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  1. Thread: Coolant leak

    by MoleT-5R
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    Glad you've got it sorted, just get the volvo...

    Glad you've got it sorted, just get the volvo coolant in there asap, I learnt the hard way, I would make that mistake again.
  2. Thread: Coolant leak

    by uqj83l
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    Good thing the transmission fluid looks ok. The...

    Good thing the transmission fluid looks ok. The radiators have a tendency to leak in the bottom corners. I think trans fluid is JWS 3309 compliant, but double check as transmissions changed through...
  3. Thread: Coolant leak

    by MoleT-5R
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    Only word of warning if running the car with a...

    Only word of warning if running the car with a water leak and just possibly topping up with water, untill a point at which you can get it fixed..! I've just killed two Volvo's, with my attitude of...
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    Try www.skandix.de/en enter your model and...

    Try www.skandix.de/en enter your model and chassis number then look for radiator hoses.

    I've had a look but there are various options so it's best to put your chassis number in to get a more...
  5. According to the parts list it is called the...

    According to the parts list it is called the 'floor hatch'. There appears to be several versions depending on what chassis number and model type (FWD or AWD)
    ...
  6. Thread: Large Discs

    by jellison
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    What are you saying you have on it (tape...

    What are you saying you have on it (tape measure)?

    Aren't the Cop upgraded ones 320 with std calipers on a spacers. So if a Std T5 you should have the 305's (what mine had).

    Best just take to...
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    Yeah, the reg number is no guarantee of the right...

    Yeah, the reg number is no guarantee of the right size as I presume the 305s must have been like a factory option at new. Might have been linked to what size wheels the car was specced with when...
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    Presumably yours is the 305mm discs. I assume...

    Presumably yours is the 305mm discs. I assume you've validated that.

    When you've ordered them, have you just given your reg and trusted the supplier to provide what comes up on the system? When I...
  9. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    also do a flow test, the pump could be...

    also do a flow test, the pump could be restricting the flow,
    PFV do a pump repair kit cheap,
    Dave
  10. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    like I say you can get a cheap low pressure gauge...

    like I say you can get a cheap low pressure gauge kit from ebay with all adaptors ,
    does your low pressure pump run when you turn the key,
    Dave
  11. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    https://www.picoauto.com/support/topic14411.html...

    https://www.picoauto.com/support/topic14411.html
    This link is very good and one post shows the tank pump pressure of 3.5bar
    but a very good read
    Thanks Dave
  12. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    Hi it may be worth tacking out the fuel pump and...

    Hi it may be worth tacking out the fuel pump and have a look at the filter on the fuel pump in the tank to see if it is a restriction also get a cheap £10 low fuel pressure gauge
    and connect it up...
  13. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    Use VIDA to see 'live readings' or 'Actual data'.

    Use VIDA to see 'live readings' or 'Actual data'.
  14. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    Read the High pressure with a OBD2 and see if it...

    Read the High pressure with a OBD2 and see if it is in spec, I can give you readings from mine if you need it, look at sirobb youtube , I think he shows it at 700rpm,
    Dave
  15. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    No, I mean 280bar NOT psi. 280Bar is standard...

    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 much as 2000Bar in the fuel rail, yes, 2000Bar!!...
  16. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    Hi I would say it could be the LP pump not...

    Hi I would say it could be the LP pump not working as it should, you can get a pressure gauge kit cheap, or a leaking injector,
    Dave
  17. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    Checking for Sludge build up

    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 note of the tank side of the filter. Then carefully...
  18. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    unplug all the injectors and look at the plugs to...

    unplug all the injectors and look at the plugs to see if they are all clean and the terminals are all good and tight and no wire damage,
    Dave
  19. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    Hi you just need some pipe and a cheap in-line...

    Hi you just need some pipe and a cheap in-line filter and some new clips as the Volvo ones are crimped on, use 1L , it will take about 40-50 mins to run thru your engine, you run the car on tick over...
  20. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    Hi you could try doing a liqui moly diesel purge,...

    Hi you could try doing a liqui moly diesel purge, use 1L, you run the car on it, look on youtube,
    a lot of people have had very good results with it
    Dave
  21. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    Air quality sensor's are a common failure and...

    Air quality sensor's are a common failure and often people don't bother to replace them due to their cost. However, if you have Automatic Climate control, the automatic recirculate function won't...
  22. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    Assuming Dave intends to use as a panel wipe? ...

    Assuming Dave intends to use as a panel wipe?

    The main reasons for this is IPA is made up of two ingredients, Alchohol and Propan. Unlike Brake cleaner, which contains many harmful ingredients...
  23. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by davebb
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    when was the fuel filter last changed, also look...

    when was the fuel filter last changed, also look at the MAF sensor, give it a clean with some IPA, do not use brake cleaner,
    Dave
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    Ah yes, here's the 019, still only £74....

    Ah yes, here's the 019, still only £74.
    https://www.gsfcarparts.com/971aa0191

    Indeed if you want something that will last then go for the branded stuff.
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    017 is not enough for a D5. You need an 019......

    017 is not enough for a D5.

    You need an 019...

    https://www.gsfcarparts.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=019+battery

    I'd also avoid batteries you've never heard of! 3 years warranty means cheap...
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