position of the data display was bugging me. Being stuck in the vent it looked bodged and the white cable hanging down also looked terrible....
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    Is it possible you have the mixed up the flow and...

    Is it possible you have the mixed up the flow and return lines when reconnecting after changing the fuel pump?

    Would make sense as the lines have the same size connectors onto the tank. And even...
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    Was the pressure high before changing the...

    Was the pressure high before changing the injectors or fuel pump? Or any recent work done to the fuel system other than that?
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    Have you checked the vacuum line from the...

    Have you checked the vacuum line from the manifold to the FPR?
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    I forgot about one thing. The brake servo. ...

    I forgot about one thing. The brake servo.

    The hose comes off the inlet manifold the goes under the airbox through a short plastic pipe and then along to the elbow on the brake servo. I think the...
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    Got any pics of the engine bay and down the back...

    Got any pics of the engine bay and down the back of the engine?
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    Lol, crazy I know but it works :D Is the...

    Lol, crazy I know but it works :D




    Is the idle valve clean or does it have lots of dirty deposits?

    Have you taken the throttle body off and checked the gasket

    Another thing I'm thinking...
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    Last time I checked (some years ago) each valve...

    Last time I checked (some years ago) each valve from Volvo was about 30. I could not justify that cost for my car so bought some 6mm fuel check valves off ebay for 2 each.

    Have you pressure...
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    Just a quick thought, there are some non return...

    Just a quick thought, there are some non return valves that are part of the evaporation system. One is clipped on top of the fan cowl and the other (if your car has it) is in the hose from the same...
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    Bloody hell, you don't mess about :) I've used...

    Bloody hell, you don't mess about :)

    I've used TurboRebuild before, had no issues.

    My heater firewall connection was also broken when I put my rebuilt engine back in. Filled the thing up with...
  17. Very shiny and clean! What did you use/process to...

    Very shiny and clean! What did you use/process to clean them?

    Yes pattern parts can be somewhat different to the genuine parts. You get what you pay for in the end unfortunately.
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    Very nice, I think they go well with the wheels

    Very nice, I think they go well with the wheels
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    Even if it doesn't fix the howl, those issues...

    Even if it doesn't fix the howl, those issues would have caused problems eventually so good job you found them!

    Check your exhaust manifold nuts too as they are prone to coming loose.
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    Nice disassembly :) Make sure you ordered the...

    Nice disassembly :)

    Make sure you ordered the right rebuild kit as there are two types (flatback and superback, yours should be a superback)

    You can put the CBV case on some wood and tap it on...
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    I thought it had been apart as there is a marking...

    I thought it had been apart as there is a marking on one of the compressor vanes.

    As the guys have said check the CBV valve too.
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    Have you checked the turbo for play in the shaft?...

    Have you checked the turbo for play in the shaft? You should be able to get a couple of fingers into the turbo inlet and see if you can wiggle the shaft. Also see here...
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    Sounds unique :) Have you tried pressurising...

    Sounds unique :)

    Have you tried pressurising the intake system to see if there is a leak?
  24. Oh dear, two tone rocker cover :( I'm guessing...

    Oh dear, two tone rocker cover :(

    I'm guessing the engine was run after shimming?

    With all the oil galleries cleared and oil getting through properly it may prevent further wear.

    If it were...
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    Sure, it was a 1.35m Venhill Throttle cable kit. ...

    Sure, it was a 1.35m Venhill Throttle cable kit. Had to chop 14cm off the end of the outer cable to make it the same-ish length as the original and trim the inner cable to the right length with it...
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