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  1. Thread: Cranking...

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    Good answer, though I doubt you’ll have been so...

    Good answer, though I doubt you’ll have been so smug if it wasn’t the temp sensor.
    You may not need a code reader on a 15-20 year old car, but on a modern day car, it’s virtually impossible to fix...
  2. P1550 is code ECM-510F, vehicle speed signal. ...

    P1550 is code ECM-510F, vehicle speed signal.

    An Engine light coming on would not be caused by a faulty ABS sensor or reluctor ring. That would cause the ABS/TRACS and DSTC warnings.

    P1550...
  3. Thread: Exhaust

    by LeeT5
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    AFAIK you can. I know that all the AWD, inc R P1...

    AFAIK you can. I know that all the AWD, inc R P1 models had a blanked off section on the drivers side that you just pulled off. You then just needed to get hold of the piece of trim, that finished...
  4. Correct.

    Correct.
  5. What Stribo says. Do NOT plumb in on those 3...

    What Stribo says. Do NOT plumb in on those 3 lines as they are for your Turbo control.

    Underneath the intake manifold you'll see a vac line. 'T' in off that but makesure your to the 'intake...
  6. Thread: Head unit FUBAR

    by LeeT5
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    Most headunits have a 4 digit security code if...

    Most headunits have a 4 digit security code if the power is disconnected for a significant time.
    Not sure if Volvo HU units do. All you can do is plug it in and see. If it then says 'CODE' in the...
  7. Thread: Gearbox problem.

    by LeeT5
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    I have made an enquiry with a good independant...

    I have made an enquiry with a good independant Auto transmission specialist on your behalf. He's going to call me back tomorrow with a price to strip and rebuild your gearbox. This guy knows his...
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    Why bother? Why not just fit Polyurthane...

    Why bother?

    Why not just fit Polyurthane Subframe bush Void inserts? Very, very simple and has the same desired affect. Alot bloody cheaper aswell!

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    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp...

    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp mounting points, hence why the lights too high.

    Do it properly using a light beam adjuster in a garage.
  10. Thread: Jon's New V70R

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    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the...

    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the car is mapped it’ll be running more boost. More boost = more heat. I guarantee within 6 months you’ll either crack the Turbo flange or split your...
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    I don’t think they were drl’s mate, just side...

    I don’t think they were drl’s mate, just side lights.
  12. Thread: Jon's New V70R

    by LeeT5
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    I would strongly advise that you don't plug VIDA...

    I would strongly advise that you don't plug VIDA into your car until you're proficient at using it. It would be vey easy to enable/disable something and not realise, then not have a clue how to...
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    I doubt that will work as it's probably earthed...

    I doubt that will work as it's probably earthed internally.

    All you need to do it set your multimeter to 'Ohms' and check you have an Earth (continuity) in the other wire/s that are not 12v...
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    I would probe the motor plug with a live to...

    I would probe the motor plug with a live to confirm it's not the motor before you go chopping wires.
    Easy enough to check continuity on the earth.

    Likely to be a broken wire in the lume where...
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    Steering Solenoid and filter

    As many of you are aware, that read this thread, I was having issues with occasional judder at very low speeds (crawling pace). It was intermittent at the best of times, but none the less still...
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    Clutch/Flywheel complete!

    Thought I'd update you all.

    Last week I finally had my clutch/SMF combo installed. What a balls ache it was, well, not for me but for the garage anyway!

    The long story - short......

    Drove...
  17. Thread: 98 V90 stall

    by LeeT5
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    Start cheap! Have you tried cleaning the...

    Start cheap!

    Have you tried cleaning the throttle assembly out?

    Any fault codes?

    Fuel pressure regulator would cause a fault code to be logged, as would a blocked fuel filter. If the car...
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    I checked the rear cigarette lighter 12v socket...

    I checked the rear cigarette lighter 12v socket and it is permenantly live! So you could plug a solar panel into that socket and it would maintain a charged battery. :wink:

    The other two 12v...
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    Do yourself a big favour and buy yourself a...

    Do yourself a big favour and buy yourself a Mityvac before you go wasting anymore time or money.
    Chances are you do have a boost leak, maybe a hose has been disturbed when fitting your new gauge or...
  20. Thread: 4c suspension

    by LeeT5
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    It's a well known fact that V70R/S60R handle...

    It's a well known fact that V70R/S60R handle better on stock springs than lowering, they're faster too!
    I can honestly confirm the above too, as when it was on Eibachs it was just too crashy and...
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    I know what you mean! When I had my P1 the lights...

    I know what you mean! When I had my P1 the lights were crap so I upgraded to these....
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    Cheap code readers don't always read ALL the...

    Cheap code readers don't always read ALL the fault codes, especially in other modules unrelated to the ECM.

    Late Peugeot/Citroen models also have similar fail safe's built in. When battery voltage...
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    Interesting point! I have 3 fag sockets in my...

    Interesting point!

    I have 3 fag sockets in my car, center front dash, rear seat back of center console and in the boot right side of panel.
    The two at the front go dead when ignition off but I'm...
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    Driveshaft CV

    Pictures say it all...

    This is the front CV, nearest the Gearbox:

    http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e11/LeeT5/Phase%202%20V70R%20AWD/Service%20parts/041_zpshzchy72c.jpg
    ...
  25. Thread: Petrol fumes

    by LeeT5
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    Mate, the first thing I'd replace is the filler...

    Mate, the first thing I'd replace is the filler cap! I replaced mine as the seal was very hard and cracking.
    They're not expensive and come with the rubber seal. Then refill the tank to the first...
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